Nu Quang, born and raised in Vietnam, is a playwright/author. She earned an MFA from Western Michigan University in 1992. Her plays were designated as finalists at numerous playwriting competitions. In 2000 she won a GAP Award and the Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship in Theatre for her dark comedy The Philanthropist, which was selected for the Second Annual FringeACT Festival of New Original Work 2003. She received Seattle Arts Commission’s 2002 Seattle Artists Program for Literary Arts to work on her memoir.