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TV Writer Podcast 135 - J. Holtham (The Handmaid's Tale, Supergirl, Jessica Jones, Cloak & Dagger)

This week, Gray Jones interviews TV writer J. Holtham, known for Marvel's 'Cloak & Dagger,' Marvel's 'Jessica Jones,' 'Supergirl' and 'The Handmaid's Tale.'

This week, Gray Jones interviews TV writer J. Holtham, known for Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, Marvel's Jessica Jones, Supergirl and The Handmaid's Tale.

J. Holtham Biography:

J. Holtham is a screenwriter, playwright, comic book writer and blogger. TV credits include "Pitch" (Fox), "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" (Freeform), Marvel's Jessica Jones (Netflix), "Supergirl" (CW) and "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu). Theatre credits include Ensemble Studio Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Second Stage Theater, Bespoke Plays. Essays and reporting include American Theatre, Thrillist, Slate. He has written for such comics as Star Trek: The Mirror War (IDW), Marvel Voices: Legacy (2022) (Marvel Comics), and Spider- verse Unlimited (Marvel Unlimited). Podcasts include Marvel’s Wastelanders: Hawkeye. J. is a board member on The 24 Hour Plays and Ojai Playwrights Conference. He is a proud product of public education.

Follow J. on Instagram: @jholtham

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