Francis Ford Coppola is a five-time Academy Awardwinning writer, director, and producer. He won his first Oscar in 1970 at age thirty-one for the screenplay Patton, which he co-wrote with Edmund H. North. His work includes screenwriting credits for more than twenty filmsamong them epics such as the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse Now, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. He resides in Rutherford, California, where he makes wine and is writing his next film.
Sara Powers was raised in New England. She attended Bard College and Columbia University. Her stories have appeared in VLS, Story, Zoetrope: All-Story, and other magazines, as well as in the anthologies High Infidelity, New Stories from the South, and the Zoetrope: All-Story anthology. A former resident of New York City and Austin, Texas, she now lives in Venice, California.