Paco José Madden is a DC-native with a BA in Drama from Catholic University of America. He has self-produced three full-length dramatic works at the Capital Fringe Festival. Madden has won several awards and grants from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in playwriting and screenwriting. His poetry has been published in Big Pulp and District Lines. Among other works-in-progress, he is writing a steampunk stage version of Frankenstein.