Michelle Cheripka is a writer, director, editor, and producer — mainly of film, but also of poetry, events, and theater. Michelle has worked with producers at Universal Television, Wolf Films, Marvel Studios, STX Films, and the Columbia University Media and Idea Lab, on a variety of television series, commercials, documentaries, and features. Her independent work has screened in festivals and venues in New York, London, Los Angeles, and Beijing. She is currently: working on Visible Poetry Project, learning Arabic, watching Grace and Frankie, and living in Brooklyn. She studied English at Columbia University.
Olivia Gatwood (POET)
Olivia Gatwood is a touring performer & writer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her work has been featured on HBO, MTV, Huffington Post, and BBC, among others. She is the author of the Amazon Best Selling chapbook New American Best Friend (Button Poetry). Her forthcoming collection, LIFE OF THE PARTY, will be released from The Dial Press/Penguin Random House in Fall of 2019.