Ali MacLean, an award-winning playwright and TV writer in Los Angeles, is a graduate of the Miami University actor’s program and the LaJolla Playhouse Conservatory. She has received the John Gassner Playwriting Award, the Julie Harris Playwright Award, the She NYC Arts Best Play Award, an O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference finalist spot, a Writers For Writers Fellowship, and the David Sedaris Humor Writing Prize, among others. Ali has worked with ANDTheatre, the Playwrights Realm, The Tank NYC, White Bear Theatre (UK), The Road Theatre, 24 Hour Plays, and Summer Salt, among others. She’s a member of EST/LA, Antaeus Theatre’s Playwrights Lab, The Honor Roll, The Cloud Factory, and the Dramatists Guild. Her work is published by Nation books, Applause Books, and Smith & Kraus.