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Melissa Silverstein

Melissa Silverstein is a writer with an extensive expertise in the area of women and Hollywood. She's founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, a respected site dealing with issues related to women and film, as well as other areas of pop culture. She's Artistic Director and co-founder of the Athena Film Festival -- A Celebration of Women and Leadership -- at Barnard College in NYC. Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, "In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing," a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.