Jenny Taylor-Whitehorn and Amanda Rea

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Jenny Taylor-Whitehorn and Amanda Rea

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Jenny Taylor-Whitehorn is an author and screenwriter who is still paying for her MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA, where she was awarded the James Pendleton Award, the Larry Thor Memorial Award, Oliver’s Prize, and was listed in the 2016 UCLA Screenwriter’s Showcase.  
Jenny has developed content with Sony Crackle, NBC Universal, and Dreamworks TV. She’s been a finalist in contests such as Screencraft Pilot Launch, Final Draft’s Big Break, and recently her comedy feature, EVERY LITTLE THING I WISHED I SAID TO YOU was a finalist at the 2021 Austin Film Festival and is now being produced by Ian Bryce Productions. Her country music-inspired feature, THE LOW PLACE, is also being produced by Ian Bryce Productions with Kathryn Newton attached to star.
Her fiction is represented by Olga Filina at Five Otter Literary in Toronto.
She’s a sucker for inappropriate things people say in times of mourning, rom-com banter, and all the kissing parts.

Amanda Rea's stories and essays have appeared in Harper'sBest American Mystery Stories, One Story, American Short FictionFreeman’sThe Missouri ReviewThe Kenyon ReviewThe SunElectric Literature's Recommended Reading, Indiana ReviewIowa ReviewNew South, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. She has been awarded a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award in Fiction, a Pushcart Prize, the William Peden Prize, and was shortlisted for Best American Short Stories. She has won fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Institute of Creative Writing in Wisconsin, Jentel Artist Residency, Marble House Project, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. She earned her MFA at the University of California-Irvine. She has taught writing at the University of California, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oakhill Correctional Facility, and elsewhere.

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