Tess Light


I am a playwright living in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where I settled after a peripatetic youth.  My work has been produced or staged as readings across (to date) twelve of the United States as well as three other continents.  


IF NOW WERE HENCE -- 21st Century Voices New Play Festival at American Stage, St. Petersburg, FL, January 2018

BILLY JOEL HOLDS THE KEY TO THE AFTERLIFE -- Winner, 2018 Julie Harris Playwriting Award competition, first place (Salter Prize), Beverly Hills Theatre Guild; Finalist for 2017 Stanley Drama Award at Wagner College

TO CONCEIVE GODS -- 2015 Semifinalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference; Reading at 2015 Last Frontier Theater Conference

EXPECTANT PAUSE -- 2015 Winner, Arts & Letters Prize for Drama, Georgia College and State Univ.

TOWER OF MAGIC -- 2012 Winner, New Play Contest at Theatre Conspiracy, Fort Myers, FL