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Regina Porter
Regina Porter is an award-winning writer whose stories explore modern relationships against a shifting American landscape. Ms. Porter’s plays have been commissioned and produced around the country. Her writing has been profiled in Southern Women Playwrights: New Essays in History & Criticism by The University of Alabama Press. and anthologized in Plays from Woolly Mammoth by Broadway Play Services and Heinemann's Scenes For Women by Women. 

Ms. Porter's awards include an Edward Albee Fellowship; Hedgebrook Women Writers Fellowship; Kennedy Center Award for Outstanding New American Play; and Helen Hayes Awards Nomination and John Gassner Memorial Award for Outstanding One Act Play. She lives in Brooklyn and is currently at work on a novel and a new play.

Entries by Regina Porter

Gifted and Talented

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 1:24 PM

The boy climbs a few squat stairs, carrying blocks of ice in a Croker sack. At first glance, he looks 12-years-old, but in truth, he is closer to 10. He has left home early on a blistering Georgia morning to procure work on the iceman's truck. He takes the work...

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Everyday Loving

(1) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 2:51 PM

Autumn is shedding leaves all over the place, and summer's caught in a senseless fight. Something about this particular seasonal tug of war has shifted my mind toward loving. Not loving as in loving spoonful -- the kind that heaps high and pours thin and fast. No, I've been thinking...

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Phonics, Motorcycles & Mourning Michael

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 5:14 PM

A is for airplane. B is for baccala. Several years ago, when our younger daughter was just shy of two, my husband and I took the girls on a trip to Portugal. Our nine-year-old was happily self-sufficient: give her a book or a movie and the curious meals served on...

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