Margaret Wappler is a writer based in Los Angeles, as well as a regular panelist on Pop Rocket, a weekly pop culture podcast from Maximum Fun. She has written about the arts and pop culture for the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, New York Times, Elle, Cosmo, the Believer, Village Voice, and several other publications. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Black Clock, Public Fictions, Joyland Retro, Yes Is the Answer: And Other Prog Rock Tales, and Here She Comes Now. Her debut novel, Neon Green was published in July 2016 by Unnamed Press. In addition to writing, Margaret teaches fiction and nonfiction at Writing Workshops Los Angeles.
Seth Greenland’s first memoir, A Kingdom of Tender Colors, will be published in 2020 by Europa Editions. He is the author of five novels. His 1997 play Jungle Rot won the Kennedy Center/American Express Fund for New American Plays Award and the American Theater Critics Association Award. He was a writer-producer on the Emmy-nominated HBO series Big Love.
Laurie Winer is a longtime journalist who has been on staff at The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. She is a founding editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.