Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins Blackburn Prize for 'cullud wattah', The New York Times, April 7, 2021

Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, American Theatre, April 7, 2021

Drama about Flint Water Crisis Takes Major Theatre Award, The Guardian, April 7, 2021 

Four British Playwrights Shortlisted For The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, The Guardian, February 1, 2021 

Finalists Announced for The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Broadway World, February 1, 2021

Susan Smith Blackburn Announces 2021 Finalists, What's On Stage, London, February 1, 2021


A Very Expensive Poison- Lucy Prebble's Litvinenko drama fascinates, The Guardian, September 6, 2019

'Fairview' Watching a Play in Black and White, The New York Times, August 7, 2019

Review- Theater as Sabotage in the Dazzling 'Fairview', The New York Times, June 17, 2018

'What to Send Up When It Goes Down': A Black Gaze, American Theatre, April 5, 2019

Anatomy of a Suicide review, The Stage

Consent review, Variety

Is God Is review, Time Out New York

Is God Is review, The New York Times

Out of Love review, The Guardian

Pass Over review, The Chicago Tribune

The Breathing Hole review, The Theatre Times

Trident Moon review, The Upcoming


Full text of Tanya Moodies' speech at the 2016 Award Presentation, February 27, 2016


Windham-Campbell Prize awarded to Abbie Spallen (co-winner and former finalist), Hannah Moscovitz (finalist) and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Judge)
• YaleNews, Nine Writers win Yale's $150,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes, March 1, 2016
• Irish Times, Irish playwright Abbie Spallen wins $150,000 prize, March 1, 2016


Lynn Nottage wins 38th Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
• NY, Artsbeat: Lynn Nottage Wins Blackburn Prize for 'Sweat', February 22, 2016

• The Guardian, UK, Playwright Lynn Nottage: theatre is the last bastion of segregation, February 22, 2016


Tena Stivicic wins 37th Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

• Associated Press, Tena Stivicic's 3 Winters Wins Blackburn Prize, March 3, 2015

•, Tena Stivicic Wins Blackburn Drama Prize, March 2, 2015

• BBC News, Croatia drama 3 Winters wins Blackburn Prize, March 4, 2015


• London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, December 2014

Beth Steele- Most Promising Playwright
Rona Munroe: Best New Play


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• The Kilroys /

• National New Play Network /

• Works By Women /

• The Lilly Awards /

• Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative /

• The Interval /

• Waking the Feminists /