Lynn Martin is a native of Washington, DC. After receiving her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University, she attended Columbia University and received her MFA. She was invited to study at Juilliard by John Guare as a part of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program (taught by Mr. Guare and Terrence McNally). Her plays have been produced at Arena Stage, Lincoln Center, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Playwrights Horizons and George Street Playhouse. She was the recipient of many fellowships and awards including the New York Foundation for the Arts, a Van Lier Fellowship, and an ABC/Disney Daytime Writing Fellowship. She is still trying to recover from years of writing for daytime television, where she won 4 Emmy Awards.
Ms. Martin currently resides in New York with her husband and two beautiful daughters.