Sean Gill is a Brooklyn-based writer, playwright, filmmaker, and editor. He won Pleiades' 2019 Gail B. Crump Prize, The Cincinnati Review's 2018 Robert and Adele Schiff Award, the 2017 River Styx Micro-Fiction Contest, and the 2016 Sonora Review Fiction Prize (judged by Molly Antopol).

His written works have been published or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, McSweeney's, Michigan Quarterly Review, ZYZZYVA, The Carolina Quarterly, Fourteen Hills, Word Riot, Akashic Books, The Brooklyn Rail, The Common, Joyland, Columbia Journal, Barrelhouse, Hobart, The Offing, failbetter, Fiction Southeast, The Saturday Evening Post, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, among others.

He was chosen as one of the winners of The Fiction Desk's 2017 Flash Fiction Competition and the 2018 Lascaux Review Prize in Flash Fiction. He was nominated for the 2015 storySouth Million Writers Award, and was chosen as a finalist for the Summer 2016 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award, the 2018 Bat City Review Short Prose Contest (judged by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho), the 2019 New Millennium Writings Award for Fiction, and the 2016 Heavy Feather Review Story Prize (judged by Joanna Ruocco). He is currently at work on his first novel.

He has written and co-written over a dozen plays produced in New York, including Aenigma, Laurie Deacon & the Night Caller, Stage Blood is Never Enough, and Dreams of the Clockmaker, which have been presented at venues and festivals such as La MaMa, The Wild Project, Dixon Place, The Collective Unconscious, Sticky, The Tank, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, The Kraine Theater, The House of Yes, and Theater 80. His play The Show Runners was named a semifinalist by the 2016 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Oberlin College in 2006 with Highest Honors in Cinema Studies and the Comfort Starr Prize in History, is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, and is the founder and administrator of Junta Juleil Productions. He has studied with Juan-Luis Buñuel, is a graduate of Werner Herzog's 2010 Rogue Film School, was directed by Martin Scorsese in the pilot episode of HBO's Vinyl, was a bouncer for Public Enemy, Isaac Hayes, and Jefferson Starship, and worked as an artist-in-residence at the Bowery Poetry Club from 2011-2012. He has edited a number of documentary programs for Paramount Television, A&E, The Weather Channel, and the National Geographic channel, including Criminal Defense, which chronicled the efforts of public defenders from the Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn, New York; and Transplant Team, which documented organ procurement coordinators at Mid-America Transplant in St. Louis, Missouri.

He has directed over thirty feature-length and short films including the Sleepy-Time Time cycle, Thursday Night, Girls Before Swine, Makin' a Martini, The Everlasting Vintage, and Laughter is the Music of the Gods. His work has been screened at venues as diverse as the Canadian Film Centre, the Oscar-qualifying Atlanta Film Festival, NewFilmmakers, the Coney Island Film Festival, the Lower East Side Film Festival, Spain's Bideodromo Bilbao, the Anthology Film Archives, Williamsburg Cinemas, Theater for the New City, Video Mass, Fargo Fantastic Film Festival, NYC Downtown Short Film Festival, at Purdue University Galleries, and aboard the Staten Island Ferry.

Represented by: Michael Hoogland of Dystel, Goderich, & Bourret.