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Bill Smith

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Bill Smith has served as chef at Crook’s Corner for more than a decade. His essays have been featured in newspapers and on radio and television, and his recipes have been selected for 150 Best …

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February 6, 2014

Brian Robertson

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A native Texan and full-time musician, Brian Robertson plays the blues in Austin. He has worked as a radio talk show host, a museum director, a busboy, and a phone crisis hotline counselor. He has contributed…

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January 30, 2014

Roy Rowan

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Roy Rowan has been a correspondent and editor for LifeTime, and Fortune… and has contributed to other major magazines. He is the author of numerous books and articles on business, foreign affairs, and

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January 30, 2014

Stephen Scanniello

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Stephen Scanniello is best known as the gardener who transformed the Cranford Rose Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden into one of the world’s most acclaimed rose gardens. President of the Heritage Rose Foundation and a…

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Gregory Sherl

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Gregory Sherl is the author of The Future for Curious People, four poetry collections, which include Glow, Monogamy Songs, Heavy Petting, and The Oregon Trail Is the Oregon Trail, which was shortlisted for the 2012…

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Michele Raffin

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Michele Raffin is president of Pandemonium Aviaries, a conservation organization dedicated to saving birds. A former high-tech executive, Raffin began taking in abandoned and discarded birds fifteen years ago, housing them in her backyard a…

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Alan Shapiro

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Alan Shapiro is the author of ten volumes of poetry and two memoirs, one of which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has received a Los Angeles Times Book Prize,…

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Lee Smith

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Lee Smith has published 13 novels and four collections of short stories, including the bestselling novels Fair and Tender Ladies and The Last Girls, …winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award. She is a

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Martha Southgate

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Martha Southgate has been an editor at Essence, a reporter for Premiere and the New York Daily News, and a contributor to the New York Times. A graduate of Smith College, she has an MFA…

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Edward Schwarzschild

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Edward Schwarzschild is the author of Responsible Men, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year, a Book Sense Notable Pick, and finalist for both the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts…

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