Patty Kim Hamilton is a poet-playwright and performance maker, currently completing her masters of arts in Scenic Writing at the University of the Arts, Berlin. She received her Bachelors with Honors from Stanford University. As Playwright-in-Residence at the Shakespeare Academy at Stratford, she developed ‘Peeling Oranges’, (Finalist Heidelberger Stückemarkt 2021, Special Mention Deutsches Theater Autorentheatertage 2021, published in Bella Triste Literary Magazine, semi-finalist Blue Ink Playwriting Award, reading with The Bechdel Group). ‘ICH HÄTTE GERN ZU MEINER LEBZEIT KEIN KRIEG (I don't wanna experience war)’ was invited to the DEUTSCHLAND Festival (Stadttheater Bremerhaven). 'when it hurts // this body is just a house' was a semi-finalist for the 2020 Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and is part of Cimientos 2021 at IATI Theatre (NY). ‘Sex Play’ was invited by the European Theater Commission to be translated and read at the ENGAGE Festival 2021, and received workshop stagings at HfMT and at Theaterdiskounter Berlin Wildwuchs New Play Festival. She has worked for Gob Squad and as a Netflix writing assistant and is currently part of the writer’s workshop ‘Unconventional Signs’ at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse. Visit her instagram for updates.