Carolyn Gage is a playwright, performer, director, and activist. The author of nine books on lesbian theatre and sixty-five plays, musicals, and one-woman shows, she specializes in non-traditional roles for women, especially those reclaiming famous lesbians whose stories have been distorted or erased from history. She won the Maine Literary Award in Drama, and her collection of plays The Second Coming of Joan of Arc and Selected Plays won the Lambda Literary Award in Drama, the top LGBT book award in the US. In 2014, she was one of six featured playwrights at the UNESCO-sponsored World Theatre Day in Rome, Italy. Her work has been widely produced and published, and she has lectured and performed all over the US, also touring to Canada, Ireland, France and Italy. Please see her website for complete vitae. All of her books and plays are available online at www.carolyngage.com.
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