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Jackie is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker living overseas in Bahrain. In her previous career, she was a Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy but nowadays has a ton of fun writing and making horror films. She has championed female representation in Stephen King adaptations for The Mary Sue, given advice on working in the entertainment industry for Ms. In The Biz, and contributed an essay on Ida May Park for the book “When Women Wrote Hollywood: Essays on Female Screenwriters in the Early Film Industry.” She has a BS from MIT and an MFA in TV and Screenwriting from Stephens College. Her script U-666 took home Best Un-produced Screenplay at Screamfest 2017 and she's nearing the end of post-production on her latest film Beachworld, adapted from a Stephen King Dollar Baby short story. She misses Los Angeles dearly, but loves having time to write and building a life with her Navy spouse Jon and rescue pup Maxie.