Fouad Teymour is a Chicago-based Egyptian American playwright. He is a Network Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, and a board member for International Voices Project (IVP). He has written 6 full length plays, which have been read and discussed at the Chicago Dramatists First Draft series, and are at various stages of development. . His play, The Night Jesus Joined the Revolution, received a series of staged reading performances at Silk Road Rising in December 2012. An Afternoon With My mother, was featured in the 2015 New Work Festival by Three Cat Productions. Fouad has also translated Ahmed Serag’s The Castle and The Sparrow from Arabic. His translation was performed in IVP 2014 and was published in June 2015 by Dar Ibda’a in Egypt. Fouad has directed a staged reading of 2 plays by Syrian playwright Mohamed Al-Attar for IVP 2015. Fouad Teymour is a Professor of Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology.