Ami Dayan

October 25, 2017

The work of director, actor, playwright, and 2016 Dairy Center Honoree Ami Dayan—from one-person political-dramas to full-scale musicals—has been commissioned by the Denver-Center Theater Company, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Roe GreenÂ...

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Jeffrey Sichel

October 25, 2017

Jeffrey Sichel is the Establishing Director and Vice President of the UNESCO/ITI Network for Higher Education in the Performing Arts based in Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. He is a noted international stage director, auteur, professor and pedagogue...

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Namita Gokhale

October 25, 2017

Namita Gokhale is a writer, publisher, and festival director. She is the author of twelve works of fiction and nonfiction. Her debut novel, Paro: Dreams of Passion, was first published in 1984. Other books include Gods, Graves and Grandmother, A Hima...

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Suketu Mehta

October 25, 2017

Suketu Mehta is the New York-based author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, which won the Kiriyama Prize, the Hutch Crossword Award, and was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, the Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and th...

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Andrew Lam

October 25, 2017

Andrew Lam is a senior editor at New America Media and an author of three books, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres, and Birds of Paradise Lost. For eight years, Lam, a Pen Award winner,...

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Jane Shepard

October 25, 2017

Jane Shaepard is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker. She wrote the Showtime Original Movie Freak City for which she was nominated for a Writer’s Guild Award. Her plays have been produced across the U.S. and abroad, and a popula...

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Michael Patrick MacDonald

October 25, 2017

Michael Patrick MacDonald is the author of the New York Times bestselling coming-of-age memoir: All Souls: A Family Story from Southie and Easter Rising: A Memoir of Roots and Rebellion. Both memoirs deal with the issues he experienced growing up in...

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Stephen Graham Jones

October 25, 2017

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of sixteen novels, six story collections, and more than 250 stories. His current book is the werewolf novel Mongrels....

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Amrit Kaur Lohia

October 25, 2017

London-based Amrit Kaur Lohia is a sarangi player and vocalist in the genres of Punjabi folk, jazz, and soul. She has toured internationally as a performer, composer, and workshop facilitator. Lohia trained as a theater director at the Young Vic and ...

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Jovan Mays

October 25, 2017

Jovan Mays is the Poet Laureate of Aurora, Colorado, a National Poetry Slam Champion, the Community Outreach Coordinator for Lighthouse Writers Workshop, a TED speaker, and Director of Your Writing Counts, a youth poetry program that engages just ove...

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