Jerry Craft has illustrated and written close to two dozen children's books and middle grade novels including The Offenders: Saving the World While Serving Detention! An adventure story that teaches kids about the negative effects of bullying. It was co-authored by his two teenage sons. In 2014, Jerry illustrated The Zero Degree Zombie Zone, for Scholastic which earned him recognition from the Junior Library Guild. He is the creator of Mama's Boyz, an award-winning comic strip that was distributed by King Features Syndicate from 1995 - 2013. Jerry has won five African American Literary Awards. For more info visit: www.jerrycraft.net. Or follow Jerry Craft on Facebook and Twitter.
Marc Thompson earned his BFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, in 1997. His voice can be heard in commercials, on radio, and on many cartoons, including MTV's Daria, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and G.I. Joe: Sigma 6. He narrates many titles in the Star Wars series.
Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales on 27 October 1914. In 1934 his first book of poetry, Eighteen Poems
appeared, followed by Twenty-five Poems
in 1936, Deaths and Entrances
in 1946 and in 1952 his final volume, Collected Poems
. He also published many short stories, wrote filmscripts, broadcast stories and talks, did a series of lecture tours in the United States and wrote Under Milkwood
, the radio play.
During his fourth lecture tour of the United States in 1953, a few days after his 39th birthday, he collapsed in his New York hotel and died on November 9th at St. Vincent's Hospital. His body was sent back to Laugharne, Wales, where his grave is marked by a simple wooden cross.
In June 1994, his wife, Caitlin Thomas, died in Italy, where she had spent most of the years of her life after the death of Dylan Thomas. Her body is buried next to his.
Soneela Nankani is a classically trained actress who has performed in theaters all over the country as well as in acclaimed films and on television. She is an ensemble member of the award-winning Sojourn Theatre. Soneela has narrated over 100 audiobooks and has garnered four Earphones Awards and an Audie nomination.
Guy Lockhard is a voice talent and Earphones Award-winning narrator.
Rebecca Podos is the author of The Mystery of Hollow Places. She is a graduate of the writing, literature, and publishing program at Emerson College, and her fiction has been published in Glimmer Train, Glyph, Paper Darts, Bellows American Review, and SmokeLong Quarterly. She lives with her husband in Connecticut. You can find her online at www.RebeccaPodos.com.
Kim Mai Guest is an award-winning voice actor for audiobooks and video games. She can also be heard on television shows, such as G.I. Joe: Renegades, Batman: the Brave and the Bold, and Avatar, and in movies such asChill Out Scooby Doo and Dead Space: Aftermath. Her video game work includes Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy, and The Lord of the Rings.
Phoebe Strole originated the role of Anna in the Broadway production of Spring Awakening. Most recently, she starred in Kung Fu at the Signature Theater. Her film and television credits include My One and Only, Hamlet 2, Glee, and Rescue Me.