Gary Leon Hill is an award-winning playwright, whose plays have been produced around the country and collected in several published volumes. He is the recipient of a Pew National Endowment and other prestigious grants. Among his plays are Say Grace and Sound Bite, a play based in part on the story of Ruth and Wally's work among the spirits. All of Hill's work reflects his interest in mind, memory, consciousness, and reality. He has worked as a filmmaker, a journalist, a photographer, a transcriber, and an editor.