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About: Matt Bukovac

Matt Bukovac

Kansas City, MO


Matt Bukovac is an award winning playwright and screenwriter, with an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and a BFA from the Purchase College Theater Arts and Film Conservatory.

He is the winner of the 2010 Venable Herndon Award for Screenwriting, a two-time nominee for the PONY Award, and a Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Residency alumnus.

His works include Variations of a Proposal, A Man’s Relationship with His Telephone, In the Dust, Immaculate, The Wolf’s Response to the Shepherd’s Call, Red Horse, The Flower Girl, Epicurean Summer, The Last Days of Coney Island, Furies, An Injury to One, Shadow in the Sun, Paris on the Plains, Over the Black Shield, Nights of the Cyclone and Hell Gate.

Matt is also the author of Rosen Publishing’s book In the News: Failed States, and his articles have been featured in the New York Real Estate Journal.



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