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Diane Young is a publishing professional with more than twenty-five years of experience. Most recently she was the Editorial Director at Dundurn Press. She has worked in-house or on a freelance basis for many publishers, including Lorimer, Madison, Firefly, Harlequin, Penguin, Stoddart, and Coach House Press. Diane has edited a wide range of manuscripts, including prize-winning fiction and nonfiction. She is the author of See No Evil, a middle-grade novel published by Orca Books, and a member of Editors Canada, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers). MA: University of Toronto.

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Jennifer Rumberger is a Chicago-based playwright and an adjunct dramatic writing professor at Northwestern University. Recent productions include Night in Alachua County with Wildclaw Theater, Open Blue Sky at Stella Adler/ Tisch School of the Arts, and The Bride with the Living Room Playmakers and Chicago Fringe Festival.  Jennifer’s work has been developed or presented in New York, Houston, Chicago, and Florida by The Lark Playwrights Center, id Theatre Company, The Gift Theatre Company, Black Box Acting Studio, The Living Room Playmakers, Commission Theatre Company, Wordsmyth Theatre Company, White Rose Miami, Northwestern University, The Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, and Chicago Dramatists. She also writes nonfiction prose and performs at live storytelling events in Chicago.  She is a founding member and associate playwright with the Living Room Playmakers in Chicago. MFA: Northwestern University. 

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David Oiye studied English Literature at the University of Toronto and Film Production at Ryerson University before working in theatre in Toronto for more than twenty years. He has worked as a script reader for the Ontario Film Development Corporation and for Canadian Stage. During his time as Artistic Director of Cahoots Theatre Projects and later Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, he worked extensively in play development and has directed more than twenty-five productions, mostly of new work. As a writer, he has contributed articles to two Toronto blogs and has co-written a screenplay for a short film (Just for Fun) and a one-man play (The Drag Queen that Time Forgot). BA: University of Toronto. BAA: Ryerson University.