Kathryn Walat

Dramatic writing, performing arts professor


  • B.A., creative writing, Brown University, 1996
  • M.F.A., playwriting, Yale University, 2003


Productions of plays at theaters across the country, including off-Broadway

Awards, recognitions and honors

Francesca Primus Citation 2010 from the American Theatre Critics Association; publication in "New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2007"; recipient, Audrey Wood Scholarship, Yale School of Drama; play commissions from MCC theater, Yale Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and Actors Theatre of Louisville


Playwrights' Coalition, MCC theater; Affiliated Playwright, New Georges theater company; Phi Beta Kappa

Publications and Presentations


  • “Tanya Barfield: On the Space-Time Continuum,” The Brooklyn Rail, 2015


  • "Bleeding Kansas," Samuel French, 2011
  • "Know Dog," Playscripts, 2010
  • "Miss Electricity," Playscripts, 2010
  • "Dramatics Magazine," 2008
  • "New Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2007," Smith & Kraus, 2008
  • "Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen," Samuel French, 2008
  • "Humana Festival 2007: Complete Plays," 2008
  • "New Monologues: for Women by Women II," 2005
  • "Know Dog," Salvage Vanguard Press, 2004
  • "International Women's Playwriting Anthology," 2003.