Edwin Alexis Gómez is a queer Nicaraguan-American writer, director, producer and multidisciplinary artist. His body of work blends the resounding beauty and exquisite pain of love and life and becomes its own mythology.
His directorial debut QUÉDATE CALLADO (Stay Silent) won a Grand Jury Award at the 2018 Outfest Fusion Film Festival. His sophomore short film LA SAD BOY premiered at the 2019 Outfest Film Festival and was recently acquired by ShortsTV. His latest short film JOYRIDE premiered at the 2020 PBS Short Film Festival where it won the “Most Popular” award. The film also went on to win “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast” at the 2020 Official Latino Film and Arts Festival.
He was selected as a 2019 Playwriting Fellow for Lambda Literary Foundation Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices for his play FLOWER OF ANGER, as a 2020 VONA Voices Fellow in Screenwriting and most recently as a participant of Cine Qua Non Lab’s inaugural Storylines Development Lab for his feature film CASTILLOS INVISIBLES (Invisible Castles). Gómez is also developing his digital series FRENEMIGAS and is currently bringing his feature film version of JOYRIDE to life.