A playwright whose drama "Storm" received several regional and national awards will speak at the 1991 Spring Writer's Forum on Thursday, March 21, at 11 a.m. in the Maeser Auditorium at Brigham Young University.

The forum is free and open to the public.Speaker Susan Lewis will also help honor the first winner in the William P. and Arlene Lewis Playwrighting Contest.

"We had several plays submitted our first year from Utah and Idaho," says Tim Slover of the BYU theater faculty and director of the contest.

The contest carries a $500 prize and is open to female writers in colleges and universities.