Mildred Lewis is a produced and published playwright and screenwriter. She most recently wrote and directed a short film comedy, Can Also Play, which screened at Outfest Fusion 2018. Currently she is part of Humanitas' PLAY LA (https://www.humanitasprize.org/play-la/) and Playground-LA. In 2018, her plays have been produced at the Breath of Fire Latina Theatre Ensemble (Santa Ana, CA), Ensemble Studio Theatre-Los Angeles, Everyday Inferno Theatre (NYC), Rockford New Play Festival (Rockford, IL), "Think Outside the Cage" on KPFK-FM (Los Angeles, CA), and the William Inge Theatre Festival (Independence, KS).
Her poetry has been published in anthologies including "Ella, Stamped" in Ella @100 which celebrated jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald's centennial. She most recently read her poems at Boca de Oro: OC Art & Literature Fringe Festival.
A strong believer in interdisciplinary work, she teaches writing, film theory, West African and Caribbean literature.