Suzan Zeder is one of the nation’s leading playwrights of plays for young and family audiences. Her work has been seen in all fifty states and has been produced and published in Great Britain, Germany, Australia, Japan. Israel, and Switzerland. She is the four time winner of the Distinguished Play award from the American Alliance of Theatre and Education, most recently in 1999 for her play The Taste of Sunrise. She has chaired the Playwright’s Fellowship panel for the National Endowment for the Arts and Theatre Communications Group. In 1997 she was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre. Most recently she has written the book and additional lyrics for a major musical, Time Again in Oz, co-produced by Seattle Children’s Theatre and The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Theatre and Dance.