Bridget Carpenter has written many plays. Her work has been produced by Steppenwolf, Center Stage, Berkeley Repertory Company, Trinity Rep, Syracuse Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, among many others. Plays include Fall (Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), The Faculty Room (Kesselring Prize), Up, and The Death of the Father of Psychoanalysis (& Anna). Among her numerous honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Princess Grace Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts/Theatre Communications Group. Ms. Carpenter received a M.F.A. from Brown University and has taught playwriting in college, high school, grammar school, and prison. An alumna of New Dramatists, Bridget lives in Los Angeles.