In 1937, he founded the Literature Theatre Company (Bungaku-za).
His name was given to the most famous prize for drama in Japan—the annual Kunio Kishida Award (Kishida Kunio Gikyoku-shô).
- Old Toys (1924)
- Autumn in Tirol (1924)
- Paper Balloon (1926)
- The Shower (1926)
- Diary of Falling Leaves (1927)
- Two Daughters of Mr. Sawa (1935)
- A Warm Current (1943)
- Hayamizu Girls School (1948)
- Kalb, Jonathan. "Western Drama With a Japanese Accent," New York Times, May 17, 2005; retrieved 2012-4-11.
- Rimer, J. Thomas. (1974). Toward a modern Japanese theatre: Kishida Kunio. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691062495