Sam Collier (Writers Group) is a playwright, poet, and theater artist. Her plays include A Hundred Circling Camps, Daisy Violet the Bitch Beast King, Thing With Feathers, and Silo Tree. Her work has been developed and/or presented by Dogteam Theatre Project, Echo Theatre Dallas, Post-Industrial Productions, Flexible Grey Theatre Company, Siena Heights University, New College of Florida, Theatre Nova, the Women’s Theatre Festival, the Chicago Theatre Marathon, the Goodman Theatre Playwrights Unit, UC Davis Ground & Field Theatre Festival, Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Theater Nyx, and others. Her poems have appeared in Claw & Blossom, Iron Horse Literary Review, Mortar Magazine, The Puritan, Guernica, and elsewhere. Sam has taught writing for young people of all ages, including with Interlochen Center for the Arts, the National Writers Series, Unity College, Cornell College, and the Iowa Young Writers Project. She holds an MFA in playwriting from the University of Iowa and is currently working on a PhD in theater and performance studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she studies theater about climate change. She co-hosts the playwriting podcast Beckett’s Babies.