Mary Laws is a native of Texas. Her plays include Bird Fire Fly, Blueberry Toast (Yale School of Drama), Wonderful (Tympanic Theatre Company), The Drive (Tympanic Theatre Company), What A Very Pretty Pageant!, Stand (an autumn play) (The American Laboratory), The Trapeze Artist (Baylor University), and This. (Yale Cabaret). Her work has been read/developed by Baylor University, Theater Masters National MFA Playwrights Festival, the American Laboratory, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, the Endstation Theatre Playwrights Initiative, The Cherry Lane, Le Pavé d’Orsay in Paris, and The Horton Foote American Playwrights Festival. For three years she served as literary associate at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York. In addition, she has mentored for the Yale/Co-Op Eugene O’Neill Playwriting Program, the Dwight/Edgewood Project in New Haven, and taught Playwriting at Wesleyan University. She also served as a Deacon at the University Church in Yale. In 2014, Mary signed on as co-screenwriter with Nicolas Winding Refn on his next film The Neon Demon which was recently shot in LA. She currently writes for the upcoming NBC Drama Patient Zero. MFA, Yale School of Drama. BFA, Baylor University.