Rachel Bublitz is an award-winning and internationally produced playwright known for telling stories about women and creating exciting new work for young performers. She received the prestigious Will Glickman Award for the best premiere play in the San Francisco Bay Area for her full-length Ripped, produced at Z Space. In 2015 she was recognized as the top emerging female playwright in the Bay Area, receiving the June Anne Baker Prize. Her work has been produced at theaters and schools across the country, as well as Canada and England. She's been commissioned by the Egyptian YouTheatre (Cheerleaders VS. Aliens, The Night Witches, and The Summer I Howled) and PlayGround (Mommy Dances With The Devil). Her full-length Burst was selected for MACH 33, a festival of new science plays at the Pasadena Playhouse. Her ten-minute play My Body was selected for the 45th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. Her plays have been published with Dramatic Publishing, Stage Partners, YouthPLAYS, and Pioneer Drama Service where she was awarded the Shuebert Fendrich Memorial Playwriting Contest. Rachel now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she's worked with Salt Lake Acting Company and is a member of The Lab at Plan-B Theatre. She's a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, and she graduated from San Francisco State University with a Masters in Creative Writing and a Masters of Fine Arts in Playwriting. When she's not writing, she bakes pies for her family; her vastly supportive husband, Alex, and her two viking-like children, Audrey and Jonah, who never shy away from giving their mom career advice. For more visit: RachelBublitz.com.