Olivia Dufault is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Her plays include Year of the Rooster (New York Times Critics' Pick, 2013-2014 John Gassner Outer Critics Circle Award), The Tomb of King Tot, American Girls, and The Last Great Telemarketer. Her plays have been performed at the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood as part of their "34th Annual Marathon of One Act Plays" and Mainstage series. Additionally, her work has been performed at the Flea Theater, the Marin Theatre Company, the 52nd Street Project, the Magnet Theater, the Theater for the New City, the Lark Play Development Center, and the Great Plains Theatre Conference. She is the recipient of the 2014 Playwrights of New York Fellowship, a 2013 Sloan Commission, the 2013 David Calicchio Emerging Playwright Award, the 2010 Lipkin Playwriting Award, and the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Harle Adair Dammann Playwriting Award. Her work is included in the Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2014 and Best New Plays of 2014 anthologies. She is a member of the Obie award-winning Youngblood Playwriting Group and the New Dramatists.