Mary Crescenzo is an award-winning playwright, writer and poet in commercial and literary markets. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Playboy and numerous other publications. Mary is a jazz singer and part-time teaching artist for Lifetime Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging older adults in art. In her earlier creative life she worked as a broadcaster for WPLJ-FM and Clear Channel Communications and was an independent casting director for feature films and television for ABC TV, Disney Pictures, Warner Brothers, Paramount and Zoetrope, and for independent productions. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA. For more, visit www.marycrescenzo.com.