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Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

Lisa Takeuchi Cullen is a TV writer, author and journalist. She is currently in an overall deal with Universal Studios, under which she is creating and co-showrunning a drama series for Netflix. Lisa was a consulting producer on “Law & Order: SVU” and has developed drama pilots for ABC, NBC, CBS, A&E and Warner Bros.; her pilot “The Ordained” was produced by CBS. She is a graduate of the WGA Showrunner Training Program. Lisa is an elected Council member of the Writers Guild of America East, where she works to represent marginalized writers as co-chair of the Committee for Inclusion and Equity and creator of the Salon network for affinity groups; for her service to the Guild, she was awarded the 2020 Richard B. Jablow Award. Previously she worked as a staff writer and foreign correspondent for TIME magazine and published two books (one about the funeral industry, the other about pastors’ wives). Lisa was born and raised in Kobe, Japan, across the street from a yakuza kingpin whose gang war got her house shot — twice. She now lives in peaceful New Jersey with her family.

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