Reginald Edmund, is Managing Curating Producer of Black Lives, Black Words International Project. An organization inspired by #blacklivesmatter, which give a voice
to some of the most contemporary political black writers from around the globe, asking them to explore the question 'Do Black Lives Matter
today?' additionally he is a resident playwright of Chicago Dramatists, and he was previously a 2009-2010, 2010-2011 Many Voices Fellow playwright. Originally from
In 2009 He founded the Unit Collective and in 2010 he was named Winner of The Southern Writers Competition, and recognized by TCG as a 2011 Young Leader of Color. His plays, 'The Ordained Smile of Sadie May Jenkins', 'Southbridge', 'Juneteenth Street', and 'The Redemption of Allah Black', all part of his nine-play series The City of the Bayou Collection, were developed at esteemed theaters including Ensemble Theatre of Houston, Silver House Theatre, Penumbra Theatre, the Playwrights’ Center, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Moving Arts, Karamu House, Pangea World Theater, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Texas State University Black and Latino Theatre Conference, the Last Frontier Theater Conference, and the Kennedy Center. Most recently he traveled to Colombia to serve as the guest speaker at the Intercolegiado de Teatro de Buenaventura.