About Helen Valenta

W - Helen ValentaHelen Valenta is a Network Playwright at Chicago Dramatists. She has had work appear at The Artistic Home Theater, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, and Small Fish Radio. Two of her plays have been featured in Polarity Ensemble Theatre’s Dionysos Cup Festival (2011 and 2014). She has an MA in writing, and is a published poet. Her fiction received a finalist award in the Anna Akmatova Award for Excellence in Writing. Her play, ‘We are all foreigners here’ was on the BBC’s commended list.  She is a huge fan of angels.