Since moving to New York City over ten years ago, Seth Kramer has been honored to receive such playwriting awards as the George R. Kernodle Award, the Kennedy Center's Award for Playwriting Excellence, the New York Thespian Award, and the Iowa Writers Alliance Prize; he has also been a three-time finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville Heideman Award. In 1999, Mr. Kramer was one of three writers to receive a grant from the Peter S. Reed Foundation, and in 2004 his writing was recognized with an award from the Davis Foundation. His screenplay Going to Ground is currently under option with Wild Bear Films, and is slated to be directed in 2005 by Peter Webber (Girl with a Pearl Earring). Mr. Kramer was a finalist for the 2001 Nicholl Fellowship, and a semi-finalist in the Reader's Digest Hollywood Screenwriters Contest (2002); his writing has received praise from the Iowa Screenwriters Alliance.
Mr. Kramer's collection of seven short plays, After the Beep, is published by Dramatic Publishing Company. His plays can also be found in the Dramatic Publishing anthology 25-in-10, and in the Applause anthology Best Short Plays of 2001. His full-length play Debt, a second collection of short plays titled Special Days, and several stand-alone one-acts are published by Playscripts, Inc. Mr. Kramer is the founder of Word of Mouth Productions.