We are thrilled to announce the winning play of our Inaugural Young Playwrights Competition and the second play to be published in our second volume, Nine Hours, written by Zoe Kamil. Kamil is an 18-year-old playwright and theatre artist living and studying in New York City and hailing from San Francisco, California. Her plays have been workshopped and produced at Young Playwrights Inc, The Playwrights Project, The Midtown Theatre Festival’s Short Play Lab, and The Blank Theatre, among others. She is a winner of the 2014 Young Playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition, The 2014 Blank Theatre’s National Young Playwrights Competition, and the 2013 California Young Playwrights Contest. She’s also been recognized by Playground Theatre SF and the National Theatre in London. Zoe co-founded and is the Associate Director of Semicolon Theatre Company, an organization dedicated to the development of new work by and for young adults and that is run entirely by theatre artists 21 and younger. She is a Literary Intern at the York Theatre Company in New York City. Congratulations, Zoe!