Chisa Hutchinson was born in Queens, New York and raised in New Jersey. She earned a BA in Theater Arts from Vassar College and an MFA in Playwriting from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her works, which include The Subject, Mama's Gonna Buy You, and Sex on Sunday (or How to Make a Man Stay, Beg and Roll Over), have been presented by such venues as the Lark Play Development Center, Vital Theater, Atlantic Theater, Working Man's Clothes, City Parks Foundation, the BE Company, the William Inge Center for the Arts, and Victory Gardens. Ms. Hutchinson has been the recipient of numerous honors, most recently the 2010 GLAAD Award for She Like Girls and the 2010 Lilly Award for Outstanding Emerging Playwright. She currently writes and performs with the New York NeoFuturists and is trying to decide what play she wants to start next.