Denise Pullen
Denise Pullen’s screenplay Riding Fire was awarded a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (2002) Fellowship and it received a staged reading at the Summer New Plays Series in 2001 at Carnegie Mellon. Following the Sloan Summit in Los Angeles in 2002, she was given an opportunity to participate in The Hamptons International Film Festival Writer’s Workshop 2003, where she had the privilege of mentorship with Michael Weller and Maggie Greenwald. Pullen’s play, Phone Noir won a John Pasquin Residency award at Beloit College where it was produced in 2001, and it was read Off-Broadway at the Titan’s Theater Company in 2002. She holds a B.F.A. in Directing and an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon, where she teaches playwriting for their pre-college program. Pullen is currently on the theater faculty at Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania. Denise Pullen was awarded a Screenwriting grant at Carnegie Mellon in 2000 for Riding Fire

Sloan-awarded films