is a senior Linguistics major at Stanford. She is currently developing stories in John Evans' Creative NonFiction class (91). Her piece, in response to the prompt a secret, a lie, or a mystery in your past, chronicles the fateful day she took it upon herself to let the rest of her kindergarten class know that perhaps Santa Claus did not in fact exist.
is an essayist, playwright, and author of The Man Who Outgrew His Prison Cell: Confessions of a Bank Robber, a true story of 25 years of bank-robbing. His op-eds on politics, religion, and criminal justice issues have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Newsday, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He has appeared on CNN, CBS NEWS/48 Hours, The O’Reilly Factor, COURTV and on the radio program This American Life.
Joe Klocek's storytelling show, Previously Secret Information, was voted best new storytelling show in San Francisco by the SF WEEKLY. He has appeared on Comedy Central, Live at Gotham and performs and lives in San Francisco. Joe's story is about being a young comic on the road when he meets a obstacle, faces death and learns what is important.
Dan Klein teaches improv all over the university and the world. He also performs sketches and writes books with the Kasper Hasuer Comedy Group. His story is about creativity, luck, and the Lifetime Movie about his junior year at Stanford.