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Sky Lines This heartfelt award winning stage play explores the lives of Venita, Maggie, and Sarah who live in a rundown apartment building in an unnamed American city Venita is an African American woman who has been ostracized from her family for marrying a white man named George Maggie endures a loveless marriage and within ten years gives birth to five children Sarah desires a life of picture perfect glamour and excitement and has married her high school sweetheart Jimmy After a few brushes with reality, Sarah becomes dismayed with her predictable life and slips into a crippling depression Over the course ofyears, Venita, Maggie, and Sarah confront social and political issues as they fight to assert their identity and protect their friendship


About the Author: David-Matthew Barnes

David Matthew Barnes is an author, playwright, poet, and screenwriter He writes in multiple genres, primarily young adult To date, he has writtenthan fifty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in eleven countries His scripts and monologues are available from Blue Dasher Press, Brooklyn Publishers, Drama Notebook, Performer Stuff, Playscripts, and Smith and Kraus He is the author of twelve novels, available from Blue Dasher Press and Bold Strokes Books, including two young adult novels that were recognized by the American Library Association for their inclusion and diversity His literary work has appeared in over one hundred publications including The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women s Stage Monologues, The Best Men s Stage Monologues, The Comstock Review, Cutthroat A Journal of the Arts, The Magnolia Review, Memoryhouse, New Plains Review, Review Americana, The Southeast Review, 105 Five Minute Plays for Study and Performance, and three collections in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series He is the recipient of the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award, the Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Award, the Slam Boston Award for Best Play, and two Elly Awards from the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance He is a member of D23 The Official Disney Fan Club, the Dramatists Guild of America, International Thriller Writers, and the Society of Children s Book Writers and Illustrators He earned an MFA in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina He lives in Denver.



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