Deborah Yarchun is a NYC-based playwright. Her plays have been developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, Jewish Plays Project, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, The New Harmony Project. Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Red Eye Theatre, TheatreSquared, Williams Street Rep, and Workhouse Theater Company, and produced at Fusion Theatre, EstroGenius Festival, the Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival, Playwrights Horizon’s Peter Jay Sharp Theatre by Young Playwrights Inc., and at theaters and universities across the United States and Canada. Deborah’s honors include two Jerome Fellowships at The Playwrights’ Center, an EST/Sloan Commission, The Kennedy Center’s Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, the Kernodle New Play Award, the Richard Maibaum Playwriting Award, and the Iowa Art Fellowship. Her play Great White was an Honorable Mention for the 2016 Relentless Award. Deborah is the Fall 2017 Playwright-in-Residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts. M.F.A., University of Iowa.