Kinga Tóth (poet, translator, illustrator, songwriter, performer; Hungary) has published six poetry books, all self-illustrated. Her visual poetry has been exhibited widely; she is the lead singer of the experimental band Tóth Kína Hegyfalu and is working on the visual/sound/poetry projects X and [Moonlight Faces], for which she received the 2017 Hazai Attila award. Ms. Tóth participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
Dilman Dila (fiction writer, filmmaker; Uganda) is the author of three volumes, The Flying Man of Stone, A Killing in the Sun and Cranes Crest at Sunset, shortlisted for the 2016 Gerald Kraak Award and the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. His The Felistas Fable was the Film of the Year at the 2014 Uganda Film Festival; What Happened in Room 13 has had six million views on YouTube; he regularly produces science fiction films for his YouTube channel. He participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
Nina Morrison is a playwright and director. She is in her final year of the Playwrights Workshop at the University of Iowa. Credits as playwright at University of Iowa: Aurora fra Bergen, or, Ibsanity 2017 New Play Festival, Féminaal 2015 Gallery. Select NYC writer-director credits: Arrow In and Girl Adventure: Parts 1-4 were presented by Dixon Place, The HOT! Festival and the Little Theatre series. Nina was a Dixon Place Artist-in-Residence. She wrote and directed the play Forest Maiden which was presented in the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. She was a 2008-2009 WORKSPACE Writer-in-Residence, a residency program of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. University of Iowa MFA Directing 2016, MFA Playwrights Workshop 2018 (expected).