Greg Mania is a writer, comedian, and award-winning screenwriter based in New York City. His words have been published in Vanity Fair, PAPER, Out, The Rumpus, HuffPost, among other international online and print platforms. His first book, Born to Be Public, will be published by CLASH Books in spring 2020.
He has also recently served as guest faculty teaching a series of writing workshops alongside other literary luminaries such as Roxane Gay and Chloe Caldwell for Personal Disclosures, which is exclusively sponsored by The Second City.
In film and TV, he has recently co-wrote and co-produced his first feature-length film, Deadman’s Barstool, which is currently being pending distribution. His pilot script, MANIA, has just won the Grand Prize of the Fourth Annual Stage 32 Comedy Writing Contest. He has also been named the Overall Winner of the Third Annual Filmmatic Screenplay Awards and Second Place Winner at WILLiFEST, was nominated for Best Script at the Ninth Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles and the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival, and, as of writing this, has also been named an official selection in comedy festivals and competitions in Austin, Portland, and Atlanta.
Please don’t let all these fancy awards and nominations fool you, he’s still on a family plan.