Nat Bennett

Teenage Gorilla

Trophy Husband


Nat Bennett is co-writer, with Sam Rosen, of the feature Stuck Between Stations, which premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival and was distributed by Lions Gate. He is co-writer and co-director, also with Rosen, of the forthcoming independent feature Trophy Husband and co-writer the stage play Ham Lake, which he and Rosen adapted as a screenplay that was twice optioned. Co-writer of the pilot script Gimme Shelter for MTV, Bennett worked with Josh Hartnett to polish the screenplay Wish You Were Here prior to its sale to Dreamworks. Last year he adapted the novel Ground Up for a script commissioned by Persona Films. Bennett is also co-writer of the stage musical Therapy Rocks, the unproduced film script, Single, and the short film Betrayed, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. A graduate of New York University’s MFA fiction program, he has published work in several forms, including short story, essay, and (again as co-author) the award-winning parenting book, Why Do They Act That Way? He is a senior lecturer in essay writing at NYU.