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Writing Residency Program 2022-23











Calley Anderson, Brysen Boyd, Zakeia Tyson-Cross, and Devon Kidd


"We are delighted to be able to provide a fifth year of the Writing Residency Program and to welcome this new group of playwrights," said Sandra A. Daley-Sharif, Producing Artistic Director of LTC. Read the announcement in or


CALLEY N. ANDERSON is a Brooklyn-based playwright from Memphis, TN. Past and current affiliations include American Theatre Group PlayLab, Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writers Group, The Civilians R&D Group, and Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows. Beyond writing, Anderson is Program Manager at NY Writers Coalition. More at


BRYSEN BOYD is playwright, TV writer, and essayist originally from Tacoma, WA. He served on the writing staff for season 3 of HBO’s SUCCESSION as a Writing Fellow (a position created for him), is the inaugural Playwright-in-Residence at Reverie Theater Company and a proud member of Youngblood/Ensemble Studio Theater and Liberation Theater Company’s Residency Program.


DEVON KIDD is a New York-based writer, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Morehouse College with a Bachelor’s Degree in English in 2016 as the Top English Major of his Senior Class. Most recently, he graduated as a distinguished M.F.A. Playwright of Columbia University where he worked under the mentorship of Two-Time Pulitzer Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage. He has aspirations of establishing his voice in various entertainment mediums including poetry, playwriting, television, and film. With a passion for writing both surrealist and realist works in fantasy, sci-fi, comedy, and drama, Devon possesses the ability to succeed in numerous genres while maintaining a distinct voice.

ZAKEIA TYSON-CROSS is a Brooklyn base creative writer, and her work have appeared on numerous blogs and media platforms such as Harlem World Magazine, BRIC TV, BK Nation and more.  Zakeia is a current fellow playwright with the New Perspectives Theatre Company.

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