Jenny Seidelman - Writer

Jenny Seidelman is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

Her plays have been produced, developed, and received readings at Dandelion Theatre, AstonRep Theatre Company, Eclectic Full Contact Theatre, Idle Muse Theatre Company, Ivy Theatre Company, Babes With Blades Theatre Company, Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, The Asylum Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Chicago One-Minute Play Festival (2013-2018), Cold Basement Dramatics, and her alma mater, Knox College, among others.

Jenny’s screenplays have placed in the Top 10% and been named Semifinalists or Quarterfinalists for BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest, the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), ScreenCraft's Drama Screenplay Contest and PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.

She lives in Chicago and is a recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.

Jenny is currently working on her first novel, The Bonediggers.