Linda Faigao Hall was born in Cebu City, Philippines, and holds a graduate degree in English literature and educational theater from New York University and Bretton College, Wakefield, England. Her plays have been produced at various theaters on both coasts including Woman From the Other Side of the World, Ma-Yi Theater Ensemble, Inc. (New York); State Without Grace, Pan Asian Repertory Theater, Inc. (New York), Asian American Theatre Company (San Francisco), a tour which included Arlington, Va., Washington, D.C., Tufts, Rutgers, Syracuse and Cornell; Americans or How We Met, a performance piece, Catskills Reading Society (Ellenville, N.Y.), Philippine Performing Company (New York), which also produced Men Come and Go, a one-act play Requiem, a full-length play Best Play Award, Henry Street Settlement Arts for Living Center and Alliance for Asian American Arts and Culture (New York). She is also the author of two one-act plays (collectively called Two Women/Two Countries), Sparrow (Philippines) and Burning Out (United States) and two full-length plays, Lay of the Land (Second Place, Hudson Classics Playwrighting Contest 1995) and a work-in-progress called God, Sex and Blue Water. She has studied under Curt Dempster (Ensemble Studio Theater), Marilyn Stasio and Ernest Abuba (Pan Asian Rep) and David Henry Hwang and Jessica Hagedorn (Basement Workshop). Hall is currently a member of the Playwright's Lab at the Women's Project and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Terence G. Hall, and their son, Justin.