Ellsworth Schave is the author of A Texas Romance, The Turquoise Pontiac; Under a Texaco Canopy; Well-Travelled, But Not Well-Known; Down Along the Brazos; and Calvin’s Garden. He has worked as a playwright, designer, director, and actor. He has a BFA from the University of Texas where he studied with E.P. Conkle, B. Iden Payne, Francis Hodge, David Nancarrow, and Clayton Karkosh. Current works in progress include The Battle of Ecleto Creek, a play about the birth of “modern” Texas, and Carla, a play about a hurricane. Producing theatres include Florida Studio Theatre, Artists Repertory Theatre of Portland, Delta King Theatre, Conejo Players, Casa Mañana Theatre, Theatre for Young America, Center Stage Conservatory Theatre, Stage East, Winchester Theatre, One-Thirty Productions, Michigan Tech, Texas State University, Stephen F. Austin University, and Live Oak Theatre. Dallas Fort Worth Theatre Critics Forum awarded Under A Texaco Canopy one of the best new plays of 2009. Other awards include the Larry L. King and Best American Play Awards for Calvin’s Garden, Down Along the Brazos, and A Texas Romance. Houston Film Festival Silver Award for Zephyr; Connecticut State Poetry Association Grand Prize for An Old Man At The Train Station In Northfield.