Elaine Romero

Elaine Romero is an award-winning Latina playwright, who grew up close to the border in San Juan Capistrano, California and has lived in Tucson, Arizona for many years. She is now an assistant professor at the University of Arizona, teaching play writing, script writing and dramaturgy.

Elaine Romero’s plays have had numerous publications by Samuel French (Barrio Hollywood, Day of Our Dead, If Susan Smith Could Talk), Playscripts (Secret Things and Alicia), Vintage Books (Take Ten: New 10-Minute Plays, Volume II,The Sniper), and Smith & Kraus (Rain of Ruin, A Simple Snow and Women Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2000). Her award-winning fiction appears in The Alaska Quarterly Review and Rosebud Magazine.