Rita Dorsch

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Location
Pennsylvania
School
Carnegie Mellon University, University Of St Andrews
Expertise
Film, TV, Books, Theatre, Awards Shows
  • Rita began her entertainment writing career with an internship at Premiere Magazine.
  • Her fiction, poetry and plays have been shortlisted for international awards and published in anthologies.
  • She teaches creative writing and theatre for Penn State and works in outreach as a teaching artist for City Theatre, to help the next generation of writers find their voices.

Experience

Rita has covered film, TV, books and theatre for several outlets including Looper, CBR, The Film Experience, and Crooked Marquee. In addition to working as an entertainment and culture writer, she's authored several short stories, poems, and plays that have been shortlisted for awards and published in anthologies. She teaches writing and theatre for Penn State and helps to facilitate an outreach program as a teaching artist for Pittsburgh's City Theatre. Rita is a lifelong Oscars obsessive and a fan of everything from literary fiction to high fantasy and the poppiest of pop culture.

Education

Rita graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in English and drama. She earned her master's in creative writing from the University of St Andrews in Scotland where her dissertation received distinction.
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