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Kristin Slaney is a New York-based playwright originally from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Her plays have been produced and developed by Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Flea Theater, The Tank, Ugly Rhino, Spicy Witch Productions, Ship’s Company Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre, Halifax Theatre for Young People, Doppler Effect Productions, the Queer Acts Festival, the Atlantic Fringe Festival, the University of Alberta, the Fountain School for the Arts, DaPoPo Theatre, Doppler Effect Productions, and Forerunner Playwrights Theatre. She was a semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill Center’s National Playwrights Conference, a semifinalist for the Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission, and a two-time finalist for Roundabout Theatre Company’s Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series. She has been in residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Catwalk Institute, the PARC Playwrights Colony, and the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia. She is also the writer for season 4 of a the award-winning web series ADULTish. Kristin received her MFA in playwriting from Columbia University in 2016.