Karen L.B. Evans is President and Founder of the Black Women Playwrights' Group, and currently heads the BWPG Cyber Narrative Project. She has received individual fellowships in playwriting from both the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. She was a Helen Hayes nominee for "Outstanding New Play" as well as a Sundance Institute finalist. Ms. Evans participated in the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights' Conference, is a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Center "Front & Center Award," and has received the "Citation for Excellence in Design and Writing" from the Washington Education Press Association. Her work has been published and presented by Meriwether Publishing, Applause Theater Books, The Discovery Channel Magazine, American Showcase Theatre and PBS. Ms. Evans' current project is a musical adaptation of her book, You Must Remember This, a novel for the middle school reader, published by Hyperion Books for Children. She holds a BA with honors in Drama from Dartmouth College and an MFA in playwriting from The Catholic University of America.