Talent Guide

Myles Hawthorne

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2023


Myles Clifford Hawthorne (he/they) is a Black List-recognized writer, director, and occasional reality TV producer (Big Brother / The Challenge: USA) based in Los Angeles. He was born and raised among the trees and fog of the Pacific Northwest, where he earned a BA in history and worked for a while as a pun-slinging tour guide in Seattle. A screenwriting graduate of the AFI Conservatory, his work has been featured on the inaugural Latinx TV List (with co-writer Giovanni Maldonado Chinea) and is distinguished for its rich characters, structure, and genre blending.

Current Project

The Machetero


At the turn of the 20th century, a Puerto Rican freedom fighter turned machete-wielding assassin and his fiery, pre-teen daughter wander lawless roads in search of the American who destroyed their lives.