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Jacqueline Goldfinger (she/her/hers) is a playwright, dramaturg, and co-Founder of The Foundry @ PlayPenn. She grew up in the rural South and prefers all things fried. You can read most of her work on the New Play Exchange.

She won the Yale Drama Prize, Smith Prize, Brown Martin Award, Barrymore Award, and Philadelphia Critics Award. She's been nominated for the Weissberger Award, Blackburn Prize, and Foote Prize. Her upcoming book, Bottle Fly, was a Finalist at the 2018 International Book Awards.

Her plays have been developed by theaters including: New Georges, The National Theatre/London, Wilma Theatre, The Kennedy Center, La MaMa, Disquiet/Lisbon, Florida Studio Theatre, Westport Playhouse, and Kansas City Rep. Her plays have been produced by theaters including: Perseverance Theatre, Capital Stage, Azuka Theatre, Seattle Public, Manhattan Theatre Works, Flashpoint, and the NYC International Fringe Festival. She has collaborated on public art projects with Philadelphia FringeArts/Reading Terminal Market, Missing Bolts/After Orlando, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. 

Her plays are published by Yale Press, Samuel French, Playscripts, and others. Her work has been supported by Yaddo, NEA, Audrey Residency, The Lark, The Drama League, Independence Foundation, Emerson Stage, PlayPenn, Sewanee Writers Conference, and The Mitten Lab, among others.

As a dramaturg she has worked with companies including PlayPenn, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Arden Theatre, North Coast Rep, Native Voices, and La Jolla Playhouse (assistant dramaturg). She teaches undergraduate playwriting at University of Pennsylvania and in the MFA Playwriting Program at Temple University. She sits on the Boards of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) and The Directors Gathering. She is a member and former Rep of The Dramatists Guild.

Full CV available upon request.