Lia Romeo is a playwright, novelist, and comic writer. She earned her B.A. from Princeton University and her M.F.A. from Rutgers. Her plays have been produced or developed at 59E59, the Lark Theatre, the Kennedy Center, Project Y Theatre Company, Abingdon Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, HotCity Theatre, Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, Orlando Shakes, New Jersey Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Stillwater Theatre, Renegade Theatre Experiment, Forward Flux Theatre, New Origins Theatre Company, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for the ATCA/Steinberg Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She has been a finalist for the O’Neill, PlayPenn, and the Heideman Award. She was the National New Play Network Emerging Playwright-in-Residence at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey, and she is currently a member of the Project Y Playwrights Group and the Abingdon Theatre Playwrights Group. She is also the author of a novel, Dating the Devil (BelleBooks), and a humor book, 11,002 Things to Be Miserable About (Abrams Image), which has sold over 35,000 copies worldwide.