Popular screenwriter who earned an Academy Award for writing the designed screenplay for the 2004 drama Brokeback Hill. She examined at Eastern New Mexico School. In 1997, she first browse Brokeback Hill as a brief story compiled by Annie Proulx within an concern of THE BRAND NEW Yorker. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She helped compose the screenplay for Brokeback Hill, which starred Jake Gyllenhaal.