Not Exactly John Wayne by Kerry Muir


Kerry Muir’s prose has appeared in Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, Fourth Genre and elsewhere. Her essay “The Bridge” was named as a notable in Best American Essays 2016, edited by Edwidge Danticat, as was her essay “Blur” in Best American Essays 2018, edited by Hilton Als. Her plays have received awards and honors from Nantucket Short Play Festival & Competition, Gibraltar International Drama Festival, The Great Platte River Playwrights Festival, Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition, and elsewhere. Her play, Esme & Jasper, Out to Sea received an honorable mention on The Kilroys’ THE LIST. Her play The Night Buster Keaton Dreamed Me was published in a bilingual English-Spanish edition by NoPassport Press as part of their “Dreaming the Americas” series, curated by Lifetime Obie Award-winning playwright Caridad Svitch. Her play Running on Moontime was excerpted in The Best Women’s Monologues of 2020, published by Smith & Kraus. For more, please visit her online at https://kerry- muir-5gnx.squarespace.com