Lenelle Moïse is a Huntington Playwriting Fellow. Her comedy Merit won the 2012 Southern Rep Ruby Prize. She wrote, composed and costars in the IRNE-nominated drama Expatriate. Her other plays include Matermorphosis (Serious Play Theatre Ensemble), Little Griot (Drama Studio) and Purple (Kitchen Theatre Company). Her solo performances Womb-Words, Thirsting and Ache What Make have been presented across the country. Moïse was a Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival Fellow, an Artist in Residence in Performance Studies at Northwestern University, a Visiting Performing Artist in African & African Diaspora Studies at UT Austin and the fifth Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA.