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‘Brokeback Mountain’ and ‘Crash’ Win Writers Awards

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Feb 06, 2006 | 7:59am EST

The writers of gay cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain and racial drama Crash were honored at the Writers Guild Awards (WGA) on Saturday with one gong each.

Brokeback Mountain scribes Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana's take on Annie Proulx's short story was named Best Adapted Screenplay, while Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco picked up Best Original Screenplay for Crash.

In the television categories, the huge team of writers for Lost, including creator JJ Abrams, were honored with Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, while Curb Your Enthusiasm star and writer Larry David's comedy show was named Best Writing in a Comedy Series.

Other TV winners included the writers of Grey's Anatomy, House, Warm Springs, Weeds, and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

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