Zdenka Becker, playwright, was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in Austria for the last 30 years. She is a published playwright and author of numerous books. Zdenka has also worked as an actor, dramaturg, director, journalist, teacher, editor and translator. She has won numerous awards and prizes for her work. Her plays have been presented in Austria, Germany, the Czech and Slovak Republics, and in the US in Iowa City, St. Louis, Portland ME and NYC. Ms. Becker has also written for television and radio.