Meg Miroshnik

Playwright, My Antonia


MEG MIROSHNIK is a Los Angeles-based, Minneapolis-bred playwright and a co-founder of the advocacy group the Kilroys.  Plays include The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls (Yale Rep, Alliance), The Tall Girls (Alliance, O’Neill National Playwrights’ Conference), Lady Tattoo (Pacific Playwrights’ Festival), The Droll {A Stage-Play about the END of Theatre} (Pacific Playwrights’ Festival, Undermain), and Quiver. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a literary prize for “the abundant promise of future work.” Her work has been developed or produced by Yale Rep, Alliance Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Center Theatre Group, Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Rep, the McCarter Theatre Center, Alliance Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Lark New Play Development Center, Cleveland Play House, WET, Undermain Theater, Chicago Opera Theater, and the Moscow Playwright and Director Center. The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls and The Tall Girls are published by Sam French. The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn prize and winner of the Alliance/Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Award. MFA in Playwriting: Yale School of Drama under Paula Vogel.