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2022 Bombeck Workshop Faculty Margot Leitman

Margot Leitman

Margot Leitman is the author of the best-selling book Long Story Short: the Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need as well as Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase and What's Your Story? A Workbook for the Storyteller in All of Us.

She has written for DreamWorks TV, the Hallmark Channel, the PixL Network and NBC. In 2016 she worked for This American Life as the West Coast story scout.

She is the founder of the storytelling program at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre and is a five-time winner of the Moth StorySLAM and a winner of the Moth GrandSLAM receiving the first ever score of a perfect 10. She travels all over the world teaching people to tell their stories.