President, Dramatists Guild of America

Doug Wright won the Tony Award for Best Play, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play, I Am My Own Wife. His play Quills garnered the 1995 Kesselring Prize for Best New American Play from the National Arts Club and, for Wright, a 1996 Village Voice Obie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting. He is a recipient of the William L. Bradley Fellowship at Yale University, the Charles MacArthur Fellowship at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, an HBO Fellowship in playwriting and the Alfred Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University. In 2010 he was named a United States Artists Fellow. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and serves on the board of New York Theatre Workshop.