Jill Di Donato: Co-Star
Jill Di Donato is a writer, columnist, professor, and performer in New York City. Her debut novel Beautiful Garbage (She Writes Press, 2013) about the 1980s downtown New York art scene was featured in VICE Magazine, Galore Magazine, Lipstick & Politics, was a Small Press Pick, and is available on Amazon. In collaboration with Jeremiah Kipp and Lauren Rayner Productions, Jill wrote and produced a book trailer for Beautiful Garbage that premiered at the New York Film Anthology Archives in May 2013. Her writing is concerned with sexuality, gender politics, the complexities of relationships, fashion and art, as well as her preoccupation with the beautiful macabre.
Her film credits include The Days God Slept, Aquelarre, The Gilgo Beach Murders, and she is a frequent collaborator with Codebreaker Productions. She appears on TV and radio as a cultural commentator and is currently working on a collection of essays called 52 Weeks of Sex, inspired by her column at the Huffington Post.
She is a graduate of St. Ann’s School, holds a BA from Barnard College and an MFA from Columbia University.
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