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Sun Oct 01, 2017 - Sun Apr 15, 2018


1616 16th StreetSuite 350San Francisco, CA 94103


Playwrights Foundation (PF), a center for new play development in San Francisco, is looking for a thoughtful, experienced, and resourceful Literary Associate to assist the Foundation’s Literary Manager from October 2017 to April 2018 in support of the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF). The BAPF is a yearly summer festival of the country’s most compelling, competitive, and diverse new plays in development. PF is part of an extensive creative community nationwide, and has a strong presence in the Bay Area theater scene. Learn more about our 40-year history and work at www.playwrightsfoundation.org.

The Literary Associate will support the Literary Manager and Artistic Director in all appropriate and necessary functions related to the literary programs of the Playwrights Foundation. They will assist the Literary Manager on a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: script solicitation and evaluation, managing the submissions catalog, coordinating script reading assignments, tracking and cataloging script reports, communicating with playwrights, scheduling festival selection meetings, and general administrative tasks.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Networking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Thinking
  • Arts Administration
  • Theater Arts

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