Terrance T. Brown is a screenwriter and playwright based in Chicago. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2007 with a BA in Film Studies where he worked as an assistant for William M. Akers, editing Your Screenplay Sucks: 100 Ways To Make It Great. He briefly served as an entertainment journalist for VIBE Magazine and The AV Club. Brown’s original plays have been produced across the country; most recently, his play, On Principle, after receiving a reading at Chicago Dramatists, won the 2011 Theater Masters national playwriting competition, earning productions in Aspen, CO and New York City. On Principle also earned a selection in "The Art of the Political: Can the Stage Be More Than Entertainment?" showcase at Victory Gardens Theater. Brown's play Black & Blue, directed by Regina Taylor, headlined "The Regina Taylor Project" at Northwestern University in 2011. Later that year Brown earned an MFA in Writing For the Screen & Stage from Northwestern University where he also taught screenwriting to undergraduates.