Deborah Salem Smith

 

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National Lambda Literary Award finalist in Drama, 2016

Huntington Theatre Playwriting Fellow, 2015-2017

New Play Commission, Trinity Repertory Company, 2014

Commission, Defeat is an Orphan (one-act), Lifespan Hospitals, 2013

Love Alone: IRNE Award finalist for Best New Play of 2013

Bray Visiting Scholar/Creative Artists Fellowship, Alpert Medical School at Brown University, 2012-2013

Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, 2011

Honorable Mention, Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, 2011

MacDowell Colony Residency, 2010

Playwright-in-Residence, Trinity Repertory Company, Rhode Island, 2007-present

Fulbright Emerging American Artist (Playwriting) Fellowship, Dublin, Ireland, 2004-2005

Rhode Island School of Design Humanities Travel Award to Belfast, Ireland, 2004

Andrew Mellon National Fellowship in the Humanities, 2001-2002

Hopwood Major Essay Award, 1999

Nominated for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award and the David & Linda Moscow Prize for Excellence in Teaching, University of Michigan, 1999

University of Michigan Travel Grant Award, Oxford, England, 1998

Colby Fellowship in Creative Writing, University of Michigan, 1997

Roy W. Cowden Memorial Fellowship in Poetry, University of Michigan, 1997

Francis LeMoyne Page Visual Arts Award, Princeton University, 1996

Morris W. Croll Poetry Prize, Honorable Mention, Princeton University, 1996

Ward Poetry Prize for Superior Work in Poetry, Princeton University, 1995