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Lee Jenkins

San Francisco
Mercilee Jenkins is an award winning playwright/performance artist, published poet and fiction writer.  Her poetry was recently published in a new online magazine, Reinventing Home (www.reinventinghome.org). Her 10-minute play, Armistice At Home received a staged reading in March. Her one act, Incident at the Beach, is being developed as podcast for an audio drama series.   She has presented performance pieces at the 3 Girls Theatre New Works Festival In 2017 and 2018. Her newest full-length play, Apocalypse Now or Maybe Later, had a workshop production at CounterPulse in San Francisco in 2017.  Her one act play, Winning is published in The Best American Short Plays 2014-2015. Her short story, “The Day Mel Tormé Died” was published in the anthology, Sisters Born, Sisters Found.  She is currently working on a novel entitled A Safe Distance from Home and teaching “Writing for Performance” at San Francisco State University.