Dailyn Rodriguez was born in New York City to Cuban parents. She discovered a love for playwrighting in high school, eventually winning the New Jersey Young Playwrights Festival two years in a row. She’s honored to have a collection of her high school one-act plays published by Samuel French. She graduated with a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received the John Golden Award in Playwriting. After graduation, she participated in the Walt Disney Studios Writing Fellowship. Since then, she’s written on George Lopez, Ugly Betty, Cane, 90210, Lie to Me, and The Night Shift. She’s been nominated for two Alma Awards and received a Writers Guild Award for writing for an Outstanding New Series (Ugly Betty). Dailyn’s currently an Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner on Queen of the South. She’s married to a fantastic artist and has two super cute dogs.