Kimberly Saunders

Writer. Performer. Educator.

About Me

Kimberly Saunders is a writer and performer originally from Syracuse, New York now residing in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her creative non-fiction focuses on humor and honesty and has been published online in The Furious Gazelle, Sweatpants & Coffee, and Twenty-Two Twenty-Eight. Her dramatic works were featured as part of the SUNY Oswego New Voices Play Festival from 2007-2010. More recently, her plays have been produced in person with Davidson Community Players, Union County Playmakers, Arts for All, and online with the 3x10 Virtual Play Festival.

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Office Hours

Boos & Brews

The Dead Parade

Kimberly coordinated a staged reading of her full-length play Office Hours in April 2023. It also received a development workshop with Arts for All in Fall 2022. Scenes from the reading can be viewed here: Office Hours: Staged Reading.

Boos & Brews with Davidson Community Players ran October 27-29, 2022. Kimberly directed two short plays, "The Dating Game: Halloween Edition" by Pam Coble Newcomer and "Haunted" by Tim Hager. Her play "Help" was also featured in the production, directed by Jackie Carter.

The Dead Parade: Kimberly received the award for Best Horror Screenplay at the Atlanta Women's Film Festival on Sunday, October 2, 2022. The festival included a table read featuring a selection of local actors. It was also a semi-finalist at the International Horror Fest in Utah and then won Best Horror Feature Screenplay at the Oregon Screams Horror Festival.

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"Help" - Davidson Community Players - Boos & Brews Festival (2022) - Drama

"Warmest Regards" - Arts for All - 5th Annual Teacher-Penned Play Festival (2022) - Drama

"Taking Care" - Arts for All - 4th Annual Teacher-Penned Play Festival (2021) - Drama

"Grade Appeal" - Union County Playmakers New Play Festival (2022) - Drama

"Staff Meeting" - Davidson Community Players - Boos & Brews Festival (2020) - Drama

"The Meandering Road to Loving My Baby" - She Rose Revolution (2021) - Creative Non-Fiction

Birth Right" - Purely Political Plays (2020) - Drama

"Relaxation Room" - 3x10 Virtual Play Festival (2020) - Drama

"The Punctuation of Past Relationships" - Twenty-Two Twenty-Eight (2018) - Creative Non-Fiction

*2017 Halloween Contest Finalist* - "Devil's Trap" - The Furious Gazelle (2017) - Fiction

"What's Your Name Again?" - The Furious Gazelle (2016) - Creative Non-Fiction

"Sharing Isn't Always Caring" - Sweatpants & Coffee (2016) - Creative Non-Fiction

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