— member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers — was awarded
the Pulitzer Prize and Dramatist Critics’ Circle Award for her
play, Crimes of theHeart. Last spring Smith and Kraus
published a two- volume collection of her plays. They include: The
Miss Firecracker Contest; The Wake of Jamey Foster; The Debutante
Ball; Abundance; and Impossible Marriage. Her work has
been produced internationally and translated into over 10 languages.