LISA LANGFORD is a writer and actor. Her play Rastus and Hattie is a 2019 Joyce Award winner (with Cleveland Public Theatre), and a finalist for both the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival and the 2019 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. Other plays include: How Blood Go, a 2019 August Wilson New Play Initiative selection at Congo Square Theatre; The Art of Longing, a Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers finalist; and Revolt. Ing., a 10-minute Black womanist play featured in Black Lives, Black Words’ I Am…Fest at the Goodman Theatre. She is an active member of the Actors Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the Dramatist Guild, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.