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Maria Dahvana Headley (born June 21, 1977 in Estacada, Oregon) is an American writer.
Total Books: 27
She graduated from Vallivue High School in Caldwell, Idaho, in 1995, and attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program from 1996-2000.
Headley is married to Robert Schenkkan, a playwright and screenwriter, who won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1992 for his play, The Kentucky Cycle.
A playwright herself, Headley's play Drive Me and Last of the Breed have been produced at Boise Contemporary Theater in Boise, Idaho .
Headley is a 2006 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and has attended The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, The Sundance Playwright's Lab, The Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices workshop, Brave New Works, and the WordBridge Playwright's Lab. She has received awards from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (N.F.A.A), and WordSmitten Media, Inc. (WordSmitten.com), among others, and her fiction has been anthologized in Susie Bright's Best American Erotica 2005 and The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica Volume 4. She has been a featured author at Bumbershoot, Wordstock, and The Texas Book Festival.
Headley is a founding member of The Memoirists Collective, a writer's group consisting of the authors Danielle Trussoni, Josh Kilmer-Purcell, and Hillary Carlip. The Collective's stated goal is to "identify and nurture new talent in nonfiction, as well as to encourage collaborative and creative promotion."