Joseph Kenny is a professional writer who helps individuals and businesses enhance their written communications and tell their unique and powerful stories.
Mr. Kenny was the Outstanding Graduate of the College of Fine Arts at Arizona State University (ASU) and a graduate of the Master of Professional Writing program at the University of Southern California (USC). He has studied with luminaries and mentors including, Academy Award-Winner Robert Pirosh (Battleground), Jerome Lawrence (Inherit the Wind), James Ragan (Lusions), Paul Gillette (Play Misty For Me), Shelley Berman (Up In The Air), John Rechy (City of Night), and in workshops, masters classes, and seminars with Neil Simon (The Odd Couple), Edward Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Peter Stone (1776, Father Goose), and others.
Joseph is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Authors League of America. He served as a writer and producer on The Exceptional Child television series (PBS), and as the writer of Pete Rose’s Reach For The Sky (Appledown Entertainment).
His stage play, In August The Jewelweed Cried, was produced as part of Jerome Lawrence’s Octet play series at USC. And, his play Out of the Shadows was produced in Los Angeles. His earlier screenplay draft titled, The Conjur’ Man, received recognition from the New Century Writer Awards, The Chesterfield Writer’s Film Project, and the Writers Guild of America, East Foundation Fellowship Awards.
Mr. Kenny has worked as a consultant and marketing professional with leading Hollywood talent and film production entities, and served as the director of the 1986 Scottsdale Film Festival, produced in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Film Institute.
Joseph Kenny is currently developing stories for film and television.