Liza Birkenmeier was the Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Ars Nova where her play Dr. Ride’s American Beach House premiered in 2019 (New York Times Critics Pick, Time Out New York Critics Pick, and Finalist for Lambda Literary Award in Drama.)  Honestly Sincere appeared online in collaboration with TiQ (Critics Pick, NYT Best of 2021.) Please Welcome Our Guest was part of MTC’s Snapshot Series. Islander, devised with collaborator Katie Brook, premiered live at HERE in August of 2021. Upcoming: F*ck7thGrade, a musical collaboration with Jill Sobule, to premiere at the Wild Project, October 2022. Her work has been developed at The Public Theater, Mercury Store, Dixon Place, Invisible Dog, Prelude Festival, Playwrights Realm, NYSAF, University Settlement, Lincoln Center, and elsewhere. Current commissions: Clubbed Thumb, MTC, Concord/Samuel French. She is a New Georges Resident Artist, and a Hambidge, Macdowell, Millay, and Yaddo Fellow.