Clarence Coo received the 2012 Yale Drama Series Prize for Beautiful Province (Belle Province). His honors include a Rita Goldberg Fellowship at The Lark, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship, and a 2016 NYFA Fellowship. He received his MFA in Playwriting at Columbia University. He is a resident playwright at New Dramatists and a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. He lives in New York, where he is the manager of academic administration of Columbia’s MFA Writing Program.