ANN IMIG is the founder of the live-reading series and video sharing company LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER and editor of the acclaimed anthology LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now (Putnam Books, 2015). A Stay-At-Home Humorist, Ann’s writing has been featured on sites like CollegeHumor, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Huffington Post and The Washington Post. National TV appearances include ABCnews.com, NBC Nightly News and the webseries Battleground and The Louise Log. Ann’s blog (annsrants.com) has been named a Babble Top 100 Mom Blog, A BlogHer Voice of the Year, and a SheKnows Top 5 Funniest Mom Blog. Ann lives with her husband and children in Madison, Wisconsin.
Ellen Nordberg’s stories have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, The Huffington Post, Yahoo, Parade, 5280, and Scary Mommy, in addition to many anthologies. She won a 2015 Colorado Author’s League Essay Award, and the Stories on Stage Memoir contest. Ellen’s funny parenting pieces appear regularly in Colorado Babies and Boulder Lifestyle magazines. She lives in Louisville where she teaches water aerobics and routinely rescues her 12 year old twin boys’ drones from neighbors’ roofs. Performing in the Denver and Boulder Listen To Your Mother shows has been an honor and a highlight of her career.
Stephanie Sprenger is a writer, editor, music therapist, and mother of two little girls. She blogs about the imperfect reality of motherhood at Mommy, for Real, and her work has been published in Brain, Child Magazine, The Washington Post’s On Parenting, Cosmopolitan.com, Redbook.com, the Huffington Post, Mamalode, and Scary Mommy, among other places. She was proud to be named one of BlogHer’s 2014 Voices of the Year. As co-editor of The HerStories Project, she has published four books; The most recent one, So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood, released August 2016 and features a foreword by our own Ann Imig and an essay from her co-producer Ellen Nordberg! Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience—was released November 2015 by She Writes Press. Stephanie can usually be found behind her guitar, in front of her computer, or underneath a pile of laundry. She loves coffee, reading, yoga, and the Oxford comma, and her long-term goals include taming her neuroses and crafting the perfect witty bio. Find her on Facebook and Twitter.