Gracie Gardner is the author of the plays Panopticon (Clubbed Thumb), Pussy Sludge (Munich Volkstheater), Athena (The Hearth), Worms (Playground Theater), and Malvolios (Drama Studio London). Her plays have received the Relentless Award, a Theatertreffen Stückemarkt Selection, a McKnight National Residency, and the James Stevenson Prize. She’s a member of New Dramatists, Ars Nova Play Group, and Less Than Rent. She’s a Youngblood alum and she’s under commission at Manhattan Theatre Club, Wise Music Group, and Ensemble Studio Theater. Her plays are published by Samuel French, Bloomsbury, and S. Fischer Verlag. She’s also worked as a video game writer for Annapurna Interactive, and she’s an EMT in Brooklyn.