Janalyn Li Steele is a screenwriter who loves dramedy hourlongs. She completed the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting and wrote sketches for the CBS Diversity Showcase. She has written for Inland Empire Magazine and Earth's Daughters. Janalyn has taught English lit. at the University of California, Riverside. She was a Second Rounder in Austin Film Festival in 2015 for a television spec. She has directed a short for the Interpretations Film Contest, promoting diversity in front of and behind the camera.