MIMI SCHMIR is a writer and producer based in Los Angeles. Her credits include the ABC television movie Trapped in a Purple Haze about teen heroin addiction in the suburbs, as well as multiple episodes as a writer and producer on the series Sweet Justice, HBO’s Strangers, Promised Land, Felicity, Party of Five, Shark and Grey’s Anatomy, for which she won a Writer’s Guild Award and was nominated for both Golden Globe and Emmy Awards.
Her Grey’s Anatomy episode "Save Me,” which explores the issue of breast cancer and pregnancy was nominated for an Environmental Media Award and her episode “Let It Be,” about the BRCA gene and prophylactic surgery was also honored at the Sentinel for Health Awards.
Mimi has written pilot scripts for Universal Television, Warner Brothers and Sony Television Studios, and is currently developing Pedro Almodovar’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at Fox Television Studios. She is currently writing a novel for Penguin/Putnam based on the “Hot Flashes” blog.
Originally from New Haven, Connecticut, Mimi is a graduate of Harvard University, is married to writer/producer Gary Glasberg and is the mother of two young boys.