Catherine Filloux is an award-winning playwright who has written about human rights and social justice for the past 20 years. Her plays have been produced in New York and around the world. Filloux wrote the libretto for Where Elephants Weep (composer Him Sophy), which received its world premiere in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is the librettist for The Floating Box: A Story in Chinatown (composer Jason Kao Hwang), selected as a Critics Choice in Opera News. Awards include: Voice Award for Artistic Works (Voices of Women), PeaceWriting Award (Omni Center for Peace), Roger L. Stevens Award (Kennedy Center), Eric Kocher Playwrights Award (O'Neill), Callaway Award (New Dramatists). Filloux's plays are published by Playscripts, Inc. and Dramatic Publishing, and her anthology ,Silence of God and Other Plays, is published by Seagull Books. Filloux is a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders and has served as a speaker for playwriting and human rights organizations.