Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner
Lena Dunham is the creator and star of the critically acclaimed HBO series “Girls,” for which she also serves as executive producer, writer, and director. She has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards and has won two Golden Globes, including Best Actress for her work on Girls. In 2010, she won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay for her feature “Tiny Furniture,” which she also starred in and directed. In 2013, Dunham made history as the first female to win a DGA award in the Best TV Comedy Director category. Dunham’s book of personal essays, Not That Kind of Girl, was published by Random House in September 2014 and was a #1 New York Times best-seller. She is also a frequent contributor to The New Yorker.
Jenni Konner is a writer, director, and executive producer of “Girls.” She began her career as a writer on Judd Apatow's celebrated television series, "Undeclared." In 2014, she and Lena Dunham co-founded A Casual Romance Productions. She and Lena are also the co-founders of Lenny Letter, a feminist newsletter which features original editorial content focusing on politics, art and culture, style, health and wellness, and sex and relationships.
Bill Addison is Eater’s restaurant editor and roving critic. He travels much of the year, documenting every facet of America’s ever-evolving dining culture (which is to say, he basically lives in restaurants). Prior to joining Eater, he held staff positions at Atlanta Magazine, the Dallas Morning News, San Francisco Chronicle, and Creative Loafing, Atlanta’s leading alt-weekly newspaper. When he isn’t on the road Bill lives in Atlanta.