Ariadne Blayde is an award-winning playwright and fiction writer. Her play, The Other Room, won the VSA Playwright Discovery Award and has been produced around the world; her fiction has been published in various anthologies. Her work has been recognized by the Tennessee Williams Festival, the Saints and Sinners Festival, and other prestigious contests and fests. Her debut novel, Ash Tuesday, is due out from April Gloaming Publishing on March 22. Ariadne moonlights as a ghost tour guide in the French Quarter.