Katie Kirk

Dramatic Writer
Class of 2024


Katie Kirk is a playwright & screenwriter originally from Northwest Indiana, currently living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

In 2023, Katie received Carnegie Mellon University’s Mary Marlin Fisher Playwriting Award for their full-length comedy EGGMAN. Katie’s ten-minute play ONE HUNDRED BEES received a public NYC reading presentation as part of Theater Masters’ Take Ten playwriting competition and will be published by Concord Theatricals. 

Their plays have been staged or developed with organizations including Theater Masters, Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, The Playwrights Realm Script Share program, the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Theatre Association, and The PlayGround Experiment, as well as adapted into a short film. Katie’s a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Playwrights’ Center.

Website: katiejkirk.com

BA & MA, English — University of Kentucky

MFA, Dramatic Writing — Carnegie Mellon University