Playwright and Teaching Artist
Mora V. Harris is a playwright and screenwriter based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her work has been produced by The Weird Sisters Theatre Project (Atlanta) and Pittsburgh Opera and received development through City Theatre, The Hangar Theatre, Alliance/Kendeda, and the Kennedy Center’s Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Fellowship. She was a two time National Finalist for the Kennedy Center's John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play and a Second Place winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Script Competition. She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and Theater from Oberlin College and an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied with Rob Handel. She works as a teaching artist for City Theatre and teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh.