By Lizz Harold
Their play, Cornbread and Cornbeads, is in the final round of competition and up for the 2011 Award for Excellence in Playwriting and $1,000 grand prize.
The sisters had always thrown around the concept for a short play based on being raised in a hybrid household–a traditional Southern family on one side, the ways of the native Cherokee on the other.
Below: "Sisters Constance and Patience Owl have written a play based on their experiences growing up in a blended family. The play, Cornbread and Cornbeads, chronicles their life growing up with Southern and Cherokee parents." (Scott Wallace)