C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning playwright, political satirist and author of miscellaneous other works. His early plays and experimental stage-texts were produced during the 1990s in New York, where he was awarded a 1994 Drama League of New York Developing Artist fellowship and a 1995 Mabou Mines Resident Artist/Jerome Foundation fellowship. Since 2001, his plays have been commissioned, produced and have toured internationally, playing theatres and festivals including Riverside Studios (London), 59E59 Theaters (New York), Belvoir St. Theatre (Sydney), Traverse Theatre (Edinburgh), the Du Maurier World Stage Festival (Toronto), Needtheater (Los Angeles), 7 Stages (Atlanta), English Theater Berlin, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Brighton Festival and the Noorderzon Festival (the Netherlands), among many others. His playwriting awards include the 2002 First of the Scotsman Fringe Firsts (Horse Country), the 2004 Best of the Adelaide Fringe award (Horse Country), and a 2005 Scotsman Fringe First (screwmachine/eyecandy, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Big Bob). His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing/ Methuen Drama (UK) and Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. (US). His political satire, commentary and other writings have appeared on NPR Berlin, in CounterPunch, the Consent Factory (his satirical blog), and in various other literary and political journals.
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For rights enquiries regarding Horse Country contact Ronald Gwiazda, Abrams Artists Agency (NY). For rights enquiries regarding screwmachine/eyecandy and The Extremists in the USA and Canada contact Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. For all other enquiries contact cjhopkins [at] cjhopkins dot com.