Anna Ziegler is an award-winning playwright and poet. Her play Photograph 51 won the 2008 STAGE International Script Award for the best new play about science and technology, a competition which was judged by John Guare, David Lindsay-Abaire, David Auburn, Sir Anthony Leggett, and Dr. Douglas Osheroff. The play went on to be produced at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, The Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York and Theater J in Washington DC. It is slated to be produced in Burlington, Vermont and Boston, Massachusetts next season. Ziegler was recently awarded a grant from The Tribeca Film Festival and the Sloan Foundation to adapt the play into a screenplay; Rachel Weisz, Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel, and Audrey Rosenberg are attached as producers. Her other plays include An Incident, to be developed this summer at the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, BFF, which was developed at the Sundance Theatre Lab and went on to be produced at the DR2 in New York, Dov and Ali which was produced in London, New York and the Berkshires, and Evening All Afternoon, which is being produced this summer as part of New Georges’ Germ Project, at the 3LD Center. Her plays have been developed by The Manhattan Theatre Club, The New Group, Primary Stages, The McCarter Theatre, and many other theaters, and are published by Dramatists Play Service. They also appear in New American Short Plays 2005. Her poems have been published in Best American Poetry, The Threepenny Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Mississippi Review, Arts and Letters, Mid-American Review, Smartish Pace, The Saint Ann’s Review, and other journals. A graduate of Yale, Ziegler holds an MFA from Tisch.