Elana Gartner is an internationally produced and award-winning playwright. Several of her monologues have been published in anthologies and are available online. In addition to her writing, Elana has been an advocate for women playwrights internationally and helped to found the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause Award. More about her playwriting is available at: www.elanagartner.com. Other articles of hers can be found at Kveller.com, A Child Grows in Brooklyn, Mom365.com, Park Slope Stoop and other publications. Elana lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, son, and daughter.