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Writer Grace Edwards Joins Alan Kingsberg in TV Writing Guest Series Oct. 1

grace edwardsGrace Edwards, a writer on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Loosely Exactly Nicole," will be interviewed by Alan Kingsberg at the Manhattan Center for Creative Writing and Film on Monday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the second installment of the new TV Writing Guest Series being offered at the Center.

Hosted by Stony Brook Southampton head of TV Writing Alan Kingsberg , the new series features in-depth discussions with TV writers and showrunners about the writing process, writers’ rooms, and a specific script or episode they’ve written.

Grace Edwards has worked as a writer on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Loosely Exactly Nicole." Edwards is also the creative voice behind the reboot announced this summer of "Daria," the animated MTV classic coming from the company’s new production unit, MTV Studios.

As preparation for the October 1 program, all those attending are requested to watch Season 3,  Episode 06 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Is a Feminist" and Season 2, Epsode 2 of "Loosely Exactly Nicole: Thirsty Babies."

The next guest slated to appear in the series at the Manhattan Center will be Soo Hugh , showrunner for "Pachinko" (in development), "The Whispers" and "The Terror," on November 5, also at 7:30 p.m.

Seating for this series is limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. All those who wish to attend the Grace Edwards program on October 1, or the Soo Hugh discussion on November 5 should RSVP to leland.gill@stonybrook.edu as soon as possible.

The Manhattan Center for Creative Writing and Film is located at 535 Eighth Avenue, fifth floor. The TV Writing Special Guest interviews and Q&A sessions are in the South Space. For more information, contact Leland Gill at leland.gill@stonybrook.edu .

 

 

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