MARK DUNN (Playwright) Mark Dunn is the author of several books and over thirty full-length plays, a dozen of which have been published in acting edition. Mark has received over 200 productions of his work for the stage throughout the world, with translations of his plays into French, Italian, Dutch and Hungarian. His play North Fork (later retitled Cabin Fever: A Texas Tragicomedy when it was picked up for publication by Samuel French) premiered at NJ Rep in 1999 and has since gone on to receive numerous productions throughout the U.S. Mark is also co-author with NJ Rep composer-in-residence Merek Royce Press of Octet: A Concert Play, which received its world premiere at NJ Rep in 2000. Two of Mark's plays, Helen's Most Favorite Day and Dix Tableaux, which received their first staged readings at NJ Rep have gone on to publication and national licensing by Samuel French. Mark's novels include the award-winning Ella Minnow Pea, Welcome to Higby, Ibid, the children's novel Rodney and Wayne, and Under the Harrow, which was published this year by MacAdam/Cage. Mark teaches creative writing and leads playwriting seminars around the country, in addition to serving as Vice President of the non-profit PULA (People United for Libraries in Africa) which he founded with his wife Mary in 2002.

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