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 and developed by the Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Matrix Theatre Company, the Boston Theater Marathon, the KNOW Theatre, the Vagrancy and the Berkshire Playwrights Lab, among others. She's received multiple honors from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, including the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting. Her short works have been published in anthologies from Smith & Kraus, and other writing can be found online at The Toast, McSweeney's, The Offing and American Theatre Magazine.
Fenbert is currently based in Los Angeles, where she is Literary Manager of the Vagrancy Theatre Company.