JULIA SPECHT is a Brooklyn-based writer, originally from Massachusetts. Her plays include Down Cleghorn (Ensemble Studio Theatre), overpass (Cherry Lane Mentorship Project, finalist), and Allston Rat City (Warner International Play Competition, finalist). Her work has been produced in New York at Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Tank, New Ohio, and The Kraine. She's a proud member of Youngblood, Ensemble Studio Theatre's Obie award-winning writers’ group. She's also working on a Creative Writing MFA in fiction at Hunter College.