David Wiltse is an American novelist and playwright known for his versatility of form. He is the author of 12 novels, 14 plays and numerous screenplays and teleplays, including the CBS series "Ladies Man".
Mr. Wiltse was Playwright in Residence at the Westport Country Playhouse from 2007 to 2009. His comedy, "Doubles", ran on Broadway from 1985 to 1986. His recent works for the stage include The Good German, A Marriage Minuet", "Sedition, and Hatchetman.
As a novelist he created the character John Becker who was featured in a six book series consisting of the titles Prayer For The Dead, Close To The Bone, The Edge Of Sleep, Into The Fire, Bone Deep, and Blown Away.
- Drama Desk Award for "Most Promising Playwright" for Suggs
- Position of playwright-in-residence at the Westport Country Playhouse
- Edgar Allan Poe Award for Revenge of the Stepford Wives
- Best 100 Books of the Year, NY Times for The Wedding Guest
- Best 100 Books of the Year, Time Out, London for The Edge of Sleep
- Literary Guild, Main Selection, The Edge of Sleep
- Book of the Month Club Selection, The Serpent
- Multiple grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts
- Crazy Horse And Three Stars
- A Marriage Minuet
- Scramble! (formerly Hatchetman)
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