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Tag: Adult Author

Cathy Carnew McBroom

  • May 2, 2022
Cathy Carnew McBroom was the whistleblower in the case of United States of America v. Samuel B. Kent, which is the subject of Code of Silence written by Lise Olsen. After 15 years of service with the U.S. District Court, McBroom retired and now lives happily with her husband in Belize. She is a mother...
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Janelle Monáe

  • April 27, 2022
Janelle Monáe is widely celebrated as an American singer/songwriter, actress, producer, fashion icon, and futurist whose globally successful career spans over a decade. With her highly theatrical and stylized concept albums, she has garnered eight Grammy nominations and has developed her own label imprint, Wondaland Arts Society. Monáe has also earned great success as an...
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David Hendricks

  • April 27, 2022
David Hendricks retired from the San Antonio Express-News in 2018 after 42 years there. He covered City Hall, the Texas Legislature and was business editor for six years and business columnist for 26 years. He since has worked with Henry Cisneros in writing and research projects.
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Sergio Troncoso

  • April 25, 2022
Sergio Troncoso is the author of Nobodys Pilgrims, an adventure story about three teenagers, Turi, Molly, and Arnulfo, on the run from evil and unwittingly carrying even a greater menace in their stolen truck. Troncoso also wrote A Peculiar Kind of Immigrants Son and edited Nepantla Familias: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature on Families...
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Will Hurd

  • April 11, 2022
Will Hurd is a former member of Congress, cybersecurity executive, and officer in the CIA. For two decades hes been involved in the most pressing national security issues challenging the country whether it was overseas in dangerous places, boardrooms of international businesses or the halls of Congress. Will is a native of San Antonio and...
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Ron Nirenberg

  • April 11, 2022
Ron Nirenberg is the mayor of San Antonio, which has the 7th largest population in the United States and is one of the nations fastest growing cities. Under his leadership as mayor, the city has adopted an equity framework in budgeting to reduce poverty, improve public health, and overcome historical socioeconomic inequality. He is focused...
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Amanda Eyre Ward

  • April 5, 2022
Amanda Eyre Ward is The New York Times bestselling author of nine novels and one work of nonfiction. She writes for The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Texas Monthly, and others. Amanda’s work has been optioned for film and television and translated into fifteen languages. The Lifeguards: A Novel is her latest book. Amanda...
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Roger Reeves

  • April 5, 2022
Roger Reeves is the author of King Me and the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and a 2015 Whiting Award, among other honors. His work has appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. He lives...
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Denne Michele Norris

  • March 29, 2022
Denne Michele Norris is the editor-in-chief of Electric Literature. A 2021 Out100 Honoree, her writing has been supported by MacDowell, Tin House, VCCA, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction, and appears in McSweeney’s, American Short Fiction, and ZORA. She co-hosts the critically acclaimed podcast Food 4 Thot, and is hard at work on...
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John Phillip Santos

  • March 28, 2022
John Phillip Santos is a Rhodes Scholar, writer, journalist, and documentarian. In addition to television documentaries for CBS News and PBS, myriad magazine articles and newspaper work, he has authored two memoirs, Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation (1999 National Book Award Finalist), The Farthest Home is in An Empire of Fire (2010),...
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Eileen Myles

  • March 24, 2022
Eileen Myles the author of more than twenty books, including For Now, Evolution, Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls, and I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems 1974-2014. Myless many honors include four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of...
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Yohanca Delgado

  • March 20, 2022
Yohanca Delgado was born in New York to parents from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Her recent writing appears in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021, The Paris Review, New York Times Magazine, and TIME magazine. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from American University and is a graduate of the Clarion...
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