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Novid Parsi

playwright and freelance writer

Novid Parsi

Novid’s plays have been produced or developed by Ashland New Plays Festival, Boise Contemporary Theater, Golden Thread Productions, Illinois State University, The New Group, Paines Plough, Playwrights Foundation, Queens Theatre, The Road Theatre Company, Silk Road Rising, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, and the University of Illinois, among others.


He has been named a two-time winner of the Ashland New Plays Festival, winner of the Crossroads Project’s Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative, Jeff Award nominee for best new work, and two-time finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and the Woodward/Newman Award.


A son of immigrant Iranians, Novid was born in New York and raised in Texas. He has degrees in literature from Swarthmore College and Duke University, and he is a member of the Dramatists Guild.


Novid and his husband live in St. Louis.

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