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Joanna H. Kraus

Joanna H. Kraus is an award-winning playwright of 20 produced and published plays. The Ice Wolf (Dramatic Publishing) and Remember My Name (Samuel French) were both produced off-off Broadway. The former appears in several anthologies and has a Spanish version. Her latest script is Pilot Christabel (Dramatic Publishing). Kraus received the Charlotte Chorpenning Cup and the Distinguished Play Award from AATE. Her work has been produced internationally. She has written numerous articles, interviews and reviews for the media. In addition, she has received commissions to dramatize history; among them, Sunday Gold and Angel in the Night (Dramatic Publishing). Picture books include A Night of Tamales and Roses (Shenanigan Books), Blue Toboggan (Mascot Books) and Bravo, Benny (Mirror Publishing). Kraus lives in northern California with her husband, Ted. Currently, she is correspondent for the Bay Area News Group, a member of The Dramatists Guild, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and is professor emerita of the College at Brockport State University of New York.