Joining Sword & Pen Playwriting Competition: Deadline Approaching

Seeking Female, Trans or Gender Non-Conforming Playwrights


Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s Joining Sword & Pen competition is live and underway! Since 2005, JS&P has challenged playwrights to write a full-length play based on the story they see in our contest image(s). The winner receives a full production and the Margaret Woolley Martin Award, which carries a cash prize of $1000.


This year’s images and competition rules may be found at:


We look forward to hearing your stories!!


PLEASE NOTE: The images for the competition can be found on our website. Please do not select your own prompts.

Basic Info
Deadline Type: 
Deadline or Post Expiration: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Morgan Manasa
Contact Address: 
Chicago  Illinois
United States