RLG PhotoROSE LEIMAN GOLDEMBERG (Playwright)'s internationally acclaimed play Letters Home about the life of Sylvia Plath, has been translated into numerous languages and been honored all over the world. Her plays and musicals include: Gandhiji, which garnered a Robby Award, was chosen for the O'Neill Conference and honored in Burns Mantle's Best Plays of 1982-1983; the award-winning Apples in Eden, The Rabinowitz Gambit, Rites of Passage, Sophie, and The Merry War. Television credits include The Burning Bed, for which she received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Dramatic Adaptation, an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing, an American Women in Radio and TV Award, a Humanitas Award nomination and was honored by The American Film Institute, as part of the permanent collection; Dark Holiday; Stone Pillow, starring Lucille Ball, for which she received a Humanitas Award nomination; Florence Nightingale; Born Beautiful; Land of Hope; Death at Dinner; The Pencil Box War; The Jonas Salk Story; and Mother and Daughter, The Loving War, for which whe received a Writers Guild nomination and a Humanitas Award nomination. Ms. Goldemberg's radio drama Voices in My Head received several awards including the Armstrong Award for Best Radio Drama. Her feature films include Points East, Doubles and Bad Dreams. She is a published author of such books as Adios, Hollywood and Antique Jewelry: A Practical & Passionate Guide. She is also an award-winning poet and author of short stories. Her recent musical, Picon Pie was the best-rated Zagat show in New York.

She was born and grew up in Staten Island, married twice, had two children, and has taught English & Theater at various colleges and universities.