How to Defend Yourself

Liliana Padilla (Author) Ayad Akhtar (Foreword by)
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Description

Seven college students gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. They practice using their bodies as weapons. They wrestle with their desires. They learn the limits of self-defense.

This play by writer, director, and community builder Liliana Padilla is the thirteenth winner of the Yale Drama Series prize.

Product Details

Price
$22.00  $20.24
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
September 22, 2020
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.5 X 8.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300251593
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About the Author

Liliana Padilla makes stories about belonging, healing, and transformation. How to Defend Yourself premiered at the Humana Festival and Victory Gardens Theatre and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Liliana received an MFA in playwriting from UC San Diego.