Devin Porter

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Devin Porter is a playwright, poet, fiction writer, and dramaturg. His works analyze and examine the areas of race, social class, and identity. Devin has worked professionally with Columbia University*, Negro Ensemble Company, Alter Theater, Forward Theater Company*, Barrow Group Theatre Company, Fantasy Theatre Factory, The Playground Experiment, Caesar Ford Theatre, and The School of Thinking Making. Devin’s publications include Fjords Review, Conium Review, High Plains Register, Nzuri Journal of Umoja Community at Coastline College, Crack The Spine*, RavensPerch, and the PGE Faces of America Anthology. In 2020, Devin was apart of the AlterLab First Acts Cohort with Alter Theater in San Rafael, California. Devin holds a B.A in English from the University of Albany, where he was a three-time Spellman Academic Award Winner. Also, he holds an M.A in Theatre with a focus on Dramatic Writing. Devin is a member of Howl Playwrights based in Rhinebeck, NY, apart of Alter Theater’s Literary Committee, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. 

*upcoming project

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
The Year Anthology (Crack the Spine, 2021)
Journals: , ,
High Plains Register
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The RavensPerch

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington D.C
Raised in: 
Coram, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 08, 2021