Ken Armstrong

Ken Armstrong is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and narrative writer whose work has appeared in such places as The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Paris Review, and This American Life. In 2015, he published...

Olivia Gatwood

Olivia Gatwood is an award-winning poet and speaker whose fierce poems about adolescence, feminism, and sexual violence have resonated on the page and screen with audiences everywhere. Her unique voice...

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...

Peter Walsh

An expert in organizational design, Peter Walsh aims to help people live richer, happier lives. Born and raised in Australia, Walsh moved to Los Angeles to launch a company that...

David Treuer

Anthropologist and author David Treuer struggled with popular depictions of Native American history (including the bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee), many of which seemed to conclude that his culture...

Namwali Serpell

Namwali Serpell is a Zambian writer and scholar whose debut novel, The Old Drift, has garnered comparisons to Gabriel García Márquez and Toni Morrison for its ambition, sense of magic, and...

Cathy Guisewite

As the creator of Cathy, Cathy Guisewites cartoon namesake appeared in almost 1400 newspapers every day for nearly thirty-four years, from 1976 to 2010. The character Cathy became a cultural touchstone...

Sabaa Tahir

Sabaa Tahir is the New York Times-bestselling author of An Ember In the Ashes, A Torch Against the Night, and A Reaper at the Gates, a series of wildly popular fantasy novels that have captured...

Shane Bauer

Shane Bauer is an award-winning journalist who is currently a senior reporter with Mother Jones magazine.  In 2009, Bauer was reporting in the Middle East when he and two friends...