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Paul Richter

  • February 6, 2020
Paul Richter has written about foreign policy and national security for three decades. As a Washington-based correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, he reported from sixty countries and appeared in US and international media. He covered the State Department from 2001 to 2015, and before that, the Pentagon and the White House. He was raised...
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Whitley Strieber

  • February 5, 2020
Whitley Strieber is the author of The Wolfen, The Hunger, Superstorm, and Communion, all made into movies (Superstorm as The Day After Tomorrow). He is also the author of many other books, including, in addition to Communion, two follow-on books, Transformation and Breakthrough and, most recently, The Afterlife Revolution and the science fiction novel New...
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Yvette D. Benavides

  • February 5, 2020
Yvette D. Benavides is a professor of English and creative writing at Our Lady of the Lake University. She writes for Texas Public Radio, the San Antonio Express-News, and other media. She is currently editing an anthology series, EQ: Creative Nonfiction on Social Equity, from Trinity University Press. Her latest work can be seen in...
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Steven L. Davis

  • February 5, 2020
Steven L. Davis is the literary curator of the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University in San Marcos. His books include J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind; Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond; and (as coauthor) Dallas 1963, which won the 2014 PEN USA Award for Research Nonfiction. He is a...
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Tim O’Brien

  • February 5, 2020
Tim OBriens acclaimed novels include The Things They Carried (an NEA Big Read, which The New York Times said belongs on the short list of essential fiction about Vietnam), If I Die in a Combat Zone, In the Lake of the Woods, and Going After Cacciato (which won the 1979 National Book Award in fiction),...
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Téa Obreht

  • February 5, 2020
Téa Obreht is the author of The Tigers Wife, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction. An international bestseller, it has sold over a million copies worldwide, with rights sold in 37 countries. Obreht was a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and was named...
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Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

  • February 5, 2020
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a classically trained oil painter turned street artist, a Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, and one of Brooklyn Magazines Most Influential People. Her street art series, which began in 2012, Stop Telling Women to Smile, has been covered by numerous national media outlets, and is featured in the book Stop Telling Women...
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Tess Taylor

  • February 5, 2020
Tess Taylor is the author of the chapbook The Misremembered World, selected by Eavan Boland for the Poetry Society of Americas inaugural chapbook fellowship; The Forage House, which was a finalist for the Believer poetry prize; and Work & Days, which was named one of the best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York...
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Stephen Harrigan

  • February 5, 2020
Stephen Harrigan has devoted much of his life to exploring and explaining Texas, ever since his family crossed the Red River from Oklahoma in 1953. He is the author of numerous works of nonfiction and fiction, including the critically acclaimed novels A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, Remember Ben Clayton, and the New York Times bestseller...
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Sydney Ladensohn Stern

  • February 5, 2020
Sydney Ladensohn Stern, a proud graduate of Alamo Heights High School, worked as a reporter for Fortune and Money magazines and an editor and columnist at the Scarsdale Inquirer before freelancing for a number of publications including the New York Times. Her first book, Toyland: The High-Stakes Game of the Toy Industry was a Featured...
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Sehba Sarwar

  • February 5, 2020
Sehba Sarwars writings have appeared in publications including the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Creative Time Reports, Asia: Magazine of Asian Literature, and elsewhere. Her short stories have been anthologized by Feminist Press, Akashic Books, and HarperCollins India, while the second edition of her novel, Black Wings, was released in 2019. Born and raised in Pakistan in...
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Scott Pelley

  • February 5, 2020
Scott Pelley has been a reporter and photographer more than 45 years. He is best known for his work on 60 Minutes and as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News. Pelleys work has been recognized with three duPont-Columbia Awards, three Peabody Awards, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, and 37...
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