Lisa Schlesinger (U.S./Greece) is a playwright/theatre activist and writer. She is a recipient of the NEA/TCG Playwrights Residency, the BBC International Playwriting Award, and a finalist for a USArtists Fellowship. Her work has been produced in the U.S. and internationally and publishedby Broadway Plays, NoPassport Press, American Theatre Magazine, the New York Times and elsewhere. Currently, she is working on Iphigenia at Lesvos: Story of a Refugee with In Parentheses in New York City. She teaches at the University of Iowa.