Quiara Alegria Hudes

Quiara Alegria Hudes is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Water by the Spoonful," the Tony Award-winning musical "In the Heights" and the Pulitzer Prize finalist "Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue." Her other works include "Barrio Grrrl!," a children's musical; "26 Miles"; "Yemaya's Belly" and "The Happiest Song Plays Last," the third piece in her acclaimed trilogy.