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Daniel Abbott

Daniel Abbott received his BA from Grand Valley State University and his MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is at work on his debut novel The Concrete for Ig Books.

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Dr. Hawa Abdi

A Somalian human rights activist and physician, Dr. Hawa Abdi is the founder of The Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, which provides healthcare, food, and shelter to 90,000 displaced Somalis. In 2012, Dr. Abdi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Marina Abramović

The “Grandmother of Performance Art,” Abramović has presented her work with performances, sound, photography, video, and sculpture in solo exhibitions at major institutions in the U.S. and Europe. She was also the subject of a major retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, “The Artist is Present,” in 2010.

Ruthie Ackerman

An award-winning journalist and editor, Ruthie Ackerman is the deputy editor at Women@Forbes. She has worked at Forbes and Dow Jones, where she covered some of the biggest global business news stories of the last two decades—including the Bernie Madoff scandal and the subprime mortgage crisis. The recipient of a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Writing Fellowship and Johns Hopkins University’s International Reporting Project fellowship, her work has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Christian Science Monitor, The San Francisco Chronicle, Foreign Exchange among others.

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  • Free Fall

    Forthcoming from Harper One

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Dr. Michael Addis

Michael Addis is the Director of the Psychology Department at Clark University. He is the author of a book on male psychology titled Invisible Men (Henry Holt).

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Ron Adner

Ron Adner is an award-winning professor of strategy at the Tuck School and the author of The Wide Lens. His research and teaching focus on innovation, strategy, and entrepreneurship and his work introduces a new perspective on the relationship among firms, customers, and the broader “innovation ecosystems” in which they interact to create value.

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AFROPUNK

Born out of a small Brooklyn nightclub in 2005, AFROPUNK music and cultural festivals now take place across three continents and five cities, connecting a global African diaspora through music, politics, activism and—most of all—fashion. As an organization, AFROPUNK has developed into a multifaceted media powerhouse: a global platform of alternative, experimental, radical, and counter-cultural viewpoints, which serves a socially diverse community.

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  • AFROPUNK: The Politics of Style

    Forthcoming from Harper Design

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Lauren Aguirre

Lauren Aguirre is a science journalist with more than thirty years of experience as a staff member for the PBS series NOVA, where she served as a documentary producer, science editor, and director of digital content. Aguirre has covered topics as diverse as art restoration, human origins, and cybersecurity, but her abiding fascination is neuroscience. Her written work has appeared online in STAT, Undark, The Atlantic, Scientific American, and the PBS website. She graduated from MIT and lives in the Boston area.

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  • Unforgettable: The True Story of the Memory Thief That Almost Got Away

    Forthcoming from Pegasus

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Liaquat Ahamed

Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book Lords of Finance, Ahamed is a former economist at the World Bank. Lords of Finance was a New York Times Bestseller and was chosen as one of The New Yorker’s top 20 nonfiction books of 2009, and one of the New York Times’s top 10 books of 2009.

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Dr. Simone Ahuja

Dr. Simone Ahuja is the founder of Blood Orange, an innovation and strategy consultancy and an advisor to global entrepreneurs and corporate ’intrapreneurs.’

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Aaron Ahuvia

Professor of Marketing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business, Aaron Ahuvia is one of the leading experts in the world on consumer behavior. The winner of the Consumer Brand Relationships Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Industry Impact, he studies how and why we love our favorite possessions, brands and activities.

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  • The Things We Love

    Forthcoming from Little, Brown Spark

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The Estate of Fouad Ajami

Fouad Ajami, an internationally renowned scholar and writer, was Director of the Middle East Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University, a recipient of a MacArthur genius grant, a founding member of The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, and author of several books including, most recently, The Foreigner’s Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis (Free Press).

Daniel Akst

Daniel Akst is an author, critic and journalist who has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe and other leading publications. He is the author of four previous books of fiction and nonfiction, including the novel St. Burl’s Obituary, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Akst has worked on staff at the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and Newsday and served on the board of the National Book Critics Circle. He is a visiting instructor in the humanities at Bard College, where he’s also taught as part of the Bard Prison Initiative. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and lives in New York’s bucolic Hudson Valley.

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  • Fighting the Good War

    Forthcoming from Melville House Press

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Mohammed Al Samawi

A Yemeni peace activist, Al Samawi is interested in interfaith dialogue and cross-cultural outreach. He is a frequent public speaker and lecturer on the war in Yemen, the refugee crisis, and extremism in the Middle East.

Saher Alam

Saher Alam is the author of the novel The Groom to Have Been, which Publishers Weekly called “an absorbing debut…delicately crafted and multi-layered.” She is a graduate of Princeton University and the Creative Writing Program at Boston University, and she was a fiction fellow at Emory University.

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The Estate of Louisa May Alcott

Beloved author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott wrote her first novel, The Inheritance, when she was seventeen. The discovery and publication of the lost manuscript was a literary cause célèbre and became the basis for a CBS Sunday Night Movie. Aevitas Creative Management represents Louisa May Alcott’s literary estate.

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Lesley Alderman

Lesley Alderman is a longtime writer, editor, and television correspondent and acclaimed author of The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures (William Morrow).

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Kevin Alexander

Kevin Alexander is the James Beard Award-winning Writer at Large for Thrillist. He lives north of San Francisco and has icy cold blue eyes.

The Estate of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali’s core principles of confidence, conviction, dedication, giving, respect, and spirituality guided him and made him one of the most beloved symbols of peace and well-being in America and the world.

First known for boxing, and later for his conscientious stance on the Vietnam War draft, Ali focused his awareness of the needs of his fellow citizens and those in the developing world to direct his good work. In addition to challenging racial and religious preconceptions at home, he served as a symbol of hope and a catalyst for constructive international dialogue, delivered sorely-needed medical supplies to an embargoed Cuba, provided more than 22 million meals to the world’s hungry, and helped secure the release of fifteen U.S. hostages from Iraq during the first Gulf War. The United Nations named him a Messenger of Peace, and he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, as well as Amnesty International’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In September 2012, he was the recipient of the prestigious National Constitution Center Liberty Medal.

Among his many projects, Muhammad cofounded the Muhammad Ali Center with his wife Lonnie, and contributed substantially to the awareness and research efforts regarding Parkinson’s disease.

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Samina Ali

Samina Ali is an award-winning author, curator, and popular speaker. Her debut novel, Madras on a Rainy Day, (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) won France’s prestigious Prix Premier Roman Etranger and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Samina’s widely popular TEDx talk “What Does the Qur’an Really Say About Muslim Women’s Hijab” and her global exhibition Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art and Voices express her passionate advocacy for contemporary women who are defining their own identities and shattering pervasive stereotypes.

Samina is currently at work on a memoir about how her recovery from a nearly fatal illness meant rediscovering and redefining her own identity as a woman, a Muslim, a mother, and a writer.

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Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen, former White House Bureau Chief for Politico and current DC Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News, is an award-winning reporter who has written extensively about Congress and national politics and appears frequently as a political analyst on national television news programs. Together with Amie Parnes of The Hill he is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, and the New York Times and USA Today bestseller HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton (Crown).

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Keegan Allen

Keegan Allen is a star of the ensemble-cast show “Pretty Little Liars” on ABC Family, as well as multiple forthcoming films. An amateur photographer, poet, and musician, Allen resides in Los Angeles. Life.Love.Beauty is his first book.

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Devery Anderson

Historian and book editor Devery Anderson is the author of Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement (Univ. of Miss. Press).

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Alan Andres

Alan Andres is the co-author of Chasing the Moon, the companion volume to the PBS American Experience documentary series about the Space Race directed by Academy Award nominated director Robert Stone. A publishing veteran, he is a frequent collaborative writer for works of history, business, and psychology.

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Julia Angwin

Julia Angwin is an award-winning investigative reporter for ProPublica and the author of Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America (Random House) and Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance (Times Books). She previously wrote for The Wall Street Journal, where she led a team of journalists that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2011 and won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2010 and was on of a team of reporters awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for their coverage of corporate corruption.

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Carl Sferrazza Anthony

Carl Sferrazza Anthony is a writer, screenwriter, and journalist, an expert on Presidents and their families, the former historian of the National First Ladies’ Library, and the author of over a dozen works of history and biography.
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Zaina Arafat

Zaina Arafat is an Arab-American writer.  She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Iowa and an M.A. in international affairs from Columbia. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in GrantaThe New York TimesVirginia Quarterly ReviewThe BelieverThe Washington PostThe AtlanticBuzzFeed, Iowa ReviewThe Christian Science Monitor, and NPR. She is a regular contributor of cultural criticism to VICE. In addition to her novel, she is currently working on an essay collection (the title piece, “Our Arab,” is forthcoming in The Believer). As a contributing editor for the Asian American Writers Workshop’s literary magazine, The Margins, she curates a Q & A series with Muslim writers as well as “Bona Fide Relationships,” a portfolio of writing in response to the Muslim ban. She grew up between the U.S. and the Middle East, and currently lives in Brooklyn, where she teaches both fiction and nonfiction at various schools and leads workshops for immigrant and marginalized communities through the Writers Guild Initiative and AAWW.

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  • You Exist Too Much

    Forthcoming from Catapult

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Dr. Dale Archer

Dr. Dale Archer, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and frequent commentator on CNN, is author of the New York Times bestseller Better Than Normal: How What Makes You Different Can Make You Exceptional (Crown Broadway) as well as The ADHD Advantage (Penguin Random House).

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Gustavo Arellano

Author of the nationally-syndicated column “Ask a Mexican,” Arellano is the editor of the OC Weekly. He has contributed to NPR’s Marketplace and The Los Angeles Times, and has appeared on The Today Show, Chelsea Lately, and The Colbert Report. He lectures widely and is represented by Verbatim.

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Steven M. L. Aronson ​​and ​​Norma ​​Stevens

The agent and professional partner of legendary photographer Richard Avedon, Norma Stevens, in collaboration with  journalist Steven M. L. Aronson, tells the compelling story of Avedon’s life and career.

Aronson has written for Vanity Fair, Vogue, New York, and Esquire among other publications. His previous books are Hype and Savage Grace, which was adapted for a film starring Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne.

Erin Arvedlund

Erin Arvedlund, a leading financial journalist who has written for Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, is the author of Too Good To Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff and Open Secret: The Conspiracy to Fix Libor (Penguin/Portfolio).

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The Atavist ​​Magazine

The first digital-only magazine to win a National Magazine Award for feature writing, The Atavist Magazine produces one blockbuster nonfiction story a month and has been nominated for eight National Magazine Awards and an Emmy for News and Documentary.

Kendra Atleework

Kendra Atleework is the author of the forthcoming memoir Flight Plan.  She received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and is the recipient of the Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award and the AWP Into Journals Project Award.  Her work has appeared in the The Best American Essays, The Atlantic, and elsewhere.

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Andrew Auseon

Andrew Auseon is the author of acclaimed novels for young people, including Funny Little Monkey, Jo-Jo and the Fiendish Lot, Alienated (with David O. Russell) and Freak Magnet, a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, including the ALA’s Best Books for Young Adults, the Cybils, and state book awards. Auseon has an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College and a BA from Ohio University.

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Joana Avillez

An illustrator from New York, Avillez has illustrated for clients such as Vogue, Vice, Bon Appetit, the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and New York magazine, among other publications. She also illustrated Lena Dunham’s #1 New York Times Bestseller, Not That Kind of Girl.

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Aaron Ayscough

Aaron Ayscough is an American wine journalist based in Paris and one of the foremost experts on natural wine. His articles about wine and restaurants have been included in The Financial Times, The New York Times: T-Magazine, PUNCH and more. Aaron is the author, since 2010, of the wine blog Not Drinking Poison In Paris (2015 and 2018 Saveur Blog Awards Finalist for Best Wine Blog; Food & Wine’s “Up & Coming Blog” 2015).

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  • A Field Guide to Natural Wine

    Forthcoming from Artisan

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Chris Babits

Chris Babits is an Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also earned his Ph.D. in History in 2019. His book, titled To Cure a Sinful Nation: A History of Conversion Therapy in the United States, is under contract with the University of Chicago Press.

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  • To Cure a Sinful Nation: A History of Conversion Therapy in the United States

    Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press

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Jimmy Santiago Baca

Internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, screenwriter and memoirist Jimmy Santiago Baca is the recipient of numerous literary awards including the Pushcart Prize, the American Book Award, and the International Hispanic Heritage Award. While serving a maximum security prison sentence for drug possession, Mr. Santiago Baca taught himself to read and write and discovered poetry, experiences documented in his brilliant memoir A Place to Stand (Grove Press), which went on to win the prestigious 2001 International Prize. His most recent poetry collection, Singing at the Gates, was also published by Grove Press.

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The Rev. Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon is the author of 8 Habits of Love: Overcome Fear and Transform Your Life. For the fifteen years Rev. Ed Bacon was the Rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, with over 4,000 congregants, including celebrities like Madonna.

Mark Bailey

A screenwriter, Bailey was nominated for an Emmy for the documentary series Pandemic: Facing AIDS.

John Bainbridge

John Bainbridge Jr. is an attorney, freelance writer, and former newspaper reporter and coauthor of American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill Harry Truman and the Shoot-out That Stopped It (Simon & Schuster 2005).

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  • Gun Barons

    Forthcoming from St. Martin's Press

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Jesse Ball

A poet, novelist, and an assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ball won the Plimpton Prize in 2008 for his novella, The Early Deaths of Lubeck, Brennan, Harp and Carr. The Way Through the Doors was chosen as one of The New Yorker’s top 20 fiction and poetry books of 2009. His most recent novel, A Cure for Suicide was longlisted for the National Book Award in the Fiction category.

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Laura Ballance

With Superchunk bandmate Mac McCaughan, Laura Ballance founded the eminent independent label Merge Records, whose bands include Arcade Fire, Spoon, and Neutral Milk Hotel, among many others.

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Dave Balter

Dave Balter is a pioneer in the world of word-of-mouth marketing, the founder and CEO of bzzagent.com and the author of Grapevine: The New Art of Word-of-Mouth Marketing (Penguin/Portfolio).

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David Banks

David Banks is the inspirational founder of the Eagle Academy for Young Men and the president and CEO of the Eagle Academy Foundation, a network of all-boys public schools in New York City, and the author of Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character.

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Daniel Barbarisi

Daniel Barbarisi is the author of the critically acclaimed Dueling with Kings. A veteran sports and news journalist, he has written for the Boston Globe, Providence Journal and The Wall Street Journal and is a Senior Editor at The Athletic. Gay Talese has called him “one of the best young talents working in sports journalism today.”

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Bruce Barcott

Bruce Barcott is a four-time author, an environmental journalist, and a contributing editor at Outside magazine. His articles have been published in The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, Harper’s Magazine, and others. His most recent book is Weed the People: A Journey Into America’s Legalized Future (Times Books).

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  • Weed the People: A Journey Into America’s Legalized Future
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Sara Bareilles

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Bareilles has been nominated for a Grammy Award five times. Her hit single “Love Song” reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2007. Bareilles also wrote the songs and music for the hit Broadway musical, Waitress.

Thomas P. M. Barnett

Thomas P. M. Barnett is a highly sought after military strategist, a contributor to Esquire magazine and author of the New York Times bestseller The Pentagon’s New Map (Putnam) as well as Blueprint for Action and Great Powers (Putnam).

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Neil Barofsky

A former Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), Barofsky is a Senior Fellow at NYU’s Center on the Administration of Criminal Law and a partner in the Litigation Department of national law firm Jenner & Block LLP. His book Bailout was a New York Times Bestseller.

David Baron

David Baron is a journalist, author, and broadcaster who has spent his thirty-year career largely in public radio. He has worked as an environment correspondent for NPR, a science reporter for Boston’s WBUR, and health and science editor for PRI’s The World. 

David’s written work has appeared in the New York TimesLos Angeles TimesDaily BeastBoston GlobeOutsideLonely PlanetMental Floss, and Reader’s Digest. His 2003 book, The Beast in the Garden, received the Colorado Book Award.

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Luke Barr

A former editor for Travel and Leisure, Barr was also an editor and writer at Brill’s Content. Provence, 1970 was nominated for a James Beard Award in 2014.

Jené Ray Barranco

Jené Ray Barranco is a motivational speaker to Christian and secular groups, churches and women’s conferences, and a founder of a ministry to single moms. Her memoir, Goodnight, I Love You, grew out of her blog “A Woman’s Heart”; she now writes about purpose and faith at “Eyesstr8ahead”.

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Justin L. Barrett

Justin L. Barrett is Director of the Thrive Center for Human Development, Thrive Professor of Developmental Science, and Professor of Psychology at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, and previously held a post as a senior researcher at Oxford University. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Cognition & Culture and the author of Born Believers: The Science of Childhood Religion (Free Press), about how children develop religious ideas about the world.

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Cathy Barrow

Freelance food writer, cooking teacher and food preservation expert. Barrow writes the “BRING IT!” column in the Washington Post’s Food section, where her recipe for slab pie was the most popular recipe of the year. Her first book, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry won an IACP Cookbook award.

Dan Barry

Dan Barry is a longtime columnist and reporter for The New York Times and the author of four books, including The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland. In addition to sharing a Pulitzer Prize with former colleagues at The Providence Journal, Dan has received, among countless other accolades, a George Polk Award; an American Society of Newspaper Editors Award for deadline reporting (for his coverage of the first anniversary of Sept. 11); a Mike Berger Award for in-depth human interest reporting; and thePEN/ESPN Literary Award for Sports Writing.

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Mira Bartók

Artist and writer Mira Bartók is the author of The Memory Palace (Free Press), winner of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and noted in The Best American Essays 1999 and other anthologies. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants for her art and for her writing.

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Ann Bauer

Ann Bauer is a novelist and nonfiction writer. Her books include A Wild Ride Up The Cupboards (Scribner), The Forever Marriage (Overlook Press), and Forgiveness 4 You (Overlook Press).

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Clare Beams

Clare Beams’s story collection, We Show What We Have Learned, was a Kirkus Best Debut of 2016; was longlisted for the Story Prize; and was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and the Shirley Jackson Award. Her fiction appears in One Story, n+1EcotoneThe Common, the Kenyon Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and has received special mention in The Best American Short Stories 2013 and The Pushcart Prize XXXV. A 2014 NEA fellow in prose, she was the Bernard O’Keefe scholar in fiction at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in 2014. After teaching high school English for six years in Falmouth, Massachusetts, she moved with her husband and daughter to Pittsburgh, where she teaches creative writing at Saint Vincent College and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

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Diane Les Becquets

Diane Les Becquets is a faculty member and former director of the MFA Program in Fiction and Non-Fiction at Southern New Hampshire University. In addition to teaching creative writing, she has worked as a medical journalist; an archaeology assistant; a marketing consultant; a sand and gravel dispatcher; a copywriter; and a lifeguard, and is also an avid outdoorswoman. A native of Nashville, she spent almost fourteen years living in a small Colorado ranching town before moving to New Hampshire.

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Kristen Beddard

Kristen Beddard is the author of Bonjour Kale: A Memoir of Paris, Love and Recipes and a contributing author to We Love Kale. She was the founder of The Kale Project, a blog and successful initiative that reintroduced kale to France and was featured in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, Self Magazine and more. She has a certificate in Culinary Nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute and is currently working on a new book Roots, Shoots and Stalks about food waste and cooking with the whole vegetable. She resides in New York City with her husband and daughter. Follow her @thekaleproject and at www.kristenbeddard.com.

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David Benjamin

David Benjamin is Chief Technology Officer/Chief Architect of Syntegrity, a global leader in Business Orchestration Solutions, which has a unique platform, combining scientific methodologies and proprietary technologies, that helps companies and organizations solve their most complex challenges and clear the way for execution.

Joshua Bennett

Joshua Bennett is a poet, spoken word performer, and Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth. His first collection of poetry, The Sobbing School (Penguin Books, 2016), was the winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series; Penguin will publish his second collection in 2020, and his book of essays of literary criticism is forthcoming from Harvard University Press in 2019.

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  • Spoken Word: A Cultural History

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Leslie Bennetts

A veteran journalist and author, Bennetts has been a reporter for Vanity Fair, the New York Times and Newsweek/Daily Beast. She is the author of the bestselling book The Feminine Mistake.

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Michael Benson

Michael Benson is a writer, photographer, filmmaker, and exhibitions producer. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, ArtForum, and other publications. In the last decade he staged a series of increasingly large-scale shows of planetary landscape photography in the US and internationally, appearing in museums from London, to Brisbane, to Barcelona and beyond. In 2008-10, Benson worked with director Terrence Malick to help produce space and cosmology sequences for Malick’s film Tree of Life, which drew in part from Benson’s book and exhibition projects; the film won the Palm d’Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

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Janet Benton

Janet Benton work has appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Glimmer Train and other publications. She has co-written and edited historical documentaries for television including the award-winning FEVER: 1793. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and for decades has taught writing and helped individuals and organizations craft their stories.

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Sheryl Berk

Sheryl Berk most recently collaborated with Sopranos star Jamie-Lynn DiScala on her memoir, Wise Girl, and with Britney Spears on her autobiography, Stages. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Peter, and their own little miracle, daughter Carrie.

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Dr. Carolyn Bernstein

Carolyn Bernstein, M.D., is an assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and a staff neurologist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A board-certified neurologist, Dr. Bernstein belongs to the American Academy of Neurology.

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Jedediah Berry

Jedediah Berry was raised in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. His first novel, The Manual of Detection, won the IAFA Crawford Award and the Dashiell Hammett Prize, and was adapted for broadcast by BBC Radio. The book was named a New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award finalist and a Locus Award finalist.

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Mark Bertolini

Mark T. Bertolini is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna, a Fortune 50 diversified health care benefits company with over $60 billion in 2015 revenue.  Aetna serves an estimated 46.5 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care and has operations in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Kate Betts

A former reporter for WWD, Vogue editor, and editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Betts is a contributor to Time and The Daily Beast.

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Axton Betz-Hamilton

An award-winning expert in family finance and identity theft, Betz-Hamilton is an assistant professor of consumer sciences at South Dakota State University.

Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Chaya Bhuvaneswar is the winner of the 2017 Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Prize for White Dancing Elephants. Bhuvaneswar has received a Henfield Transatlantic Writing Award, as well as a Glimmer Train Honorable Mention and a Rhodes scholarship.

Dan Bilefsky

Dan Bilefsky is a journalist for The New York Times who has reported from cities around the world, including London, Paris, Brussels, Prague, and Istanbul. He is currently based in Montreal as a Canada correspondent for the paper.

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Dr. Catherine Birndorf

An Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn at New York Presbyterian-Cornell, Dr. Birndorf has contributed to SELF magazine’s happiness column for nearly a decade. She is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Nine Rooms of Happiness. She is the co-author, with Dr. Alexandra Sacks, of What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood, from Simon & Schuster.

Zac Bissonnette

A former CNBC reporter, Bissonnette has written for The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. He’s appeared on CNN, The Today Show, and Fox, among others. His book How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents was a New York Times Bestseller.

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Kate Black

Kate Black is the Chief of Staff at EMILY’s List, a nonprofit dedicated to helping Democratic pro-choice women run for office.

 

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Heidi Blake

Heidi Blake is an award-winning investigative reporter for BuzzFeed UK, who has also written for The Sunday Times, and has won 18 national and international media awards including Scoop of the Year, Investigation of the Year and the Paul Foot Award for Campaigning and Investigative Journalism. She was named Digital Journalist of 2016 by the London Press Club and ranked on last year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 list of the most influential young media professionals in Europe.

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Dr. Jill Blakeway

Dr. Jill Blakeway is the founder and director of the YinOva Center in New York City, the largest acupuncture and Chinese medicine practice in the U.S. She is the author of the bestselling “Making Babies,” the founder of the acupuncture program at NYC Lutheran Medical Center, and the popular host of the popular CBS podcast “Grow, Cook, Heal.”

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Arthur Blank

Arthur Blank is the co-founder of the Home Depot. He is the owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United of Major League Soccer, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the PGA Tour Superstores retail chain and is one of America’s most effective philanthropists.
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  • Good Company

    Forthcoming from William Morrow

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Stephen G. Bloom

Stephen Bloom is a veteran reporter and journalist whose essays have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including EsquireTime, Smithsonian, The New York Times Magazine, Chicago Tribune Magazine, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, London Guardian, DoubleTake, CJR, Salon, and Narratively. He has worked as a reporter for the Latin America Daily PostDallas Morning NewsLos Angeles TimesSan Jose Mercury News, and Sacramento Bee and teaches narrative writing at the University of Iowa, where he is a professor of journalism. He is the author of five books: PostvilleInside the Writer’s MindThe Oxford ProjectTears of Mermaids, and The Audacity of Inez Burns.

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Charles Blow

The New York Times’s Visual Op-Ed Columnist, Blow was previously the paper’s Graphics Director and Design Director for News. In those roles he led the Times to numerous design awards. His Op-Ed column appears twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays.

Mark Boal

A journalist, screenwriter, and film producer, Boal won two Academy Awards, Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture, for his film The Hurt Locker. His 2013 film, Zero Dark Thirty, was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay.

Dr. Kenneth Bock

Dr. Kenneth Bock is an internationally known pioneer of integrative medicine, bestelling author, and in-demand international speaker. His patients come from all over the world to seek treatment at his private practice, Bock Integrative Medicine.
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  • Brain Inflamed: Understsanding the Medical Conditions That Can Masquerade as Your Child’s Anxiety or Mood Disorder

    Forthcoming from HarperWave

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James Boice

James Boice is the author of four novels, including the critically-acclaimed MVP as well as NoVA and The Good and the Ghastly (all Scribner). His fourth novel, The Shooting, was published by Unnamed Press.

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Marc Bojanowski

Marc Bojanowski is the author of the novels The Dog Fighter (William Morrow), longlisted for the NYPL Young Lions Award, and Journeyman (Granta; Soft Skull/Counterpoint), a New York Times Editors’ Choice. His writing has appeared in The Literary Review, McSweeney’s, and Granta. He lives in northern California with his wife and their two children.

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Giacomo Bono

Giacomo Bono is an Assistant Professor at California State University and an expert on gratitude. He is the co-author of Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character (Templeton Press).

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Tom Booth

Tom Booth is an author, illustrator, and art director. His first picture book, Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium, became a #1 bestseller on Amazon.

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Lisa Borders

Lisa Borders is the author of the novel The Fifty-First State (Engine Books) and a writing professor at Grub Street, where she developed the popular Novel in Progress and Novel Incubator programs.

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The Boston Globe

Established in 1872, The Boston Globe is Boston and New England’s leading source for breaking news and analysis, with coverage from across the world. The Boston Globe has been awarded 26 Pulitzer Prizes throughout its history.

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Patricia Bosworth

Patricia Bosworth is the New York Times-bestselling author of four biographies and two memoirs: Montgomery Clift (Harcourt Brace, 1978); Diane Arbus (Knopf, 1984); Marlon Brando (Viking, 2001); Jane Fonda (HMH, 2011); Anything Your Little Heart Desires (S&S, 1997); and The Men in My Life (HarperCollins, 2017). As a journalist, she has contributed regularly to Vanity Fair, the New York Times, and The Nation, among other publications.

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  • Protest Song: Paul Robeson, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Ongoing Fight for Black Liberation

    Forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux

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Barbara Bottner

Barbara Bottner is the New York Times bestselling author of Ms. Brooks’ Story Nook (Knopf) and over 40 books for children. Her latest children’s book is Priscilla Gorilla (Atheneum/S&S), in collaboration with illustrator Michael Emberley.

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Scotty Bowers ​​and ​​Lionel ​​Friedberg

A bartender to the Hollywood elite, for whom he set up intimate social liaisons, Bowers is the author of Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and The Secret Sex Lives of the Stars. Full Service, co-authored with Lionel Friedberg, was a New York Times Bestseller and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller.

A documentary filmmaker, Friedberg has had his work appear on CBS, PBS, and The History Channel, among other television outlets.

Hamish Bowles

Vogue’s International Editor-at-Large, Bowles was previously Vogue’s European Editor-at-Large and a creative consultant for The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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  • The Glass of Fashion

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  • Untitled Visual Book of Bowles’ Couture Collection

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  • Federico Forquet

    Forthcoming from Rizzoli

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Akemi Dawn Bowman

Akemi Dawn Bowman is the author of critically acclaimed YA contemporary titles such as Starfish, Summer Bird Blue, and the forthcoming Harley in the Sky. The Infinity Courts is her YA sci-fi debut.

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  • The Infinity Courts: Ophelia Rising

    Forthcoming from Simon Pulse

  • Generation Misfits

    Forthcoming from FSG Books for Young Readers

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Luc de Brabandère

Luc de Brabandère is a fellow and senior advisor at The Boston Consulting Group, teacher at The Louvain School of Management and at the École Centrale Paris, former general manager of the Brussels Stock Exchange, and author or co-author of 12 books, most recently Thinking in New Boxes: A New Paradigm for Business Creativity (Random House), written with Alan Iny.

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Jamey Bradbury

Jamey Bradbury received her MFA from the University of Greensboro North Carolina. She writes and lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Mark A. Bradley

Mark A. Bradley is an award-winning author and national security expert who served for years at the CIA and Department of Justice and, later, was appointed by President Obama to the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office at the National Archives.

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Susan Bratton

Susan Bratton is the founder and CEO of Savor Health, which provides home delivery of fresh, nutritious meals designed specially for cancer patients. She is actively involved in a number of industry associations, including Women Business Leaders in Healthcare. She also serves on the Advisory Board of HCap, the national leading venue for healthcare providers and capital to meet, and is the Secretary for Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.

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Mark Braude

Critically acclaimed author Mark Braude is a former postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where he was also a lecturer in the departments of Art History, History, and French. He
will be the Spring 2020 Visiting Fellow at the American Library in Paris and was named a 2017-2018 Public Scholar by the National Endowment for the Humanities. His writing has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Los
Angeles Times, and The New Republic.
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Carolyn S. Briggs

Author and screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs is the author of the memoir This Dark World (Bloomsbury), which was adapted for film and released in 2011 as Higher Ground, directed by and starring Oscar-nominated actor Vera Farmiga.

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  • This Dark World
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Steven Brill

A journalist and entrepreneur, Brill is the creator of the widely acclaimed magazine Brill’s Content. He’s written for The New Yorker, the New York Times, Harper’s, and TIME and his March 2013 TIME cover story, “Bitter Pill,” marked the first time That the magazine dedicated an entire issue to a single article.

Jared Brock

The co-founder of Hope for the Sold, an abolitionist charity dedicated to the eradication of human trafficking and exploitation, Jared Brock speaks regularly at universities and churches throughout the United States and Canada. He is the author of A Year of Living Prayerfully and his writing has also appeared in Esquire, the Huffington Post, TODAY.com, and Writer’s Digest.

Cambria Brockman

Cambria Brockman grew up in Houston, London, and Scotland, and graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine with a degree in English Literature and Art History. Her award-winning wedding and portrait photography company, Cambria Grace, is followed by 60k Instagram users including Martha Stewart and Grace Bonney of Design Sponge. Brockman lives in Boston with her husband, son, and dog. Tell Me Everything is her first novel.

Elizabeth Brooks

Elizabeth Brooks grew up in Chester, England. She graduated from Cambridge University with a first class degree in Classics, and lives on the Isle of Man with her husband and two children. The Orphan of Salt Winds (published in the UK as Call of the Curlew) marks her debut.

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Lily Brooks-Dalton

Lily Brooks-Dalton is the author of the memoir Motorcycles I’ve Loved (Riverhead) and the debut novel Good Morning, Midnight (Random House).

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Marcus Brotherton

Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.

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  • Blaze of Light

    Forthcoming from Waterbrook Multnomah

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Elena Brower

Elena Brower is an internationally recognized yoga and meditation teacher based in New York and the co-author with Gabrielle Hartley, Esq of the forthcoming Better Apart.

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Liz Brown

A contributor to the London Review of Books, Paris Review Daily, the New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere, Brown was recently a visiting writer at Wesleyan University. Brown specializes in writing about forgotten historical figures.

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  • Twilight Man: The Strange Life and Times of Harrison Post

    Forthcoming from Viking

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Kate Brown

Kate Brown is a Professor of Science, Technology and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the recipient of many fellowships, including those from the John D. Guggenheim Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and her books have won many prizes, including the American Historical Association’s George Louis Beer Prize for the Best Book in International European History and their Dunning and Beveridge prizes.

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Emma Brown

Emma Brown is a reporter on the Washington Post’s investigative team.  In the summer of 2018 Brown broke the story of Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. She has appeared on a number of national radio and television shows, including NPR’s All Things Considered and Weekend All Things Considered; CNN’s New Day and Live with Poppy Harlow; MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show and Morning Joe and Kasie DC; PBS NewsHour; NBC’s Today Show and before becoming a journalist,  worked as a wilderness ranger and as a middle-school math teacher.

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  • To Raise a Boy

    Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster

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Holly Brubach

Holly Brubach is a writer on culture specializing in dance and fashion. She has worked as a staff writer and editor at The New Yorker, the New York Times and the New York Times Magazine, and The Atlantic, where she won a National Magazine Award in Essays & Criticism, and her freelance work has appeared in W Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Gentlewoman, Travel & Leisure, Departures, Mirabella, O, House & Garden, Architectural Digest, and others.

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Alex Brunkhorst

Alex Brunkhorst is a novelist and a real estate agent specializing in multi-million dollar estates for Los Angeles’s wealthiest professionals. She is also the founder of the popular luxury lifestyle site Bungalux.com. The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine was inspired by Alex’s glimpse into the world of extreme wealth and privilege. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and lives in Los Angeles.

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Douglas Brunt

Douglas Brunt is the author of the novels Ghosts of Manhattan and The Means (Touchstone). He has just completed his third novel, Rye City.

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Stephen Brusatte

A paleontologist on the faculty of the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburg in Scotland, Stephen Brusatte is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs. He has discovered and named 10 new species of dinosaurs and led groundbreaking studies on how dinosaurs went extinct. A frequent speaker, he and his work have been featured on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Science Friday and 1A on NPR, CBS Radio, the BBC, CBS This Morning , the CBS Evening News, CNN and National Geographic Channel’s T.Rex Autopsy.

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs
  • Untitled Children's Book on the Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

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  • The Rise of the Mammals

    Forthcoming from William Morrow

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Christopher Buehlman

Christopher Buehlman is the author of five dark fiction novels, including Those Across the River, World Fantasy Award finalist for Best Novel, and The Lesser Dead, chosen by the American Library Association as best horror novel in 2015 and a finalist for a Shirley Jackson Award. His is the twisted mind behind Christophe the Insultor, one of the most successful one-man stage acts on the national renaissance festival circuit.

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  • The Blacktongue Thief

    Forthcoming from Tor

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Majka Burhardt

Majka Burhardt  is the author of Coffee Story: Ethiopia and Vertical Ethiopia: Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa and Executive Producer of  films Waypoint Namibia and Namuli. She is the founder and executive director of Legado, where she works to protect the world’s most threatened mountain ecosystems by empowering the people who call them home. Legado originated during a pioneering climbing and conservation research expedition to Mozambique.

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  • Ballast

    Forthcoming from Patagonia Books

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Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh is the National Politics Correspondent at Newsweek. She is the author of five books, including The Fatal Gift of Beauty. She has written for Rolling Stone, Time, The New YorkerNew York, and the New York Times.

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David Burtka

David Burtka is a Cordon Bleu-trained chef and caterer as well as well as an award-winning Broadway and TV actor. He is also husband to Neil Patrick Harris and father to twins, Harper and Gideon.

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Tara Button

Tara Button is the CEO and founder of buymeonce.com.

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Michael Byers

Michael Byers is the author of the story collection The Coast of Good Intentions, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His novels Long for This World and Percival’s Planet were both New York Times Notable Books, and his novella, The Broken Man, was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award.  Byers’ short stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards; his nonfiction has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he is on the faculty of the MFA in creative writing program at the University of Michigan.

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Grace Byers

Grace Byers is an actor and activist who stars in Fox’s hit series Empire. As a multiracial young girl and a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Grace was bullied throughout her childhood. This book was born out of her desire to empower young girls against the effects of bullying. In her spare time, she volunteers with the nonprofit antibullying organization Saving Our Daughters. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Trai Byers. I Am Enough is her first book.

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Christine Byl

Christine Byl, a wilderness trail designer and award-winning writer, is the author of the memoir Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods, about her experience as a seasonal laborer in America’s most remote National Parks. Dirt Work was named a Top Pick for Spring 2013 by Amazon, the Christian Science Monitor, and O! The Oprah Magazine.

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John Byrne

A painter, playwright, and television creator of Tutti Frutti, Byrne has designed album covers for The Beatles, Donovan, Gerry Rafferty and Billy Connolly. He has several paintings hanging in The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.

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Naomi Cahn

A law professor at George Washington University Law School, Naomi Cahn writes, lectures, and blogs about families and culture.

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Gail Caldwell

Gail Caldwell, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was the Book Editor of the Boston Globe for twenty years.  She is the author of Strong West Wind, New York Times bestseller Let’s Take the Long Way Home, and New Life: No Instructions.

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Diane Cardwell

Diane Cardwell is an award-winning journalist who edited and wrote features on a broad range of subjects, including popular culture, politics, crime, real estate, the New York hospitality industry and, most recently, energy, with a focus on renewables and clean-tech. A longtime staff member at The New York Times, she has contributed articles to numerous publications, including New York, O, Details, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and Vogue, and is writing a memoir about how surfing changed her life.

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  • Rockaway: Surfing Headlong Into a New Life

    Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin

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Scott Carney

An investigative journalist and anthropologist, Carney blends narrative nonfiction with ethnography in his stories. His first book The Red Market: On the Trail of the World’s Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers and Child Traffickers received critical acclaim from Michiko Kakutani in the New York Times and won the Clarion Award for best work of nonfiction in 2012.

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Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is an actor, comedian, and visual artist, and has starred in some of the most beloved films of the past two decades (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Truman Show, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, among others). He is the executive producer and star of the Showtime series Kidding and the author, with Dana Vachon, of the semi-autobiographical novel Memoirs & Misinformation (Knopf, 2020).

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  • Memoirs & Misinformation

    Forthcoming from Knopf

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E. Jean Carroll

E. Jean Carroll has written the celebrated monthly advice column “Ask E. Jean” for Elle magazine for over 25 years. She has been a contributing editor at EsquireOutside and Playboy, and has written for Rolling Stone and GQ and other publications. She also received an Emmy nomination for her writing on Saturday Night Live.

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David L. Carroll

David L. Carroll has written nine network TV programs and the EMMY Award winning adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front for the Hallmark Hall of Fame. He is the author of 40 published books, a majority of which deal with health, self-help, and spirituality, including Five Stages of the Soul, Spiritual Parenting, and Living with Dying.
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  • Secrets from a Shaman

    Forthcoming from Harper Wave

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Ash Carter

Ash Carter is a writer and the articles editor at Air Mail. His writing has appeared in EsquireAir MailVanity Fair, the New York Times, the Washington PostMediumWIREDTown & CountryUSA Today, and more. He lives in Brooklyn.

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  • Life Isn't Everything

    Forthcoming from Henry Holt

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Doreen Carvajal

Doreen Carvajal has worked as a journalist for the International Herald Tribune and The New York Times and other publications for more than 25 years, covering a myriad of topics. The Forgetting River is her first book.

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Shawn Casemore

Shawn Casemore, author of Operational Empowerment, is a frequent speaker and expert on operations management, team-building, human resources and customer service who works with companies all around the world.

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Christopher Castellani

Christopher Castellani is the author of four novels, All This Talk of Love, a New York Times Editors’ Choice; The Saint of Lost Things; A Kiss from Maddalena, winner of the Massachusetts Book Award; and Leading Men, which Publishers Weekly named one of the Top 10 Literary Fiction Titles for Spring 2019. Castellani is also the author of The Art of Perspective: Who Tells the Story. Winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he is the artistic director of Grub Street, the creative writing center in Boston.

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Paola Cecchi-Dimegli

A behavioral scientist and lawyer, Dr. Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio is one of Harvard Law’s rising stars studying issues related to diversity and gender in organizational behavior with the goal of promoting broad-based inclusion of women and minorities in the legal profession and in large organizations.

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  • Diversity Dividend

    Forthcoming from MIT Press

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Nicole Centeno

Nicole Centeno is a French Culinary Institute-trained chef and the founder and CEO of the Brooklyn-based soupery Splendid Spoon. She has taught cooking and nutrition courses at Columbia University and cooked at esteemed New York City restaurants such as EAT Greenpoint and Fatty Cue. Before founding her company, she worked for Wired Magazine, The New Yorker, and Saveur.

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Arun Chaudhary

Arun Chaudhary served as the first official White House videographer from 2009 to 2011 and was also a key member of Obama’s new media team during the 2008 campaign. He previously worked in film in New York and was a member of the NYU Graduate Film Department faculty. He received his MFA in filmmaking from NYU and his BA in film theory from Cornell University. Chaudhary has been profiled by The New York Times, the BBC, National Journal, Politico, Fortune, and many political websites. He lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and son.

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Ratha Chaupoly ​​and ​​Ben ​​Daitz

Chaupoly and Daitz are the founders of Num Pang sandwich chain in New York City. They’ve been awarded the “Best Sandwich Chain” by the Village Voice and “Best Sandwich” by Zagat’s.

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Christine Chen

Christine Chen is a yoga instructor and health writer, has been featured in MSN Healthy Living, MindBodyGreen, Glamour.com, The Well Daily, Elephant Journal Yoga, Crave Company and YogaLocalNYC. Her classes have been featured in TimeOut New York, MyUpperWest, FitMAPPED, and YogaCity NYC. She is the author of Happy-Go-Yoga: Simple Poses to Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Add Joy (Grand Central).

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Kirstin Chen

Kirstin Chen is the author of the novels Bury What We Cannot Take and Soy Sauce for Beginners, a Kindle First selection, an O, The Oprah Magazine “book to pick up now,” and a Glamour book club pick. A former Steinbeck Fellow in Creative Writing, she holds an MFA from Emerson College and a BA from Stanford University. She is the fall 2017 NTU-NAC National Writer in Residence in Singapore.

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Terri Cheney

Terri Cheney is the author of the New York Times bestseller Manic: A Memoir, and speaks nationally and internationally on mental health issues. Her stories and commentary have been featured in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, on NPR, NBC, and PBS, and in her long-running, widely read column in Psychology Today; her writing is also currently being adapted for television—her essay on bipolar dating life for the NYT’s Modern Love column was chosen for the upcoming Amazon TV series.

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  • Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Manual to Modern Madness

    Forthcoming from Da Capo

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Marc and Angel Chernoff

Marc and Angel Chernoff are professional coaches who have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.”  Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they’ve spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace.

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Tom Chiarella

Tom Chiarella was a writer at large for Esquire for 20 years and was also the Hampton and Esther Boswell Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing at DePauw University. He is the author of three books: a story collection, Foley’s Luck (Knopf), the essay collection Thursday’s Game, as well as Writing Dialogue.

Windy Chien

Windy Chien makes art that activates space and crafts objects that elevate the daily rituals of life. She is best known for her 2016 project, The Year Of Knots, in which she learned a new knot every day for a year. Following long careers at Apple/iTunes and in the music industry, she launched her studio in 2015. Her work has been covered by WiredThe New York TimesMartha Stewart and more.

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Rita Zoey Chin

Rita Zoey Chin is the author of the bestselling debut memoir Let the Tornado Come, which the The Huffington Post hailed  as “a near euphoric ode to the human spirit.” “A clear-eyed book written with poetry and compassion” (The Boston Globe) and “a powerful story to pass onto a friend” (Oprah.com), Let the Tornado Come was named a Boston Globe “Summer Reads” pick, one of Kirkus Reviews’ “10 True Stories Perfect for Summer Reading,” and an Elle Readers’ Prize pick. Chin’s writing has appeared in Tin House, Guernica, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. The recipient of a Katherine Anne Porter Prize and Academy of American Poets Award, Chin holds an MFA from the University of Maryland.

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Robert Christgau

According to a recent profile in The New Yorker, Robert Christgau is “not just the Dean of American Rock Critics…but one of America’s sharper public intellectuals of the past half century, and certainly one of its most influential.” A rock critic since 1967, he was a senior editor and the chief music critic at The Village Voice for over three decades. His Is It Still Good to Ya?: Fifty Years of Rock Criticism, 1967-2017 was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award in the category of criticism; he currently writes a music column for Vice.

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Jeff Chu

Jeff Chu is the editor and contributor at Fast Company and an award-winning reporter on religion and society for TIME magazine, is the author of the critically acclaimed Does Jesus Really Love Me? (HarperCollins).

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Myrieme Churchill

Myrieme Churchill, an esteemed psychotherapist, and acclaimed author Evan I. Schwartz are writing Crossing Casablanca, a riveting memoir about Ms. Churchill’s early life in this mythical Moroccan city.

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Carrie Classon

After a career as an actor, script writer, video producer, and founder of the St. Croix Festival Theater, Carrie Classon earned her MBA and travelled the world working on public and private infrastructure projects. Her written work includes the one-woman plays Letters from Lagos and I’ve Been Waiting All My Life to Be Middle-Aged which is currently in production. She writes “Letters from Home,” a syndicated column that is published widely in the Midwest. A graduate of the University of New Mexico’s MFA program, she now lives in Los Alamos, NM.

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Pat Cleveland

An iconic model of the 60s and 70s, Cleveland served as a muse to designers such as Halston, Stephen Burrows, and Yves Saint Laurent. She has participated in landmark fashion shows including the Battle of Versailles and has appeared in several documentaries.

Arianne Cohen

Arianne Cohen is the creator and editor of The Sex Diaries Project: What We’re Saying About What We’re Doing (Wiley), author of The Tall Book (Bloomsbury), and a columnist for Bloomberg Businessweek. She speaks worldwide about body image, self-esteem, and healthy relationships.

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Michael Collier

Michael Collier is the author of six collections of poems, most recently My Bishop and Other Poems. His collection The Ledge was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has received numerous awards for his poetry, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He was the Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2001-2004 and the Director of the Bread Loaf Writers Conference from 1993-2017.

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Tara Conklin

Tara Conklin is a writer and former lawyer whose first novel, The House Girl, was a New York Times bestseller, #1 IndieNext pick, Target book club pick and has been translated into 8 languages. Her second novel, The Last Romantics, is forthcoming in February 2019 from William Morrow/Harper Collins.

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  • Community Board

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  • Untitled Novel

    Forthcoming from William Morrow

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Edward Conlon

Edward Conlon is a former NYPD Detective and currently Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Communications for the NYPD. He is the author of a non-fiction best-seller Blue Blood and the acclaimed novel Red on Red.

Ben Conniff ​​and ​​Luke ​​Holden

The co-founders of Luke’s Lobster, Conniff and Holden own a chain of restaurants serving award-winning lobster rolls. Zagat has given them a 27 rating for food, named them the #1 food truck in NYC, and chose Conniff and Holden as two of their 30 Under 30 in the New York food industry.

Tim Conway

Tim Conway, legendary actor and comedian, is the author, with Jane Scovell, of the New York Times bestselling autobiography What’s So Funny? (Howard Books).

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Caroline Corrigan

Caroline Corrigan is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator living and working in upstate New York. Her illustrations and design work can be found in books such as The Ultimate Easy Screen Printing Book and in Terre magazine. Her first children’s book, Women Artists A-Z, will be published by Dial Books for Young Readers in 2020.

 

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  • Women Artists A-Z

    Forthcoming from Dial Books for Young Readers

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Jessica Craig-Martin

A photographer with work in the collections of The Guggenheim, The Whitney, The New Museum, and The Saatchi Collection, Craig-Martin has taught at the School For Visual Arts and had solo shows at PS1/MOMA, White Columns, and throughout Europe. Her photography has appeared in Vogue, New York, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker.

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  • I Regret I'm Able to Attend

    Forthcoming from Spiegel & Grau

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Robyn Crawford

A long time music industry professional, Robyn Crawford worked with Whitney Houston, first as her assistant and then as her Creative Director, for 20 years. She now lives with her wife and two children in New Jersey.

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  • A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston

    Forthcoming from Dutton in 2019

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Dr. Rudy Crew, ​​Ed. ​​D.

A former chancellor of the New York City public school system and former superintendent for Miami-Dade county’s public schools, Crew is an education consultant and frequent lecturer. The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York appointed Crew as president of Medgar Evers College.

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Melissa Croce

Melissa Croce is originally from the Seattle area. She currently lives in New York City, where she works in children’s publishing.
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  • Single and Forced to Mingle

    Forthcoming from Atria

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Charles R. Cross

The New York Times bestselling author behind Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain, Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix, and more, Charles R. Cross has written for hundreds of newspapers and magazines, from Rolling Stone to The Times of London. As the editor of Seattle’s The Rocket from 1986 through 2000, Cross chronicled the rise of the Northwest music scene during the heyday of grunge; he now lectures at colleges about journalism and pop culture, and often appears on radio and television as an expert.

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Nan Cuba

Nan Cuba is the author of Body and Bread (Engine Books), winner of the PEN Southwest Award in Fiction and the Texas Institute of Letters Steven Turner Award for Best Work of First Fiction. Cuba co-edited Art at Our Doorstep: San Antonio Writers and Artists (Trinity University Press), and published other work in such places as Antioch Review, Harvard Review, Columbia, and Chicago Tribune’s Printer’s Row. She is the founder and executive director emeritus of Gemini Ink, a nonprofit literary center, and teaches in the MA/MFA Program in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, where she is writer-in-residence.

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Kevin Cullen

Kevin Cullen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for The Boston Globe since 1985, was the first to raise questions about Whitey Bulger’s relationship with the FBI. A frequent commentator on NPR and the BBC, Cullen has won major journalism prizes including the Goldsmith Prize, the George Polk Award, and the Selden Ring Award.

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Art Cullen

Art Cullen is 50 percent of the ownership and 25 percent of the staff of The Storm Lake Times (a family-owned weekly newspaper located in rural Storm Lake, Iowa) and winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial writing for his columns taking on corporate agribusiness for fouling the town’s water and soil. His commentaries on politics, immigration and the environment have been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Guardian, along with regional newspapers and news sites. Cullen has been profiled by National Public Radio, Katie Couric, and CNN, and has served as a guest political analyst on MSNBC.

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Cathy Curtis

Cathy Curtis, a former writer for The Los Angeles Times, is the author of Restless Ambition: Grace Hartigan, Painter (Oxford University Press). She majored in philosophy at Smith College and holds a master’s degree in art history from the University of California, Berkeley. She was elected vice president of Biographers International Organization in 2014.

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Wayne Curtis

Wayne Curtis, freelance journalist and contributing editor at The Atlantic, is the author of The Last Great Walk: The True Story of a 1,000-Mile Walk from New York to San Francisco and Why It Matters Today (Rodale). He has received the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year Award and a gold Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers.

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Ben Daitz ​​and ​​Ratha ​​Chaupoly

Chaupoly and Daitz are the founders of Num Pang sandwich chain in New York City. They’ve been awarded the “Best Sandwich Chain” by the Village Voice and “Best Sandwich” by Zagat’s.

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Ted Danson

An Emmy-winning actor best known for his role as Sam Malone on the television series “Cheers,” Danson appears regularly on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and currently stars in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” He is on the board of Oceana, the world’s largest non-profit devoted to marine issues.

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Lucy Danziger

The former editor in chief of SELF for more than ten years, Danziger is also the author of the New York Times bestseller THE NINE ROOMS OF HAPPINESS. She is a regular guest on television shows, including Today, The View, and Good Morning America.

Dov Davidoff

A stand-up comedian, an actor, and a writer, Davidoff co-starred in the film Invincible and is a frequent guest on Chelsea Lately.

Carey Davidson

Carey Davidson is the founder and CEO of Tournesol where she uses the Five Elements, Ayurveda, and Vibroacoustic Method to help catalyze personal health and advance organizational resilience by addressing body, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral needs as well as higher level purpose and spiritual needs.

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  • The Five Forces

    Forthcoming from Tiller Press

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Kevin Davies

Kevin Davies is the founding editor of Nature Genetics and Bio-IT World and former Editor-in-Chief at Cell Press. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017 and is the author of three books. Most recently, Davies co-authored DNA: The Story of the Genetics Revolution, with Nobel laureate Jim Watson and Andrew Berry (Knopf).

Daniel M. Davis

Daniel M. Davis is a distinguished immunologist and the Director of Research in the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research. Prior to this, he was the head of the Immunology Section at Imperial College, London. His first book The Compatibility Gene: How our Bodies Fight Disease, Attract Others, and Define Our Selves (Allen Lane/Penguin Press UK and Oxford University Press), explores how our immune system drives our behavior. It was long-listed for the 2014 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science.

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Sampson Davis

Dr. Sampson Davis is an emergency room physician, public speaker, philanthropist, and New York Times bestselling author. In 2000, he helped found The Three Doctors Foundation, which offers a series of free public programs focused on health, education, leadership, and mentoring. Dr. Davis was honored in 2000 with the Essence Lifetime Achievement Award as well as named one of their forty most inspirational African Americans in the country. He is the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association highest honor and was honored on national television with the 2009 BET Awards. Dr. Davis has coauthored New York Times bestselling books, The Pact, We Beat the Street, The Bond, andLiving and Dying in Brick City: An ER Doctor Returns Home.

Niraj Dawar

Renowned marketing strategy expert Niraj Dawar is a professor at the Ivey Business School and author of Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers (Harvard Business Review Press), named a Best Book of 2014 by strategy+business and a Noteworthy Book of 2014 by Forbes.

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Peter J. Dean

Peter J. Dean, Ph.D. is the President of Leaders by Design the men’s leadership development and executive coaching division of The Leader’s Edge. He has taught at Wharton, Penn State, Fordham University, and the University of Iowa among others and frequently writes for Wharton Magazine and blog.

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Anthony DeCurtis

Anthony DeCurtis is a contributing editor to Rolling Stone, where his work has appeared for more than thirty years. A Grammy Award recipient, he has three times been recognized with the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for excellence in writing about music. A former on-air correspondent and editorial director at VH1, he has contributed to a myriad of television specials and programs; he teaches in the writing program at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Benoit Denizet-Lewis

Benoit Denizet-Lewis is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and an assistant professor in the Writing, Literature & Publishing Department at Emerson College. He is the author of America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life, as well as Travels with Casey: My Journey Through Our Dog-Crazy Country (Simon & Schuster). His 2001 New York Times Magazine article “My Ex-Gay Friend” is being adapted into the film “I Am Michael,” starring James Franco, Zachary Quinto, and Emma Roberts.

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John Derian

A decorative artist who lives in New York City, Derian is America’s leading practitioner of decoupage. Derian’s works have been sold at more than 700 high-end boutiques and department stores around the world, and his artistry has been featured in the New York Times, House and Garden, Country Living, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications. His John Derian Picture Book was a New York Times bestseller.

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Jeremy DeSilva

Jeremy “Jerry” DeSilva is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Dartmouth College. He is a paleoanthropologist, specializing in the locomotion of the first apes (hominoids) and early human ancestors (hominins), and his particular anatomical expertise—the human foot and ankle—has contributed to our understanding of the origins and evolution of upright walking in the human lineage.

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  • First Steps

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Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is the national baseball reporter for the Wall Street Journal, where in the past he has covered the Mets and the Yankees. He appears regularly on the MLB Network and is the co-creator of the journalism newsletter “The -30-.”

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  • Swing Kings: Inside Baseball’s Fly Ball Revolution

    Forthcoming from William Morrow

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Jaquira Díaz

Jaquira Díaz is the 2016-18 Kenyon Review Fellow in Prose, and recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, a Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, the Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and an NEA Fellowship to the Hambidge Center for the Arts.

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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco is a Grammy Award-winning singer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, songwriter, activist, businesswoman, and New York Times bestselling author. She has released more than 20 albums, and is one of the first independent musicians to create her own label, Righteous Babe Records (based in Buffalo, NY). She is widely known as an activist and feminist icon, and the Righteous Babe Foundation supports causes ranging from abortion rights to gay visibility.

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Dan DiMicco

Dan DiMicco is a former President, CEO, and Executive Chairman of Nucor Corporation and served on the US Manufacturing Council from 2008–2011. In 2011 he was inducted into IndustryWeek’s Manufacturing Hall of Fame, and he has been awarded the prestigious Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership and Excellence and the Charlotte Business Journal’s Businessperson of the Year Award. He is the author of American Made: Why Making Things Will Return Us to Greatness (St. Martin’s).

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Viet Dinh

Viet Dinh was born in Vietnam and grew up in Colorado. He attended Johns Hopkins University and the University of Houston and currently teaches at the University of Delaware. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Delaware Division of the Arts, as well as an O. Henry Prize. His stories have appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Witness, Fence, Five Points, Chicago Review, the Threepenny Review, and the Greensboro Review. His novel, After Disasters, was a finalist for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Prize.

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Adin Dobkin

Adin Dobkin writes about the intersection of war, culture, and memory for publications such as The Atlantic, The Paris Review, and the New York Times. In addition to pursuing an MFA in Nonfiction from Columbia University, he’s the president of the Military Writers Guild and the co-creator of the podcast “War Stories,” which traces the technological development of warfare.

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  • Sprinting Through No Man's Land

    Forthcoming from Little A

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J.D. Dobson

J.D. Dobson is a former U.S. Senate aide, federal lobbyist, and crisis communications consultant. He and his wife, Kate, founded the political humor website Hottest Heads of State, which is basically just what it sounds like. When he’s not writing, he is a semi-professional novelty candlemaker.

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Kate Dobson

Kate Dobson is a former Assistant Comics Editor for the Washington Post and head writer for Brown University’s humor magazine. Her hobbies include serving food to her small children and, later, vacuuming that same food up off the floor.

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Dr. Kenneth J. Doka

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is an internationally renowned expert on grief. Dr. Doka is an in-demand speaker and professor of gerontology whose work has been featured in national publications and media outlets such as CNN and Nightline, as well as the author of over thirty academic books on grief. He is the author of Grief is a Journey (Atria/Simon & Schuster).

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Sarah Domet

Sarah Domet’s debut novel, The Guineveres, was released from Flatiron Books in October 2016. She’s also the author of 90 Days to Your Novel (Writers Digest Books, 2010). She holds a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati where she once served as the associate editor of The Cincinnati Review. Originally from Ohio and still a Midwesterner at heart, she now lives in Savannah, Georgia.

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Dagmara Dominczyk

A Polish-American novelist and critically acclaimed film and TV actress, Dominczyk is known for her roles in Higher Ground, The Good Wife, and Boardwalk Empire. 

Liza Donnelly

A long-time contributor of cartoons and writing to The New Yorker and the New York Times, Donnelly is also resident cartoonist at CBS News. Donnelly is the creator of a new form of journalism, digital live-drawing. She’s also a frequent public speaker and gave a internationally popular TED talk about using humor to change the world.

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Beck Dorey-Stein

Beck Dorey-Stein spent five years as a White House Stenographer. Prior to transcribing President Obama and Trump, she taught high school English. Beck graduated from Wesleyan University, where she worked in undergraduate admissions and served as captain of the women’s lacrosse team.

Barry C. Dorn

Dr. Barry Dorn is associate director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and adjunct lecturer in Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Barry Dornfeld

Barry Dornfeld is Principal at management consulting firm CFAR, a board member of the Philadelphia Human Resource Planning Society, a member of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group, and author, with Malachi O’Connor, of The Moment You Can’t Ignore (PublicAffairs).

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Rush Doshi

Rush Doshi is a Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Director of the Brookings China Strategy Initiative. He is also a Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center, Special Advisor to the CEO of the Asia Group, and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. His research has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, International Organization, and the Washington Quarterly, among other publications.

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  • The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy and the Displacement of American Power

    Forthcoming from Oxford University Press

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Edward-Isaac Dovere

Now a staff writer for the Atlantic, Dovere has been covering politics and the Democratic Party for over a decade. He was previously the Chief Washington correspondent for Politico and the host of Politico’s popular podcast Off Message. Dovere’s journalism has won the Merriman Smith Award from the White House Correspondents Association.

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  • You Are Right To Be Concerned: Democrats in Crisis in the Trump Years

    Forthcoming from Viking

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Danielle Dreilinger

Danielle Dreilinger, a 2017-18 Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow, has worked as a journalist for more than 15 years. As the education reporter for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, she became a trusted voice and national must-read for people following the city’s radical post-Katrina school experiment. Before moving to New Orleans, Danielle wrote about city news and happenings for the Boston Globe and worked in public media, both audio and digital, at WGBH and WBUR. Her work has appeared in PloughsharesNo DepressionThe New York TimesNashville Scene and Boston Magazine, among other outlets. She lives in New Orleans.

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  • The Secret History of Home Economics

    Forthcoming from W.W. Norton

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Baz Dreisinger

An Associate Professor in the English Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and founder of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program (P2CP), Dreisinger is a reporter for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and NPR, among others publications. She’s also the author of NEAR BLACK: White to Black Passing in American Culture.

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Ali Drucker

Ali Drucker is a freelance writer covering sexual health and pop culture. She was previously Cosmopolitan.com’s Senior Sex & Relationship Editor. Since then, her work has appeared in New York Magazine, HuffPost, Refinery29 and more. Ali is based in Los Angeles, California.

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  • Do What I Say, Not Who I Did: All the Sex Advice No One Tells You Before You Go to College

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Charlotte Druckman

Charlotte Druckman is a journalist, food writer, and cookbook author whose books include Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen; Stir, Sizzle, Bake (Potter) and the upcoming, Kitchen Remix (Clarkson Potter). Her work appears regularly in various publications such as Food & Wine, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and others, and she is also the co-founder of Food 52’s Piglet Competition.

Sarah Duenwald

With Nancy McSharry Jensen, Sarah Duenwald founded The Swing Shift, dedicated to lifting barriers which impede women from finding meaningful work, allowing them to combine career and family in the modern workplace.

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  • Shift Forward

    Forthcoming from Harper Leadership

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Karen Duffy

Karen Duffy is the author of the New York Times bestseller Model Patient: My Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Glamour, Esquire, and the New York Daily News, and has played parts in the movies Dumb and Dumber, Celebrity, and Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox.She was also the face for Revlon’s “Charlie’s Girl” and a VJ for MTV. She resides in New York with her husband and son.

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Marc Dunkelman

Marc J. Dunkelman is a fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown’s Watson Institute where his work focuses on how the evolving architecture of American community affects the workings of government, the dynamism of the American economy, and the resilience of the American social safety net. During more than a dozen years working in Washington, Dunkelman served as a senior fellow at the Clinton Foundation and on the staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Emily Eakin

A former senior editor at The New Yorker, Eakin has worked as an ideas reporter for the New York Times and a fashion features writer at Vogue. She’s written for Vanity Fair, The New York Review of Books, and The New Republic, among other publications.

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  • Untitled Nonfiction Book

    Forthcoming from Penguin Press

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Hugh Eakin

Senior editor of and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Eakin has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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  • Picasso’s Dealer

    Forthcoming from Tim Duggan Books

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Ilana Edelstein

Entrepreneur and licensed financial advisor Ilana Edelstein is founder and president of IE Financial Services and author of The Patrón Way: The Untold Inside Story of the World’s Most Successful Tequila (McGraw-Hill), an account of how she and Martin Crowley launched their ultra premium tequila brand and catapulted it to global success.

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Geoff Edgers

Geoff Edgers is the Washington Post‘s national arts reporter, covering everything from fine arts to popular culture. In the last year, he’s profiled Bill Murray, the Eagles and told the story of the making of Run-DMC’s version of Walk This Way.

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Mieke Eerkens

Mieke Eerkens is a Dutch-American writer who grew up divided between the foothills of California and the canals of the Netherlands. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s MFA program in nonfiction writing, and her work has appeared in publications such as The Atlantic, Guernica, Creative Nonfiction, Best Travel Writing 2011, and the Norton anthology Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, “Found” Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts. She is at work on a project about the inheritance of war trauma, focusing on her parents’ experiences in WWII.

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Toph Eggers

Toph Eggers is the author of the forthcoming memoir Life in Theory. His work has appeared in Salon.com, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and The Believer. A screenwriter and filmmaker, he is the co-author of the five-part book series The Haggis-on-Whey World of Unbelievable Brilliance, with Dave Eggers.

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Penina Eilberg-Schwartz

Penina Eilberg-Schwartz is a writer interested in identity, memory, gender, and power, and how these issues relate to Israel/Palestine. She has worked with organizations such as Abraham’s Vision, the Rebuilding Alliance and the New Israel Fund, and she has been published in +972 MagazineAll That’s LeftReform Judaism, and The Rumpus.

 

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  • Water and Salt

    Forthcoming from Beacon Press

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The Estate of Albert Einstein

The embodiment of genius and the pre-eminent scientist of the modern age, his theories and discoveries have profoundly affected the way people view and understand the world and their place in it. Einstein was also known as a philosopher and humanist who was keenly interested in and concerned about the affairs of the world.

His sagacious, wise, and humorous quotations, letters, and articles are widely used throughout popular culture as well as in historical and academic works. Einstein’s name and image are instantly recognizable everywhere in the world.

Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik Eklund is New York City’s top real estate broker, star of Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing,” and author of the highly anticipated The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone.

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Ken Ellingwood

Ken Ellingwood is an award-winning former correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and author of Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Pantheon 2004), an account based on his years of first-hand reporting in Mexico and the United States. He is currently at work on a book about Elijah Lovejoy, the anti-slavery newspaper editor and press-freedom hero.

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  • First to Fall: Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for a Free Press in the Age of Slavery

    Forthcoming from Pegasus Books

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Elisabeth Elo

Elisabeth Elo, author of North of Boston, grew up in Boston.  She worked as an editor, an advertising copywriter, a high-tech project manager, and a halfway house counselor before getting a PhD in American Literature at Brandeis University; since then, she’s taught writing and literature in the Boston area.

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Michael Emberley

Michael Emberley is a children’s author and illustrator based in Dublin, Ireland. His numerous works include the iconic nonfiction title It’s Perfectly Normal (Candlewick), the bestselling series You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You (Little Brown), and more recently Ms. Brooks’ Story Nook (Knopf). His latest children’s picture book is Priscilla Gorilla (Atheneum/S&S), in collaboration with author Barbara Bottner.

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  • Priscilla Gorilla
  • I Did It!

    Forthcoming from Holiday House

  • Let's Go!

    Forthcoming from Holiday House

  • The Message

    Forthcoming from Atheneum

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Robert Emmons

Robert Emmons is one of America’s foremost psychologists, a professor at the University of California/Davis and author of Thanks: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier (Houghton Mifflin) and Gratitude Works! (Jossey-Bass).

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Claire Evans

science journalist and musician, Evans is the Futures Editor of MotherboardVICE’s technology and science website. She regularly speaks on the subject of technology and culture at places Moogfest, Eyeo Festival, WIRED x Design, TEDx Venice Beach, the UCLA Center for the Art of Performance, the Kitchen, the Rubin Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum, and the Center for Science and the Imagination.

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Beth Evans

Beth Evans is the creator of the hit Instagram account @bethevansart and the author of I Really Didn’t Think This Through, a book featuring comics about adulthood and dealing with life.
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  • Hi, Just a Quick Question!

    Forthcoming from William Morrow

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Mark Falanga

Founder and CEO of VentureMark Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment firm, Falanga has taught at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan.

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David Farbman

David Farbman is a lifelong outdoorsman and hunter, CEO of HealthRise Solutions, founder and chairman of Carbon Media Group, founding member of nonprofit Beyond Basics, founder of OutdoorHub, and author of the New York Times-bestselling book The Hunt: Track, Target, and Attain Your Goals (Jossey-Bass).

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Barbara Feinman

Professor of the Practice and founding director of Georgetown University’s Journalism program, Feinman has worked as a ghostwriter, researcher, or editor for various books by Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Ben Bradlee, and Hillary Clinton, among others. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Glamour, and Writer’s Chronicle.

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The Estate of Mark Felt

The FBI’s second in command in the 1970s, Felt revealed himself, in 2005, to be the famous Woodward and Bernstein source “Deep Throat.” He died in 2008, and his daughter Joan Felt is the executor of his estate. His story is under option to Universal and Tom Hanks’s production company Playtone.

Keith Ferrazzi

A New York Times #1 best-selling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone, as well as a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune and many other leading publications, Keith Ferrazzi is recognized as a global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences. As Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute, he works to identify behaviors that block global organizations from reaching their goals and to transform them by allowing them to go higher together.

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  • Co-Elevation

    Forthcoming from Currency

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America Ferrera

America Ferrera is an award-winning actress, producer, director and activist. In 2016 Ferrera co-founded HARNESS, an social justice story telling non-profit, and she speaks throughout the country as an advocate for human and civil rights and was the opening speaker at the monumental Women’s March on Washington in January 2017.

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Melissa Falcon Field

Melissa Falcon Field is the author of the debut novel What Burns Away (Sourcebooks). She earned her MFA in Fiction Writing from Texas State University and has been a Katherine Anne Porter Writer-in-Residence.

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Micah Fields

The recipient of the Oxford American‘s 2018-19 Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship, Fields has published essays and photography in the Oxford American, the Baffler, Columbia Journalism Review, Sonora Review, War, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program and hails from Houston, Texas.

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  • We Hold Our Breath: A Journey to Texas Between Storms

    Forthcoming from W.W. Norton

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Cornelius FitzPatrick

Cornelius Fitzpatrick was awarded a 2015 Emerging Writer Fellowship from A Public Space and was a 2016-2017 Fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. He received his MFA from Colorado State University.  He is currently working on his first collection of stories, The Future of Statues, and a novel.

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Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake is the junior United States Senator from Arizona. He is a fifth-generation Arizonan who was raised on a cattle ranch in Snowflake, a town named in part for his great-great-grandfather. Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Flake served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013, representing the East Valley. Jeff Flake and his wife, Cheryl, live in Mesa and have five children.

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Raymond Fleischmann

Raymond Fleischmann’s short stories have appeared in Iowa Review, Cimarron Review, The Pinch, and Los Angeles Review, among many others, and he’s earned fellowships and scholarships from Richard Hugo House and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. His debut novel, How Quickly She Disappears, is forthcoming from Berkley Books (Penguin Random House).

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  • How Quickly She Disappears

    Forthcoming from Berkley

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Noah Fleming

Since 2005, Noah Fleming has helped his clients discover the goldmine of profits hiding right inside their businesses. He is a sought-after business strategy consultant, high-impact speaker, and the author of Evergreen: Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty that Keeps Your Business Thriving (AMACOM) and The Customer Loyalty Loop: The Science Behind Creating Great Experiences and Lasting Impressions (Career Press). His firm, Fleming Consulting & Co., is a trusted coaching and consulting source for thousands of business owners, executives, and individuals who want to dramatically grow their businesses.

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Elayne Fluker

Elayne Fluker is a writer, editor, producer and media entrepreneur, who worked in media for more than 20 years at some of the industry’s most esteemed outlets. But Fluker walked away from her job as a media executive to start her own company, which developed a podcast called Support Is Sexy, exhorting women to open themselves up to seeking support in their lives.

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  • Support Is Sexy

    Forthcoming from HarperCollins Leadership

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John Fogerty

A singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Fogerty is best known for his work with his band Creedence Clearwater Revival and for his work as a solo recording artist.

Ben Folds

Ben Folds is an influential and critically acclaimed musician, songwriter, producer, and music education advocate.

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Maureen Foley

Maureen Foley is the screenwriter of two highly acclaimed films, Home Before Dark (winner of the Best American Independent Film at the International Film Festival) and American Wake. She is the co-author of The Book of Illumination and The Ice Cradle (Three Rivers Press), both part of The Ghost Files series.

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Chad E. Foster

After losing his sight in his teens, Chad E. Foster became the first blind graduate of the Harvard Business School leadership program. He is an executive at Red Hat and a leading speaker to business audiences.

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  • Blind Ambition

    Forthcoming from Harper Leadership

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Vivica A. Fox

An NAACP Image Award–winning actress and producer, Fox is best known for her roles in the films Kill Bill: Volume 1, Kill Bill: Volume 2, Set It Off, and Independence Day, and on the television series Curb Your Enthusiasm and Empire.

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Emily Jane Fox

Emily Jane Fox is a senior reporter at Vanity Fair and the Hive covering Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and the .001 percent everywhere. A contributor to CNN, she has appeared on Charlie Rose and numerous other television and radio programs.

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Rebecca Frankel

The author of the New York Times bestseller War Dogs (St. Martin’s Press), Rebecca Frankel’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The AtlanticNational Geographic, and elsewhere, and she has appeared as a guest on ConanPBS Newshour, BBC World News, and the Diane Rehm Show, among others. Most recently she was executive editor of Foreign Policy magazine.

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Sally Franson

A writer and teacher living in Minneapolis, Franson holds a B.A. from Barnard College and an M.F.A. from the University of Minnesota. A Lady’s Guide to Literature is her first novel.

Christa Fraser

Christa Fraser received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a residency from the MacDowell Colony.  She grew up in the farmlands of California’s Central Valley and considers as her home the beaches and mountains of the state’s Central Coast. She is currently at work on a novel.

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Lionel Friedberg ​​and ​​Scotty ​​Bowers

A documentary filmmaker, Friedberg has had his work appear on CBS, PBS, and The History Channel, among other television outlets.

A bartender to the Hollywood elite, for whom he set up intimate social liaisons, Bowers is the author of Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and The Secret Sex Lives of the Stars. Full Service, co-authored with Lionel Friedberg, was a New York Times Bestseller and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller.

Jeffrey Froh

Jeffrey Froh is a Professor at Hofstra University and an expert on gratitude. He is the co-author of Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character (Templeton Press).

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Samuel W. Gailey

Samuel W. Gailey is the author of Deep Winter, which The New York Times described as “beautifully written” and Esquire called “enthralling and suspenseful.” Gailey’s second novel, The Guilt We Carry, was released by Oceanview Publishing in 2019.

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Arun Gandhi

Arun Gandhi, born in 1934, is the fifth grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi. He was a journalist for more than thirty years for the Times of India and has written for The Washington Post. His first of two books for children was Grandfather Gandhi. Currently, Arun serves as president of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute and travels the world speaking to governmental leaders, as well as to university and high school students about the practices of peace and nonviolence. He lives in Rochester, New York.

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Ramin Ganeshram

Ramin Ganeshram’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsday, Saveur, Bon Appetit, National Geographic Traveler, and more. She is a seven-time winner of the Society of Professional Journalism Award and her cookbook, FutureChefs won a 2015 IACP Award. She also writes fiction and her debut novel, The General’s Cook, was published by Arcade.

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John Gapper

Chief Business Columnist for Financial Times, Gapper makes regular appearances on the BBC, CNBC, and NPR.

Mayte Garcia

Mayte Garcia is an internationally acclaimed dancer, actress, singer, and choreographer. She has appeared in numerous films and starred in the VH1 reality series Hollywood Exes, as well as Army Wives, Psych, The Closer, and Nip/Tuck. She lives in Los Angeles with her young daughter.

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Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Pursuit of Happyness (Amistad/HarperCollins). His life story was the basis of the 2006 hit film “The Pursuit of Happyness” (Sony Pictures), starring Will Smith in an Academy Award–nominated performance. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Start Where You Are: Life Lessons in Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (Amistad). Accomplished and beloved author, poet, dancer, actress and singer Maya Angelou said, “Gardner is encouraging us all to start where we are and dare to make our lives bigger and stronger, more satisfactory, and better.”

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Bob Garfield

Bob Garfield is the co-host of the award-winning NPR show On The Media, the founding director of the annual Media Future Summit, and a Senior Fellow at the SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management at Wharton. A columnist, pundit, critic and essayist, his work has appeared in the Atlantic, New York Times, The Guardian, USA Today, Washington Post, and Wired among many others.

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  • The Dumpty Manifesto

    Forthcoming from Counterpoint Press

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Charles Gasparino

Charles Gasparino is a veteran business reporter, senior correspondent for the Fox Business Network, and author of, among other books, King of the Club: Richard Grasso and the Survival of the New York Stock Exchange (HarperCollins), Blood on the Street: The Sensational Inside Story of How Wall Street Analysts Duped a Generation of Investors (Wall Street Journal Books/Free Press), The Sellout (HarperCollins), and Circle of Friends: The Massive Federal Crackdown on Insider Trading (HarperCollins).

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Henry Louis Gates, ​​Jr.

American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual, Gates currently serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, and has hosted the PBS shows Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gate Jr. and The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

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Hazel Gaynor

Ireland-based New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home and A Memory of Violets, Gaynor was a US Library Journal pick as one of ‘Ten Big Breakout Authors’ for 2015. She received the 2015 RNA Historical Romantic Novel of the Year award for The Girl Who Came Home.

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Nelson George

Nelson George is an award-winning author, filmmaker, television producer and critic with a long career in analyzing and presenting diverse elements of African-American culture. His books have been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Before Columbus Foundation. As a filmmaker, George was a producer on the Emmy Award-winning The Chris Rock Show (HBO) and executive producer of the highly rated American Gangster crime series (BET). He directed Queen Latifah to a Golden Globe in the HBO film Life Support, which he also co-wrote, and was a writer/producer on The Get Down (Netflix); he does most of his work through his production company, Urban Romances.

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Holly George-Warren

Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer and music consultant. As editorial director of Rolling Stone Press from 1993-2001, she created over forty books, including New York Times bestsellers and ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award-winners. She has worked as a curator for the GRAMMY Museum, which opened in L.A. in December 2008, and currently serves on the nominating committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A two-time Grammy nominee, she teaches Arts Journalism at the State University of New York in New Paltz, NY.

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Gigi Georges

Gigi Georges, Ph.D., has had an extensive career in politics, public service, and academia, and has contributed significantly to the fields of social and education policy. She teaches political science at Boston College, was previously Program Director for the Harvard Kennedy School’s Innovation Strategies Initiative and Managing Director of the Glover Park Group, a leading national strategic communications consulting firm, and has also
served as Communications Director for the New York City Department of Education under Mayor Michael Bloomberg; a Special Assistant to the President in the Clinton White House; and former New York Senator Hillary Clinton’s State Director. In 2004, she was named one of New York City’s 50 most powerful women by The New York Post and is a longstanding advisory board member of Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism.
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  • Downeast

    Forthcoming from Harper

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Gina Gershon

Gina Gershon is an actress, singer, and author, best known for her roles in Showgirls, Bound, and Pretty In Pink. She can currently be seen on the CW’s Riverdale. Besides her many movie and television roles, Gina Gershon is a founding member of the New York City theater group Naked Angels and coauthor of the children’s book Camp Creepy Time.

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Jeffrey Gettleman

Jeffrey Gettleman, Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times correspondent, is currently writing a memoir about his years covering genocide in Africa (HarperCollins).

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Annette Giesecke

Dr. Giesecke is the Elias Ahuja Professor of Classics; Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; and Center for Material Culture Studies faculty at the University of Delaware. She holds her degrees from Harvard (Ph.D., M.A.) and UCLA (B.A), and is the author of The Mythology of Plants (Getty Publications) and A Cultural History of Plants (Bloomsbury, forthcoming), among others.

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  • Untitled Reference Book

    Forthcoming from Black Dog & Leventhal

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David Gilkey

The late David Gilkey was a celebrated conflict photographer who over the course of his career worked at NPR, The Detroit Free Press and The Boulder Daily Camera, bringing to vivid life big and small stories with global impact. Known for chronicling pain and beauty in war and conflict, he was on assignment when he and NPR’s Afghan interpreter, Zabihullah Tamanna were killed during the ambush of their convoy in Afghanistan’s Helm and province in 2016. Considered one of the best photojournalists in the world, his work received numerous awards including a 2007 Free Press Award, a 2010 George Polk Award, dozens of honors from the White House News Photographers Association including the 2011 Still Photographer of the Year, a 2015 Edward R. Murrow Award and a 2015 Peabody Award, among others.

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  • Pictures on the Radio

    Forthcoming from PowerHouse Books

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John Giorno

John Giorno is a poet and visual and performance artist, and is also widely known as the subject of Andy Warhol’s first film, Sleep (1963). In addition to his creative work, he is the founder of the not-for-profit organization Giorno Poetry Systems and has been celebrated for his AIDS activism and fundraising.

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  • Great Demon Kings

    Forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux

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Robin Givhan

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Givhan is the fashion editor for The Washington Post. She’s formerly a fashion correspondent and fashion critic for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Givhan’s The Battle of Versailles is under option to HBO. 

Glamour Magazine

Glamour magazine reaches more than 12 million readers each month and outsells more than 98 percent of magazines on the newsstand today.

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Eliese Goldbach

Eliese Goldbach received an MFA from the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts Program, a Ploughshares Emerging Writer’s Award, and a Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant from the Ohioana Library Association, which is given annually to a young Ohio writer of promise. Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Alaska Quarterly Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Best American Essays, and beyond.

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  • Rust

    Forthcoming from Flatiron Books

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The Estate of Rube Goldberg

An American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor, Goldberg received a Pulitzer Prize for his political cartooning in 1948. He was also a founding member and the first president of the National Cartoonists Society.

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Danny Goldberg

Danny Goldberg is the author of How the Left Lost Teen Spirit and Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business. Since 2007 he has been president of Gold Village Entertainment, whose clients include Steve Earle and Against Me. Previously, Goldberg was president of Gold Mountain Entertainment (Nirvana, Bonnie Raitt, the Allman Brothers), CEO of Air America Radio, chairman of Warner Bros. Records, president of Atlantic Records, and vice president of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records.

Meredith Goldstein

Meredith Goldstein is an advice columnist and entertainment reporter for The Boston Globe. In 2009, she began writing Love Letters, which inspired her memoir/essay collection, Can’t Help Myself. Meredith was raised in Maryland, and lives in Boston with a David Bowie doll and a full-size cotton candy machine.

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Eric Goode

Eric Goode is an American entrepreneur, naturalist, and conservationist. He is known as the founder of the Turtle Conservancy, a global conservation organization whose mission is to preserve and protect natural ecosystems, focusing on turtles and tortoises. Goode is also the co-creator and co-owner of the nightclub Area, B Bar restaurant, Lafayette House, and the Bowery Hotel.

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Valerie Gordon

Featured in T Magazine, Vogue, USA Today, Bon Appétit, W, and many other national publications, Gordon is the owner of Valerie Confections in Los Angeles. Valerie Confections sells its delicacies at Dean and Deluca and other specialty stores across the country. Sweet was nominated for a James Beard award in 2014.

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Jeff Gothelf

Jeff Gothelf is an expert on user experience and technology, as well as principal at the consulting firm Neo and co-author of Lean UX (O’Reilly Publishing) and Sense and Respond (Harvard Business Review Press), on how IT and apps are revolutionizing the entire practice of management.

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Andrew J. Graff

Andrew J. Graff’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Stolen Island, Dappled Things, and Image. In 2009, Andrew became an Iowa Arts Fellow and earned an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In 2011, he was awarded the Clark Fisher Ansley Prize for Fiction. He currently teaches fiction and poetry workshops at Cedarville University and serves as editor of the Cedarville Review. Andrew’s first novel, Bread and Fish, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Wade Graham

A Los Angeles-based landscape architect and garden designer, Graham is an environmental activist and a journalist. He teaches at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy and has a Ph.D. in American history.

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Grand Central Market

One of the best restaurants in America according to Bon Appetit, Grand Central Market is a food hall in downtown Los Angeles with over 40 vendors and almost 100 years of history.

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Lee Grant

A stage and screen actress, Grant has appeared in seminal movies such as Detective Story, In the Heat of the Night, Valley of the Dolls, The Landlord, Shampoo, and Voyage of the Damned. She has received two Academy Awards, two Emmys, a Directors Guild Award, and over ten other major nominations.

Anissa Gray

Anissa Gray is an Emmy and DuPont award-winning journalist at CNN Worldwide, responsible for helping to guide coverage of some of the most consequential stories of our time. She began her career at Reuters as a reporter, based in New York, covering business news and international finance. Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Gray studied English and American literature at New York University. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her family.

Margaret Greanais

Margaret Greanais’s debut picture book, Maximillian Villainous, was published in August 2018 by Running Press Kids. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.

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Mark Green

A former New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate, Green has served as president of Air America Radio and director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, the largest consumer rights lobby in Washington, DC. Green is currently the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Both Sides Now.

Robin Green

Robin Green is a TV writer/producer known for her work with her husband Mitchell Burgess, both as an Executive Producer and writer for The Sopranos on HBO and for creating the CBS drama Blue Bloods, now in its ninth season. She has won four Emmys, as well as several Golden Globes, two Peabodys and a Writers Guild Award, with many nominations for Emmys and WGA awards. She has been a writer at Rolling Stone and California Magazine, and has written for The Boston Real Paper, City Magazine of San Francisco, Magazine, and the L.A. Times, among others.

Ronnie Greene

Ronnie Greene is a prize-winning investigative journalist and author of Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina (Beacon Press) and Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard’s Fight to Save Her Town (HarperCollins/Amistad). Greene edits in-depth stories for Reuters and teaches graduate writing at Johns Hopkins University. Before joining Reuters, he edited a 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation for the Center for Public Integrity. His honors include an Emmy Award, the Harvard Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, IRE Medal and White House Correspondents’ Association award. Greene spent much of his career at the Miami Herald.

Andy Greene

Andy Greene is a senior staff writer and 14-year veteran at Rolling Stone.

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  • The Office: An Oral History

    Forthcoming from Dutton

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Karl Taro Greenfeld

Greenfeld’s award-winning writing has appeared in publications such as Harper’sThe AtlanticThe Paris ReviewThe New York Times Magazine, and GQ, and in anthologies including Best American Short StoriesO. Henry Prize StoriesBest American Sports WritingBest American Travel WritingBest American Nonrequired Reading, and The Best Creative Nonfiction. He is currently a writer for the television show Ray Donovan.

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Linda Gregerson

Linda Gregerson is the author of eight books of poetry, including Magnetic North, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and most recently Prodigal: New and Selected Poems. Among her many awards and honors are the Kingsley Tufts Award, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her poems have appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe Paris ReviewGranta, and elsewhere. She is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Bob Greifeld

Chairman and former CEO of Nasdaq, Robert Greifeld is also the Chairman of the USA Track and Field Foundation. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere.

Joel Grey

Tony and Academy Award winning actor, Grey has appeared in Broadway classics such as Cabaret, George M!, Goodbye Charlie, Chicago, Wicked, and Anything Goes, and in films such as Cabaret and Dancer in the Dark. His photographs are part of the Permanent Collection of The Whitney Museum of American Art and the New York Public Library.

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Nicholas Griffin

Nicholas Griffin is an author and journalist who’s been published in periodicals such as the Times of London, the FT, Men’s Vogue, and Foreign Policy. His last nonfiction book, Ping Pong Diplomacy, was an Amazon Best Book of the Year in 2014, Shortlisted for the 2015 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing, and Shortlisted for the UK’s 2015 Political Book Awards. Nicholas was also elected a Term Member at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York in 2007.

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Sam Gross

The New Yorker’s most prolific cartoonist, Gross is also known for being the cartoon editor of The National Lampoon and one of its most renowned cartoon contributors.

Olaf Groth

Olaf Groth is Program Director for Digital Futures at Hult International Business School, a member of the Global Expert Network at the World Economic Forum, a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, a CEO and a contributor to the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review and other publications.

 

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Jennifer Grotz

Jennifer Grotz is the author of three poetry collections: the award-winning Cusp; The Needle, which was named one of the “Five Best Books of Poetry of the Year” by NPR; and Window Left Open, which the San Francisco Chronicle hailed as “Extraordinary . . . A contemplative spirit ― calm but alert ― permeates the poems.” Grotz’s poems have appeared in The New YorkerThe New RepublicThe Kenyon ReviewPloughshares, and elsewhere. She is Associate Professor of English at the University of Rochester and Director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

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Jason Grumet

Jason Grumet is founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). A frequent witness at Congressional hearings, he has written about the challenge of bipartisan collaboration in the New York Times, Bloomberg, The Hill, Roll Call, and many other publications. He is the author of City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy (Lyons Press).

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Mauro Guillen

Trained as a political economist and sociologist, Mauro Guillen is the Zandman Professor of International Management and serves as the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. An award-winning writer and scholar, his commentary has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Financial Times.

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  • 2030: Thriving After the End of the World As We Know It

    Forthcoming from All Points Books

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Sunetra Gupta

Sunetra Gupta is the author of the novels Memories of Rain, The Glassblower’s Breath, A Sin of Color (shortlisted for the Orange Prize), Moonlight into Marzipan, and, most recently, So Good in Black (Clockroot).

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David and Jeanie Gushee

David Gushee, Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University and his wife, Jeanie Gushee, are the authors of Yours is the Day, Lord, Yours the Night: A Morning and Evening Prayer Book (Thomas Nelson).

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Minrose Gwin

Minrose Gwin is the author of a memoir, Wishing for Snow, and the novel The Queen of Palmyra, a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, and a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award and the Julia Peterkin Award. She is at work on her second novel, Promise, which will be published by William Morrow.

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Christine Ha

Christine Ha was the first ever blind contestant on the MasterChef TV series and secured the coveted MasterChef title in season 3.  Christine’s cookbook, the New York Times bestseller Recipes from My Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food, reflected her Vietnamese American heritage.  She has been featured on NPR and the BBC and travels worldwide to give keynote addresses, TEDx talks, and cooking demonstrations. Christine received the 2014 Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the Blind, a recognition formerly bestowed upon Ray Charles, Patty Duke, and Stevie Wonder among others. Christine holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, Texas.

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Tiffany Haas

Tiffany Haas has been performing professionally for the past ten years, most notably starring as Glinda in both the Broadway production and the national tour of the acclaimed musical Wicked. In addition to being in demand nationally as an actress and singer, Tiffany is a beloved judge and host for the Miss America pageant and leads a popular master class for aspiring performers of all ages. Her career has been profiled by major media outlets such as ABC News, Playbill, Broadway World, and Theater Mania, and Tiffany has frequently been invited to organize and run theater workshops at music conservatories, symphonies, and theater and dance conventions across the country. Her collaborative writer, Jenna Glatzer, is a respected and prolific author and ghostwriter, having worked on over twenty-eight books including the award-winning The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez and Celine Dion: For Keeps, the authorized biography of the pop superstar. Jenna’s books have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, The Today Show, and The View, and Jenna herself has been interviewed for documentary series on both the E! and Lifetime networks, as well as by NBC News.

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Jorge Hachumak

Jorge Hachumak, a Peruvian of Spanish descent, learned ancient healings from native shamans, witches and herbalists in Northern Peru. Today he runs a compound on the Amazon River where he cultivates medicinal plants, rescues hurt jungle animals, practices Ayahuasca ceremonies with small groups, and performs traditional one-on-one healing sessions. Hachumak travels widely in Europe and the US giving lectures, doing hands-on healing, and working with people interested in learning about the shamanic arts.
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  • Secrets from a Shaman

    Forthcoming from Harper Wave

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Lise Haines

Lise Haines is the author of the novels Girl in the Arena (Bloomsbury), a South Carolina Book Award Nominee; Small Acts of Sex and Electricity (Unbridled Books), a Book Sense Pick in 2006 and one of ten “Best Book Picks for 2006” by the NPR station, San Diego; and, In My Sister’s Country (Penguin / Putnam), a finalist for the 2003 Paterson Fiction Prize, which The Boston Globe called “an authoritative fictional debut.”

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The Estate of Nancy Hale

Nancy Hale, 1908-1988, was a prolific and best-selling novelist whose short fiction appeared frequently in the New Yorker and other publications.

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Meredith Hall

Meredith Hall is the author of the critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir Without a Map (Beacon Press). At the age of forty-four, Meredith Hall graduated from Bowdoin College. She won the $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award from A Room of Her Own Foundation, which gave her the financial freedom to devote time to her first book. Her other honors include a Pushcart Prize and notable essay recognition in Best American Essays; she was also a finalist for the Rona Jaffe Award. Hall’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Southern Review, Five Points, Prairie Schooner, and several anthologies. She teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Maine.

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  • Untitled Novel

    Forthcoming from David R. Godine

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David Hallberg

David Hallberg is a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theater, and made history in 2011 as the first American to join the Bolshoi Ballet as a Premier Dancer. Among his numerous national and international accolades, he has received the Emerging Artist Award from Americans for the Arts and in 2017 became the first dancer to hold the title of Resident Guest Artist with The Australian Ballet.

Chris Hamby

Chris Hamby is an investigative journalist at BuzzFeed News, formerly with The Center For Public Integrity, whose series “Breathless and Burdened” was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Harvard Goldsmith Prize, and the White House Correspondents’ Association Award. He has received numerous other awards and recognitions throughout his career. He is also the author of the widely anticipated Soul Full of Coal Dust (Little, Brown), based on his series for CPI.

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  • Soul Full of Coal Dust

    Forthcoming from Little, Brown

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Shadi Hamid

Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. An expert on Islamist movements, he previously served as director of research at the Brookings Doha Center. His first book Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East (Oxford University Press) was named a Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2014.  He is also the author of the acclaimed book Islamic Exceptionalism (St. Martin’s Press).

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Nick Haramis

Nick Haramis, the editor in chief of Interview magazine, was formerly the articles editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine. A contributor to publications including Billboard, Out, and The Wall Street Journal, he has interviewed everyone from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Meryl Streep. Prior to joining The New York Times, he was the editorial director of Bullett and, before that, the executive editor of BlackBook. He lives in New York City.

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Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding

Switched on Pop is a podcast on the Vox Media Podcast Network analyzing contemporary pop music. It has been listed as a top music podcast by NPR, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, Christian Science Monitor, AV Club, and Chicago Reader. Switched on Pop has been cited, and its creators Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan have appeared as experts, in The Atlantic, VICE, Houston Press, Fuse, The Stranger, OZY, Portland Mercury, and Billboard.

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George Harrar

George Harrar is the author of the novels The Spinning Man (Putnam) and Reunion at Red Paint Bay (Other Press), as well as many beloved children’s novels, including The Wonder Kid and Not As Crazy As I Seem (Houghton Mifflin).

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Neil Patrick Harris

Tony and Emmy award-winning stage and screen performer, Neil Patrick Harris is best known for his roles as Barney Stinson in the popular CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother and as the iconic and beloved Doogie Howser, M.D. He’s been in many movies, hosted the Tonys, the Emmys, and the Oscars, and performed in several Broadway shows.

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Adrian Harris

With Jeremy Inglett, Adrian Harris is half of the Vancouver-based duo behind The Food Gays, a web site and brand celebrating colorful, veggie-forward food and thoughtful presentation.

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Sarah J. Harris

Sarah J. Harris is the author of Scholastic’s YA Jessica Cole: Model Spy series written under her pen name, Sarah Sky. The Colour of Bee Markham’s Murder is her first novel for adults.

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Taylor Harris

Taylor Harris’ essays and articles have been published by The Toast, Babble.com, CNN, National Public Radio, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Post and she was the author of a regular column that appeared in McSweeney’s.  She holds an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Virginia.  She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • The Things We Carry

    Forthcoming from Catapult

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Patti Hartigan

Patti Hartigan is the former arts reporter, cultural columnist and theater critic for The Boston Globe.

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  • August Wilson: The Kiln in Which He Was Fired

    Forthcoming fall 2019 from 37 INK.

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Gabrielle Hartley

Gabrielle Hartley, Esq is a divorce lawyer based in New York and Western Massachusetts and the co-author with Elena Brower of Better Apart.

The Harvard Lampoon

The Harvard Lampoon is the oldest continually published college humor magazine in the world, and the storied proving ground of many notable writers and comedians. Their previous book parodies include Bored of the Rings, Nightlight, and The Hunger Pains, all New York Times bestsellers.

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  • Shame of Thrones

    Forthcoming from Hachette

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Ryan Hass

Ryan Hass is a Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution and former advisor to President Obama on China policy whose research and analysis focuses on enhancing policy development on the pressing