Bren Smith

As a young fisherman, Bren Smith spent years working long shifts on commercial trawlers that wreaked destruction along the ocean floor and in protective waters. Disheartened by an industry defined...

Dani Shapiro

The bestselling author of five 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...

Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer is, in the words of New York, “the country’s most respected science journalist.” He has twice won the National Academies Communication Award and is a three-time winner of the...