Naomi Foner has written RUNNING ON EMPTY (for which she received an
Academy Award Nomination, A Golden Globe and a Pen West Award), LOSING
ISAIAH and the soon to be released adaptation of BEE SEASON starring
Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche. She was involved with the
development of Sesame Street and The Electric Company at the
Children's Television Workshop and has an ongoing interest in
progressive politics. Her children Maggie and Jake are actors.
Husband Stephen Gyllenhaal is a director.