Tristine Skyler

Freelance writer

Tristine Skyler is a NY based playwright, screenwriter and producer. Her play, "The Moonlight Room," about at-risk youth in New York City, was named one of the 'Top Ten Plays of the Year' by The New York Times and The New York Post, was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle John Gassner award for best new American play, and has been performed all over the country. Previously, she co-wrote the film "Getting to Know You," an adaptation of short fiction by Joyce Carol Oates, which played in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance, the Critics Week section of the Venice Film Festival, and received "Two Thumbs Up" from Ebert and Roeper. She is working on a number of new projects, including an adaptation of Truman Capote's recently discovered novella "Summer Crossing," which she co-wrote with Scarlett Johansson, who will direct. She holds a BA cum laude from Princeton University.