Amy Crider has been a semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award, the O'Neill, and Seven Devils. She has had 35 readings and small productions. Her BA in Theater is from Goddard College. She has been studying with Chicago Dramatists since 2010. In 2017 she produced her play Leda and donated 100% of the ticket proceeds to Mercy Corps, a charity that helps people in the direst need around the world.