Carolyn Gray is a writer, actor, director, designer, and puppeteer. She is a founding member of Adhere and Deny, Winnipeg's only avant garde puppet theatre, which has been producing for over ten years. She has taught theatre to all ages at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People, is director of the MTYP Shakespeare Company, and is part of the Artists in the Schools program. She won the Manitoba Day Award for her play The Elmwood Visitation, which was published by Scirocco Drama. She has been nominated for the 2008 John Hirsch Most Promising Writer Award.