Kathryn Maughan grew up in Roy, Utah and moved to New York City in 1993. She graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and then moved to Costa Rica for eighteen months. Upon her return to New York, she enrolled in Columbia University, where she majored in literature and fiction writing. Later she enrolled in New York University/Tisch School of the Arts’ Dramatic Writing program, from which she got her Master’s of Fine Arts in 2005. Kathryn’s ten-minute play, Aftermath, was a finalist for the 2004 Heideman Award at the
Actors Theatre of Louisville. A screenplay, White Space, was a quarter-finalist with the
PAGE International Screenwriting Competition and a semi-finalist with Scriptapalooza
2005. A personal essay, A Love Story, took third place in the 2007 Eugene England
Memorial Essay contest. She is the author of the novel Did I Expect Angels? published in 2007.
The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund | 2011