Meet the Pros we work with 

ANGELA AJAYI’s first story, “Galina,” published in Fifth Wednesday Journal, won the 2017 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Her essays, book reviews and author interviews have […]
John Morogiello is Artistic Director of Best Medicine Rep Theater Company and has several plays published by Samuel French. He’s won numerous awards for his plays including The Kennedy Center […]
Sammy Brown grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota. In 2012, she started the band A Firm Handshake with her childhood friends Zach Sobiech and Reed Redmond. Today she continues to write music […]
Brenda Hudson, PhD, is a teacher, editor, certified journal facilitator, author, and creative writer. She leads writing workshops where participants create unique stories and books of themselves using journaling and […]
Nashville artist Jeff Dayton’s career is a  success story built  on hard work, faith and professionalism. From his 15 years as bandleader and guitarist with Hall of Fame legend Glen Campbell to his […]
Carol Dines new collection of stories, This Distance We Call Love, will be published by Orison Books in 2021. Her recent stories have been published in Ploughshares, Narrative, Worcester Review, […]
 I wrote my first book. I was five. It was titled “Agatha the Witch.” My dad published the story for me on his office copier, and I distributed the book to […]
Lily Percy Ruiz has worked as an associate editor at MovieMaker magazine, and as a producer for StoryCorps and NPR’s “All Things Considered” on the weekends, where she produced the series “Movies […]
Jonny is a writer, performer, games designer and, in a decidedly predictable twist, was a ghost all along. In addition to writing and narrating The Magnus Archives he performs with space-pirate myth-singers The […]
Kevin Hearne is the New York Times bestselling author of the Iron Druid Chronicles, the Seven Kennings trilogy, and co-author of the Tales of Pell with Delilah S. Dawson. His next book, […]
Ryan North Ryan North is a writer of games, comic books AND boring ol’ regular books including the wildly popular HOW TO INVENT EVERYTHING! You can read his stuff online and in print, and […]
Young adult author Jennifer Mathieu is a writer and English teacher who lives in Texas with her family and has written six novels including MOXIE, THE TRUTH ABOUT ALICE, and […]
Born and raised in Minneapolis, MN, Ellie Abrams studied and performed within the vibrant theater community there. She relocated to Los Angeles to pursue acting in 2006. She can be […]
They’ve been called, “the next generation of Minneapolis sound” The band’s music could be described as positive alternative pop. They have the skill to weave in and out of many […]
Ski-ter is well known in the Industry as an actor, director and cinematographer. Known as “Commercial King” in Hollywood, Ski-ter has appeared in over 100 national commercial campaigns. With Charles, […]
Charles is an actor and acting coach best known for his roles in Dexter, No Ordinary Family and Bones. Charles teaches acting at the Storytellers Conservatory. He is also co-author of […]
Ken Levine is an Emmy winning writer/ director/playwright/major league baseball announcer. Full-length plays include A or B?, Going Going Gone, Our Time, Upfronts and Personal, America’s Sexiest Couple, On the […]
You Deserve To See Yourself In Stories. The award-winning Penumbra Podcast is a bi-weekly audio drama, available to listen for free. Creators Sophie Takagi Kaner and Kevin Vibert have always […]