Joanna Angel is an award-winning adult film star, director, producer, best selling author, and entrepreneur. She was the owner and founder of the venerated adult studio BurningAngel Entertainment, which she started in 2002 with just a few hundred dollars in her college dorm-room, and then sold to a major adult conglomerate in 2019. Pacific Standard magazine noted her as "one of the most powerful feminist icons in the adult industry." She's stormed mainstream media outlets with a mission to defy all stereotypes of sex workers by being a strong, educated, insightful, and powerful woman in adult film with well over 100 industry awards and accolades for her efforts both in front and behind the camera. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Forbes Magazine, LA Weekly, and on Vice TV and CNBC, to name a few. In 2012 was crowned a legendary “triple play” award by NightMoves magazine for her accolades as a director, performer, and exotic dancer. She was inducted into AVN's Hall of Fame in 2016, and he XRCO Hall of Fame in 2017. As a writer, Angel has two erotic fiction novels under her belt, published by Cleis Press. Her first novel, Night Shift, became an Amazon best seller within a few hours of its release, and was featured on Cosmopolitan’s list of “36 Legitimately Good Erotic Novels You Must Read.” Angel was also a featured contributor in the Best of Women’s Erotica Vol. 5, and a guest sex columnist for Men’s Health. With over two million followers, she continues to influence and inspire her loyal following with her writing, her films, and her image… with a never ending journey of accomplishments that’s only just begun.