Susan Arakawa wins award for MANKAI

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The folks at indieWIRE report:

MCKNIGHT WINNERS: The IFP/Minneapolis/St Paul has announced the 2004 McKnight Screenwriting Fellows:Susan Arakawa and Brad Pecelj.

Each receives a $25,000 cash award, a public reading of their winning screenplay, and guarantees admission into the 2004 IFP Market. Arakawa's "Mankai" is about a young Japanese sushi chef who moves to Brooklyn, and Pecelj's "An Unforgettable Stranger" is a mystery/drama about an unhappy married couple who meet two strangers.