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P.K. Simonds was born on Long Island and grew up in New York City, Connecticut and Massachusetts. He studied creative writing in high school and college, earning a degree in English at Harvard. He also pursued a passion for theater, directing Joe Orton's "Loot" at the A.R.T.'s Experimental Theater in Cambridge. After college he moved to Los Angeles and developed a career in television. In twenty-plus years as a writer, producer and "showrunner" of multiple TV series, Simonds assembled an eclectic resume, creating stories and dialogue for doctors, lawyers, cops, teenagers, vampires, aliens, royalty, assassins, spies, senators, demons and ghosts. He worked multiple seasons on such shows as CBS' "Beauty and the Beast" starring Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman (writing alongside fellow staff member George R.R. Martin); ABC's "Doogie Howser, M.D." starring Neil Patrick Harris; FOX's "Party of Five" starring Matthew Fox and Neve Campbell; the CW's "Reign" starring Adelaide Kane; and many others. His writing and producing have won recognition ranging from Humanitas to Prism awards, while his series have won Emmy, Golden Globe and Saturn awards. Simonds and his family live in Massachusetts, where he is alternating between television writing and work on a middle grade book series and several plays. The first of these plays, "Bearded Ladies", received a staged reading in July of 2018 at the Cape Cod Theater Project, starring Sam Waterston, and was recently named a semi-finalist for the O'Neill Theater Center's 2019 National Playwrights Conference. Further biographical information is available here: pksimonds.com

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