Angus Fletcher


Angus Fletcher is the Black List and Nicholl award-winning screenwriter of Middle Earth (produced by Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, directed by Michel Apted), Wee Free Men (produced by Allison Thomas and Gary Ross, based on the novel by Terry Pratchett), and Variable Man  (produced by Isa Dick and Electric Shepherd, based on the novella by Philip K. Dick). He earned his PhD from Yale and has published articles on dramatic ethics and practice in Critical Inquiry, New Literary History, The Journal of the History of Philosophy, and a dozen other academic journals. His book Evolving Hamlet appeared on Palgrave in 2011, and his research and writing has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanties, the National Science Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation. Prior to coming to Ohio State, he taught at USC, Stanford, and Teach for America.

Areas of Expertise
  • Screenwriting
  • American Film and Television
  • Ancient and Renaissance Drama
  • PhD, Yale.