Peggy Stafford is a Bainbridge Island born, Brooklyn-based playwright. Her play, Motel Cherry (Clubbed Thumb/New Georges) was listed in The Huffington Post’s Top Ten Plays of 2012. Her work has been performed and developed at theaters across the country including Playwrights Horizons, Soho Rep, Women’s Project, Two River, Page73, Dixon Place, Bottom’s Dream, HERE, Annex Theatre, On The Boards, Seattle Children’s Theatre, as well as The Playhouse in Northern Ireland. She was a member of Soho Rep’s Writer/Director Lab, which commissioned Little Miss 1565 through their Phase 2 program. Her play, Wapato, was developed with Women’s Project and opened their 2007 season. She’s currently writing the stage adaptation of Marguerite de Angeli’s Newbery Award winning book, The Door in the Wall, for Seattle Children’s Theatre. A two-time MacDowell Fellow, she’s received additional support from the Northern Ireland Arts Council, Rain City Projects, King Country Arts Commission, and The Chisholm Foundation. A 2013 Audrey Resident at New Georges, Peggy’s also a member of Clubbed Thumb’s 2013-14 Writers Group as well as Machiqq (Women’s Auxiliary Playwriting Group).