Suzanne Trauth’s plays include La Fonda (HRC Showcase Theatre 2018-19 season, semi-finalist Premiere Stages New Play Festival), Françoise (nominated for Kilroy List, semi-finalist Boomerang New Play Festival), Midwives (semi-finalist Boomerang New Play Festival), Rehearsing Desire, iDream (supported by the National Science Foundation’s STEM initiative), and Katrina: the K Word (based on interviews with New Orleans’ survivors of Hurricane Katrina, presented on college campuses around the country), among others. Her plays have been developed and presented by Writers Theatre of NJ, Luna Stage Company, Premiere Stages, HRC Showcase Theatre, Nora's Playhouse, Bickford Theatre, and the New Jersey Theatre Center. Her screenplays Solitaire and Boomer Broads have won awards at the Austin Film Festival, among other contests, and she wrote and directed the short film Jigsaw (PF3 Film Festival and New Filmmakers, NY). She is currently a member of Writers Theatre of New Jersey Emerging Women Playwrights program and has co-authored Sonia Moore and American Acting Training and co-edited Katrina on Stage: Five Plays. Her novels include Show Time, Time Out, Running Out of Time, and Just in Time. She is a former member of the theatre faculty at Montclair State University and is currently a member of the Dramatists Guild, Mystery Writers of America, League of Professional Theatre Women, and Sisters in Crime.