Meghan Brown is a writer based in Los Angeles, where she is the resident playwright for Fugitive Kind Theater. She won the 2014 Ovation Award for Playwright of an Original Play for The Pliant Girls. Other plays include The Kill-or-Dies (Max K. Lerner Fellowship winner, Princess Grace Award semifinalist), Psyche (Princess Grace Award finalist), The Fire Room (Hollywood Fringe Festival Award winner), The Gypsy Machine, This Is Happening Now, Perfect Teeth for Crocodile Land, and Shine Darkly, Illyria. She wrote the libretto for Operaworks’ inaugural Arts for Social Awareness Program opera The Discord Altar and the book and lyrics for a musical version of Jane Austen’s Emma (music by Sarah Taylor Ellis). Meghan wrote the lyrics for Untuned Ears Hear Nothing but Discord (music by Ben Toth), a 15-minute song cycle about anarchist Emma Goldman that premiered at Lincoln Center as part of In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth. A film adaptation of The Kill-or-Dies is currently in development.