Viviana Prado-Núñez is a novelist, poet, playwright, and actor born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in a hospital with a 4.0 Google review rating and a view of the ocean. She has never seen Star Wars, eaten a grasshopper, or written a poem without the letter "e," though she hopes to do all three of those things in the future. Previous credits include winning the 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature, finalisting for the 2020 Greenhouse Residency with SPACE at Ryder Farm, longlisting for the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award, and being listed on the New York Public Library’s recommended reading list for 2020 National Caribbean American Heritage Month. She has also developed plays with The Center at West Park, Echo Theater Company’s 2019 National Young Playwrights in Residence program, and Corkscrew Theater Festival. She recently graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Theatre, and is currently based in NYC.
- 2021 TAP Graduate