Ta-Nehisi Coates

In his work as a National Book Award-winning writer and formerly as a National Correspondent for The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates has emerged as an essential voice for our times. His...

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Dan-el Padilla Peralta was the 2006 Latin salutatorian of Princeton University and has been called one of the best classicists to emerge in his generation. He received his Ph.D. in...

Chang-rae Lee

A deeply influential writer about race, class and immigrant life in America, Chang-rae Lee has built a dazzling reputation as a spellbinder (The Hartford Courant), a master craftsman (The Washington...

Jon Gertner

Jon Gertner is Editor-at-large at Fast Company magazine, where he writes and edits features on innovation and technology. Between 2004 and 2011, he worked at The New York Times Magazine, where...

Tama Matsuoka Wong

Tama Matsuoka Wong is the forager for Daniel, the flagship restaurant of renowned chef Daniel Boulud, in New York City, and she enjoys relationships with the Audubon Society and Slow...

Dr. Nicole Avena

Dr. Nicole Avena is a research neuroscientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, diet and addiction. A recognized pioneer in the field of food addiction, her seminal research work...