Monica Trausch is a New York City based writer whose work includes Sanctuary; The ABCs; Border Crossing (semi-finalist, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference); Emily the Artist; and Trans-Siberian Railway. Her plays have been developed with/at Dixon Place, HERE Arts Center, The Wild Project, Something Marvelous, Exquisite Corpse Company, The Pantry, Rule of 7x7, UglyRhino, the Bechdel Group, Primary Stages Detention Series, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the UCSB Studio Theatre, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and more. Her prose can be found most recently at www.foliohport.com. Monica is affiliated with Theatre Without Borders and has interned with New Dramatists, Women’s Project, and New Georges. She is currently an MFA candidate at The Writer’s Foundry. Upcoming: Sanctuary (staged reading) in Singapore with Dark Matter Theatrics and The ABCs at The Hollywood Fringe Festival. BA: UC Santa Barbara. www.monicatrausch.com