Bridget Carpenter is a member of New Dramatists. Most recently, she was a playwright-in-residence at the Royal National Theatre in London. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and her play Fall was the recipient of the 2000 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Her plays have been produced across the country. She is working on new play commissions from South Coast Repertory and the Mark Taper Forum. She holds an M.F.A. from Brown University, and has taught playwriting in grammar school, high school, college, and prison. Born in New York, Ms. Carpenter lives in Los Angeles.