Deborah Yarchun

Deborah YarchunDeborah Yarchun is a New Jersey-born, Air Force-raised, and Austin-rooted playwright; her plays are just as geographically discombobulated. Her plays have been developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The New Harmony Project, Jewish Plays Project's OPEN Festival, The Great Plains Theater Conference, Jewish Ensemble Theater, The Playwrights’ Center, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Red Eye Theatre, and WordBRIDGE, and produced at Fusion Theatre, Theater Master’s National MFA Playwrights Festival, EstroGenius Festival, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival, Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater by Young Playwrights Inc., and at theaters and universities across the United States and Canada. Deborah’s honors include two Jerome Fellowships, an EST/Sloan Commission, The Kennedy Center's Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, University of Iowa’s Richard Maibaum Playwriting Award, and the Iowa Arts Fellowship. Deborah is the Spring 2016 Gerald & Dorit Paul Artist in Residence at Indiana University. MFA, University of Iowa, 2013.

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