Dave Osmundsen is a playwright and dramaturg whose work has been seen and developed at the Kennedy Center, B Street Theatre, the William Inge Theatre Festival, the Midwest Dramatists Conference, Phoenix Theatre Company, and others. His play LIGHT SWITCH was a semi-finalist for the 2020 National Playwrights Conference, a finalist for the Carlo Annoni Playwriting Prize, and was longlisted for the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. His one-act, A FIREWORK UNEXPLODED, was published in the inaugural issue of The Dionysian and was a semi-finalist for the NYC Audio Theatre Writing Contest. His play STUPID, FAT, UGLY was a semi-finalist for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference. He is currently pursuing his MFA in Dramatic Writing from Arizona State University.