Tommy Orange

Tommy Oranges There There is an exceptional debut novel that grapples with the history of a nation while showcasing a side of America few of us have ever seen. After...

Dr. Lucy Jones

As one of the worlds most recognizable seismologists, Dr. Lucy Jones has a unique talent for making even the most complicated of scientific concepts accessible to all audiences. In her 33...

Clemantine Wamariya

Clemantine is a storyteller and  human rights advocate committed to inspiring others through the power and art of storytelling. Her personal account of her childhood in Rwanda, displacement throughout war-torn...

Jean Guerrero

Multimedia journalist Jean Guerrero reports on the complex issues that connect and divide the U.S. and Latin America. A native Spanish speaker, she served as a foreign correspondent in Mexico...

Sherry Lansing

At 35, Sherry Lansing was named president of production at 20th Century Fox, becoming the first woman to head a major motion picture studio. During her 30 years in the...

Lauren Markham

Lauren Markham is a writer and reporter based in Berkeley, California, and the author of The Far Away Brothers, a chronicle of unaccompanied minor migrants from El Salvador to the...

Danzy Senna

Danzy Senna is the author of five critically acclaimed books of fiction and nonfiction. Her first novel, Caucasia, won the Book of the Month Award for First Fiction and the...

Brit Bennett

When Brit Bennetts debut novel The Mothers was published in the fall of 2016, critics and readers were immediately dazzled by this exciting new voice in literary fiction. Bennett was...

Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman is the bestselling author of the novels Love and Treasure, Red Hook Road, Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, and Daughter’s Keeper, as well as the essay collection Bad...