Qui Nguyen. Originally from Arkansas, Qui Nguyen is a playwright, TV writer, and Co-Founder of the Obie Award-winning Vampire Cowboys. His plays include Vietgone (commissioned by South Coast Rep); War is F**king Awesome (Sundance Theatre Lab); Samantha Rai and the Shogun of Fear (Children's Theatre Company); She Kills Monsters (The Flea, Buzz22 Chicago/Steppenwolf, Company One); Soul Samurai (Ma-Yi Theater/Vampire Cowboys); Krunk Fu Battle Battle (East West Players); Aliens vs. Cheerleaders (Keen Teens); Trial By Water (Ma-Yi Theater); Bike Wreck (EST); and the VC productions of Six Rounds of Vengeance, The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G, Alice in Slasherland, Fight Girl Battle World, Men of Steel, Living Dead in Denmark, A Beginner's Guide to Deicide, and Vampire Cowboy Trilogy. He is a proud member of New Dramatists, The Playwrights' Center, Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. For TV, he writes on the Emmy Award-winning children's cartoon Peg+Cat, airing on PBS.