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Emma Goldman-Sherman



Emma Goldman-Sherman believes in the power of theatre to confer healing and agency on audiences. They are an autistic, gender-dysphoric, queer, feminist playwright whose work has been produced on 4 continents. Their full-length plays have been finalists for BAPF, Henley Rose, Unicorn (3x), Cutting Ball (3x). Campfire, and Bechdel Test Festival. Abraham’s Daughters is available as a podcast at They earned an MFA in Theatre from the University of Iowa where they received a Norman Felton Fellowship, the Richard Maibaum Award for plays addressing social justice, and a Jane Chambers from ATHE. Residencies at Millay, Ragdale and WordBridge. Published with Brooklyn Publishers, Next Stage Press, Smith & Kraus, Applause, Smith Scripts (UK), and others. Member: Dramatists Guild, LMDA and Honor Roll! In 2019, Emma created to support women+ writers. More information is available at

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