Sarah Shotland is the author of the novel Junkette (White Gorilla Press, 2014) and co-editor of the literary anthology Words without Walls: Writers on Addiction, Violence and Incarceration (Trinity University Press, 2015). Her plays have been produced in New Orleans, Dallas, Austin, and Chicago; and internationally in Chongqing, PRC and Madrid, Spain. Her most recent play, Cereus Moonlight, was commissioned by miR theater, where she was the 2013 Artist in Residence. After opening on Florida's Space Coast, the play was re-mounted at Chicago's 25th Annual Rhino Fest. She is Co-founder and Program Coordinator of Words Without Walls, which brings creative writing classes to jails, prisons and rehabilitation centers in Pittsburgh, PA and teaches in the MFA program at Chatham University. She is currently at work writing an immersive theater piece called There is Only One Painting.