Eric Pfeffinger is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America whose work has been produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Geva, the Phoenix, Childsplay, City Theatre of Miami, 16th Street Theatre, and elsewhere. He has developed new plays through workshops and readings at PlayPenn, Page 73, Chicago Dramatists, Write Now, Red Bull, the Rattlestick, available light, Theatre of NOTE, Deep Dish, Long Island University, and others. He's written new plays on commissions from the InterAct, Imagination Stage, the Signature and the Bloomington Playwrights Project, and his plays have been published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus, Dramatics magazine, Howlround and Indie Theatre Now. He's received awards from the Ohio Arts Council, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the Midwestern Playwrights Festival. He's writing a screenplay for Relativity, has written for American Theatre and National Lampoon, wrote and illustrated the daily comic strip Bleak Street, co-founded the comedy/improv troupe Don't Throw Shoes, and is co-author of the novel The High-Impact Infidelity Diet, published by Crown and available on finer remainder tables everywhere. He's also co-creator of the web series Sad Dads and Rust Belt Rep. He lives in Toledo, Ohio, and enjoys a robust midwestern humility.