Joanna H. Kraus is an award-winning playwright of eighteen produced and published plays. The Ice Wolf (Dramatic Publishing), and Remember My Name (Samuel French) were both produced off-off Broadway. The former appears in several anthologies and has a Spanish version. Her latest script is Christabel and the Amazing Pedal Power Challenge (Dramatic Publishing, upcoming). Ms. Kraus received the Charlotte Chorpenning Cup and the Distinguished Play Award from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education. She’s written numerous articles, interviews and reviews for the media. In addition she’s received commissions to dramatize history, among them, Sunday Gold and Angel in the Night (Dramatic Publishing). Picture books include A Night of Tamales and Roses and Blue Toboggan (upcoming, Shenanigan Books.) She lives in northern California Currently, she’s Correspondent for the Bay Area News Group, a member of The Dramatists Guild and is Professor Emeritus of the College at Brockport State University of New York.