photo by Maya Sudarkasa

photo by Maya Sudarkasa


juliany taveras is a dominican-american writer, theatre-maker, & arts educator from Brooklyn. Their playwriting has been nationally recognized (The Kilroys List 2016, 50 Playwrights Project List 2018) & their poetry has appeared in La Galería Magazine, Reflections on the Burden of Men, and other platforms.

Their plays have been developed/staged with Page 73, The Lark, Corkscrew Theater Festival, The Bechdel Group, WOW Café Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, and Unbound Theatre Company, among others. juliany is a graduate of Vassar College & the St. Joseph’s College Writer’s Foundry, & currently works as a teaching artist with NYC youth while continuing to develop work that navigates bodies in diaspora. 

juliany believes strongly in the power of storytelling to build empathy & community, and aspires to write new, just worlds into existence. They also really love dried mango, sunflowers, & the iconic animated film Shark Tale.

all images & text, unless otherwise credited:
© juliany f. taveras