Tanya Saracho was born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, México. She is a Chicago playwright who currently writes for Television (HBO's Looking, Girls, and Devious Maids). Named "Best New Playwright" by Chicago Magazine, Saracho has had plays produced at: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Teatro Vista, Teatro Luna, Fountain Theatre, Clubbed Thumb, NEXT Theatre, and 16th Street Theater. Saracho was named one of nine national Latino "Luminarios" by Café magazine and given the first "Revolucionario" Award in Theatre by the National Museum of Mexican Art. She is currently in development with HBO and has commissions with the following theatres: Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Two Rivers Theatre, Denver Theatre Center, South Coast Rep. Tanya is also a successful Spanish voice-over artist and a SAG/AFTRA actress.