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Tanya Saracho

Saracho is a playwright and television writer who serves as creator, showrunner, and executive producer of “Vida” on Starz, premiering May 6, 2018. Her television credits include “How to Get Away with Murder,” HBO's “Looking” and “Girls,” and “Devious Maids.” Named "Best New Playwright" by Chicago Magazine, Saracho has had plays produced at New York City’s Primary Stages and 2nd Stage, as well as Victory Gardens Theatre, The Denver Theatre Center, and many others. Saracho was named one of nine national Latino "Luminarios" by Café Magazine, and received the first "Revolucionario" Award in Theater by the National Museum of Mexican Art. Saracho was born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, México, and raised along the Texas border, spending the better part of her adult life in Chicago.