Marcia E. Cole is a native Washingtonian who in the process of re-invention received her BA in Early Childhood Education in 2014 from the University of the District of Columbia. She has won the College Language Association Creative Writing contest across three genres – Drama (2008), Poetry 1st Prize (2011) and Short Story (2012). She is a strong advocate for literacy and believes all the arts are essential to understanding the world we live in whether by examining the past or looking to the future. A Matter of Worth is her first play. She was invited to appear in a new play reading about Maya Angelou by playwright Rickey Hood 2015. Her son, also a writer, is keeping writing in the family.