Speakers

Gilda Daniels

Gilda R. Daniels, the author of Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in the United States, is a former Deputy Chief in the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, …

Hilary Davidson

Hilary Davidson, author of Don’t Look Down, One Small Sacrifice, and four other novels, has won two Anthony Awards and a Derringer Award for her work. She is also the …

Joseph Davis

Joseph E. Davis is research professor of sociology at UVA and the director of the Picturing the Human project at the university’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He is …

Juli Delgado Lopera

Juli Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer based in San Francisco. They’re the author of The New York Times acclaimed novel Fiebre Tropical, a finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for …

Matthew Desmond

Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, is the founder of Princeton University’s Eviction Lab, which maintains the first-ever national dataset of evictions in America, …

Kaki Dimock

Kaki Dimock is an artist and a social worker currently serving as the director of human services for the City of Charlottesville. She believes in the power of humor, human …

Karen Dionne

Karen Dionne is the USA Today and #1 internationally bestselling author of the award-winning psychological suspense The Marsh King’s Daughter, published in 26 languages, and The Wicked Sister, both set …

Angela Dominguez

Angela Dominguez, author of Stella Díaz Dreams Big, was born in Mexico City and grew up in the great state of Texas. She now resides in Virginia. Angela is also …

Gary Dop

Gary Dop is a writer, storyteller, and professor who founded and directs the Randolph College MFA program. He is the author of the poetry collection Father, Child, Water, and several …

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April Eberhardt

April Eberhardt joined the literary world after twenty-five years as a corporate strategist and management consultant. She advises and assists authors worldwide as they choose the best path to publication. …

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Catalina Esguerra

Catalina Esguerra is the programs manager for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UVA’s School of Education and Human Development. Her role focuses on creating programming, professional development, …

Joe Fab

Joe Fab is an Award-winning and Emmy-nominated producer, director and writer with 40 years experience in documentary film production, media, communications, event production and the live presentation of plays and music. …

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