An award-winning playwright whose work is currently being staged across the U.S. and Canada. Hostage was a finalist for the Woodward/Newman Drama Award, the Fratti Newman Political Play Contest, and was a Showcase finalist for the National New Play Network. Hitler’s Tasters, winner of the 2017 Susan Glaspell Award, made its world premiere at Centenary Stage Company in April 2018, and will be produced by New Light Theatre Project in New York, October 2018. Kalamazoo, co-written with Kelly Younger, won the 2014 Riva Shiner Comedy Award, Bloomington Playwrights Project. It has been published by Dramatists Play Service and produced across the country. Family Planning made its world premiere at the Colony Theatre and was a finalist for the 2014 Riva Shiner Comedy Award. Chair was a finalist for the Firehouse Theatre’s Festival of New American Plays. Brooks has received additional productions and developmental support of various works from Pacific Resident Theatre, The Road Theatre Company, The Boston Court Theatre, The Barrow Group, Wordsmyth Theatre and the Bay Street Theatre. Brooks is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, The Playwright’s Center and Pacific Resident Theatre. She is a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council within the Scowcroft Center on Strategy and Security.