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Pia Wilson is a 2023 Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove participant for How to Build a Revolution, a musical for which she and Lynn Rosen are co-writing the book. She wrote the audio component in the Harriet Tubman Monument in Newark, New Jersey, performed by Queen Latifah. The audio can be found on Audible as Monumental: Harriet Tubman and Newark's Liberation Movement. Pia is also a Newark Creative Catalyst grant recipient, Traveling Master for Dramatist Guild Foundation, resident with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Sundance fellow, and member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater. Her plays have been produced by AD Players, Crossroads Theatre, Workspace Collective, Drew University, Adelphi University, Horse Trade Theater Group, and The Fire This Time play festival. Her Webby Award-winning fiction podcast, If I Go Missing The Witches Did It, starring Gabourey Sidibe, is available wherever you get your podcasts and was listed as one of the Best New Podcasts of 2021 by Variety and Mashable. She has also written episodes for Audible’s Till Today podcast, a non-fiction companion to the movie about Mamie Till Mobley and her son Emmett. In television, Pia was a staff writer for NatGeo’s GENIUS ARETHA and BET’s SACRIFICE.


In 2003, Pia's short story, Dressed In Your Dreams, was published by The Summerset Review. The following year, a short film she penned, Blinding Goldfish, debuted at the New Zealand Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. It was also shown at the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles and the Trenton Film Festival in New Jersey.