Carson Grace Becker earned her MFA in Playwriting from the University of Iowa. She has been commissioned from the Goodman, Nebraska Repertory, and Riverside Theater, won two Illinois Arts Council awards and a Jeff award for Best New Work. In 2004 her historical play about the Lewis and Clark expedition premiered in a Nebraska statewide celebration. She's been a resident artist at the William Inge Center for the Arts and a guest artist at the International Thespian Festival. She is a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists and a member of Famous Door Theater Company.