Martyna Majok was born in Bytom, Poland and aged in Jersey and Chicago. Martyna was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Cost of Living (Williamstown, MTC, Hampstead). Other plays include Queens (LCT3, La Jolla) and Ironbound (Steppenwolf, Round House, WP/Rattlestick, Geffen, National Theatre of Poland). Awards include a Lortel Award, ATCA Francesca Primus Prize, Lanford Wilson Award, Stacey Mindich Prize, Greenfield Prize, Champions of Change Award, Helen Merrill Emerging Playwright Award, Charles MacArthur Award, Ashland New Plays Festival Women’s Invitational Prize, Jean Kennedy Smith Award, David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize, Global Age Project Prize, Smith Prize for Political Playwriting, two Jane Chambers Feminist Playwriting Prizes, and Merage Foundation Fellowship for the American Dream. Commissions from The Public, Lincoln Center, The Bush, Almeida, Geffen, La Jolla, South Coast Rep, and MTC. Residencies at Sundance, The O’Neill, Vineyard Arts Project with The Public, Ground Floor, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Fuller Road, Marble House Project, and Ragdale. BA: University of Chicago; MFA: Yale School of Drama, The Juilliard School. Alumna of Youngblood, WP Lab and NYTW’s 2050 Fellowship. Martyna is a Core Writer at Playwrights Center and a member of The Dramatists Guild, The Writers Guild of America East, and an NYTW Usual Suspect. Martyna was a 2012-13 NNPN playwright-in-residence and the 2015-16 PoNY Fellow at the Lark. She is a 2018-19 Hodder Fellow at Princeton.