Speakers

Howard Yoon

Howard Yoon is a literary agent and partner at the Ross Yoon Agency in Washington, D.C., and New York. The agency represents award-winning, New York Times best-selling clients, and Yoon focuses mostly on narrative nonfiction, journalism, history, science, memoir, business, and food and culture.

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Kevin Young

Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

Kevin Young, author of Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News, is the author of a previous book of nonfiction, The Grey Album, and numerous books of poetry, including Blue Laws and Bunk, both longlisted for the National Book Award, as well as Jelly Roll, which was shortlisted for the National Book Award.

He is director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem and poetry editor for The New Yorker.

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