Elaine Romero is an award-winning playwright and has had her plays presented at the Alley Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kennedy Center, across the US, and abroad. Recent commissions: Ford’s Theatre, Goodman Theatre (A Work of Art), NNPN/Kitchen Dog Theater (Ponzi, Edgerton), InterAct Theatre Company. Publishers: Samuel French, Playscripts, and Vintage Books. Her "US at War" trilogy includes Graveyard of Empires and A Work of Art, which will premiere in Chicago next season, and Rain of Ruin. Her Arizona/Mexican border trilogy includes Wetback and Mother of Exiles. Secret Things recently received its World Premiere. She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists and an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona.