Arthur M. Jolly was recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. He has twice won the Joining Sword and Pen competition and was a finalist for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award. His published plays include A Gulag Mouse, Trash, Past Curfew, Long Joan Silver, The Christmas Princess, The Four Senses of Love, How Blue is My Crocodile, Snakes in a Lunchbox, Bailing Out, Almost Christmas, Thicker than Water, Moby (No Last Name Given), A Grain of Salt, Past Saturn, What the Well Dressed Girl is Wearing, Bath Time is Fun Time, The Bricklayer and a collection of ten minute plays Guilty Moments. Other produced plays include Of Rats and Men, Christmas Spirit, The Secret of Jarlsberg, Mopping the Stage, If You Could Go Back, and the radio play Thicker than Water(NPR). Jolly is a member of the WGA, The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, and The Dramatists Guild.
Arthur M. Jolly is represented by The Brant Rose Agency.