Kate was recently named one of "Eight to Watch" in the theater world by The New York Times. She has received a Joseph Jefferson Citation, an After Dark Award, the Kennedy Center’s Roger L. Stevens Award and a finalist position for the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Her play HANNAH AND MARTIN has had productions in cities around the U.S., including a sold-out run and remount at Chicago's TimeLine Theatre and a sold-out Off-Broadway run featuring David Strathairn. HANNAH AND MARTIN has been published by Dramatists Play Service, anthologized in The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2004: Six Important New Plays by Women from the 25th Anniversary Year (Smith and Kraus), and excerpted in The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 2003 (Smith and Kraus). Her newest play, 100 SAINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW, has had readings at Playwrights Horizons in New York and at Hartford Stage this year. Kate is currently writing a screenplay about women in the Civil War under commission from Killer Films (producers of BOYS DON'T CRY and FAR FROM HEAVEN) and a play about women in Victorian England under commission from TimeLine Theatre. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with her husband and their brand-new baby Lucy.