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Penny Jackson



Penny Jackson is a screenplay writer, a playwright, and a novelist. Her first film, MY DINNER WItH SCHWARZEY, based on her published short story, is in post-production. Her plays have been performed in The United States, Scotland, and Dublin, and she is the only American finalist for The Kenneth Branagh Award for Drama at The Windsor Fringe. BEFORE, a play about gun violence was recently chosen as one of the best short plays of 2016. Various awards for her writing include a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Mirriliees Fellowship from Stanford University, a Pushcart Prize and The Elizabeth Janeway prize from Barnard College. Penny is a member of the Playwrights/Directors Unit of The Actors Studio and resident playwright at NYMadness Theater company. Her upcoming project is a new full-length play THE BATTLE OF RICHMOND HILL and a full-length screenplay based on her award-winning novel, BECOMING THE BUTLERS. Penny is a proud member of New York Women In Film and Television, The League of Professional Theatre Women, The Dramatists Guild, and The Authors Guild.



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