Catya McMullen is a Brooklyn based playwright. Over her last year in New York, Catya has written and received sold out readings of multiple plays by a number of companies including Rubber Ducks and Sunsets, The Collective with Ground UP Productions, and When Predator Dies with The Shelter. She is a 2011 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, where Missed Connection was produced as a part of their Department of Dramatic Art’s first annual 24 Hour Play Festival, and her play The Collective received its first production. She is a company member with Ground UP Productions and a student at ESPA at Primary Stages. Special thanks to her family, the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC Chapel Hill, Craig, his list, and her flannel toting, professionally cat socializing friends, without whom her writing would be considerably less inspired.