About

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EEP is the home to “your” story. A creative powerhouse founded by genre entertainment professionals Heather Einhorn and Adam Staffaroni, EEP develops and produces thrilling original franchise fiction for today’s younger fandoms. Our team of fandom experts builds story worlds in both traditional and innovative new media including: audio dramas, graphic novels, Web3, webcomics, novels, and more.

Since its founding, EEP has evolved into a full-fledged entertainment creative house with this core value in mind: create exciting stories for underserved fandoms with a focus on female-forward, inclusive creative teams and character rosters. “A big part of why we founded EEP was to bring the stories and characters I wish I had growing up to life for a new generation of fans,” says Co-Founder Heather Einhorn.

EEP launches several new creative properties every year with a wide range of distribution and licensing partners including: iHeartMedia, Scholastic, Hachette, Tapas Media, MIT Press, and more.

Notable EEP releases include:

  • The critically acclaimed teen detective audio drama series LETHAL LIT: A TIG TORRES MYSTERY, now in its second podcast season along with a series of tie-in novels.
  • THE CURIE SOCIETY, the first sci-fi graphic novel from MIT Press, selected for the 2022 Excellence in Young Adult Science Fiction List by the American Library Association & The Hal Clement Award for Young Adults for Excellence in Children’s Science Fiction Literature.
  • The horror audio drama series SEE YOU IN YOUR NIGHTMARES, which reached #1 on Apple’s sci-fi charts.

Collectively, EEP’s audio drama series have netted over 1M downloads and counting, all with a full cast, original music, and groundbreaking immersive 3D sound design.

We invite you to explore all corners of the EEP Universe and to find “your” story here.

Notable Achievements

Over 1M audio fiction downloads across podcast platforms

Top 5 on Apple’s Overall Charts

#1 series on Apple’s Sci-Fi Podcast Chart

Junior Library Guild Selection

ALA: Rise A Feminist Book Prize Selection

Common Sense Media Pick

Audioverse Award Finalist

Featured in

  • Savvy

    New York Times (Lethal Lit)

  • Boasts high production values, solid performances, and the kind of snap-crackle writing that can turn a show made for teens into the best kind of adult guilty pleasure.

    VULTURE (Lethal Lit)

  • Unsettling dreams become all too real in this horror sci-fi audio series.

    DAILY DEAD (See You in Your Nightmares)

  • Budding scientists and fans of exciting graphic novels are in for a rollicking journey that stresses that women in STEM truly are better together.

    SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (Curie Society)

  • Strong storytelling first and foremost with a golden thread of science running through it. . . . Highly recommended.

    FORTEAN TIMES (Curie Society)

  • The three diverse heroines of the secret Curie Society using brains, resourcefulness and cutting-edge technology to outwit nefarious rogue scientists who threaten the world. Right on!

    NATURE MAGAZINE (Curie Society)

  • Daughters of DC has the key mystery component that propels shows like Serial and Limetown, this time with a decidedly YA bent, plus dynamic voice acting and atmospheric effects.

    CBR (Daughters of DC)

Our Team

Heather Einhorn - Co-Founder / Executive Producer

HEATHER EINHORN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN NEW YORK CITY. SHE GREW UP LOVING TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, BATGIRL, FEMALE DETECTIVE STORIES, AND TEEN SPY THRILLERS. SHE’D BE HAPPY TO EAT COOKIES FOR EVERY MEAL OF THE DAY. AFTER MANY YEARS AS AN EXECUTIVE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, HEATHER MADE THE LEAP TO CO-FOUND EEP SO SHE COULD CREATE STORIES SHOWCASING HEROIC WOMEN CHARACTERS. HEATHER CO-CREATED THE GRAPHIC NOVEL THE CURIE SOCIETY AS WELL AS POPULAR SCRIPTED PODCASTS DAUGHTERS OF DC AND LETHAL LIT: A TIG TORRES MYSTERY, WHICH WAS LISTED AS A NY TIMES GREAT PODCAST AND WAS THE FIRST YOUNG ADULT SCRIPTED PODCAST. SHE STILL LIVES IN NEW YORK CITY WITH HER HUSBAND AND CREATIVE PARTNER, ADAM STAFFARONI

Adam Staffaroni - Co-Founder / Executive Producer

ADAM STAFFARONI IS A LIFELONG FAN OF COMICS IN ALL FORMS — NEWSPAPER STRIPS, COMIC BOOKS, GRAPHIC NOVELS — AND HAS BEEN CREATING COMICS IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER FOR THE PAST FIFTEEN YEARS. HE’S A GRADUATE OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE AND RECEIVED AN MFA AS PART OF THE FIRST-EVER GRADUATING CLASS AT THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES. HE LIVES IN NEW YORK CITY WHERE HE CREATES ALL SORTS OF STORIES, INCLUDING THE SCRIPTED PODCASTS DAUGHTERS OF DC AND LETHAL LIT: A TIG TORRES MYSTERY, AND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL THE CURIE SOCIETY, ALL OF WHICH HE CO-CREATED WITH HIS WIFE, HEATHER EINHORN.

Laura Kaufmann - COO

NAMED A “40 UNDER 40 INDUSTRY INFLUENCER” BY LICENSING MAGAZINE, LAURA SPECIALIZES IN BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND GROWTH STRATEGY. AS A BRAND EXTENSION EXECUTIVE, SHE’S RUN LINES OF BUSINESSES FOR BELOVED BRANDS SUCH AS SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, DORA THE EXPLORER, CARE BEARS, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, THE HERSHEY COMPANY, JELLY BELLY, AND DWELLSTUDIO. PASSIONATE ABOUT SOCIAL IMPACT, HER PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP INCLUDES WORK WITH ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS GOD’S LOVE WE DELIVER, ACP, THE GOOD DOG FOUNDATION, AND INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS.

Aroop Sanakkayala - Business Development

AS AN ENTERTAINMENT STRATEGIST AND TALENT MANAGER, AROOP BRIDGES THE CREATIVE AND BUSINESS SIDES OF THE INDUSTRY. EFFECTIVELY NAVIGATING THE MARKETPLACE, IDENTIFYING GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES, AND EXPANDING THE EEP BRAND ARE HIS AREAS OF EXPERTISE.

MEGAN LOGAN - Senior Editor

MEGAN IS A SENIOR EDITOR WHOSE WORK SPANS PROSE, GRAPHIC NOVELS, PICTURE BOOKS, AND FILM AND TELEVISION PROPERTIES. MEGAN’S LOVE OF STORYTELLING STARTED AS A KID SPENDING NEARLY EVERY DAY IN THE BOOKSTORE NEAR HER MOTHER’S OFFICE AND HAS BLOOMED INTO A THRILLING CAREER IN WRITING AND NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT. SHE LIVES IN LOS ANGELES, WHERE SHE SPENDS MUCH OF HER SPARE TIME HIKING AND SCOURING THE CITY FOR THE BEST COLD BREW.

Jesse Post - Publicist and Brand Marketing

JESSE IS A PUBLICIST, EDITOR, LETTERER, GRAPHIC DESIGNER, AND BOOKSELLER WITH A PENCHANT FOR BEAUTIFUL WORKS OF ART FROM SMALL PRESSES. HE EDITED COMICS FOR DISNEY ADVENTURES MAGAZINE (THE BESTSELLING CHILDREN’S PUBLICATION IN THE COUNTRY AT THE TIME), MANAGED LICENSED BOOK PROGRAMS FOR DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE, AND STARTED THE MARKETING DEPARTMENTS AT PAPERCUTZ AND LION FORGE. HE RUNS LETTER BETTER, A COMICS-FOCUSED PUBLISHING CONSULTANCY, AND POSTMARK BOOKS, AN INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE IN NEW YORK’S HUDSON VALLEY.

Ryan McCann - Creative Design

RYAN HAS DIRECTED, DESIGNED, AND MANAGED PROGRAMS AND CAMPAIGNS FOR SOME OF THE WORLDS MOST NOTABLE BRANDS AND POP CULTURE ICONS, INCLUDING MARKETING AND MERCHANDISING INITIATIVES FOR JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE’S 20/20 EXPERIENCE ALBUM CYCLE, ART DIRECTION AND DESIGN FOR APPLE MUSIC’S CURATED PLAYLISTS, AND CREATIVE DIRECTION AND LIVE SHOW DESIGN FOR JASON MRAZ’S YES! TOUR. PRIOR TO EEP, RYAN WAS CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND DESIGNER AT THE UPRISING CREATIVE, AN AGENCY SPECIALIZING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT AND ADVERTISING INDUSTRIES.

Laura Martin - Creative Associate

LAURA MARTIN IS EEP’S SWISS ARMY KNIFE – SERVING AS PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR EEP’S PODCASTS, AND EDITORIAL ASSISTANT FOR THE GRAPHIC NOVEL DEPARTMENT. BEFORE JOINING THE UNICORN TEAM, LAURA STUDIED AT THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES WITH CARTOONISTS SUCH AS JASON LUTES AND STEVE BISETTE. DURING HER SCHOOLING, SHE INTERNED FOR ALTERNATIVE COMICS. SHE HAS DRAWN COMICS FOR A NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS, INCLUDING THE LADYBROAD LEDGER AND COMICS FOR CHOICE, AS WELL AS ROLEPLAYING GAMES FOR THE GUMSHOE ONE-2-ONE SYSTEM BY PELGRANE PRESS, INCLUDING THE HOUSE UP IN THE HILLS, THE HOWLING FOG, AND HIGH VOLTAGE KILL.

More EEP

iHeartRadio Creator Mondays with Heather Einhorn

Join EEP-Co founder and podcast aficionado (Executive Producer of Lethal Lit, Daughters of DC, and See You in Your Nightmares)Heather Einhorn in conversation with iHeart Radio for their Creator Mondays feature.

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Curie Society

The Curie Society is now available! Be first in line to dig into our graphic novel that Pia Guerra calls “a refreshing and empowering read” when it’s released this spring!

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Revisit Lethal Lit Season 1

Travel back to Hollow Falls and revisit the first season of Lethal Lit.

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