Jelisa Jay Robinson is a Black American playwright from Houston, Texas. Her plays include The Stories of Us, Fae and Paciencia, Delivery, Circle and We Both Suck Our Teeth. Her work has been developed and/or presented at in various spaces across the country. She is a finalist for La Mansion Baldwin Writers Residency in France (2020), and a writer in the Rec Room Writers Group. Jelisa has held residencies with Vision Latino Theatre Company (Chicago), the National Playwrights Retreat (Colorado) and Texas State’s Black and Latino Playwrights Celebration.