Joanna H. Kraus


Playwright, author, and arts educator, Joanna is Professor Emeritus of Theater and former Graduate Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Arts for Children Program at the State University of New York College at Brockport.

Her plays have garnered a number of awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, New York State Theatre Education Association and Charlotte B. Chorpenning Cup for Achievement in Playwriting.

Her first children's book, Tall Boy's Journey was published in 1993 by Carolrhoda Books. Joanna and her husband Ted live in Walnut Creek, California.