Crystal Adaway is playwright, screenwriter, artist, and visual arts teacher. Her screenplay Bangers & Mash was a finalist in the Virginia Screenwriting Competition. Other plays include The Splintered Tale (co-written with Jake Baskin), Give & Take, Hoot-Nanny and The Christmas Card. Crystal is a recent alumna of the Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive, and she is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. She lives in Mount Vernon, Virginia.