Julie Jensen
Affiliated Writer
Salt Lake City, UT

Jensen is the author of thirty plays, is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Award for New American Plays, the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work, and the LA Weekly Award for Best New Play. She has received the McKnight National Playwriting Fellowship, theTCG/NEA Playwriting Residency, and a major grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts.  Her work is published by Dramatic Publishing, DPS, and Playscripts, and is anthologized in Best Plays by Women and in a dozen other collections. Playwriting: Brief and Brilliant is published by Smith and Kraus. Her play Mockingbird will be produced at Kennedy Center's Theatre for Young People in DC this season and Christmas with Misfits will premiere at Plan-B Theatre in Salt Lake City.