Molly Hagan's play, The Swing of the Sea, was the recipient of the Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award through the Kennedy Center in 2012. Molly has twice been a finalist in the ten-minute play category at the national level of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), and she was a playwriting fellow at the Eugene O'Neill theater conference in 2012. Her short play, Spaceships and things that look like them, was published by the Northwest Playwrights Alliance in 2010. Molly's other plays, including a brief theory of the cosmos, Pioneers and The Wild Ones have been produced at the Source Festival in Washington, DC, Northern Michigan University and Albright College. She earned her BFA at Ohio University.