Gloria Oladipo is a playwright and journalist from Chicago, IL (best city in the world) and based in New York. She is a 2022 National Critics Institute Fellow with the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. She is also the 2022 KCACTF Institute for Theater Journalism and Advocacy Fellowship winner. Gloria graduated from Cornell University in 2021, where she won second place in the Heermans-McCalmon Competition for Dramatic Writing and showcased her play THE GOOD VICTIM. She was a 2019 Jeff Ubben Posse Fellow and script reader with the Public Theater in New York. She also created and led the Veterans’ Playwriting Project in partnership with Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, IL. Her short plays and longer works have received readings with the Curious Theater in Denver, CO, at Cornell University, and in other spaces. She is extremely excited and grateful to be named a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow!