John Pielmeier

John Pielmeier

JOHN PIELMEIER began his career with the play and movie Agnes of God. Since then he has had three more plays mounted on Broadway and over twenty-five film, television movies and miniseries produced. Most recently he has written and acted in the internationally successful limited series The Pillars of the Earth (named the 5th Best Miniseries of All Time!) and is currently prepping his stage adaptation of The Exorcist for its West End premiere in late autumn 2017. (It recently played in Birmingham England to glorious reviews and enthusiastic standing ovations.) His first novel, Hook’s Tale, is being published by Scribner in July 2017. In between he has received the Humanitas Award (plus two nominations), five Writers’ Guild Award nominations, a Gemini nomination, an Edgar Award, the Camie Award, a Christopher Award, and his projects have won a Gemini Award and been nominated for the Emmy Award (three times) and the Golden Globe Award. He is married to writer Irene O’Garden and makes his home in upstate New York. If you want to know more, please visit his website:
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