Claire Kiechel spent her childhood in Europe and now lives in New York. Her plays include: Wolf Play (winner of the 2012 Samuel French Off Off Festival Short Play Festival); Norway (developed at the 2012 Orchard Project); Be Careful of Words (devised with Helikon Rep); Whale Song Or: Learning to Live with Mobyphobia (FringeNYC 2011); Luxembourg (Lunar Energy Productions & AntiMatter Collective); and her adaptation of the Odyssey, Lethe (New School for Drama). Readings and productions of her plays have been held at the Brick Theater, Theaterlab, LaMaMa, the Kraine, the Beckett Theater and her living room. She has worked in various capacities with Ars Nova, New York Stage and Film, The Exchange, Clubbed Thumb, and Yarn Films. She graduated from Amherst College and is in the final year of her MFA in playwriting at the New School for Drama.