Carol Lashof is a playwright, educator, and theatre producer. Her work has been broadcast on BET (“Gap,” dir. Ryan Coogler) and NPR (“The Story,” dir. Martin Esslin) and staged on five continents from The Magic Theatre of San Francisco to Peking University in Beijing. Notable publications include “Medusa’s Tale” in Plays in One Act (Ecco Press); Persephone Underground and The Minotaur, available for licensing from YouthPLAYS; and selections from Gap in the Applause Books anthologies One on One and Duo. Her recent full-length plays include The Melting Pot (Everyday Inferno, NYC, 2018) and Witch Hunt (Those Women Productions, Berkeley, 2019.) Carol holds a PhD from Stanford University and is Professor Emerita at Saint Mary’s College of California where she taught in the Department of English and helped to establish the Creative Writing MFA Program. She is the Executive Director of Those Women Productions in Berkeley, California, and a member of the Dramatists Guild, the International Centre for Women Playwrights, and Honor Roll! an advocacy group for women+ playwrights over 40.