Cherie Bennett is one of the most successful playwrights for family audiences in the country. Among her many plays is Anne Frank & Me, which Bennett directed off-Broadway to a stellar review in The New York Times. She is also a best-selling novelist in The New York Times and USA Today. Bennett has won an Emmy Award and a Writers Guild of America Award for her television writing. She pens the nationally syndicated teen advice column ÒHey, Cherie!Ó and is available for workshops, speeches and numerous creative, interactive programs for middle schools, high schools and universities. She lives in Los Angeles with her awesome son, Igor. The heart and humor of Bennett's parents and grandparents live on inside her forever, giving her wings to fly.