Carson Kreitzer's The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer won the Rosenthal New Play Prize, the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg Citation, the Stavis Award and is published in New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2004. SELF DEFENSE or death of some salesmen has been produced in Providence, Minneapolis, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles and is published in Women Playwrights: Best Plays of 2002. Other work includes The Slow Drag (New York and London), Valerie Shoots Andy, Heroin/e(Keep Us Quiet), Freakshow, Dead Wait and Take My Breath Away, featured in BAM's 1997 Next Wave Festival. Kreitzer holds a degree in theater and literature from Yale University and has received grants from NYFA, NYSCA, the NEA, TCG and the Jerome and McKnight foundations. She is an associated artist with Clubbed Thumb, a member of The Playwrights' Center and The Dramatists Guild and currently lives in Austin, Texas.