MICHAEL ZAM is a screenwriter, television writer, and playwright. He was a co-creator, writer and co-producer on the Ryan Murphy FX miniseries, Feud: Bette & Joan, nominated for 18 Emmy's, based on his Black-Listed screenplay, Best Actress. Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon stared in the 2017 series. He has also written scripts for DreamWorks, and has several film, TV and stage projects in development. He wrote the book to Off-Broadway musical The Kid, based on Dan Savage’s memoir, for which he won the Outer Critics Circle, BMI’s Jerry Bock Award, and the Jonathan Larson Prize, and was nominated for Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, and GLAAD Media Awards. He teaches screenwriting, television writing and film and theater studies at NYU, and has twice been given his department’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Since 1999 Michael has been leading a sold-old program in London on British Theatre.