|Born||July 12, 1956|
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Mark Dunn (born July 12, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American author and playwright. He studied film at Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis) followed by post-graduate work in screenwriting at the University of Texas at Austin moving to New York in 1987 where he worked in the New York Public Library whilst writing plays in his free time.
Among the thirty plays Dunn has written (as of 2015), Belles and Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain have been produced over one hundred and fifty times. Dunn is playwright-in-residence with the New Jersey Repertory Company and the Community Theatre League in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
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Published full-length plays
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- Belles (1989)
- Minus Some Buttons (1991)
- Sand Pies and Scissorlegs (1992)
- Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain (1994)
- Judge and Jury (1994)
- Frank's Life (1998)
- Cabin Fever: A Texas Tragicomedy (2000)
- The Deer and the Antelope Play (2001)
- Helen's Most Favorite Day (2005)
- Dix Tableaux (2007)
- A Delightful Quarantine (2007)
- PIGmalion (2010)
- Seven Interviews (2014)
Dunn has also written seven novels:
- Ella Minnow Pea (2001)
- Welcome to Higby (2002)
- Ibid: A Life (2004)
- The Calamitous Adventures of Rodney And Wayne (2009)
- Under the Harrow (2010)
- American Decameron (2012)
- We Five (2015).