Greg Pierce is a playwright, lyricist and fiction writer. His play Slowgirl was the inaugural play of Lincoln Center Theaters Claire Tow Theater, and is published by Dramatists Play Service. His original musical The Landing, written with John Kander, will premiere at the Vineyard Theatre in the 2013/14 season. His stage adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s novel The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, written with director Stephen Earnhart, premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival and went on to play the Singapore Arts Festival. He has developed work with Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Naked Angels and The New Group. He has received fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation and the Djerassi Institute, and is under commission from Lincoln Center Theater and Vermont Stage Company. A graduate of Oberlin College, Greg received his MFA from Warren Wilson College. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and lives in New York City.