G. M. Lupo (ISNI: 0000 0005 0315 9196) is a native of Atlanta, Georgia where he has always had a dysfunctional relationship with his hometown. His most recent published work is the story collection Reconstruction (2020), part of his series of Atlanta Stories, which includes Fables of the New South (2017). Along with his novel, Rebecca, Too (2018), and his full-length play Another Mother, these constitute his Expanded Universe of Fictional Atlanta. He has also released a collection of essays, poetry, and stories entitled Words Words Words (2020).
Most recent performances of his scripted work include On a Wing and a Prayer, part of Tapas: In the Nick of Time at Academy Theatre (Hapeville, GA), June 2022, Romance, Take Two, in Tapas: The Bronze at Academy Theatre, August 2021, Opposites Detract, at Amplifest, Merely Players Presents (Doraville, GA), May 2019, and A Debt to Pay, which had its premiere at Tapas III, Academy Theatre, June 2018. Merely Players Presents also sponsored readings of his works in progress, Rebecca, Too (July 2020), and Phoenix Rising: Christine (January 2021) via Zoom.
He was the winner of the 2017 Essential Theatre Play Writing Award for Another Mother which had its world premiere in his home neighborhood of West End in August 2017, in the building that once housed the library where he learned to read as a child.
He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Merely Writers, and the Independent Book Publishers Association.
Interviews and Profiles
- CanvasRebel Interview
- Voice of Indie Podcast
- Shoutout Atlanta
- South Branch Scribbler
- The Mordant Scribe
- The Essential Theatre
Stage & Film Adaptations
- The Goats, by Decent Humans (Adaptation of Got Your Goat)
- A Mother and Child Disunion (OnStage Atlanta, Spring Shorts)