SANDRA FENICHEL ASHER's plays have been produced nationally and abroad; over two dozen have been published, including A Woman Called Truth, In the Garden of the Selfish Giant, and Jesse and Grace: A Best Friends Story, all of which received the American Alliance for Theatre and Education's Distinguished Play Award. Sandy is also a recipient of an NEA fellowship grant in playwriting, the New England Theatre Conference’s Aurand Harris Award, AATE’s Charlotte Chorpenning Award for a distinguished body of work in children's theatre, Aurand Harris Fellowship and Founders' Development grants from the Children's Theatre Foundation of America, and AATE's Sara Spencer Artistic Achievement Award for her lifetime contribution to the field. Her work has been selected for the Kennedy Center’s New Visions/New Voices Symposium, the Indiana Repertory Theatre/Bonderman National Playwriting Symposium, and NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences workshop at the Provincetown Playhouse. Founder and co-chair of American Theatre for the Very Young: A Digital Festival, Sandy is also the author of 25 books for young readers and editor of five fiction anthologies. Six of her plays are featured in Tell Your Story: The Plays and Playwriting of Sandra Fenichel Asher. More at http://sandyasher.com.
AATE Distinguished Play Awards for A Woman Called Truth, In the Garden of the Selfish Giant, and Jesse and Grace: A Best Friend's Story.
Charlotte Chorpenning Award for a distinguished body of work in children's theatre.
Sara Spencer Artistic Achievement Award for lifetime contribution to children's theatre.
Tell Your Story: The Plays and Playwriting of Sandra Fenichel Asher (Dramatic Publishing Company)