Deborah Yarchun

Deborah Yarchun is a New York-based playwright who lived in Minneapolis from 2013-2015. She was a two-time Jerome Fellowship recipient at The Playwrights’ Center and has received an EST/Sloan Commission, The Kennedy Center’s Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, the Kernodle New Play Award, a Tennessee Williams Scholarship, University of Iowa’s Richard Maibaum Playwriting Award, and the Iowa Arts Fellowship.

Deborah was the Dorit & Gerald Paul Artist in Residence at Indiana University for Spring 2016. Her play Great White was an Honorable Mention for the 2016 Relentless Award. She holds an MFA in playwriting from the University of Iowa.

Cultivating drama that burns and music that sates.