Laura Lundgren Smith. A playwright since 1999, Laura Lundgren Smith's plays have had over 200 award-winning productions in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Missouri. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Theatre and English and a Master of Arts in Theatre from Texas A&M University at Commerce. She was awarded an Arts Council of Ireland Commissions Grant in 2004 for playwriting. In 2007, her play Seamless was chosen by Dallas' Kitchen Dog Theatre to be part of their renowned New Works Festival. In 2011, she won the Stage West Texas Playwriting Competition. Her work has been published by Salmon Publishing in Ireland and Playscripts, Inc. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with her husband Ben and daughter India.