Speaker Tags: Pop-Up Book Club

Lisa Ko

Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers, has been published in Best American Short Stories 2016, Apogee Journal, Narrative, Copper Nickel, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the MacDowell Colony, among others.
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Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, is the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University.

Wiley Cash

Wiley Cash, author of The Last Ballad, has held residency positions at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, and is the writer in residence at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He has won the SIBA Book Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Robert …

Jessie Chaffee

Jessie Chaffee, author of Florence in Ecstasy, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy to complete the novel. Her writing has appeared in Literary Hub, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, and Slice, among others. She is an editor at Words Without Borders.

Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy, author of Code Girls, is a former staff writer for The Washington Post. She is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Michelle: A Biography, and writes for The Atlantic and Politico.
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J. Drew Lanham

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature, is a native of Edgefield, S.C., and professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University. His work reflects a black-prismed focus on the nature and culture of the South.
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Monica Hesse

Monica Hesse, author of American Fire, is a feature writer for The Washington Post. A winner of the Edgar Award and a finalist for Livingston and James Beard Awards, she lives in Washington, D.C.
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Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart, author of Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions, is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including the science books The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She lives in Portland, Ore., with her husband, a rare book dealer.
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David Grann

David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon, is a staff writer at the New Yorker. He is also the author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes and The Lost City of Z. His work has garnered several honors, including a George Polk Award.
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Peter Ho Davies

Peter Ho Davies, author of The Fortunes, was longlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize with his novel, The Welsh Girl. His most recent work, The Fortunes, won the 2017 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award as well as the 2017 Chautauqua Prize. Born in Britain to Welsh and Chinese parents, Davies teaches at the …