Stephanie and Wayne Keeley
Stephanie C. Lyons-Keeley
Stephanie is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, was formerly a practicing psychotherapist, and director of a women’s work release facility. She currently is a professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University and Naugatuck Valley Community College. Psychology serves a big part of her creative endeavors.
Stephanie also is a journalist, writer, editor, and has had innumerable articles published in various newspapers and magazines.
On a personal note, Stephanie is married to Wayne Keeley and they have seven children, three dogs, and a rabbit between them. Professionally they have penned countless entertainment projects for film, theatre, and TV, many of which are award-winning, and are in various stages of development. Most recently, they have written, directed, and produced both full-length and one-act plays in Connecticut and New York. As a writing team, their first fiction novel is under contract and will be published later in 2016 or early 2017. In addition, they have optioned a screenplay as well as having obtained the option for other fiction works by author Ray Hoy.
Stephanie and Wayne also have created a production company, Someday Productions LLC and a highly successful “He Said/She Said” blog called Pillow Talking. At Pillow Talking they conduct interviews with entertainment artists as well as review everything from entertainment works, culture and travel to parenting and family. Please visit them at www.somedayprods.com and www.somedayprods.com/talking to learn more about and see updates on their varied projects.
Wayne J. Keeley
Wayne is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. He is an attorney with a LLM from NYU and a Juris Doctor from St. John’s Law. His work in the law serves as great fodder for his entertainment works. He currently is the director of the Children’s Advertising Review Unit for the Council of Better Business Bureaus. He teaches filmmaking and communications at Western Connecticut State University, and has taught at Fordham University, Audrey Cohen College, Baruch College, and Bronx Community College. His full bio can be found on Wikipedia at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_keeley.
Wayne also has won two Emmy Awards for public service announcements. He has created many programs, documentaries, and public service announcements that have appeared on television, and have been distributed to schools, libraries, and home video. He is a published author of the novel titled Mahogany Row.
Wayne’s oldest son, Wyatt, is afflicted with the terminal disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy which often is the inspiration for many of his works with his wife, Stephanie.