Mac Wellman’s recent work includes The Difficulty of Crossing a Field (with composer David Lang) at ACT in San Francisco and at Montclair in the fall of 2006, and at UT Austin in 2010; and 1965 UU for performer Paul Lazar, and directed by Stephen Mellor at the Chocolate Factory in the fall of 2008. He is also working on two plays for chorus: The Invention of Tragedy (Classic Stage Company) and Nine Days Falling commissioned by the Stuck Pigs Company of Melbourne, Australia. He has received numerous honors, including both NEA and Guggenheim Fellowships. In 1990 he received an OBIE (Best New American Play) for Bad Penny, Terminal Hip and Crowbar. In 1991 he received another OBIE for Sincerity Forever. Several collections of his plays have been published: The Difficulty of Crossing a Field (University of Minnesota Press), Cellophane and The Bad Infinity (both from PAJ/Johns Hopkins University Press); Two Plays, and The Land Beyond the Forest (both Sun & Moon). Sun & Moon also published A Shelf in Woop’s Clothing, his third collection of poetry, and two novels: The Fortuneteller (1991) and Annie Salem (1996). In 1997 he received the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award. In 2003 he received his third OBIE, for lifetime Achievement. In 2004 he received an award from the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts. In 2006 his third novel, Q’s Q, was pub- lished by Green Integer, and in 2008 a volume of stories, A Chronicle of the Madness of Small Worlds, was published by Trip Street Press. His recent books of poetry are Miniature (2002), Strange Elegies (2006) both from Roof Books—and Left Glove, just out from Solid Objects Press. He is the Donald I. Fine Professor of Playwriting at Brooklyn College.