Dr. Danielle Allen

Dr. Danielle Allen


Political Theorist • Public Intellectual • Cultural Commentator
Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Poet
Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch


Historian • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author
Margaret A. Burnham

Margaret A. Burnham


Civil Rights Attorney • Legal Scholar • Racial & Restorative Justice Advocate

Dr. Matthew Desmond


Poverty Abolitionist • Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author
Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Andrea Elliott

Andrea Elliott


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Bestselling Author • Journalist
Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood

Dr. Nicole R. Fleetwood


Award-Winning Author • Curator • Social Justice Advocate
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 • Short Story Writer
Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones


Bestselling Author • Novelist
Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman


Bestselling Author • Memoirist • Social Justice Advocate
Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid


Novelist • Memoirist • Gardener

Lisa Ko


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz


Bestselling Author • Journalist • Documentary Filmmaker

The Lacks Family


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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami


Award-Winning Author • Novelist • Essayist
Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon


Bestselling Author • Social Critic • Essayist

Roberto Lovato


Award-Winning Author • Journalist • Cultural Commentator
Dr. Lerone A. Martin

Dr. Lerone A. Martin


Historian • Religious Scholar • Cultural Commentator
Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis


Bestselling Author • Novelist • Essayist
Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller


Sociologist • Social Justice Advocate
Thomas W. Mitchell

Thomas W. Mitchell


Legislative Reformer • Property Law Scholar • Economic Justice Advocate
Dr. Imani Perry

Dr. Imani Perry


MacArthur Fellow • Cultural Historian • Bestselling Author
Eli Saslow

Eli Saslow


Pulitzer Prize Winner • Journalist • Author
Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot


Bestselling Author • Journalist
Nic Stone

Nic Stone


Young Adult Literature • Bestselling Author • Mental Health Advocate
Linda Villarosa

Linda Villarosa


Public Health Reporter • Journalist
Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward


MacArthur Fellow • National Book Award Winner • Novelist • Memoirist
Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson


MacArthur Fellow • Young People’s Poet Laureate • National Book Award Winner • Bestselling Author
Dr. Ellen Wu

Dr. Ellen Wu


Historian • Author • Cultural Commentator