Abbey Fenbert is a writer from Detroit, MI. Her work celebrates empathy, comedy, living in truth, aggro-theater, and women having lots of lines.
She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University and a BA from NYU. Her original plays have been produced by the Boston Playwrights' Theatre, the Boston Theater Marathon, the KNOW Theatre, the Gallatin Arts Festival and a student collaborative at Indiana University. She's received multiple honors from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, including the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting. Additional short pieces are slated for publication in anthologies from Smith & Kraus. Fenbert belongs to the Dramatists' Guild and is a 2015-16 Core Apprentice with the Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis.
Fenbert has worked and studied in New York and Boston, and completed three years of Peace Corps service in Ukraine.