Jennifer Haley was awarded the Susan Smith Blackburn Award in 2012 for her novel The Nether. The Center Theatre Group's production of the play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles earned seven Ovation Awards in 2013, including Playwriting. Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom and Breadcrumbs are two of her other works. Her work has been created at the Sundance Theatre Lab, the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and the Lark Play Development Center. She is a New Dramatists member.