Amber Palmer is a playwright currently based out of Kalamazoo Michigan. They currently serve as Resident Playwright at Queer Theatre Kalamazoo. Their work has been seen at Activate Midwest: New Play Festival, Flint Repertory Theatre New Works Festival, Pegasus PlayLab, Bristol Valley Theater, Tipping Point Theatre, The Q Collective, and Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival. A monologue from their play “It’s a Small World (or The Robot Play)” is published in Best Men’s Monologues of 2019 (Smith and Kraus). Their play “The Speedy Gonzales Memorial Turtle Sanctuary” is a finalist for City Theatre's National Award for Short Playwriting (2019), Second Place winner at Tipping Point Theatre’s Sandbox Play Festival (2019) and a regional finalist for the Gary Garrison 10 Minute Play Award (Region 3, 2018). They were Artist-in-Resident at The Mitten Lab in 2019 and will graduate with their M.F.A. in Playwriting from Western Michigan University in Spring 2020.