Jessie Salsbury is a Kansas City Playwright and has participated in numerous local play readings and new work development. She is a resident playwright with the Midwest Dramatists Center. Since 2014, she has been a playwright for 365 Women a Year: A Playwriting Project. She is a current member of the International Centre for Women Playwrights and a proud member of the Dramatists Guild. Her works center on women protagonists and the rural Midwest.
Route 84 House Fire has been featured in festivals and workshops and was a semi-finalist for Wildclaw Theatre's Deathscribe Radio Play Festival
Adoption of Grief was winner of Olathe Civic Theatre's 2018 New Works Play Festival and was a Semi Finalist for the Bechdel Test Festival