Arthur M. Jolly was recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. His published plays include A Gulag Mouse (Finalist Woodward/Newman Drama Award, 2010 Joining Sword and Pen winner), Trash (2012 Joining Sword and Pen winner), Past Curfew, Long Joan Silver, The Christmas Princess, How Blue is My Crocodile, Snakes in a Lunchbox, What the Well Dressed Girl is Wearing, Bath Time is Fun Time, The Four Senses of Love, The Bricklayer and a collection of ten minute plays Guilty Moments. Other produced plays include Bailing Out, Of Rats and Men, The Secret of Jarlsberg, Mopping the Stage, If You Could Go Back, and the radio play Thicker than Water (KSUF and other NPR stations.) Jolly is a member of the WGA, The Dramatists Guild and the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.
Arthur M. Jolly is represented by The Brant Rose Agency.