Gwyneth Forsythe graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with BAs in Theatre Arts and History, honors in both. In 2020, she worked as a Development Intern at Cartel Pictures (Los Angeles). In the spring of 2021, she completed her MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen from Northwestern University, where she won the Krevoy Screenwriting Prize for her television pilot, White Dog Rises. While in Chicago, Gwyneth produced several theatre productions, worked as a freelance writer, teaching artist, and adjunct faculty for the City Colleges of Chicago. Recently, she has returned to Iowa City to work with the IYWP and to write and produce more plays.