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.
TAKEYLA BENTON Co-Producer– This is Takeyla’s 3rd season producing LTYM: Madison after reading in LTYM: Madison 2013 and serving as a volunteer in past shows. Bank Manager by day and busy mommy of a teenage daughter and elementary school son- she spends her nights writing. Poetry is her first love and while she nearly has her first book of poetry complete Takeyla’s also been working on a Women’s literary drama and a YA supernatural novel (at her daughter request).