Robynne Graffam is a writer and teacher who grew up outside of Philadelphia, wandered off for about ten years, then came home. She has been in and around theater ever since she fought for—and won—the role of Murphy the Elf in the 4th Grade Christmas play. She participated in the Kenyon Playwrights Institute in 2016, and has studied at both PlayPenn and Walnut Street Theater. Her play Mary Pops In received a staged reading at The Storefront Theater, and her work was featured on the Inkubator New Work Development Laboratory’s podcast in Cohort 5. Her play A Rising Tide (Lifts All Boats) was a semi-finalist for the B Street Theater New Comedies Festival.