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Winners of
The Relentless Award

Pulizter Prize Finalist

2023: The Relentless Award Ten Minute Picket Plays

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The Relentless Award Ten Minute Picket Plays (2023)

Winners of The Relentless Award
Ten Minute Picket Plays
The Scorpion Dance by Jon Haller
A Ride in the Car in the Morning by Hannah Globus
fire ants by Lily Houghton and Sofya Levitsky-Weitz
Love Your Work by Eric Pfeffinger
WILDCAT by Kristen Adele Calhoun 
Me. by Jill Twiss

Read the winning plays here!

Pulizter Prize Finalist


Congratulations to 2022 Relentless Musical Award Winners Misha Chowdhury and Laura Grill J

Shayok Misha Chowdhury     & Laura Grill Jaye

Winner of The 2022 Relentless Musical Award
How the White Girl Got Her Spots
and Other 90s Trivia 
by Shayok Misha Chowdhury
& Laura Grill Jaye

2022 Finalists

  • Hills on Fire by Coyote Joe Stevens

       & Keaton Wooden

  • Shoot for the Moon by David Gomez

       & John-Michael Lyles

  • XY by Oliver Houser

Pulizter Prize Finalist



Max Yu

Winner of The 2019 Relentless Award
by Max Yu

2019 Finalists

  • This Exquisite Corpse by Mia Chung

  • Wet Brain by John J Caswell, Jr.

Pulizter Prize Finalist



Harrison David Rivers

Photo credit: Zack Dezon

Winner of The 2018 Relentless Award
The Bandaged Place 
by Harrison David Rivers

2018 Finalists

  • The 626 Project by Lisa Sanaye Dring
  • The Girl is Chained by Genne Murphy
Pulizter Prize Finalist



Gracie Gardner

Photo credit: Patrick Fleury

Winner of The 2017 Relentless Award
Pussy Sludge 
by Gracie Gardner

2017 Finalists

  • Hamlet by Mia Fefferman by Mara Nelson-Greenberg
  • One More Less by Kate Cortesi
  • There's Always the Hudson by Paola Lázaro
Pulizter Prize Finalist



Alesha Harris

Photo credit: Costantino Ciminiello and Andrew Wofford

Winner of The 2016 Relentless Award
Is God Is              
by Aleshea Harris

2016 Finalists

  • Recent Alien Abductions by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
  • The Treasurer by Max Posner
Pulizter Prize Finalist



(left) Sarah DeLappe, (right) Clare Barron

Winners of The 2015 Relentless Award
After being deadlocked our judges enthusiastically embraced the idea of these two wildly talented writers sharing the award.
Dance Nation
by Clare Barron
The Wolves 
by Sarah DeLappe

2015 Finalists

  • #‎bros by Jake Jeppson
  • Radio Island by Liza Birkenmeier

Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize

3 Obie Awards

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