Sarah Ruhl is a playwright and writer of other things. Her 15 plays include "In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)," "The Clean House" and "Eurydice." She has been a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, a Tony Award nominee and the recipient of the MacArthur Genius Fellowship. Her plays have been produced on- and off-Broadway, around the country, internationally and have been translated into many languages. Her book "100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write" was a New York Times Notable Book. Her other books include "Letters from Max," with Max Ritvo, and "44 Poems for You." She has received the Steinberg Playwright Award, the Samuel French Award, Feminist Press Under 40 Award, the National Theater Conference Person of the Year Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, a Whiting Award, a Lily Award and a PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for mid-career playwrights. She teaches at the Yale School of Drama, and she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and her three children.