Elaine Liner has been writing about arts, media and pop culture since the mid-1980s. Formerly a columnist at daily newspapers (remember those?), she co-founded TheaterJones.com and the literary magazine Salad. Now a freelance journalist and playwright, Elaine has won awards from the Associated Press, Women in Communications, Dallas Press Club and the Texas Non-Profit Theatre Festival. She earned a degree in theater from Trinity University and a master's in liberal arts from SMU.