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Bill Schutt

Comments are disabled Bill Schutt is a professor of biology at LIU Post and a research associate in residence at the American Museum of Natural History. His first book, Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding…

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Lydia Reeder

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled I am the grandniece of Sam Babb, the extraordinary basketball coach featured in Dust Bowl Girls. I never met him, but several years ago, before my grandmother died, she handed me a worn, yellowed folder…

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Andrew Roe

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Born and raised in the Los Angeles suburb of Whittier, California, Andrew Roe has had his fiction published in Tin House, One Story, the Sun, Glimmer Train, The Cincinnati Review, Slice, Pank, Avery Anthology, Gigantic,

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Bill Smith

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled 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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Brian Robertson

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled 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 …

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Roy Rowan

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled 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, …

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Stephen Scanniello

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled 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…

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Gregory Sherl

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Gregory Sherl is the author of The Future for Curious People, three poetry collections, which include The Oregon Trail Is the Oregon Trail, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Believer Poetry Award. His poetry has…

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Michele Raffin

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled 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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Amy Rowland

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Amy Rowland has spent more than a decade at the New York Times, where she worked, notably, as a transcriptionist before moving to the Book Review. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications, including…

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