Writer/Performer April Fitzsimmons grew up in New Zealand and Montana, served four years as an Intelligence Analyst in the US Air Force and has since worked in Hollywood. She's the author of "Breaking and Entering: How to Land your first job in Film Production." Her non-fiction essays have been published in the LA Weekly, Veterans Today, Two Hawks Quarterly and the Mad As Hell Club. She wrote and performed a solo show about her time in the service called "The Need to Know" from 2002-2008. She just finished her MFA at Antioch University and volunteers at the VA and teaches creative writing workshops to Veterans.