A.E. Edwards is a John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts National award winner and fellow in Playwriting. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Fine Arts in Drama with an emphasis in Playwriting from the University of Arkansas. She is currently a faculty member for Theatre/Speech at Northwest Arkansas Community College. During her graduate studies, she participated in a writing team who worked with television screenwriter, Linda Bloodworth Thomason, writer and creator of Designing Women and Evening Shade in developing a television pilot. Her plays have been produced at university and regional theatres in Arkansas, Georgia and Washington, D.C.. Her poetry has been featured in Poesia, a literary journal based in Fayetteville, Arkansas and the 2004 edition of Arkansas Literary Forum. She has written two entries on pregnancy and childbirth in the Encyclopedia of Women’s Folklore, which was published  in 2008. She lives in Northwest Arkansas with her husband, Ben, and her two daughters, Cora and Oberlee. To view additional information about A.E. Edwards, please go to her website:  http://www.moosecreek.us/aeedwards/