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country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Brown University, Yale School of Drama, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
occupation: playwright, university teacher, writer
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, MacArthur Fellows Program, Pulitzer Prize for Drama
student of: Paula Vogel
Lynn Nottage (born November 2, 1964) is an American playwright whose work often deals with the lives of marginalized people. She is a professor of Playwriting at Columbia University.
She was the first (and remains the only) woman to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice; the first in 2009 for Ruined, and the second in 2017 for Sweat.
Nottage was included in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2019.
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