Michelle Carter is a two-time recipient of the PEN USA Award in Drama. She has also received the Susan Glaspell Award, the Ebell Playwright Prize, the PEN West Award, Backstage West's Garland Award, and a Susan Smith Blackburn Prize nomination as well as an NEA Literature Fellowship and a National Theater Project Creation and Touring grant. She's held residencies at Berkeley Repertory Theater's Ground Floor, the Donmar Warehouse in London, the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, and the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown. Her plays have been produced and developed at the Moscow Art Theater, the Donmar Warehouse, the Playwrights Horizons SuperLab, Arcola Theatre, Centenary Stage Company, Center Theater Group, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Abingdon Theatre, Shotgun Players, Aurora Theatre, Magic Theatre, Symmetry Theatre, AlterTheater, Bridge Street Theater, the New York Summer Play Festival, and the Grimeborn Opera Festival in London, among others. Music theater and dance theater projects include: DREAMSPIEL, a Ukulele Opera (libretto, lyrics) with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Arcola Theatre, London; AFTER ALL, Part I, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; and IRON SHOES, (libretto), with Kitka, at Shotgun Players. She has published plays with Dramatic Publishing, many short stories and essays, and a novel with Penguin Books.