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Tag: nonfiction

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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Tonya Bolden

  • February 5, 2020
Tonya Bolden is a critically acclaimed award-winning author/co-author/editor of more than two dozen books for young people. They include Crossing Ebeneezer Creek, which received five starred reviews; Finding Family, which received two starred reviews and was a Kirkus Reviews and Bank Street Best Childrens Book of the Year; Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, a Coretta...
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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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Silvia López

  • February 5, 2020
Silvia López, a Cuban native raised in Miami, Florida, served as a children’s librarian at schools and public libraries for over three decades. She holds degrees in English, Library Science, and Educational Technology, and is a National Board-Certified Teacher. Her picture book, Just Right Family: An Adoption Story, was released in March 2018. She had...
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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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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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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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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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Robert D. Jacobus

  • February 5, 2020
Robert D. Jacobus is an adjunct professor of history at Stephen F. Austin State University and was a teacher and coach in Texas public schools for 26 years. He is the author of Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century. His latest book is Black Man in...
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Samuel Gwynne

  • February 5, 2020
S.C. Gwynne is the author of two previously bestselling histories, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History, and Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson. Hist latest work is Hymns of the Republic: The Story of...
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Sarah Menkedick

  • February 5, 2020
Sarah Menkedick is a writer and editor, mother, and traveler. Her debut essay collection, Homing Instincts, was longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Sarah’s writing has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Pacific Standard, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the Paris Review Daily, Aeon, Guernica,...
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