W. David Hancock
McKnight Fellow in Playwriting, Affiliated Writer
Minneapolis, MN
Biography

W. David Hancock is a two-time Obie Award-winning playwright. His plays include The Convention of Cartography, The Race of the Ark Tattoo, Deviant Craft, and Master. Hancock’s work has been produced by numerous theaters around the country and abroad, including the Foundry, Clubbed Thumb, Rude Mechs, the Abbey Theatre (Dublin), and Théâtre des Carmes (Avignon). Ark Tattoo was recently installed at the Christian Bernst Gallery (Paris). Hancock’s fiction has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Hunger Mountain Review, and Chicago Quarterly Review. His awards include a Whiting Writers’ Award and the Cal Arts/Alpert Award in Theatre.