2022 Out Loud List

Congratulations to this year's honorees!

We are proud to announce this year's Out Loud List, elevating the voices and material of quality, industry-vetted writers. Below are this year’s honorees, featuring a diverse array of genres from comedy to period and many levels of experience, not ranked, but sorted alphabetically by last name. Please click on each writer to learn more information about them!

We encourage you to reach out to these writers' reps and meet them for staffing, take a general, or even read their material in consideration for development. We promise you will not be disappointed!

Mano Agapion

The completely true account of a very dysfunctional family in North Carolina's small Mediterranean/Middle-Eastern community. It's the story of an arranged marriage, a mother's secret boyfriend, and a young queer kid's unfortunate role in the chaos.

Reps: Nick Callari & Casey Neumeier (Artists First)

Krystal Banzon

HAZEL BORRERO, marching band drum major and honor roll student, is top of her class at Kaiser High School. But when new girl EVELYN joins the band, Hazel tries desperately to salvage her path to the Ivy Leagues after she realizes that the "straight" in "straight A's" only applies to her grades. Based on a true story.

Rep: Dianne Fraser (Industry)

When a baseless accusation causes him to become the prime suspect in his ex-boyfriend's disappearance, a disgraced West Hollywood gogo dancer is plunged into a mystery that seems to touch every corner of LA's cattiest gayborhood. 

Rep: Lee Stobby

Devon Kirkpatrick

This is a half-hour dark comedy about how queer people create family in a world where there’s almost no such thing as an“unplanned” pregnancy.

Rep: Allard Cantor (Epicenter)

A Chinese-American violinist living in Los Angeles grapples with her career trajectory, her friendships, and her romantic future.

Rep: Casey Neumeier (Artists First)

John Lowe

A successful black angel investor in San Francisco becomes frustrated with the lack of diversity in the online dating world, so he decides to make his own app with the help of his friends.

Rep: Jarrod Murray (Epicenter)

Jonah Markowitz

After a tragic accident, a young, urban gay couple become guardians of their teenage niece and nephew, and caretakers of the family’s illegal cannabis farm. On top of the pressures that come with their new-found parental roles, they quickly learn that intricacies of the farm’s secret income are riskier than they ever imagined, yet are the only way for the family to stay above water, and therefore, together.

Rep: Mark Wheeler (Pathfinder)

Zaiver Sinnett

Set in the 1960s, three men struggle with their sexual identity while balancing work, family, and most importantly: each other.

Rep: Katie Abbott (Circle of Confusion)

Greg Trimmer

Charles Gibson is a middle aged guy who's finally ready to start living life as an out and proud gay man. There's just one problem... he used to run the biggest conversion therapy program in America.

Rep: David Chien (Art/Work)

Suzanne Wrubel

After being passed up for a big-time promotion, a female pharmaceutical exec’s life spirals, both personally and professionally, leading her down the dangerous path of experimenting with a new untested drug.

Rep: Katie Abbott (Circle of Confusion)