Speakers

Barbara Gannon

Americans Remember Their Civil War

Barbara A. Gannon, author of Americans Remember Their Civil War, is an associate professor of history at the University of Central Florida. She is also the author of The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Brandon Garrett

End of its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice

Brandon Garrett, author of End of its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice, is the Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law at the UVA School of Law, where his research focuses on criminal justice, scientific evidence, and constitutional law.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Twitter Genre: Non-Fiction

Philip Gerard

Things We Do When No One Is Watching/Cape Fear Rising

Philip Gerard, author of Things We Do When No One Is Watching, teaches at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and is co-editor of the literary journal, Chautauqua. He is also the author of The Art of Creative Research and The Dark of the Island.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Genre: Crime Wave, Publishing

George Gilliam

George H. Gilliam holds a law degree and the PhD from the University of Virginia. He is a lecturer in history at the University, where he teaches courses in Virginia history and in the depiction of the South in movies over the last century.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Gabriel Goldberg

See comments -- offering talk on making writing pay, for Publishing Day

Gabe Goldberg is a freelance technology communicator/educator with more than twenty-five years of experience and has been published in the Washington Post and online. He co-edited three McGraw-Hill books and shares freelance business perspective in multiple writers communities.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Twitter Genre: Non-Fiction

David Goldfield

The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good

David Goldfield, author of The Gifted Generation, is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the author of many works on Southern history, including America Aflame. He lives in North Carolina.

Speaker's Website Genre: Non-Fiction

David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon

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.

As a selection for the 2018 Festival’s Pop-Up Book Club, this author’s book has a discussion guide available HERE.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Speaker's Twitter Genre: Non-Fiction

Tags: Pop-Up Book Club

Lisa Grimes

Lisa Grimes, a voracious reader since childhood, moved from Williamsburg to Charlottesville in summer 2017. She now works with UVA students who are applying for fellowships in the Center for Undergraduate Excellence.

Speaker's Twitter Genre: Fiction

Tom Gutherz

Tom Gutherz is the senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel. He was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1993, and served as rabbi in Lynchburg, Va. before coming to Charlottesville in 2005.

Genre: Non-Fiction