Thank you to all who submitted their work to be considered for the 2018 Relentless Award. After hours of reading, we're thrilled to announce this year's winners.

The 2018 Relentless Award

2018 Relentless Award Winner

The Bandaged Place

by Harrison David Rivers

Read The New York Times announcement here.

2018 Finalists

The 626 Project by Lisa Sanaye Dring

The Girl is Chained by Genne Murphy

Winner of The 2018 Relentless Award: Harrison David Rivers. Photo credit: Zack Dezon

2018 Semifinalists

The Absentee by Julia Doolittle

cullud wattah by Erika Dickerson-Despenza

The End of a Sound by Ann Gillespie

littleghost by Liza Birkenmeier

suspension by Kristiana Colón

Past Winners of The Relentless Award

Eight semi-finalist plays are chosen by the Relentless Subcommittee and presented to the Relentless judges who then select the Relentless Winner and Relentless Finalists.




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