YVETTE HEYLIGER is a playwright, producing artist, activist and author of What a Piece of Work is Man! Full-Length Plays for Leading Women. Contributor: ARTemis Arts Wisdom Anthology, Performing #MeToo: How Not to Look Away, Performer's Stuff, The Monologue Project, Later Chapters: The Best Scenes and Monologues for Actors over Fifty, Short Plays on Reproductive Freedom, 24 Gun Control Plays, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2003 and The Best Stage Scenes 2003. Pending: She Persisted: 30 Ten-Minute Plays by Women Over 40 and She Persisted: Monologues from Plays by Women Over 40. Other writings: various theatrical print articles, blogs and scholarly journals including HowlRound. Awards: AUDELCO Recognition Award for Excellence in Black Theatre’s August Wilson Playwright Award; National Black Theatre Festival Emerging Producer Award; Best Playwright nomination NAACP’s Annual Theatre Awards. Memberships: Dramatist Guild, AEA, SDC, and AFTRA-SAG. Service: DG’s Equity Diversity Inclusion Committee, Honor Roll! Executive Committee, and co-chair LPTW Rachel Crothers Leadership Award. Yvette lives in Harlem, USA.