A BIT ABOUT NATALIA TEMESGEN
Natalia Naman Temesgen is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. She is currently a staff writer on "Dear White People." Her plays have been produced in New York, Princeton, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlanta, and Columbus, GA. Her short films have screened internationally at festivals; her original TV pilot BEA ROSE is a 2019 Launch Pad Top 100 Finalist.
Natalia received the American Playwriting Foundation's 2019 "Relentless Award" Honorable Mention for LAWNPEOPLE, a political drama dealing with immigration, identity, and motherhood. Her most recent play, ACE: THE EUGENE BULLARD STORY, is an epic bio-play about the first African-American fighter pilot.
She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Columbus State University and a columnist in The Columbusite, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, and American Theatre magazine.
BA: English, Princeton University
MFA: Dramatic Writing, NYU Tisch
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