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Murray Mednick

Born: Aug 24, 1939

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Murray Mednick

Date of Birth : Aug 24, 1939
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Murray Mednick is an American playwright and poet. He's best known as founder of the Padua Hills Playwrights Workshop/Festival, where he served as artistic director from 1978 to 1995. He has received numerous awards for his plays, including two Rockefeller Grants and an OBIE.


  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Playwright

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Obie Award for Distinguished Plays
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