Christine Evans was born in London and grew up in Perth, Western Australia. She writes plays and fiction and lives in the U.S. Her award-winning plays have been produced in the U.S., Australia, England and Wales and published by Samuel French, Theatre Forum, and in Smith & Kraus’ annual Best Monologues collections. In 2013 NoPassport Press published a trilogy of her plays, WAR PLAYS. Christine has received a number of honours for her work, including an Australia Council for the Arts New Work Award, a Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship, a Yaddo Artist Fellowship, a Rockefeller Bellagio Center Fellowship, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, a Millay Colony Fellowship, the 2007 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award; the 2009 Playwrights Theatre “Plays for the 21st Century” Award; the 2013 and 2009 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Playwriting Fellowship; a Fulbright Award in Visual and Performing Arts; the Rella Lossy Playwriting Award; the Monash National Playwriting Award (Australia); the Weston Award in Dramatic Writing; and Perishable Theatre’s Women’s Playwriting Award (2000 and 2001). Christine holds an M.F.A. (Playwriting) and a Ph.D. (Theatre & Performance Studies) from Brown. She served as Briggs- Copeland Lecturer on English at Harvard from 2007-2012 and in 2012, joined Georgetown University’s faculty as an Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performing Arts. Cloudless will be Christine Evans’ first verse novel.