Martyna Majok was born in Bytom, Poland, and aged in Jersey and Chicago. Her plays include Mouse in a Jar (Red Tape Theatre, The LIDA Project), the friendship of her thighs (developed at the claque, The Playwright and Director Center of Moscow, and The John F. Kennedy Center), Petty Harbour (Vassar/NYSAF’s Powerhouse Festival), reWilding (Yale Cabaret, Satori Group), Woman at the Well (Downtown Urban Theatre Festival, NYC), and Ironbound (developed at Marin Theatre Company). Ironbound can be seen this summer at Steppenwolf’s First Look Repertory of New Work. Awards include The 2050 New York Theatre Workshop Fellowship, The Smith Prize for Political Playwriting, The Jane Chambers Student Feminist Playwriting Prize, The Merage Fellowship for the American Dream, The Olga and Paul Menn Award in Playwriting, a Ragdale residency, and publication by Smith & Kraus. Member of Youngblood and 2012-2013 NNPN playwright-in-residence at New Jersey Repertory Company. BA: University of Chicago. MFA: Yale School of Drama.