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B.J. Burton, playwright and teacher, is the author of several full-length plays, including Lobelia Lodge, Hunting Season, For The Record, Room For Love, and The Dangers of Lightning. Her plays have been produced and/or developed at InterAct Theatre Company in Philadelphia, Hedgerow Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Source, Pittsburgh New Works Festival at City Theatre, Players Club of Swarthmore, Widener University, Six Women Playwriting Festival, and The Brick Playhouse, among others. Honors include two Fellowships from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, finalist for the Heideman Award, semifinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, and finalist in the Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. She received her B.A. in Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and continued with post-graduate work at American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and Villanova University. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing - Playwriting at Rosemont College, where she currently teaches. Her work is published by Samuel French and Applause Books. Memberships include AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and The Dramatists Guild.

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