Trish Harnetiaux is a Brooklyn-based writer. Her play Tin Cat Shoes premiered in 2018 kicking off Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks (Playwrights Horizons Superlab). Currently she is developing Bender and Brian, an epic tale of subversive Breakfast Club fan fiction (Exponential Festival, Prelude Festival, forthcoming JACK) and We Are Not Well (Clifford Odets Commission).  

Other plays include: How to Get into Buildings (New Georges, The Brick, Soho Rep Lab), Welcome to the White Room (Theatre of NOTE, Glass Mind Theatre), and If You Can Get To Buffalo (Incubator Arts Project, Son of Semele Ensemble, The Acme Corporation) all published by Samuel French. Other, other plays are: Weren’t You In My Science Class? (Ars Nova Play Group, Prelude Festival), Straight On Til Morning (78th Street Theatre Lab, Broadway Play Publishing), and an adaptation of Shirley Jackson's novel, The Bird's Nest, titled Your Pretty Little World

Harnetiaux was an Executive Producer on the off-beat comedy series Driver Ed that premiered at 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. She has been a resident at MacDowell, Yaddo, The Millay Colony, and SPACE at Ryder Farm. She was a member of the Ars Nova Play Group and the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab. Affiliate member of New Georges. MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College. Her novel, White Elephant, is forthcoming this fall (Simon & Schuster). UK edition The Secret Santa (Penguin Random House).

A Washington State native, she's partial to hard rain and volcanic ash.


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