We are a collective of award winning writers, arts entrepreneurs, publishers, film makers, artists, facilitators and teachers. Experts in our respective fields, we are working artists for hire, get in touch and find out how we adventure into your story.
Let’s work together. Let's go Twice 5 Miles. Let's find your fertile ground and ensure yours is a success story well told.
Allegra is the author of the bestselling Love Child: A Memoir of Family Lost and Found ("exceptional" – Salman Rushdie), the writer/producer of Good Luck, Mr. Gorski (winner, Best Short Film, Houston Worldfest; screened at 35 festivals internationally), and a contributor and editorial team member of Garage, the biannual international art and culture magazine. For four years she was Editorial Director of Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishers, London; authors she has edited in her 30-year career include Jane Goodall, Joseph Stiglitz, Edna O’Brien, Alan Hollinghurst, and Robert Conquest. Her articles have been published widely, in magazines including Vogue, Newsweek, and Condé Nast Traveler. She has taught memoir-writing and screenwriting for the National University of Ireland, Galway, the University of Oklahoma Student Leadership Program, and the UK's highly respected Arvon Foundation.
One of the pioneers of the spoken word movement, Navé cofounded Poetry Alive!, a theater company which has performed poetry for over ten million K–12 students around the globe. With Julia Cameron, he cofounded and directed The Artist’s Way Creativity Camp which toured North America, teaching in Taos NM, Nashville, New York, Connecticut, and British Columbia.
For over 20 years he has taught writing, performance, and creativity on all continents except Australia and Antartica; he has designed and facilitated executive creativity sessions for clients such as Timex, Pepsi, Ogilvy Philippines, the National University of Ireland Galway, North Carolina Outward Bound, Gettliffe Architecture, and LKB Associates, Paris. He is an organizer and facilitator at TEDxNewYorkSalon. Navé holds an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College Fine Arts.
Tish is a bean-maker, not a bean-taker. With a focus in research and innovation, brand strategy and story, she unlocks the better stories of organizations and brands. She has worked at leading international communications agencies Ogilvy, BBDO and Saatchi; she has been the strategic lead on global brands like Dove, Tang, Pampers and Johnson & Johnson. Tish has worked in beauty, baby care, barbecue, beer, luxury, laundry. home care, fashion, technology and social justice. Through her work, she builds our collective better story.
Tish is a Clio award-winning copywriter and a Scholar award winning strategist for campaign effectiveness. Her work has transformed some of the most iconic brands, Fortune 100 companies, as well as start-ups, small businesses and non-profits. A poet, writer and facilitator, her work has appeared in journals and publications around the world. She is currently working on a novel.
Tish is the organizer for TEDxNewYorkSalon, the longest running and most active TEDx program in the world. She is also co-Founder of the Womens Worldwide Web, a platform dedicated to the educational and economic empowerment of the world's girls and women. She has worked in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the UK, and the UAE. She speaks English, Filipino and Spanish; and is an avid Game of Thrones follower.
Lesley Cox is a graphic designer with international exposure. Her mission is to create winning designs that facilitate sustainable strategic advantage for her clients. Her expertise lies in the creative direction of various communication design materials such as corporate identity programs, annual reports, websites, packaging, brochures & promotional materials for special events. She co-founded Williamson Cox Associados, a design firm in Chile. Lesley has a BAFA Degree in Information Design from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Lesley specializes in inspired visual communication for print, identity and the web. Her passion lies in finding new ways to enhance and elevate visual information to achieve the greatest—and most fitting—impact. She is the founder of Feel Design Associates.
Gabriel's documentary screenwriting credits include the Sundance and Emmy Award-winning Jupiter's Wife (directed by Michel Negroponte) and the Dupont Award-winning Abandoned (directed by David Bell). He cofounded the publishing company Rosset and Morgan with the legendary publisher Barney Rosset, founder of Grove Press. As well as undertaking research for a number of bestselling nonfiction writers, he has written for the international art and culture magazine Garage as well as other publications.