Dickey Nesenger began her work in the film business in 1973 as a documentary and commercial film editor in New York. After moving to Los Angeles in 1978, she worked as a script supervisor on films, television series, commercials and music videos, and alongside such luminaries are Orson Welles and John Frankenheimer. Her screenplay, Commercial was sold to Lighthouse Productions in Los Angeles. Also a playwright, Dickey's plays have received numerous awards and productions throughout the United States. The Green Lake Monster, a finalist for the prestigious National Heineman Award at Theatre of Louisville for “Best Ten-Minute Play,” was published in Knock and nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2006. She received her MFA in Creative Writing through Goddard College, and currently teaches dramatic writing at Richard Hugo House and Antioch University Seattle, and is a frequent lecturer at Screenwriters' Salon Seattle.