Ep. 78: Jennifer Natalya Fink Talks ‘Bitter Flower’
This is the seventh in a series of podcast interviews about The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of plays commissioned by Burning Coal Theatre, the League of Women Voters of Wake County, and 12 other area theater companies, including the Gilbert Theater, which co-produced Jennifer Natalya Fink’s play Bitter Flower.
About the Guest
Jennifer Natalya Fink is the author of five acclaimed novels, including the Doctorow Prize-winning Bhopal Dance. She is the author/deviser of 30+ performance works. Her long-running collaboration with Julie Laffin in “Toxic Tango” and “Underbelly” has been produced internationally. Fink is a Professor of English and affiliated faculty in Theater and Performance Studies at Georgetown University, where she is Director of the Program in Disability Studies. Her disability memoir, All Our Families: Finding Our Disability Lineages, is forthcoming from Beacon Press in 2021. Fink received her PhD in Performance Studies from NYU and her MFA in Performance from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Hear what the other 19th Amendment Project playwrights have to say about the collective of work.