Jeremy HarrisSep 18, 2020
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Jeremy Harris, Playwright
New Books Network 2020
Jeremy O. Harris is an American actor and playwright, known for his plays Daddy and Slave Play. He was the winner of the 2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, given by the Vineyard Theatre in New York City. A profile in the New York Times said that Harris's "ability to render subconscious trauma into provocative theatrical expression, as potentially unsettling as entertaining, has earned him a lot of attention in a very short time."Out called him "The queer black savior the theater world needs."
Harris is a co-author on the screenplay for the forthcoming film Zola, directed by Janicza Bravo. Harris also signed a deal with HBO, and is developing a pilot as well as becoming a co-producer for season 2 of Euphoria, after consulting on the first season.
Ulrich Baer is University Professor at New York University where he teaches literature and photography, and writes frequently about photography, art, literature, and other subjects. He is also the host of the podcast “Think About It” and editorial director at Warbler Press. Caroline Weber is a specialist of French literature, history, and culture. She is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Barnard College and Columbia University in New York City.