Emily Dendinger (God Hates You) is an emerging, Brooklyn-based writer. Her plays include No Home for Bees (2017 Source Festival Finalist, upcoming: 20% Theatre), Little House in the Big City (2017 NNPN Showcase Finalist), and Pocketful of Sand (winner of the 2016 Activate Midwest New Play Festival and 2015 Alliance/Kendeda finalist). She is a two-time winner of Theater Masters and has been a finalist for the City Theatre National Award, 2017 Emerald Prize, and Heideman Award. Emily has worked around the country with companies including Actors Theatre of Louisville, Route 66, The Lark, Sideshow Theatre, The Alliance, NNPN, Filament Theatre, Available Light, Curious Theatre Company, NJ Rep, and TimeLine Theatre. Her work has been developed at The Perry Mansfield Festival of New Work and upcoming Tofte Lake Residency. Emily was the 2015-2016 NNPN Playwright-in-Residence with Curious Theatre Company and is an alumni member of TimeLine’s Writers Collective. She is currently under commission by Curious Theatre and collective unconscious. Emily is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Playwright’s Workshop. She is very excited to develop her new play God Hates You at Durango PlayFest this summer.