Shannon TL Kearns

Shannon TL Kearns
Inge Festival Volunteer Coordinator
He/him

Shannon TL Kearns was a recipient of the Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellowship in 20/21, a playwright in residence at the Inge House in 2021, a Lambda Literary Fellow for 2019, and a Finnovation Fellow for 2019/2020. Shannon’s plays include Body+Bloodin a stand of dying treesLine of SightTwisted DeathsThe Resistance of My Skin, and Who Has Eyes To See. His television pilots include The Family Unit, Transformed, and Freedom, Kansas. He and his plays have been: a finalist for the Equity Library Theatre of Chicago’s Reading Series, 2019 TransLab, and American Stages 2019 New Play Festival, semi-finalist for the New Works series at Garry Marshall Theatre. He was a semi-finalist for SPACE on Ryder farm in 2020. Shannon is an ordained priest in the Old Catholic Church and a theologian. He’s the co-founder of QueerTheology.com which has reached more than a million people all over the world. He will soon be publishing his first book with Eerdman’s.

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