The Yale Drama Series 2023



Submissions open:
1 June 2022

Submissions close:
15 August 2022

Who may enter
The Yale Drama Series is an annual competition for emerging playwrights. Worldwide submissions are accepted.

Short description

The Yale Drama Series is an international playwriting competition organized by Yale University Press.

Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English, with a minimum of 65 pages.

Translations, musicals, adaptations and children's plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible.

You may submit only one manuscript.

The winning play will be selected by Jeremy O. Harris.



Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

The winner will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000 and publication of their manuscript by Yale University Press.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.