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Rebecca Phillips Epstein is a screenwriter, essayist, and dramaturg, originally from New York City. Her work has been featured in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Human Parts by Medium, and in the anthology collection Theater Artists Making Theatre With No Theater: Spring 2020.

Most recently, Rebecca wrote the pilot episode of the anthology web series Hot Spot, which was a 2020 SeriesFest Special Selection. She was the Writers’ Assistant on Emily in Paris and the Roseanne revival, and before that she worked for writer/showrunner Hilary Winston on her CBS series Bad Teacher.

As a dramaturg and literary manager, has collaborated on productions at The Geffen Playhouse, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Yale Repertory Theatre, Studio 42, IAMA, and The Playwright’s Realm, among others.

Rebecca holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.