Hannah Ii-Epstein (she/her/hers), from the North Shore of Oahu, recently received her MFA in Writing for the Screen + Stage at Northwestern University. She is a creative writer, dramatist, and Co-Artistic Director of Nothing Without a Company (NWaC). Since 2007, over twenty of her works were produced in Hawai’i by Kumu Kahua Theatre and in Chicago by NWaC, About Face Theatre’s Babes on Stage, and Fury Theatre's SAST. Hannah's film, Sweet, won Best Film Runner Up in Chicago's 48HFP in 2015. In 2016 Hannah and her play, Not One Batu, was honored by Hawai'i State Theatre Council Po'okela Awards.