Dani Shapiro

The bestselling author of four memoirs and five novels, Dani Shapiro’s artful, intensely emotional works have spanned subjects from Jewish culture and spirituality to grief and the nature of our...

David Owen

David Owen has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1991. Before joining The New Yorker, he was a contributing editor at The Atlantic Monthly, and prior to...

Reginald Dwayne Betts

Reginald Dwayne Betts transformed himself from a sixteen-year old kid sentenced to nine-years in prison to a critically acclaimed writer and graduate of the Yale Law School. He has written two...

Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer is, in the words of The New York Times Book Review, “as fine a science essayist as we have.” He won the National Academies Communication Award and is a...

Patricia Reilly Giff

Patricia Reilly Giff is a two-time Newbery Honor-winning novelist and a household name among educators, children, and parents. The respected author of over 60 books for young people and the...