Eljon Wardally is a Playwright and Screenwriter born in New York with Grenadian roots. Plays include: Blooming In Dry Season (O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist), Big Black Balloon (O'Neill National Playwrights' Conference Finalist), By A Thread (Sundance MENA Theatre Lab Semi-Finalist), Bishop (O'Neill National Playwrights' Conference Semi-Finalist, Kennedy Center Finalist), Untitled Army Story (The Prism Festival Stay Awake! Theatre), The Gift (The Network One Act Festival Semi-Finalist), Home Sweet Home (The Strawberry Festival Semi-Finalist), Return To Sender (The Network One Act Festival Semi-Finalist), Docket 32357 (New Works By Young Women Finalist), Charlotte's Song (Judson Church).
Short Films include: Docket 32357 (Winner Audience Choice International Black Film Festival of Nashville, Winner Grand Jury Prize Huffington Post Black Voices Breakthrough Theater Series). Eljon wrote Docket 32357, a full length play, after suffering a stroke when she was 29. The first scene was made into an award winning short film of the same name and has been in over 30 festivals across the country. A web series of the same name was launched in 2014. The second season premiered on Seed & Spark in 2018. She received her MFA in Playwriting from Fordham/Primary Stages as part of its Inaugural class.