A winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays’ Roger L. Stevens Award and the Morrow-Heus Screenwriting Prize, PJ Lynch is a writer whose plays have been produced by Tony, Sally, and Jeff award-winning regional theaters, as well as commissioned by other major professional and YA theaters and universities. A two-time Jerome Fellow and a Theatre Communications Group fellow, Lynch’s scripts and essays have been published in anthologies and national and regional publications.
As a producer, Lynch created the award-winning literary public broadcast series Writers on a New England Stage, as well as the lauded Writers in the Loft and most recently Innovation + Leadership, all for the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She also serves as Head Curator of these series, which combined feature thirty literary events a year with Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers and National Book Award winners appearing on a regular basis across all three programs. PJ Lynch currently is the creative lead on a nationally recognized restoration and programming renaissance of a landmark vaudeville-era theater.
In her writing, Lynch is currently focused on fiction for both adults and YA. PJ stands for Patricia and Jo and, yes, the Alcott heroine of Little Women was her childhood inspiration.
Professional Memberships: Affiliated Writer with the Playwrights’ Center and National New Play Network; Member, Historical Novel Society; Member, Maine Writers and Publishers.