About Lyralen Kaye
Lyralen Kaye, SAG-AFTRA, MFA in Theatre, Sarah Lawrence College, is a screenwriter, playwright, novelist and poet. Her first screenplay, Saint John the Divine in Iowa, about the intersection of radical queer politics with an Episcoplian family in the Midwest won her a place in the Meryl Streep Writers Lab administered by NYWIFT and IRIS, was a semi-finalist for the 2011 Pride Plays and Films Award and a finalist for the 2011 Roy W. Dean Award. Her second screenplay, Run from Fire, a feminist thriller, was a finalist for the 2016 Half the World Literati Award. Her stage play, My Mother and the Nun, the story of a 70’s housewife who falls in love with her lesbian daughter’s principal, won the 2002 Stanley and Eleanor Lipkin Prize in Playwriting and was a finalist in the 2005 Massachusetts Council of the Arts Awards. Lyralen has also been nominated for the 1997 Pushcart Prize in fiction and won the 1998 Boston Amazon Poetry Super Slam Finals. Her poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction have been published in literary journals nationwide. She is currently writing a web series entitled: 100 Ways to Write Your Own Eulogy.com.