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'''Jessica Goldberg''' (b.born 1973) is an American [[playwright]], and screenwriter.
 
==Life==
Jessica is a graduate of the Dramatic Writing Program at [[New York University]], and [[The Juilliard School]]. She was a Tennessee Williams Fellow at [[The University of the South]], a recipient of The Le Compte de Nouy stipend, the first annual Helen Merrill Award, and a 2000 Berrilla Kerr Foundation Award.<ref>{{cite journal| url=http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-70396306.html| title=Berrilla Kerr Foundation awards| work=American Theatre |date=January 1, 2001| }}</ref>
 
She has been a resident at New River Dramatists, a member of PENAmericanCenter. Jessica is also a teacher with Spoken Interludes working with girls in the Dorthy Kirby Juvenille Detention Center.
 
''Get What You Need'' was commissioned by The Atlantic Theater Company (NY). ''Refuge'' premiered at Playwrights’Playwrights' Horizons, won the 1999 [[Susan Smith Blackburn Prize]], and has had subsequent productions including ''The Schaubuhne'' (West Berlin); The Hologram Theory, and Stuck. She recently completed a play, ''The Unbearable Truth'' for inner-city youth in East Los Angeles.
 
<blockquote>I felt like theater was more accessible to me, but I think in the back of my mind I always wanted to write screenplays. It's such a wonderful way to merge actual playwriting with narrative.<ref>{{cite news| url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117967386.html?categoryid=2607&cs=1| title=Jessica Goldberg: 10 Screenwriters to Watch| author=DAVID FRIEND| date=Jun. 21, 2007| work=Variety}}</ref></blockquote>
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