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Edward J. Delaney, Editor
Delaney is a journalist, author and filmmaker. Former reporter, bureau chief, columnist and contributor at such publications as The Denver Post, Chicago Tribune Magazine, Colorado Springs Gazette, The National and other newspapers. Occasional contributor to The Atlantic Monthly and author of two books of fiction, including “Warp & Weft,” winner of the 2005 PEN/Winship Award. A 2008 National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellow. Director of the documentary films “The Times Were Never So Bad”(2007) and “Library of the Early Mind (2010). In 2008-2009 Delaney was Assistant Editor of The Nieman Journalism Lab, Nieman Foundation, Harvard University. He was co-author of “Born to Play: My Life in the Game” by Boston Red Sox second baseman and 2008 American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia. His play “The Umbrella Man” premiered in September 2010 and will also be shot as an independent film. Website: www.edwardjdelaney.com
Kurt W. Lancaster
Kurt Lancaster is an occasional contributor. Lancaster is an assistant professor in the School of Communication at Northern Arizona University, where he teaches courses on documentary multimedia and digital filmmaking. His documentary, “Dreams from a Red Planet” (www.redplanetdreams.com) screened at the San Diego Comic Con and in London. He is currently completing the book, “The Documentary Journalist: The Art and Craft of Video Journalism for the Web”. He previously taught in the English Department at Fort Lewis College, served on the Literature Faculty at MIT, and in the Department of Drama at NYU. During the winter and spring of 2008 he traveled to New York, San Francisco, Mexico City, Atlanta, Oregon, and Beijing to train print reporters at The Christian Science Monitor in video journalism. He earned his PhD in Performance Studies from NYU. Website: www.kurtlancaster.com