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, She Persisted: 30 Ten-Minute Plays by Women Over 40, She Persisted: Monologues from Plays by Women Over 40, 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: The Children of the People: Writings By and About CUNY Students on Race and Social Justice. 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 Access Committee, Honor Roll! Executive Committee, League of Professional Theatre Women Legacy Committee, and co-chair LPTW Rachel Crothers Leadership Award. Yvette lives in Harlem, USA.