Elisabeth Mehl Greene is a composer/writer working in the Washington DC area, with a doctorate from the University of Maryland. Her opera Hajar won a commission by the University of Maryland. Her scenes written at Tapestry Opera’s Composer-Librettist Laboratory receive performances around the US and Canada. DC area choir Six Degree Singers premiered her choral works, including COLOR, an eleven-movement piece for choir and instruments. Greene’s bilingual children’s opera, Ce que raconte le conte/How the Story Goes was read at the Lycée Rochambeau. Her first opera, Reading Lolita in Tehran, was read by the Maryland Opera Studio’s New Works Initiative. Elisabeth is the author of Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women and her recent literary work appears in the Mizna: Prose, Poetry & Art Exploring Arab America and the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion.