• Daneen Akers is a writer with a previous background in doc filmmaking. Her latest project, Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints, an illustrated middle grade anthology about people of diverse faiths who worked for love and justice in their corner of the world, even when that rocked the religious boat (

    Daneen has taught English/language arts, and she co-produced and directed several independent documentary films in collaboration with the San Francisco Film Society. She’s very fond of books (naturally), fireplaces, walks through the woods with her dog, and large cups of tea enjoyed with friends.