Scholar in the Arts
|Kate Danley is a USA TODAY Bestselling author and
twenty-five year veteran of stage and screen with a B.S. in
theatre from Towson University. She was one of four students
to be named a Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts.
She has sold over half-a-million books globally. She ranked as
the #20 author on all of Amazon March 2014. Her debut novel,
The Woodcutter (published by 47North) hit #6 on all of
Amazon, was honored with the Garcia Award for the Best
Fiction Book of the Year, 1st Place Fantasy Book in the
Reader Views Literary Awards, and was the winner of the
Sci-Fi/Fantasy category in the Next Generation Indie Book
Awards. Her book Maggie for Hire spent five weeks on the
USA Today Bestselling list as part of the boxed set Magic
After Dark and has been optioned for film and television
development. Queen Mab was honored with the McDougall
Previews Award for Best Fantasy Book of the Year and was
named the 1st Place Fantasy Book in the Reader Views
Reviewers Choice Awards.
Her plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles,
Bath (UK), Ottawa (CA), Grande Prairie (CA), Chicago,
Houston, Seattle, Anchorage, and across Maryland. Her first
full-length play Building Madness won the prestigious 2016
Panowski Playwriting Competition. Her second full-length
play, Bureaucrazy, was a semi-finalist in the O'Neill National
Playwriting Conference. Her screenplay Fairy Blood won 1st
Place in the Breckenridge Festival of Film Screenwriting
Competition in the Action/Adventure Category and her
screenplay American Privateer was a 2nd Round Choice in
the Carl Sautter Memorial Screenwriting Competition. Her
scripts The Playhouse, Dog Days, Sock Zombie, SuperPout,
and Sports Scents can be seen in festivals and on the internet.
She trained in on-camera puppetry with Mr. Snuffleupagus and
played the head of a 20-foot dinosaur on an NBC pilot. She
has over 300+ film, theatre, and television credits to her name.
She lost on Hollywood Squares.
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