Photo by Beau Allulli.Sean Gill is a Brooklyn-based writer, playwright, filmmaker, and editor. His written works have been published or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, McSweeney's, Sonora Review, ZYZZYVA, River Styx, Fourteen Hills, Word Riot, Akashic Books, Columbia Journal, failbetter, Fiction Southeast, So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, among others. His short story "Beyond the Terminus, Beyond" won the 2016 Sonora Review Fiction Prize (judged by Molly Antopol), his short story "Edifice and Artifice in Buda and Pest" won the 2017 River Styx Micro-Fiction Contest, his short story "You Have Now Eaten Thirty-Four Spiders" was nominated for the 2015 storySouth Million Writers Award, and he was chosen as a finalist for the Summer 2016 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award and the 2016 Heavy Feather Review Story Prize (judged by Joanna Ruocco). He is currently at work on his first novel, NYAX.

He has written and co-written over twenty 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, and was an artist-in-residence at the Bowery Poetry Club from 2011-2012. He has edited and junior edited for a number of documentary and reality television programs for A&E, Spike, The Weather Channel, and the National Geographic channel, including Dog the Bounty Hunter, Ink Master, and Criminal Defense, the latter of which chronicled the efforts of Brooklyn public defenders. 

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.