Amy Crider

Playwright and Novelist


Amy Crider is a playwright and novelist. Her BA and MA are from Goddard College, and she studied at Second City and Chicago Dramatists. She can be reached at

Most of her plays are on the National New Play Exchange.

You can hear her work on the audio theater podcast Continuous Dream, or if you prefer to use Apple Podcasts, that is here.

News for 2021:

Disorder won the University of New Orleans Press Lab Prize. Coming out in November, it can be pre-ordered here.

Fourteen won the Tennessee Williams One Act Play Contest. It can be viewed here.

Metadata had its world premiere in September, directed by Davette J. Franklin at Dreamers YOLO Studio in Chicago. We'll be posting the video later in the fall.

Replying to my submission, Clubbed Thumb Theatre commented: "It's at once a rivetingly paranoid, gently Kafka-esque fable for the digital age, and a very grounded, lovingly-observed portrait of a fraying relationship."