Bonnie
Culver

Bonnie Culver is the Co-Founder and Director of the Wilkes University Creative Writing Low-Residency Program. Bonnie Culver’s 20 plays have been produced from NY to LA by colleges, regional theatres, and equity companies. Marlee Matlin’s Solo One Production Company optioned RAINING RAINBOWS, her fourth film. In 2004, her play SNIPER won the New Jersey Arts Council Perry Award for Excellence in the Production of an Original Play and completed a first class equity showcase at Center Stage, NYC. SNIPER was included in the Richard and Betty Burdick National Playwriting Reading series, an annual event that showcases “the best in American contemporary theatre.” The screenplay version of SNIPER was a Sundance Film Development Program finalist. Dr. Culver holds a Ph.D. from Binghamton University and has taught creative writing, theatre, and literature as a full-time teacher, drama coach, and artist-in-the schools for over thirty years. She has served higher education as a faculty member, dean, and creative writing administrator. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, a Board member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), an executive board member of the Norman Mailer Society, and president of the James Jones Society.

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