Jason Wells’s first play, "Men of Tortuga," debuted at Steppenwolf Theatre's First Look Repertory of New Work and had its official premiere at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota. Jason’s second play, "Perfect Mendacity," was a commission from Manhattan Theatre Club and the Sloan Foundation. Like "Men of Tortuga," it debuted at Steppenwolf and went on to the Asolo. It was a finalist for the American Theatre Critics Association’s Steinberg/New Play Award, and won the ATCA M. Elizabeth Osborn Award. "The North Plan" debuted at First Look and went on to Portland Center Stage in Portland, Oregon. All three plays have been published through Samuel French, Inc. Jason's newest play, "The Engine Of Our Ruin," debuted at Victory Theatre Center in Burbank, California and was nominated for an LA STAGE Alliance Award and an LA Drama Critics Circle Award. It won the Arts In LA Sage Award for Playwrighting of a World Premiere. Jason lives in Chicago.