About

Livian Yeh is a playwright and translator based in Boston, MA. Her play Nightfall was co-recipient of the Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and was awarded the John Golden Playwriting Prize and the Goldberg Playwriting Award from NYU. Nightfall was developed at NYU in collaboration with The Flea Theatre, and was part of Fresh Ink Theatre’s Ink Spot reading series. Memorial, her second full-length play, received a workshop production at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre in October, 2016, and was awarded the Paul Stephem Lim Award from KCACTF in 2017. Memorial was an honorable mention on the 2017 Kilroys’ List. Livian is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. She was born in the U.S. and raised in Taiwan, and studied Dramatic Writing at NYU and playwriting at Boston University. She is a devotee of Edith Wharton, Nora Ephron and the Boston Red Sox.