Zabryna Guevara is best known for her roles on Gotham and The Get Down. Additional film and television credits include Law & Order, 3 lbs, Person of Interest, Blue Bloods, Burn Notice, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Chicago Med, The Handmaid’s Tale, Snowfall, Irreplaceable You, The Incredible Jessica James, Castle Rock, New Amsterdam, Swallow, Tell Me a Story, The Twilight Zone, and Emergence. Guevara’s roots lie in theatre, and she has originated roles and co-starred in many off-Broadway productions, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful, Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, The Cook, Chimichangas and Zoloft, Sonia Flew, El Paso Blue, Santa Concepción, Tight Embrace, Now and Then, and Bulrusher. A native of New York City, Guevara graduated with a BFA from Fordham University at Lincoln Center.
Cristina Henríquez is best known for her novel The Book of Unknown Americans, longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and a New York Times Notable Book of 2014. She is also the author of the short story collection Come Together, Fall Apart and the novel The World in Half. Henríquez’s fiction has been featured in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, and the anthology This Is Not Chick Lit. Her non-fiction has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, The Oxford American, Real Simple, Preservation, and the anthology State by State, among other publications. Her latest story, “The Summer House,” was published by Amazon Original Stories in February 2021.
Maulik Pancholy is an actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his television roles on 30 Rock, Weeds, Whitney, The Good Fight, and for lending his voice to the long-running animated series Phineas & Ferb and Sanjay & Craig. On stage, he starred on Broadway in Terrence McNally’s It's Only a Play, in The New Group’s production of Good for Otto, and most recently returned to Broadway in Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons at the Helen Hayes Theatre. Pancholy’s debut novel, The Best at It, was named a 2020 Stonewall Honor Book, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and the American Library Association’s Booklist. Pancholy is the co-founder of the anti-bullying organization ActToChange.org.
Martha Plimpton's television credits include How to Make It in America, Raising Hope, Younger, The Real O’Neals, The Blacklist, The Good Wife, for which she received an Emmy Award, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Brockmire, Baroness Von Sketch Show, Doc McStuffins, Flack, and Vamprina. Her film credits include The Goonies, The Mosquito Coast, Running on Empty, Beautiful Girls, Parenthood, 200 Cigarettes, Pecker, Eye of God, Small Town Murder Songs, Hello Again, and Natalie. Plimpton is the only actor in history to be nominated for a Tony Award in three consecutive seasons for her performances in The Coast of Utopia, Top Girls, and Pal Joey. She was honored with an Obie Award for her performance in Hobson’s Choice off-Broadway and last appeared on Broadway in A Delicate Balance. Plimpton has been a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble since 1998. She can be seen in the forthcoming film Mass and the series Generation.
Amy Silverberg is a writer, stand-up comedian, and teacher at the University of Southern California. Her stories have been featured in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, TriQuarterly, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Collagist, Hobart, Joyland, The Offing, Split Lip Magazine, The Tin House Open Bar, and the 2018 edition of Best American Short Stories, among other publications. She hosts two monthly stand-up shows in California: Bitchface Comedy and Wolf Den. Her television credits include writing for The Movie Show on SYFY. Currently, Silverberg is at work on a novel while pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Southern California.