University of Portland adjunct drama instructor Andrea Stolowitz, performing and fine arts, won the 2013 Angus L. Bowmer Award for Drama as part of the 2013 Oregon Book Awards for her play, Antarktikos, according to PFA department chair Larry Larsen. Stolowitz is the first University of Portland faculty member to win an Oregon Book Award.
Stolowitz’s screenwriting work includes Jonathan’s War, a feature-length action film, the treatment for Code Name: Pelicano, which was sold to independent producers, and the upcoming six episode web-series Crackerjacks. A Walter E. Dakin Fellow at The Sewanee Writers Conference, Stolowitz has also been awarded residencies at Ledig House, Soapstone, and Hedgebrook, as well as arts grants from North Carolina, Oregon, and private foundations. Her plays include Bad Family, Seascapes, Playing the Course, Berlin Circles, Hotel Traumbad, and Geological Disturbances. Her latest play, Ithaka, premiers at Artist’s Repertory Theater in Portland on May 28, and runs through June 30.
For more information contact Larry Larsen, performing and fine arts, at 503-943-7228 or firstname.lastname@example.org. See more about Antarktikos at http://tinyurl.com/c2ab38y.