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Beth Henley

Beth Henley won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best American Play for Crimes of the Heart (1978) and was nominated for an Academy Award for her screenplay based on the play. Her most recent plays include Sisters of the Winter Madrigal (2003) and Ridiculous Fraud (2007). Her screenwriting credits also include Nobody's Fool, True Stories (written with David Byrne), and Miss Firecracker, based on her play The Miss Firecracker Contest (1979).