Wayne Paul Mattingly lives in Bronx, NYC, and has been involved in theatre for decades. Since focusing on playwriting in 2005, his plays have won multiple awards, produced in NYC, Westchester and Putnam, Los Angeles, San Francisco; Bangor, Maine; Denton & Houston, Texas; Chamblee, Georgia; Valdez, Alaska; Kuai, Hawaii; and London, England. 2014 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Artists Fellowship; 2015 Ronald Duncan Literary Prize Finalist; 2014 & 2015 Disquiet International Literary Program Short Play short-list scholarships, Lisbon, Portugal; 2015/16, 17/18 Can Serrat Playwright’s Residency Scholarship, Barcelona, Spain; 2014 Best Women’s Monologues, Smith & Kraus; Youth Dance, pub. by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2015. Where S/He Goes, IATI Theatre 2016 Cimientos Playwriting Program Finalist. Baby Gay, 2017 Best 10 Min Plays, Smith & Kraus. Founding Acting Company member & Literary Manager, The Misfits Ensemble, L.A.; Founding Artistic Director, Tiger’s Heart Players, N.Y. Member: NYC Playwrights, The Dramatist Guild, & Actors’ Equity Association.