Ralph Sevush, Esq., Executive Director of Business Affairs & General Counsel for The Dramatists Guild, has been with the Guild since 1997.  As an attorney (Cardozo Law, 1991), he has done transactional work for Reiss Media Entertainment, International Media Investors, and Sony Pictures; was a legal intern for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts; co-authored a writ of certiorari for a death penalty appeal in North Carolina, and was the Director of Business Affairs for the Broadway productions of BIG-The Musical, Fool Moon, God Said, “HA!” and the off-Broadway production of Blown Sideways Through Life, as well as independently producing an off-off-Broadway revival of Philemon. He previously worked for New Line Cinema and Cinema 5 Films in motion-picture​marketing, distribution, and script development.  As a writer, in addition to being a much published essayist, produced playwright, and a former member of the BMI Librettists workshop, his short fiction has been published in print, online, and in podcasts, and his stories have been collected in “Spira Mirablis: Fantastic Tales from the Marvelous Spiral,” published by taQ’Lut Press (December/ 2016).