Jen Silverman is a New York-based writer and playwright. Jen is the author of the story collection The Island Dwellers (2018), which was longlisted for a PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction, and the poetry chapbook Bath (2022), selected by Traci Brimhall for Driftwood Press. Additional work has appeared in Vogue, the Paris Review, Ploughshares, LitHub and elsewhere. Residencies and fellowships include: MacDowell, New Dramatists, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Jen's plays have been produced across the United States and internationally, in countries including Australia and the UK; they include Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties, The Moors, The Roommate and Witch. Jen also writes for TV and film. We Play Ourselves is Jen's debut novel.
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