Photo by Emma Mead

Maura Pennington

Maura lives in Los Angeles.

She used to be a writer.

Maura received the Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Prize in Russian from Dartmouth College and the Melville B. Nimmer Memorial Prize in Copyright from UCLA.

She wrote and performed sketch comedy with Sweetish.

I have an incredible, passionate desire to live, and to live means always to push forward, towards higher things, towards perfection, and to achieve it.
— Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago