Bianca Bagatourian is an experimental playwright who easily switches between genres. She is a graduate of the MFA playwriting program at Brooklyn College with lifetime Obie award-winning playwright, Mac Wellman. Her play, The Time of Our Lies, a play about the life of historian Howard Zinn, co-produced by Viggo Mortensen, was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Bianca is also the founder and president of the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance since 2005, a non-profit which administers the William Saroyan Human Rights Playwriting Award. Draculiza is Bianca’s first children’s book.