Kanishk Pandey

Kanishk Pandey for The Fate of the Online Cow

Kanishk Pandey (he/him/his) is a writer originally from Davis, CA. At 16, he won first place in the Princeton Ten Minute Play Contest. At 19, he was a finalist for the 2018 O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference for COLONY, his first full-length play. In the fall of 2019, he graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, with a BFA in Dramatic Writing, and minors in Creative Writing and English Literature. Since then, his play Lanka in the Clouds was a featured part of The Tank’s 2020 Trashfest. He was a featured playwright at The Lark and was part of The Workshop Theater’s 2021 Spring Intensive, and his script, The Fate of the Online Cow, has received a Semi-Finalist position at both the O’Neill’s NPC and the Austin Film Festival. He is a founding member of the Submerged Writers Group. You can subscribe to his newsletter at themorningstar.substack.com and check out his podcast “Sadder Days”.

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About The Fate of the Online Cow
The Cow spends her life in front of a camera, playing video games for an active chat, earning money for her owners, Mud and Hue. But, when a game of Minecraft leads her to consider her own predicament, she comes to face the oppressive conditions she exists under.