• We The Village, Reading, Horizon Theatre, 2018, Atlanta
  • Spare Change, Reading, MoJo Fest, Elm Street Cultural
    Arts Village, 2018, Woodstock, Ga
  • Spare Change, Playroom Theater, 2018, New York
  • Ms. Frankie Lee, Fade to Black Play Festival, MATCH,
    2018,  Houston
  • Looter, Fade to Black Play Festival, Queensbury Theatre,
    2017, Houston
  • Secret Life in a Sacred House, Reader's Theatre Series
    of New Works, NBTF, 2015, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Secret Life in a Sacred House, New Life Productions,
    2015, Columbia, S.C.
  • Colored in Winter, Fade to Black Play Festival,
    Queensbury Theatre, 2015, Houston
  • The Costume Waver, Fade to Black Play Festival,
    Obsidian Theater, 2014, Houston
  • ID, NAACP Theatre Festival of Ten-Minute Plays, 2012,
    Los Angeles
  • Kinsman Redeemer, Coleman & Smith Artistic
    Company, 2006, Los Angeles
  • Braxton Place, LAWTF Workshop Showcase, Fountain
    Theatre, 2005, Los Angeles


In 2017, Solomon's Porch, was a semi-finalist in the Nashville
Film Festival's Screenwriting Competition.  In 2014,
was selected to be read in the SAG-AFTRA Atlanta Indie
Screenwriter Showcase at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts
and Community Center.

In 2013, Dana's short screenplay,
ID, adapted from her play
with the same title, was selected to be used as part of the
curriculum in the Stage and Screenwriting course at Long
Beach City College.


Dana's work has appeared in the African American Review,  
Rogue Agent Journal
, as well as anthologies and literary
magazines like
 Marked By Scorn:  An Anthology of Non-
traditional Relationships
, Hot Summer Nights, Beyond Words,
and Blackberry:  A Magazine.   She has also been a
contributing writer for since 2012.

In 2010, she served as an associate editor and contributing
writer for
Beyond Words:  The Creative Voices of WriteGirl, a
literary anthology published by WriteGirl.  WriteGirl is a Los
Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to developing
the writing skills of  teenage girls seeking creative self-
2014 © Copyright. Dana Stringer.  All Rights Reserved.
DANA L. STRINGER is a writer, playwright, poet,
screenwriter, and writing instructor.  Her work is primarily
concerned with themes of identity—racial, sexual, gender,
religious, and social.  She seeks to explore, challenge, and
debunk negative stereotypes, myths, and belief systems that
reinforce prejudice, bigotry, inequality, and injustice.   She is
committed to bridging gaps by creating work that fosters
empathy, understanding, and compassion for 'other'.  She
believes that the performing arts, the literary arts, and the
cinematic arts are the most effective platforms for promoting

Dana's body of work has garnered a reputation for tackling
some of the most controversial and taboo issues confronting
us today.  Her overall mission is to nurture ongoing dialogue
between communities that have historically clashed, as well
as to educate, inspire, enlighten, and empower others through
the arts.

Dana is a member of
The Dramatists Guild of America
and Atlanta-based Working Title Playwrights. She has
participated in playwriting workshops at the
Robey  Theatre  
Playwright's Lab
in Los Angeles as well as the Page to Stage
playwriting workshop with the Los Angeles Women's Theatre

In the past, she has served as a member on the board of
directors for the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach in Long
Beach, California.

She has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Antioch
University Los Angeles and a Bachelors of Arts from Morehead
State University.  Dana is currently an instructional facilitator
and poetry instructor in the
Inspiration to Publication Program
at Antioch University Los Angeles.  
Photo by Kim Roseberry