Molly Smith Metzler grew up in Kingston, New York. Her plays -- including Elemeno Pea, The May Queen, Close Up Space, Carve, and Training Wisteria -- have been produced across the country and off-broadway at such theaters as Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), South Coast Repertory, Summer Play Festival (SPF), Cherry Lane Mentor Project, Chautauqua Theeatre Company, Geva, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, and The Kennedy Center, where she was the recipient of three Kennedy Center National Student Playwrighting awards. Molly is an alum of Ars Nova Play Group and the Primary Stages writers group in New York; she studied playwrighting at Boston University, NYU Tisch, and The Juilliard School. A member of EST and The Dramatists Guild, she is currently under commission at South Coast Rep, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Manhattan Theatre Club. She lives in New York.