GETHSEMANE HERRON-COWARD is a poet-turned-playwright from Washington, D.C. She is a 2016 Semi-Finalist for the Rising Circle INK TANK, a 2016 Finalist for the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, a 2017 Finalist for SPACE on Ryder Farm and a 2018 Millay Colony Fellow. Gethsemane is also a 2016 Grant Recipient from the Puffin Foundation, which supported her residency with JAW Magic Time at Judson Memorial Church. Gethsemane’s short play, The Falling Man received a production in The Fire This Time Festival in 2018. Her work has also been seen at the 24:Hours Nationals and Columbia University, where she is completing her MFA in Playwriting. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.