Randee’s column - Between The Lines - focuses on the writing aspect of film and television, and she brings expertise from her career as a full-time entertainment writer for publications including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Los Angeles Times, Moving Pictures Magazine and NBCNews.com.
Jason Purdy is 22 years old, from Northern Ireland. In his free time, he enjoys writing, reading, listening to music, watching films and going to the gym. He enjoys video games more than a grown man should. He’s studying for a BA and hopes to do a PhD. Needless to say, he is a glutton for punishment.
His debut novel, Cigarette was released in April 2013 with Rowanvale books. He has also written for a number of short story anthologies, including All Hallows Evil and Undead of Winter. In 2014, he will feature in Curiosity Quills’ The Actuator Anthology with his short story Anna and Lena, and UoU’s Reflexions 2014 collection.
New York-based journalist/critic Randee Dawn is a full-time entertainment writer for publications including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Los Angeles Times, Moving Pictures Magazine and NBCNews.com. Over the past 20 years, she has worked for Soap Opera Digest, National Public Radio’s Living on Earth and WGBH-TV’s Ten O’Clock News, and covered the entertainment industry for The Boston Phoenix, E! Online, New Musical Express and Mojo.
She contributed to the first edition of Les Series Tele, a French book about American television, her short fiction has been published and podcast in publications such as 3AM Magazine and Well Told Tales. She co-authored The Law & Order: SVU Unofficial Companion (BenBella Books, 2009).
She has a broadcast journalism degree from Boston University and a paralegal certificate from New York University.
She currently resides in the greatest city in the world with the love of her life.