Katherine Elizabeth Ryan, American playwright, educator. Achievements include innovative approach to playwriting using documentary form, often combining real speech with created dialogue. Recipient James E. Michael prize in Playwriting, Kenyon College, 1994; Goldberg scholar study with Playwright Maria Irene Fornes, Flea Theater, 2001, John Daughter of and Catherine T. MacArthur scholar in creative writing, Brooklyn College, 2002.
Committee member Pataphysics Playwriting Workshops, Flea Theater, New York City. Co-curator and co-producer Little Theatre at Tonic. Core member 13 Playwrights, since 2004.
Resident playwright Hothouse Playwright's Festival Annex Theatre, Seattle, 2004.
Born October 4, 1973