Saturday, October 5, 2019
10:00 a.m.
McAllen Chamber’s Creative Incubator
614 N. Main, McAllen

I am excited to announce the next presenter for the RGV Writers’ Connection.
Hope to see you there!



David Bennett Carren has directed, written or produced m

David B. Carren

ore than 200 films and television shows, including Star Trek: The Next Generation and Stargate, SG1.
His recognition as a screenwriter includes a First Place in the New York Television and Film Festival, a Grand Prize from the StoryPro Awards, a Writer’s Guild Award Nomination, finalist honors at the Austin Film Festival on multiple projects, and Platinum, Gold and Bronze Remi Awards. As a director, he earned a Silver Palm at the Mexico Film Festival for his feature film, The Red Queen.

His full-length play, Hunter’s Moon, was a semi-finalist in the 2014 Eugene O’Neil National Playwright’s Conference and his one act play, The End of Infinity, was a finalist in the Scribbler Theatre 2015 Play Competition. His one act Christmas, was performed at the Back Alley Theater in Los Angeles while another play, Comments, won South Texas College’s Ninth Annual Play Writing Contest. He has also produced and directed for the stage, including productions of Wait Until Dark and The Nerd.

Medallion Books published David’s first novel, No Power on Earth, Stonelock Pictures optioned his second novel, I’ve Killed Mother, and his short story If She Dies was published in Twisted Tales before David adapted it as an episode of The New Twilight Zone.

David earned his Bachelor in Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and his Master in Fine Arts at Spalding University. He is an Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley where he is the chair of the Department of Theatre.