Dan Dietz's plays include Dirigible, Blind Horses, Tilt Angel, and Americamisfit, and have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, and points in between. His play tempOdyssey received a rolling world premiere from the National New Play Network in 2006-07, premiering at Curious Theatre (Denver, CO), Studio Theatre (Washington, DC), Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN) and New Jersey Rep (Long Branch, NJ). Mr. Dietz has been honored with a James A. Michener Fellowship, a Josephine Bay Paul Fellowship, and the Austin Critics Table Award for Best New Play. He is a two-time finalist for the Princess Grace Award and a nominee for the Oppenheimer Award, the Osborn Award, and the ATCA/Steinberg Award. His short play Trash Anthem received the 2003 Heideman Award from the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Mr. Dietz is currently in residence at Salvage Vanguard Theater in Austin, Texas via the NEA/TCG Playwright Residency Program, where he is developing his latest play, The Difference Engine. He teaches playwriting at Florida State University.