Joyce Thierry is a television and film scriptwriter, and instructor in the Writing Program at the Vancouver Film School. Her TV credits include story editing the Vancouver scripts for YTV's Incredible Story Studio for two seasons, researching and writing scripts for Vision TV's The Simple Way, being script coordinator on CBC's These Arms of Mine, and working for two seasons on the Leo Award winning WTN series, The Creators. She was a resident in the "TV Drama Program" at the Canadian Film Centre and is Past-President of Women In Film & Video Vancouver. Her three present writing projects, all in different stages of development, revolve around Atomic Mosquito, a film based on the life of Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova, along with an accompanying television documentary, 56 Sparks Street, on this amazing woman. Thierry is also writing a book, You Are a Big Camel Who Eats Wood, on her family's recent year-long, round-the-world, backpacking trip, during which she was able to visit places and interview people who had been affected by the work of Dr. Lotta. Thierry is a Trainer for Our Whole Lives (OWL, the Unitarian Universalist Association sexuality curriculum), and has been teaching About Your Sexuality (AYS) and OWL to teenagers for ten years.