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Jennifer O’Grady

Jennifer O’Grady

Spring 2018 Session

Jennifer O’Grady earned an MFA in poetry from Columbia University and began writing plays after publishing her first poetry book and while raising her two children. Her plays have been staged in New York, Michigan, Kentucky, Texas, and Dublin, Ireland, and have won the Henley Rose, the NEWvember New Plays Festival, and the NEWborn Festival Awards. Her work is published in The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2017 and 2016, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2017 and 2014, and Best Contemporary Monologues for Women 18-35. Her books of poetry are White (Mid-List Press First Series Award) and Exclusions & Limitations (Plume Editions, 2018). She lives with her family near New York City.

Jennifer O’Grady worked with the playwright Barbara Lindsay.

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