Crystal Senter-Brown has been featured in Redbook Magazine, Vibe Magazine and Essence Magazine and has been a performance poet and writer for most of her life. Born in Morristown, TN to a bass-playing Baptist preacher (Dad) and a visual artist (Mom), Crystal performed her first poem onstage at the age of six. Since then, she has performed at thousands of events and has shared the stage with many performers such as MC Lyte, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Ruby Dee, Nona Hendrix and more. Crystal is the recipient of several awards including the Massachusetts Fellowship in Poetry, the Black Leadership Alliance Community Service Award, the Bay Path College Pathfinder award, the Points of Light Award the Harold Grinspoon Award for her children's book Gabby Saturday. She is the author of six books: -But Now I See-, -But You Have Such a Pretty Face-, -Doubledutch-, -Gabby Saturday-, -Gabby Gives Back- and -The Rhythm in Blue, - which was made into a full-length movie. Her stage credits include The Vagina Monologues and playing Glinda the Good Witch in The Wiz. She also has released three music cd's: Bees are Admired (2001), Easybreezybeautifulcoloredgirl (2003) and Mojo (2005.) When she's not writing, performing or saving the world, she lives in New England with her husband Corey, son Adonte, and a maniac dog named Venus J. Brown, MD.