Randall Silvis

Randall Silvis

Author, playwright and screenwriter in Mercer, Pennsylvania

About Randall

I am the author of 14 critically acclaimed novels in various genres, a prize-winning playwright, and a produced screenwriter. Literary awards include:
Two National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship Awards
Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Grant to Barbados
Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania for “distinguished literary achievement”
Drue Heinz Literature Prize
Two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Literature Fellowship Awards
Two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Screenwriting Fellowship Awards
Two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Playwriting Fellowship Awards
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Distinguished Alumni Award
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Distinguished Alumni Award
The Best American Mysteries 2013, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for novella The Indian
Best of the Net Anthology 2013, for short story “Young Love”
In A Town Called Mundomuerto named one of SfSite.com’s Ten Best Books of the Year
Heart So Hungry named a Toronto Globe & Mail Best Book of the Year
On Night’s Shore named to the New York Times Recommended Reading List
James Thurber Writer-in-Residence, The Thurber House/The Ohio State University
Three-time winner, National Playwrights Showcase Award
Two-time winner, Pittsburgh New Works Play Festival
Grand Prize, Screenwriting Showcase Awards, for The Algerian An Occasional Hell named Finalist for the Hammett Prize and one of the five best books of the year by the International Association of Crime Writers
Twice Nominated for the Pushcart Prize
Finalist for the Anything But Hollywood Screenwriting Award
Finalist for the New Century Writers Screenplay Award
Finalist for the Beverly Hills Theater Guild/Julie Harris Playwright Award
Ruby Lloyd Apsey Playwriting Award from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Name: Randall Silvis

Lives in: Mercer, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Author, Playwright and Screenwriter

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