Mikki Gillette is a trans woman playwright. She was named one of Portland, OR’s 25 Most Influential Artists by Willamette Week magazine. Her play American Girl was featured in American Theatre and was produced by Fuse Theatre in April ‘23. Her show The Queers enjoyed a sold-out run in March ’22, and her show My Perfectly Valid Objections finished a sold-out, extended run with Salt and Sage in February ‘23. Mikki’s play Mimetic Desire is scheduled for production by the Pittsburgh Classic Players this fall. She was a member of the Ashland New Plays Festival 2022 New Voices Cohort, and Profile Theatre’s LGBTQIA+ Community Profile Cohort. Learn more at: mikkigillette.com.