Cefaly is published by Samuel French (THE GULF, MAYTAG VIRGIN, LOVE IS A BLUE TICK HOUND), Smith & Kraus (two volumes of Best American Short Plays), and Applause Books (numerous "Best of" anthologies). She is an outspoken proponent of silence in story-telling and has authored numerous articles (and lectured at colleges and high schools) on the craft of playwriting.
Cefaly’s play THE GULF won the 40th Annual Samuel French OOB Festival. Its full-length adaptation (Recipient of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award) received its world premiere at Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA, in September of 2016 (directed by Joe Calarco) and was subsequently nominated for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play. It is scheduled to receive its Australian premiere in August of 2017.