Living, to me, looks a lot like walking in the path I am destined to walk on and not playing it safe. Trying the areas once more that I thought I failed previously. Living means not being fearful of reprioritizing or reorganizing. Living is not being afraid to succeed.

Amina McIntyre is a playwright from Atlanta, GA, who has had productions and readings of her plays with Working Title Playwrights at OnStage Atlanta, TipMyCup Productions at the Roy Arias Theater in New York, Wabash College, Colby College, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Spalding University, Indiana Theater Association ITWorks 2008, West Side Community CME Church, Sabrina McKenzie Ministries’ EPIC Women’s Conference, Lenoir-Rhyne University and the Hickory Museum of Art.  Amina was the 2011 Visiting Playwright in Residence at Lenoir-Rhyne University and a finalist for the New York Theater Workshop’s Emerging Artist of Color Fellowship.

Amina received a BA in Anthropology at Colby College, a MA in African American and African Diaspora Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, a MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University and a MTS from Emory University. She is a member of Working Title Playwrights, an Atlanta-based play development company, and Managing Director of Karibu Performing Arts, LLC/Songs of Karibu.

Most recently, Amina’s presented her play All’s Fair in Jewels and Dresses at the Fort Wayne Fringe Festival and she was an invited playwright for the Atlanta One Minute Play Festival. Amina is a recipient of a 2013-14 City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs Individual Grant, a Playwright Apprentice in the Horizon Theatre 2014-2015 Apprenticeship Company and the 2014-2015 Atlanta Region Young Ambassador for the Dramatist’s Guild.