Sarah Treem

Television writer Sarah Treem’s work with Hagai Levi, adapting In Treatment for an American audience, led to their collaboration on the Golden Globe-winning The Affair. Treem graduated from Yale in 2002 and earned an MFA from Yale in 2005, interning at New Dramatists and writing a number of plays. In 2008 she landed a job as a writer on In Treatment, the American adaptation of Israeli writer Hagai Levi’s series about a therapist and his patients. Over the next three years, she worked her way up to co-producer on the show. After a brief stint as a writer and producer on House of Cards in 2013, she reconnected with Levi, who had served as her mentor, to create The Affair, a complex series in which the main characters have contradictory memories and perspectives of the same events. The pair won a Golden Globe for The Affair in 2014. Beyond her television work, Treem has continued to write plays, including Mirror, Mirror, The How and the Why, and When We Were Young and Unafraid.

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Date of Birth
1980
Birthplace

Boston, MA
United States

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sarah Treem." (Viewed on May 21, 2019) <https://jwa.org/people/treem-sarah>.

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