Catherine Pelonero

Catherine Pelonero is an author and playwright whose work has been produced across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Her first short play, Family Names, won the Off-Off Broadway Short Play Festival and is published by Samuel French, Inc. Ms. Pelonero’s other plays include Pioneers in Paradise (Theatre West), A Skilled Hunter (Bloomington Playwrights Project), and Puppies with Papers, a finalist for the Heideman Award at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Her one-act comedy, Awesome Ghosts of Ontario, was published in 2010 by Samuel French/Baker’s Plays. Her short screenplay Preservation Society won the Yale University Screenwriting Competition and was filmed and screened on the Yale campus in the summer of 2010. Ms. Pelonero is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Actors Studio Playwrights & Directors Unit, and currently serves as a Vice Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights (ALAP). Originally from Buffalo, New York, she currently lives in Los Angeles.

Sunbathe in Darkness

In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose.

Anna St. Hesia Dreams

Anna is trapped in an anesthesia-related coma. Her only way out is to sink deeper into fantasy – a dark fairytale where people weave dreams into tourist destinations. When reality isn’t worth it, is fantasy the next best thing?