Island Shakespeare Festival

P. Carl (he/him) is the author of the memoir, Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition (Simon & Schuster, 2020), which Publishers Weekly described as “moving and captivating.” An excerpt was featured in The New York Times Magazine. He is the Distinguished Artist in Residence, Department of Performing Arts, at Emerson College and was the Anschutz Fellow at Princeton University. Awards: Art of Change Fellowship (Ford Foundation), Berlin Prize fellowship (American Academy), and the Andrew W. Mellon Creative Research Residency at the University of Washington. His work has also been published in The Boston Globe Magazine and Lit Hub. He is currently working on the stage adaptation of Becoming a Man, commissioned by American Repertory Theater, Diane Paulus directing. His most recent work as dramaturg includes Claudia Rankine’s The White Card. He is the founder of the online journal Howlround.