Elizabeth A. M. Keel is a playwright, director, actress, dramaturg, producer, and novelist in Houston. Her plays have been produced by Otherworld Theatre Company (Chicago), Squeaky Bicycle (NYC), Mildred's Umbrella, METDance, TETA, Landing Theatre Company, Cone Man Running, This Is Water Theatre, Nova Arts Project, Bootown, Fresh Produce’d (NYC), and 14 Pews, among others. She has published two novels: Running Into Trouble and Life After Myth, and served as a slam poetry coach for Houston's fiery teenage team, Metafour, at the Brave New Voices Festival in D.C. Her essay, "Saints and Poets," was recently invited to the 2018 MATC Emerging Scholars panel in Milwaukee. She currently works as a teaching artist for Stages Repertory Theatre and Writers in the Schools, and previously taught in the Alley Theatre’s ECE department for seven years. Elizabeth is proud to serve as an Ambassador for the Dramatists Guild in Houston.