William Joseph Stribling, a proud contributor to Blacktop Passages, holds degrees in film & TV production and dramatic literature from New York University. He also holds a master’s in screenwriting from Chapman University. His short films Beyond Belief, Break A Leg, and Down in Flames have been official selections of nearly 75 film festivals worldwide, collectively, garnering several awards and nominations. Stribling’s first feature film Lies I Told My Little Sister, which won a dozen film festival awards, has secured distribution through ARC Entertainment. Stribling’s latest feature film, Bear with Us, is currently in post production, as is his latest short film, The Archetypes, which is a collaboration with Orange Grove Dance Company.