Garret Jon Groenveld is a poet and playwright living in San Francisco, California, with an MFA in Poetry and an MA in Playwriting from San Francisco State University and studied with Edward Albee at the University of Houston. He’s a founding writer of PlayGround and an inaugural member of the Writers in Residence program at the Playwrights Foundation. His plays include Missives (BAPF 2004, prod. Theatre Rhino ’05, 59E59 ’08), The Serving Class (GAP ’10), The Hummingbirds (GAP ’12, Internationalist Global Playwrighting Prize, prod. Romania, Spain, Mexico), The Empty Nesters (commercial tour continues in Los Angeles in Sept. ‘20) and Disbelief (SF May ’20 – www.playground-sf.org for tickets).