Authors

Working Author offers the best entertainment news and opinion penned by some of Southern California’s most talented up-and-coming and established writers. These authors bring a wealth of experience from within the entertainment industry, including live theatre, television production, film history, and more. We encourage you to read their work and support them on their journeys.

René S. Garcia, Jr.

René S. Garcia, Jr.

Editor-in-Chief/Publisher

René Garcia founded WorkingAuthor.com. He is a professional writer living and working in Southern California. He covers most aspects of the entertainment industry, including film, television, celebrity interviews and more. He is also a screenwriter looking for representation.

Ernest Kearney

Ernest Kearney

Theatre Critic

An award winning L.A. playwright and rabble-rouser of note who has hoisted glasses with Orson Welles, been arrested on three continents and once beat up Charlie Manson.

Megan Bianco

Megan Bianco

Contributing Author

Megan Bianco is a movie reviewer for Picket Fence Media, a southern California print and online publisher; and the Durango Herald, a Colorado print and online publisher. She is a graduate of CalState University, Northridge, where Megan studied film criticism and screenwriting.

Rafael Gamboa

Rafael Gamboa

Contributing Author

Rafael is a contributing writer covering movies, celebrity interviews, and video games. He is also an aspiring filmmaker and screenwriter.

Jim Shilander

Jim Shilander

Contributing Author

Jim is an experienced reporter and writes because it’s what he likes to do. That and watching movies.

Matt Hansen

Contributing Author

Matt is happy to be a contributing journalist to Working Author. He is widely regarded as an expert in all things related to cinema, motorcycles, and how to effectively waste money without really having anything to show for it.

Mike Anders

Mike Anders

Contributing Author

Mike is a post coordinator/producer in Hollywood who enjoys writing whenever he can. He’s content to finally have achieved his life-long dream to live in LA as an aimless twenty-something. He also enjoys ridiculing the Hollywood elite, but secretly yearns to join them.

Summer J. Holliday

Contributing Author

Summer is the product of a Black Panther and King advocate. She writes because words build pictures just as colors do. If someone were to inquire about her life path, Summer might remind that person of just how parching a conversation can be.