Jerry Saltz

Jerry Saltz is the Senior Art Critic for New York magazine, where he writes about the constantly shifting dynamics of the art world, from up-and-coming artists to billionaire collectors to...

Adam Davidson

Ever since his Peabody Award-winning This American Life episode, The Giant Pool of Money, which broke down the 2009 financial crisis, Adam Davidson has become the go-to writer for entertaining, accessible, and...

Patrick Radden Keefe

Patrick Radden Keefe is the author of the New York Times bestseller Say Nothing and an award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker. In his talks, he discusses the subjects of his fascinating stories, from...

Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuongs striking body of work contains timeless themes of class, queerness, and identity. His New York Times-bestselling novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, is an evocative coming-of-age epistolary and...

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...

David Ewing Duncan

An award-winning science and technology journalist for Wired, NPR, Atlantic, and the New York Times, among others, David Ewing Duncan works to inform people about issues and developments in artificial...

Matt de la Peña

Matt de la Peña is one of the most prolific, versatile, and beloved writers for young readers working today. In family-favorite picture books including The Last Stop on Market Street and...

Bina Venkataraman

A former journalist and Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation in the Obama White House, Bina Venkataraman helped communities and businesses prepare for climate change, discovering firsthand why people resist thinking...

Lauren Smith Brody

Lauren Smith Brody is the founder of The Fifth Trimester movement and consulting, which helps parents and businesses collaborate to retain women and foster family-friendly workplace culture. Her book, The...