Bio

Mora V. Harris writes character-driven comedies under a blanket in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Notable productions of her work include The Weird Sisters Theatre Project, The Women’s Theatre Festival, 5th Wall Productions, and Pittsburgh Opera, in addition to multiple productions at high schools and colleges. Her work has received development through City Theatre Company, The Hangar Theatre, Alliance/Kendeda, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Kennedy Center’s Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Fellowship. She was a two-time National Finalist for the Kennedy Center's John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play, and a Second Place winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Script Competition. Her work has been published by Smith & Kraus and Playscripts, Inc. She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and Theater from Oberlin College and an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied with Rob Handel. She works as a teaching artist for City Theatre and teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh. She is Pittsburgh's Regional Co-Representative for the Dramatist Guild. 

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