Donna Kaz

Creative Nonfiction Writer

PO Box 2100
New York, NY 10021

Author's Bio

Donna Kaz is a multigenre writer and the author of "UN/Masked, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour" and PUSH/PUSHBACK 9 Steps to Make a Difference with Activism and Art (because the world's gone bananas) as well as the plays "The Docent," "Performing Tribute 9/11," "The Wanderer," "Waiting," "Food, the Musical," and "JOAN," voted Best Production of 2000 by the Scranton Times. Her alter ego, Aphra Behn, is a performer, playwright, producer, and the artistic director of Guerrilla Girls On Tour! She is the director of the Kaz Conference Writing Workshop - virtual cohorts, conferences and workshops in comedy writing, playwriting, nonfiction and the business of being a writer.

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Publications & Prizes

Veils, Halos and Shackles (Kasva Press, 2015)
UN/MASKED, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour (Skyhorse Publishing, 2016)
Prizes won: 

2020 Jerry Kaufman Award for Excellence in Playwriting (The Docent); Boundary Stone Screenwriting Award (King Me); Ian MacMillan Writing Award – Creative Nonfiction (Ruby); Elizabeth George Foundation Award (UN/MASKED); Skowhegan Medal; Yoko Ono Courage Award for the Arts; A Notable Woman in American Theatre, CUNY-TV; Chashama AREA Performing Arts Studio Award; Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Artist Rollins College; University of Wisconsin, Madison – Distinguished Lecturer Jason Miller Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
EYES ON THE STREET The Life of Jane Jacobs by Robert Kanigel, Notes on the Cinematographer by Robert Bresson

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Glen Cove
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Glen Cove, NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 01, 2020