Caitlin Montanye Parrish has been paid as a critic, playwright, essayist, lecturer, teacher, production manager, librarian, caretaker, barista, and wake attendant. During the course of these employments she has been required to check a Dublin theatre for bombs, refrain from throwing scalding milk in various customers’ faces, write and deliver three eulogies in as many months, thrift shop for green high heels and doll parts, and analyze the etymological difference between “dork” and “dwarf” for Sudanese eight year-olds during a lecture on The Hobbit. She is an unrepentant Anglophile and could really use a cup of tea. Her play Fuck Tori Amos was published in the Smith & Kraus anthology Best 10-Minute Plays of 2008. Her plays have been produced Off-Broadway, in universities, and in questionable pubs.
Currently, she resides in Los Angeles, where she is a Masters candidate and Annenberg Fellow at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Her play, A Twist of Water, is running in Chicago at the Mercury Theatre.