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...

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...

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...

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...

Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, is known around the world for her tireless work against the death penalty. Her mission has taken her to every U.S. state and to the Vatican,...