The Atlanta Issue
No. 5
Vol. 24
May/Jun 2022

Our first regionally-focused issue in over two years, The Atlanta Issue provides an overview of opportunities and resources in the Atlanta-Metro area. Along with special guest editors Laura King and Pamela Turner, many of your peers provide a first-hand account of their experience with the rich Atlanta-area theatres, development centers, festivals, groups, and other resources.

Also in this issue, Kait Kerrigan explains “What Copyright Means to Me,” Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu and Charles L. White answer a “Ten Questions” double feature, and Kristoffer Diaz explains “Why I Joined the Guild.”

The cover of The Atlanta Issue of The Dramatist

Guest Editor

Laura King
Laura King

holds an MFA in playwriting from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and a master’s in English from Northwestern University. She is the Dramatists Guild Atlanta Regional Representative, Southeastern Theater Conference Publications Committee chair, YouthPLAYS Literary Associate, and a Working Title Playwrights dramaturg.

Pamela Turner
Pamela Turner

is an award-winning playwright and director/dramaturg with production credits in the U.S., Germany, Guam, and Ireland. Currently writing the book for a musical adaptation of Louise Shiver’s award-winning novel Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail with composer Mark Swanson, she is co-founding AD of multiShades.atlanta and chairs DG’s Regional Affairs Committee.

Cover Illustration and Artwork

Harold D. Foster, Jr.

is a graphic designer with over ten years of experience in branding, web, and illustration. He is from Shreveport, LA, and currently living in the Atlanta Metro area. Outside corporate designing, he enjoys expressing his full creativity through illustration art.


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