Deborah Salem Smith

Playwright

Deborah Salem Smith is a Huntington Theatre Playwriting Fellow and the playwright-in-residence at Trinity Repertory Company. Her plays have received an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award; a National Jane Chambers Playwriting Award Honorable Mention; the National Lambda Literary Award in Drama (finalist); and the IRNE Award for Best New Play (finalist). Other honors include an Emerging American Artist Fulbright for playwriting at the Abbey Theatre, Ireland's national theater; a National Mellon Fellowship; a MacDowell Colony residency; and a Bray Visiting Scholar/Creative Artists Fellowship. Her work is published by Dramatists Play Service.