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,...

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...

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...