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Margaret Edson

Born: Jul 4, 1961

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Profession: Teacher

Nationality: United States

Margaret Edson

Date of Birth : Jul 4, 1961
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Margaret Edson is an American playwright. She is a recipient of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Wit. She has been a public school teacher since 1992.


  • Teacher
  • Playwright


  • Peter Edson
  • Joyce Winnifred Edson


  • Linda Merrill


  • Pete Merrill
  • Timothy Edson Merrill

Awards Won

  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama
  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play
  • Outer Critics Circle Award for John Gassner Playwriting Award
  • Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play
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