Speakers

Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa, author of Against the Loveless World, is a Palestinian-American writer and political activist. She is also the author of Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between Sky and Water. …

Beverly Colwell Adams

Beverly Colwell Adams is a newly retired assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor emeritus in the department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. …

Sara Adduci

Sara Adduci started working in a cheese shop in 2004 and has never looked back. She currently heads up the cheese department at Belmont Butchery in Richmond, Virginia.

Jasmine Aimaq

Jasmine Aimaq, author of The Opium Prince, has taught History and International Relations and also had a career in nonprofit. She was director of press and corporate relations at the …

Kaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar is the author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf: Poems and the forthcoming collection, Pilgrim Bell. Akbar has received honors such as a Levis Reading Prize and multiple …

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Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies, is a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer …

Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam, author of Leave the World Behind, studied writing at Oberlin College. His other novels are Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. His writing has also appeared …

Lauren K. Alleyne

Lauren K. Alleyne has authored two collections of poetry, Difficult Fruit and Honeyfish, and co-edited Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry. She is an associate professor of …

Tom Angleberger

Tom Angleberger, author of DJ Funkyfoot: Butler for Hire!, is also author of the Origami Yoda series and the Flytrap Files series, as well as many other books for kids. …

Andi Arndt

Andi Arndt, award-winning audiobook narrator and co-author of the Audible Original Heidi’s Guide to Four Letter Words, is also the founder of Lyric Audiobooks, a production company serving the indie …

Kerri Arsenault

Kerri Arsenault, author of Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains, is a book critic, book editor at Orion magazine, and contributing editor at Lit Hub. Her work has appeared in …

Hannah Barnaby

Hannah Barnaby is a children’s book author and creative writing instructor. She holds an MA in children’s literature and an MFA in writing for children and young adults. Her recent …

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