Carrie Printz is an award-winning playwright. Her plays have won both national and regional competitions and have been performed at a variety of theaters, including The Edge Theatre Company and And Toto too Theatre Company. Her full-length play, Gifted, was produced by The Edge in 2013 after winning its new play festival. Race Relations, another full-length play, won first place in the Writer's Digest 2009 Stage Play competition. 

Carrie holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Brown University and Northwestern University, respectively. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and The Playwrights’ Center and has studied playwriting at Brown, the Lighthouse Writer's Workshop and Primary Stages' Einhorn School of Performing Arts. This fall, she will be teaching playwriting at the University of Denver’s University College.