Steve Yockey is a Los Angeles based writer with work produced throughout the country, Europe, and Asia. Afterlife, Octopus, Large Animal Games, CARTOON, Subculture, Very Still & Hard to See, The Fisherman's Wife, and Wolves are published & available from Samuel French. This season, Pluto will open in a National New Play Network rolling world premiere at Actor’s Express (Atlanta), Know Theatre (Cincinnati), Forum Theatre (Washington D.C.), and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre (Orlando). The Thrush & The Woodpecker will also premiere in the 2014 SOURCE Festival in Washington, DC. Steve is a Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia and holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (2008). He was one of two writers selected for the first US/Australia playwright exchange in February 2013, sponsored by NNPN and Playwriting Australia and is the recipient of the 2013 LA Weekly Playwriting Award for Very Still & Hard to See. Steve writes on the MTV series Awkward and is currently adapting Simon Doonan’s Confessions of a Window Dresser and Zenescope’s Monster Hunters’ Survival Guide for Relativity Television.