Judith Malina was born in Germany in 1926 and is a theatre and film actress, director, and writer. She moved to New York at the age of three in 1929. In 1947, she co-founded the world-renowned Living Theatre in 1947. She has appeared in such films as Dog Day Afternoon (1975) and The Addams Family (1991) and has published a series of her diaries. Her many awards include a Guggenheim fellowship (1985), the 2008 Artistic Achievement Award from the New York Innovative Theatre Awards and the 2009 Edwin Booth Award from the Doctoral Theatre Students Association of the City University of New York.
Filip Marinovich is a poet and a playwright. He is the author of Zero Readership (Ugly Duckling Presse 2008) and And If You Don’t Go Crazy I’ll Meet You Here Tomorrow (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011). He wrote and directed the plays Skin Around the Earth, Throne Room Snow, and The Karma Bookshop for his theatre company Comet Party. His work has appeared in Brooklyn Rail, EOAGH, Aufgabe, Village Zendo Journal, and 6x6.