Robert Moulthrop is a playwright and fiction writer. In 2016, Enchanted Lion Books published his 2017 ALA Batchelder Award-winning translation of the critically acclaimed Danish children’s picture book "Cry, Heart, But Never Break" by Glenn Ringtved and Charlotte Pardi.
His plays have won awards for writing and performance at the New York International Fringe Festival, received festival production by Short + Sweet, Gallery Players, NYU, and have received developments and readings with the National New Play Network, Northern Stage, Urban Stages Theatre, Abingdon Theatre Company, and Active Theatre.
Robert's short fiction has been published in journals and publications including Tahoma Literary Review, Reed, Berkeley Fiction Review, Confrontation, and awarded prizes by Helen Magazine, Literal Latte and others. He has received a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for prose fiction. Robert has worked in marketing, copywriting, and communications roles for non-profits, financial services organizations, and theatrical producers. He lives and works in New York City.