Brighde Mullins

Brighde Mullins

2005 Those Who Can, Do


Brighde Mullins is the author of over fifteen plays that have been produced in New York, London, and San Francisco. Plays include: Monkey in the Middle, Topographical Eden (International Theatre Forum); Pathological Venus (Lucky Thirteen, University of Nevada Press); and CLICK (TCG, 2002). Her book of poems is Water Stories (Slapering Hol Press). She holds MFAs from the Yale School of Drama and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She is currently Director of the MFA Writing Program at CalArts, and previously taught at San Francisco State University, Brown University, and was the Director of Creative Writing at Harvard University. Her essay on writing for the stage appears in The Handbook of Creative Writing (Edinburgh University Press). Her awards include a Whiting Foundation Fellowship; the Will Glickman Award; an NEA Fellowship; the Jane Chambers Award; and residencies at Lincoln Center, New York Stage and Film, Mabou Mines, and the Institute for Art and Civic Dialogue (with Anna Deavere Smith). She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, and is a Core Member of the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis.