So Long, and Thanks for All the Fun Cast
Mary Brzustowicz published an essay about dancing with the Prince of Spain in “Mused: Bella Online”, a short story about Shirley Jackson in “The Best of Rochester Spoken Word Short Story Contest 2020”, and is a semifinalist in “The Writer Magazine” Short Story contest. Mary writes about growing up in a large family and her too-frequent domestic disasters in her blog, "Keep Mary Out of the Kitchen."
Evvy Fanning is the co-founder of Rochester Spoken Word and the proprietor of Solera and Cheshire. She finds talking about herself unbecoming of a lady and prefers to let her characters speak for her. That said, she would hasten to tell you that she has on one occasion drunk bourbon with Salman Rushdie, and that he is every bit as enchanting as you think. Furthermore, her floors are immaculate and her children are well mannered, if not soft spoken. So there’s that.
Stacey Freed is a freelance writer whose work focuses mostly on the built environment. Her book "Hiking the Catskills" (Falcon Guides/Globe Pequot), which she co-wrote with local author Randi Minetor, comes out next month. She is only reading today because Scott asked her to. She is very sad that he is leaving town. The literary community will miss him.
Before Christine Green became editor at "(585)" magazine, she tried her hand at archaeology, housekeeping, and grant writing. She enjoys writing fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. When she isn’t writing she is gardening or practicing yoga.
Scott Seifritz, writes plays and short fiction, His play, “Denny Killington, Master Detective!,” was selected for the 2016 Regional Writers Showcase, and he’s had plays performed as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival, 2 Pages / 2 Voices, and the Spooky One-Act Play Fest. He was recently part of the cast of Listen To Your Mother Rochester. He will soon be moving to Albuquerque, NM, to start a new chapter of his life. Follow his antics at scottseifritz.com.
Robert Shelton studied English in Northfield, MN, before working as a database engineer. As that profession decohered to its entropic end-state, he took up writing. His fiction and poetry appear in Lilac Magazine, Howling Mad Review and South 85 Journal, where he was a finalist for the 2020 Julia Peterkin Literary Award. Lovers of peace and quiet follow him on Twitter @kernelpanic442
George is a newly-retired high school English teacher and Navy veteran who is looking forward to having more time to write. His few readers (and his long-suffering wife) may not be as enthusiastic about the change in his employment status.
Taylor Terrance is a humor columnist for “(585) Magazine.” She is a 2013 graduate of Second City Chicago’s writing program for sketch comedy. Taylor has written plays for Rochester’s Fringe Fest and The Place Projectors Project through Writers & Books. She is a co-producer, script writer, and coach with Listen To Your Mother Rochester. She loves Tina Fey and Cheetos.
Kevin Watt is an IT Professional based in Rochester, NY. His best writing work is currently unpublished and also unwritten.
Walt Way was born and raised on the east side of Rochester New York. During the day Walt is a poet, a pro songwriter, producer of Listen To Your Mother 2022, and founder of the Brister English Project. But by night, Walt Way turns into his alter ego, FormerLovePoet. He’s been seen across the web on platforms such as TikTok advocating for marginalized voices and connecting families.