ABOUT TRACEY SCOTT WILSON - Co-producer of "The Americans" on FX. Recent productions include PREP at Pillsbury House Theatre; BUZZER at the Public Theater, Goodman Theatre, Pillsbury House Theatre, and the Guthrie Theater; and THE GOOD NEGRO and THE STORY at the Public Theater as well as the Goodman Theatre.
Additional productions: ORDER MY STEPS for Cornerstone Theater’s Black Faith/AIDS project in Los Angeles; EXHIBIT #9, which was produced in New York City by New Perspectives Theatre and Theatre Outrageous; LEADER OF THE PEOPLE, which was produced at New Georges; two ten-minute plays produced at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis; and a ten-minute play produced at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Tracey has had readings at the New York Theatre Workshop, Second Stage Theatre, the Public Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Soho Theatre Writers Centre in London. She won the 2014 Joyce Award, two Van Lier Fellowships from the New York Theatre Workshop, a residency at Sundance Ucross and Sundance Theatre Laboratory, the 2001 Helen Merrill Emerging Playwright Award, the 2003 AT&T Onstage Award, the 2004 Whiting Award, the 2004 Kesselring Prize, the 2007 Weissberger Playwriting Award, as well as the 2007 Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship. In 2009, she was the writer-in-residence at the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. She has taught and guest lectured at several schools including Brown University, Yale University, Rutgers University, and NYU. THE STORY and THE GOOD NEGRO have been published by Dramatists Play Service. Ms. Wilson holds a master’s degree in English Literature from Temple University.