Dr. Danielle Allen

Dr. Danielle Allen


Political Theorist • Public Intellectual • Cultural Commentator
Nadia Bolz-Weber

Nadia Bolz-Weber


Pastor • Bestselling Author • Memoirist
Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo


Author • Essayist • Poet
Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen


National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Dr. Allyson Hobbs

Dr. Allyson Hobbs


Historian • Author • Essayist
Mitchell S. Jackson

Mitchell S. Jackson


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Author • Cultural Commentator
Gish Jen

Gish Jen


Novelist • Essayist • Cultural Commentator

Hillary Jordan


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Screenwriter
Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Social Justice Advocate

Sue Monk Kidd


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Memoirist
Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis


Social Critic • Author • Essayist
Stephanie Land

Stephanie Land


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Economic Justice Advocate

Kiese Laymon


Bestselling Author • Social Critic • Essayist
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Women’s Advocate

Christa Parravani


Essayist • Memoirist • Women's Rights Advocate
Dr. Imani Perry

Dr. Imani Perry


Public Intellectual • Cultural Historian • Author

Sheri Salata


Former media executive • entrepreneur • Memoirist
Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Short Story Writer
Rachel Louise Snyder

Rachel Louise Snyder


Journalist • Author • Domestic Violence Advocate
Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson


Journalist • Author • Tech Industry Expert
William T. Vollmann

William T. Vollmann


Novelist • Journalist • Short Story Writer
Edmund White

Edmund White


Novelist • Social Critic • Memoirist
Dr. Ellen Wu

Dr. Ellen Wu


Historian • Author • Cultural Commentator