Professor Susan Watkins

Professor · Leeds Beckett University

Professor Susan Watkins is an expert in contemporary women's fiction and feminist theory.

Contemporary Women's Dystopian and Apocalyptic Fiction Doris Lessing Gender Culture Ageing

Chuck Rosenthal

Professor Emeritus of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Fiction Narrative Narrative Theory Magic Journalism Animal Consciousness

Mary Kuryla

Clinical Assistant Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film Studies: Horror Genre and International Cinema Children's Book Writing Independent Film Directing and Producing Screenplays Fiction Writing: Novels and Short Stories

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Deena Weisberg, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences · Villanova University

Deena Weisberg, Ph.D., studies imaginative cognition and scientific thinking in young children and adults.

Child Development Imagination Public Understanding of Science‎ Galapagos Islands Pretend Play

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Mandy Brouse

Small business owner · Words Worth Books

Small business owner, marketing manager and occasional online columnist.

Small Business Business Publishing & Promoting Publishing Writing

Molly Youngkin

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Romantic and Victorian Literature Gender Studies and Narrative Theory

Claire Stanford

Assistant Professor | English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Science Fiction Creative Writing Speculative Fiction Narrative Form Genre and the Body

Stuart Candy

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Stuart Candy is an advisor, facilitator, educator, artist and designer with more than twenty years of experience in the futures field.

Speculative Design Future of Work Design Fiction Foresight Transmedia Storytelling

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Seretha Williams, PhD

Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee

Steven Mailloux

President's Professor Emeritus of Rhetoric · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Rhetoric Critical Theory Political Theology U.S.Cultural Studies

Frederick Ayeroff

Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Story Structure and Analysis Writing Original Feature Scripts on Spec

Chad Post

Publisher, Open Letter Books · University of Rochester

Chad Post is publisher of the University's nonprofit, literary translation press, Open Letter Books, and an expert on literary translation

Literary Translation Academic Publishing World Literature

Veronica Kitchen

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Waterloo and Balsillie School of International Affairs

Associate Prof of Political Science, University of Waterloo & Balsillie School of International Affairs

International Security Counter-Terrorism National Security Foreign Policy Canada-United States relations

Gail Wronsky

Professor Emeritus of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Poetry Creative Writing 20th Century Women's Writing Play Writing Poetry of Witness