Jill Pollack - Jennifer Ann Coffeen
**** As Chief Story Wrangler, Jill Pollack spends her time chasing down the best stories…and making them better. But telling a great story isn’t enough for her; she has to throw some neuroscience into the mix. Art+Science=the answer to everything. Jill is the founder and director of StoryStudio Chicago. In addition to teaching, writing, and forcing people to admit that they can’t live without great stories, Jill oversees writing training for more than 1,200 students each year.She is a frequent presenter on the power of stories in our personal and professional lives and was again included in the Newcity Lit Top 50 list of literary leaders in Chicago. A writer and author, Jill has published three books for young adults: Shirley Chisholm, named a Best Book by Science and Film Magazine; Lesbian and Gay Families: Redefining Parenting in America; and Women on the Hill, a history of women in Congress. Her work has appeared online, in newspapers, magazines, trade periodicals and political journals.**** Jennifer Ann Coffeen is a romance novelist and freelance writer. Her regency short story Five Golden Suitors spent two weeks in the top 100 regency romances on Amazon. She is also the author of Lover’s Gamble and the novel Priceless Deception. Jennifer is a founding member of the kates and is an active Live Lit performer. Her regency novella A Deal with Lord Devlin is also available from The Wild Rose Press. Visit her at www.JenniferAnnCoffeen.com.