Zelda Knapp is a playwright, poet, short fiction author, television and theater reviewer, avid theater goer, and an independent scholar in musical theater academia. She graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama and a minor in Creative Writing. She won the 2nd Annual LJ Idol Contest in 2009. Her plays include Butterflies, This is Hell, Something On Your Mind, and her solo show Evidence, which played at Theatre Row in NYC. Her short fiction and poetry have been published by Standard Culture and The Biscuit, along with her ebook, This Is What They Made It Out Of: tales from the end of the world. She reviews theater on A work unfinishing, as well as reviewing television revisits (including Angel, Veronica Mars, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer) on Once More With Extreme Prejudice. Her articles on musical theater have been published by Routledge, Oxford, and in various journals.