Eljon Wardally

Playwright
she/her/hers

Eljon Wardally is an award-winning Grenadian Italian American playwright and screenwriter who was born in NY and raised on the cusp of Little Italy in Manhattan. After surviving a stroke at 29, she decided to pursue writing professionally and received her MFA from Fordham as part of its inaugural Playwriting class.

Eljon is passionate about telling stories about the underrepresented and giving a face to the faceless. She writes about loneliness, national and family secrets but also has a zest for telling stories with a dark comedic twist.