Natalie Parker-Lawrence, MFA in Creative Writing (nonfiction and playwriting) at the University of New Orleans, 2010. Her new play,Postcards From Memphis, was given a staged reading in 2016 at the Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis. The Just Passing By Theatre Company in association with The Morris Theatre Guild (outside Chicago) produced Bob War, and Adelphi University (New York) produced Earlybirds. The Women’s Playwright’s Initiative staged a regional reading in Orlando of Upright Position. Her essays have been published in Slice of Life Magazine,The Palimpsest Journal, The Barefoot Review, Edible Memphis, The Commercial Appeal, World History Bulletin, and The Pinch, among others. Parker-Lawrence teaches English at Immaculate Conception HS and is an adjunct instructor in the Communication department at the University of Memphis.