Jessie Salsbury is a Kansas City Playwright and has participated in numerous local play readings and new work development. Most recently, she was winner of the 2018 Olathe Civic Theatre's New Works Playwright Competition with "Adoption of Grief." In 2017, “Route 84 House Fire" was an accepted entry into the Midwest Dramatists Center Conference and was included in the Barn Players 6x10 Play Festival. She is a playwright for 365 Women a Year: A Playwriting Project. Member of the Dramatists Guild.