Laura Jacqmin is a playwright, TV writer, and videogame writer originally from Cleveland. Currently, she’s writing for the forthcoming series Get Shorty (MGM/Epix).
Plays: Residence (40th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville); January Joiner (Long Wharf Theatre); Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf Theatre); A Third (Finborough Theatre London); Look, we are breathing(Rivendell Theatre Ensemble; Sundance Theatre Lab); Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (Williamstown Theatre Festival; Chicago Dramatists/At Play, 16th Street Theater); and Ghost Bike (Buzz22 Chicago). Awards: Wasserstein Prize, two NEA Art Works Grants, ATHE-Kennedy Center David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award, two MacDowell Fellowships, Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Grant.
Television: Grace and Frankie (Netflix); Lucky 7 (ABC). Video Games: The Walking Dead Season 3, and Minecraft: Story Mode (Telltale Games). She received her BA from Yale University, and earned an MFA in Playwriting from Ohio University.