Born in 1983, Charlotte Simmonds is best known for her work in Wellington theatre. Her plays include Arctic-Antartic,The Story of Nohome Neville and Unwholesome Clare who Worked in Kitchens and Smelt like a Dish and Burnt Coffee. She is a big fan of Batman and violent romance. She is often found smoking outside theatres.
Her collection of poetry, The World's Fastest Flower, was published by VUP in May 2008. It was shortlisted for the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in the best first book of poetry category.
She aims to become New Zealand’s most famous bipolar playwright and is currently working on a book called 100 Small Robots You Can Build At Home.