- Steven Dietz
Steven Dietz's 30+ plays have been seen in more than 100 regional theatres as well as off-Broadway and internationally. He received the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award for his off-Broadway drama Fiction and his widely produced fable for young audiences Still Life with Iris. A two-time finalist for the Steinberg/ACTA New Play Award (Becky's New Car and Last of the Boys), Dietz has received the Edgar® Award for Best Play for Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure and the PEN Center USA Award in Drama for Lonely Planet. Other widely produced plays and adaptations include Yankee Tavern, Shooting Star, Inventing Van Gogh, Private Eyes, Dracula (from Bram Stoker) and God's Country. Dietz and his family divide their time between Seattle and Austin, Texas, where he teaches playwriting and directing at the University of Texas at Austin.