Angela Gant received The Paula Vogel Award and The National Student Playwriting Award for Social Darwinism in 2006 at the Kennedy Center ACTF, which received a staged reading at the Bottle Factory Theatre in NYC. She is finishing her Ph.D. at Texas Tech University where she received the esteemed Horn Professors Award for her work, attended the Sundance Theatre Laboratory in July 2006 as the Kennedy Center Grantee. Her play, The Body of Eva Peron, co-written with William L. Bryan won Playmarket 2007 and received a reading at 37 Arts in NYC, as well as at The Last Frontier Theatre Festival 2007 in Valdez, Alaska, where her play Conversations with the Dearly Departed, was listed as one of the "standout works" in Backstage, and was first runner-up in Playworks 2005. Jill the Ripper, Angela's newest play, just received a staged reading at Texas Woman's University and was a finalist in the 2007 Stage West Playwriting Competition.
William L. Bryan has written two novels, The Reverend Nobody and Prince Hal. His essay, Family Snapshot, won the 2006 Denver Literary Challenge and he is published semi-regularly in Say what?, a celebrity sports commentary panel for teh Denver Rocky Mountain News. His full-length play, The Body of Eva Peron, co-written with Angela Gant, won Playmarket 2007 and was recently optioned for an Off-Broadway production. (bookjones)