Sean Beaudoin

Sean Beaudoin is the author of seven novels and a short story collection, including Wise Young Fool, Cornelius Wrathbone, and the forthcoming Welcome Thieves (Algonquin Press, Spring ’16). His short stories and articles have appeared… MORE INFO

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Her work has been translated into thirty languages. Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus, published by Algonquin in 2003, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy… MORE INFO

William Alexander

William Alexander, the author of Flirting with French and two critically acclaimed books, lives in New York’s Hudson Valley. By day the IT director at a research institute, he made his professional writing debut at… MORE INFO

Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez left the Dominican Republic for the United States in 1960 at the age of ten. She is the author of six novels, two books of nonfiction, three collections of poetry, and eight books… MORE INFO

Mark Bailey & Edward Hemingway

Mark Bailey is an author and Emmy-nominated screenwriter. Bailey’s books include Tiny Pie, his first children’s book, which includes a pie recipe by world-renowned chef Alice Waters, and Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great… MORE INFO

Krista Bremer

Krista Bremer is the associate publisher of The Sun and the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation award. Her essay on which this book is based, “My Accidental Jihad,” received a Pushcart Prize. Her essays… MORE INFO

Theresa Brown

Theresa Brown, RN, works as a clinical nurse and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times opinion pages as well as on the Times Opinionator blog. She has also been a contributor to… MORE INFO

Brock Clarke

Brock Clarke is the author of The Happiest People in the World and An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, which was a national bestseller and has appeared in a dozen foreign… MORE INFO

Lin Enger

Lin Enger is the author of The High Divide and Undiscovered Country (2008). An Iowa Workshop graduate, he is the recipient of a James Michener Fellowship, a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, a Jerome travel… MORE INFO

Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman is a bestselling, award-winning author of young adult novels. Leave Me is her first novel for adults. Her novel If I Stay won the 2009 NAIBA Book of the Year Award and was… MORE INFO