Kerri N. Koczen (Duncan) originally hails from Long Island, NY. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in theater from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, and moved to NYC where she attended The Circle In the Square Theater Conservatory. In 2014, she co-founded a theater company in Knoxville, TN, called Yellow Rose Productions. She helped produce, write, perform and for nearly four years tour their original show, Princess Cut: A young girl’s reality inside a Tennessee sex ring; based on the true account of a local survivor. Kerri is also co-founder and producer of the Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women, accepting two hundred original scripts each year from all over the world. The competition is currently in its 5th season.