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Dorothy Fortenberry

Extrapolations, Executive Producer

Dorothy Fortenberry is a playwright, screenwriter, and essayist. She is the 2021 laureate of the George W. Hunt, S.J., Prize for Journalism, Arts, and Letters for outstanding work in the category of fiction writer or dramatist. Fortenberry’s plays and their performances include Partners at Actors’ Theatre of Louisville; Species Native to California at IAMA Theatre; Good Egg at Red Fern Theatre; and Caitlin and the Swan at The Management. A television writer and producer, she has worked on “Extrapolations” for Apple TV+, “The 100” for the CW Network, and “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu. Fortenberry’s essays have appeared in Commonweal Magazine and The Los Angeles Review of Books. Her recognition includes the Producers Guild of America award and two Writers Guild of America awards.

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