Meredith Abarca is the author of Voices in the Kitchen and co-editor of Rethinking Chicana/o Literature through Food and Latin@s' Presence in the Food Industry. Her work has appeared in Food & Foodways, Culture & Society, Taking Food Public: Redefining Foodways in the Changing World, and The Routledge Companion to U.S. Latino Studies.
Jacob M. Appel wrote The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up, Phoning Home, and Einstein's Beach House. Appel's work has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, Orlando Sentinel, and more than 200 literary journals.
Christian Appy is the author of three books, including American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity and Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides. He recently received the Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Massachusetts.
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Chris Bachelder is the author of the novels Abbott Awaits, U.S.!, and Bear v. Shark. His new novel, The Throwback Special, is being serialized in the Paris Review.
Clara Bensen is a writer living in Austin, Texas. Her first book, No Baggage, the story of her luggage-less trip, began as the Salon.com article "The Craziest OKCupid Date Ever." Rights have sold in more than a dozen countries, and the book has been optioned by New Line Cinema.
Nadja Berkovich was born in Ukraine and educated in Russia, Berlin, Massachusetts, and Illinois. Her area of interest is "cultural pluralism," analyzing and investigating the intersections of Yiddish with Russian, Ukrainian, and German literatures and cultures.
Jedediah Berry is the author of The Manual of Detection. The novel won the Crawford Award and the Dashiell Hammett Prize and was adapted for broadcast by BBC Radio. The Family Arcana is his story in cards.
Morgan Billingsley is an eighth-grader from Durham, North Carolina. She loves writing, reading, and hanging out with friends. Her books include The Perfect Present and The Perfect Summer.
Daniel Black was awarded the Distinguished Writer Award from the Middle-Atlantic Writers Association. His works include They Tell Me of a Home, Twelve Gates to the City, The Coming, and Listen to the Lambs. Black is the founder of the Ndugu and Nzinga Rites of Passage Nation.
Todd Dakotah Briscoe studied drama at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. As an actor, he has been seen on the MSNBC and Discovery networks, as well as Live at Joe's Pub and many basement theaters his mother would find disgusting. He has been writing comedy for ten years. He is a senior editor for LittleThings.com. How May We Hate You is his first book.
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Kevin Brockmeier is the author of The Illumination, The Truth About Celia, Things That Fall from the Sky, Grooves: A Kind of Mystery, and, most recently, a memoir of his seventh-grade year called A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip. His work has been translated into 17 languages. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Kathryn Budig is the author of The Women's Health Big Book of Yoga and Aim True. She is a contributing writer for Women's Health, Yoga Journal, and the Huffington Post. Budig has been featured on E! Entertainment and the Food Network, and in Forbes and the New York Times. She modeled in the controversial ToeSox campaign and is a sponsored athlete for Under Armour.
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Julie Checkoway is the author of The Three-Year Swim Club and Little Sister: Searching for the Shadow World of Chinese Women, and the editor of Creating Fiction. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Salt Lake Tribune, and Huffington Post. Her documentary, Waiting for Hockney, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
George David Clark was raised in Little Rock. His first book, Reveille, won the Miller Williams Prize, and new work can be found this spring in AGNI, Cincinnati Review, and the Gettysburg Review. He edits the journal 32 Poems and now lives in Washington, Pennsylvania.
Cole Closser is the author of two published graphic novels, Little Tommy Lost, nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award and featured in Best American Comics, and his most recent work, Black Rat, featured in The Globe and Mail and on The New Yorker.
Jeffrey Condran is the author of the novel Prague Summer, winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal. He is co-founder/publisher of the independent literary press Braddock Avenue Books.
Sloane Crosley is the author of the bestselling essay collections I Was Told There'd Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times. Crosley's debut novel, The Clasp, is a comedy of manners about three estranged friends and one famous short story.
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Alan Cumyn is the author of twelve wildly different books for adults and young readers including, most recently, the young adult novel Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend. He is from Ottawa, Canada and is the past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada.
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Phyllis Dixon is the author of Down Home Blues, Forty Acres, and Let the Brother Go If. She contributed to the Chicken Soup series and has written for American Legacy magazine and the Memphis Commercial Appeal. She resides in Memphis, Tennessee.
Anna Drezen is a comedian, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn, New York. She regularly performs at the UCB, the PIT, Union Hall, and the Annoyance. She is the associate editor of Reductress and the coauthor of the books How May We Hate You? and How to Win at Feminism.
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Barry Estabrook is a three-time James Beard Award winner, a former contributing editor at Gourmet magazine, and the author of Pig Tales and Tomatoland. He blogs at politicsoftheplate.com and lives in Vermont.
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Searcy Ewell, Jr. is the son of a music teacher and plays the piano and cornet. After playing his father's instruments, he decided to get his own. This started his extensive instrument collection. He donated many instruments to the Hillary Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center to create a lending instrument library.
Sanderia Faye was born and raised in Gould, Arkansas. She is the author of Mourner's Bench. Her work has appeared in various literary journals and in Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas. She is co-founder and fellow at Kimbilio Center for Fiction.
Rien Fertel grew up in his family's chain of restaurants across the country and ran a grocery-deli in downtown New Orleans. He is the author of Imagining the Creole City and The One True Barbecue: Fire, Smoke, and the Pitmasters Who Cook the Whole Hog. He divides his time between the banks of the Mississippi River and a church in St. Martinville, Louisiana, that is more than 100 years old.
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Angela Flournoy is the author of The Turner House. She is a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree for 2015. Her fiction has appeared in the Paris Review, and she has written for the New York Times, New Republic, and Los Angeles Times.
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Elias Weiss Friedman is the photographer behind the wildly successful blog and Instagram feed @TheDogist, where he shares his daily dog portraits with more than 1.7 million followers. His first book is the New York Times bestselling The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs.
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Melissa Ginsburg, originally from Texas, is the author of Sunset City, Dear Weather Ghost, Arbor, and Double Blind. Her poems have appeared in Fence, the Iowa Review, Blackbird, and other magazines. She has received support from the Mississippi Arts Council and the Ucross Foundation.
Garth Greenwell is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He holds graduate degrees from Harvard University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was an Arts Fellow. His short fiction has appeared in the Paris Review, A Public Space, and StoryQuarterly. His debut novel is What Belongs to You.
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Nikki Grimes is a New York Times bestselling author and the recipient of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include What is Goodbye?, Jazmin's Notebook, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings.
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Peter Guralnick has written extensively on American music and musicians. His books include the prize-winning two-volume Elvis Presley biography Last Train to Memphis and Careless Love; Sweet Soul Music; and Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke. His latest work is Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll.
Arna Bontemps Hemenway is the author of Elegy on Kinderklavier, winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award. His work has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2015, A Public Space, and Ecotone. He has received scholarships and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and Truman Capote Literary Trust.
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Adam Hochschild wrote Half the Way Home, King Leopold's Ghost, and To End All Wars. His latest is Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939. He has been published in the New Yorker, Harper's, and other magazines.
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Nathalia Holt is a microbiologist. Her new book is Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles to the Moon to Mars. She also wrote Cured: The People Who Defeated HIV. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Atlantic, and Popular Science.
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Gregg Hurwitz is a New York Times bestselling author of fifteen thrillers, including Orphan X, and a bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). Additionally, he has written screenplays for many of the major studios, and has written, developed, and produced television shows for various networks. Hurwitz resides in Los Angeles.
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Tyrone Jaeger was born and raised in the Catskill Mountains. He teaches at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, and is the author of the cross-genre novella The Runaway Note. So Many True Believers is his first short-story collection.
Dr. Ben Johnson is the John G. Ragsdale, Jr. and Dora J. Ragsdale Professor of Arkansas Studies at Southern Arkansas University. He has written Fierce Solitude: A Life of John Gould Fletcher, Arkansas in Modern America: 1930-1999, and John Barleycorn Must Die: The War Against Drink in Arkansas. All were published by the University of Arkansas Press.
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John H. Johnson is co-author of Everydata: The Misinformation Hidden in the Little Data You Consume Every Day. He is president and CEO of Edgeworth Economics, a professional economist, and an expert witness. Johnson lives in McLean, Virginia.
Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis serves as faculty advisor to Columbus College of Art and Design's Botticelli, a literary and art magazine. Her collaborative chapbook, By Some Miracle, a Year Lousy with Meteors, written with Cynthia Arrieu-King, won the Dreamhorse Press Prize. Her latest book is The Rub.
Harrison Scott Key is the author of The World's Largest Man: A Memoir. His work has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, and his nonfiction and humor have appeared in the New York Times, The Best American Travel Writing, Salon, Creative Nonfiction, and the Oxford American, where he is a contributing editor.
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Brian and Terri Kinder have released more than 100 songs and 10 CDs. Brian Kinder is a retired educator. The well-known couple, who perform rollicking good time music for kids, has been performing, writing and recording children's music for more than 10 years.
Kiese Laymon is the Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi for 2015–16. He is the author of the novel Long Division and a collection of essays, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. His work has appeared in ESPN the Magazine, in PEN Journal, and on NPR. He is currently a columnist at the Guardian.
Jackie Lee, an eleven-year-old author, is a contributor to The Perfect Present and The Perfect Summer. She can often be found at literary events assisting her mother and guest authors. With her contributors, Lee won the 2015 African American Literary Award for Best Children's/YA literature and was featured in USA Today. She resides in Virginia with her parents and siblings.
E. B. Lewis has illustrated more than seventy books for children, including Nikki Grimes's Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman, Alice Schertle's Down the Road, Tolowa M. Mollel's My Rows and Piles of Coins, Bat Boy and His Violin by Garvin Curtis, and Jacqueline Woodson's The Other Side.
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Sonny Liew is a comics artist, painter, and illustrator whose work includes the New York Times bestseller The Shadow Hero and his newest work, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. His Malinky Robot series won the Best Science Fiction Comic Album Award. He lives in Singapore, where he sleeps with the fishes.
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Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards, he has been published in the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, and Strange Horizons. His books include The Grace of Kings and The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. He lives near Boston, Massachusetts.
Angie Macri is the author of Fear Nothing of the Future or the Past and Underwater Panther, which won the Cowles Poetry Book Prize. Her poetry has appeared in the Alaska Quarterly Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Southern Review. An Arkansas Arts Council fellow, she lives in Hot Springs.
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Karan Mahajan grew up in New Delhi, India. His first novel, Family Planning, was a finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize and was published in nine countries. His second novel is The Association of Small Bombs. A graduate of Stanford University and the James A. Michener Center for Writers, he lives in Austin, Texas.
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Alex Mar is the author of Witches of America, a New York Times Notable Book. Her essays have recently appeared in the Believer, Elle, the New York Times Book Review, and the Oxford American, where she is a contributing editor. She also directed the documentary American Mystic.
Mary Ruth Marotte wrote Captive Bodies: American Women Writers Redefine Pregnancy and Childbirth; co-edited Papa, PhD: Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy; and co-edited and contributed to Ten Years after Katrina: Critical Perspectives of the Storm's Effect on American Culture and Identity. Marotte is the executive director of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.
Philip Martin is chief film critic, chief book critic, a columnist, and an editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and has won more than 30 national and regional prizes for his criticism and columns. He is also the "monkey in the nose cone" of the Blood, Dirt & Angels blog. His books include The Shortstop's Son, The Artificial Southerner, and The President Next Door.
Celeste Fletcher McHale lives on her family farm in central Louisiana, where she enjoys raising a variety of animals. Her hobbies include writing, football, baseball, and spending time with her grandchildren. Her novel is The Secret to Hummingbird Cake.
Peggy Reiff Miller is the author of the children's picture book The Seagoing Cowboy. Considered the expert on the history of the early years of the Heifer Project and the seagoing cowboys who tended livestock sent to Europe following World War II, she serves as historical consultant for Heifer International.
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Andrew Malan Milward is the author of the story collections The Agriculture Hall of Fame and I Was a Revolutionary. He lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and is editor-in-chief of Mississippi Review.
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Chris Offutt is an award-winning author and screenwriter who worked on the HBO drama True Blood and the Showtime series Weeds. His books include Kentucky Straight, The Same River Twice, and No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home. His work has appeared in Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, and many other anthologies. His new memoir is My Father, the Pornographer.
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Rashod D. Ollison is a native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, growing up there and in Little Rock. He is pop culture and music critic at the Virginian-Pilot and has written liner notes for several compilations and box sets including those of Earth, Wind & Fire; the Isley Brothers; and Aretha Franklin. His memoir is Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl.
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José Orduña was born in Veracruz, Mexico, and immigrated to Chicago with his mother when he was one and a half years old. In July 2011, he became a United States citizen. His memoir, The Weight of Shadows: A Memoir of Immigration and Displacement, is about race, class, identity, and his path to U.S. citizenship.
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Gregory Pardlo won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection Digest. Pardlo's poems have appeared in the Nation, Ploughshares, Tin House, A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, and elsewhere. Pardlo lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Suzi Parker is an award-winning journalist and lifelong Arkansan whose work has appeared in Penthouse, the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, and other publications. Parker is the author of Sex in the South: Unbuckling the Bible Belt and Echo Ellis: Adventures of a Girl Reporter.
Keija Parssinen is the author of The Unraveling of Mercy Louis and The Ruins of Us, which won a Michener-Copernicus award and was a National Geographic Traveler Book of the Month. Her writing has appeared in FiveChapters, Salon, Marie Claire, and elsewhere. She lives in Oklahoma.
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Mary Pilon wrote The Monopolists, a New York Times bestselling and notable book that chronicles the secret history of the famous board game. She is a contributor to MSNBC, and her work appears in the New Yorker, Esquire, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and elsewhere. She made the Forbes magazine's first-ever 30 Under 30 list for media.
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Paige Martin Reynolds is a professional performer and company dramaturg at the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, where she is also a member of the artistic collective. Her most recent work was published in Shaping Shakespeare for Performance.
Oliver Roeder is a senior writer and puzzle editor for FiveThirtyEight, and his work has appeared online at The New York Times, New York Observer, POLITICO and The Economist. Before that, he was a postdoc researcher at NYU Law. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Nina Sadowsky is a filmmaker who has written numerous screenplays and produced such films as The Wedding Planner, starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey; Lost Souls, starring Winona Ryder; Desert Saints, starring Kiefer Sutherland; and Northern Lights starring Diane Keaton. Just Fall is her debut novel.
Rebekah Scallet is the producing artistic director for the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Scallet was a member of the Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, and her credits include work with the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, LiveWire Chicago Theatre, and Illinois Shakespeare Festival. She was the recipient of the Arkansas Arts Council's 2014 Individual Artist Fellowship in Directing.
Victoria "V. E." Schwab is the critically acclaimed author of more than a dozen books, including The Archived and Vicious, as well as the Darker Shade of Magic series. Schwab's handling of the lines between good and evil, life and death, has earned her starred reviews, commercial success, and her status as a rising star.
Maysa Sem is a first-generation Cambodian American born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Using drawing as a form of meditation, Sem expresses her creativity to develop harmonious motifs inspired by nature. Her latest work is Art Nouveau Birds – A Stress Relieving Adult Coloring Book.
Gabrielle Simone is an eleven-year-old who attends Pulaski Academy College Preparatory School. She plays both basketball and soccer. Her books with Morgan Billingsley and Jackie Lee include The Perfect Present and The Perfect Summer.
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Rob Spillman is editor of Tin House magazine and editorial adviser for Tin House Books. He was recently awarded the PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, and Sports Illustrated, among others. He is a contributor of book reviews and essays to Salon and Bookforum. His memoir is All Tomorrow's Parties.
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Steve Stern was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and has written a number of novels and story collections including The Frozen Rabbi and The Wedding Jester, which won the National Jewish Book Award. He has been the recipient of grants from the Fulbright and Guggenheim foundations. His latest novel is The Pinch.
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DJ Stout has been a partner in Pentagram's Austin office since 2000. He is the author and designer of The Amazing Tale of Mr. Herbert and His Fabulous Alpine Cowboys Baseball Club: An Illustrated History of the Best Little Semipro Baseball Team in Texas. His artful memoir is Variations on a Rectangle.
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Ed Tarkington is a frequent contributor to Chapter16.org and the author of Only Love Can Break Your Heart. His articles, essays, and stories have appeared in Nashville Scene, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the Pittsburgh Quarterly, and elsewhere. A native of central Virginia, he lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Janet B. Taylor was born and raised in Arkansas, and she currently lives in Bryant with her Prince Charming, two hilarious sons, and Dorda the diabetic dog. Into the Dim, an adventure for young adults, is her debut. Book Two of the Into the Dim series is forthcoming in Spring 2017.
Toni Tipton-Martin is coauthor of A Taste of Heritage: The New African American Cuisine, editor of a new edition of The Blue Grass Cook Book by Minnie C. Fox, and author of The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks. Tipton-Martin is a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and Foodways Texas.
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Linda VanBlaricom is a licensed psychological examiner with forty-plus years in the mental health field. This watercolorist, fiddler, avid reader, and lover of adult coloring books recently walked 500 miles across northern Spain.
Ashley Warlick is the author of four novels. Her work has appeared in Redbook, the Oxford American, and Garden and Gun, among others. The youngest-ever recipient of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, she is the editor of the South Carolina food magazine Edible Upcountry.
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Andy Warner has produced nonfiction and journalism comics, including Irene 6, that have been published by the United Nations Human Rights Council, Medium, Popular Science, Showtime Network's Years of Living Dangerously, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Buzzfeed.
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Mick Wiggins is a freelance illustrator and was an early pioneer in the digital art world. His work has principally been in the book cover and editorial fields, but is also frequently used in advertising, poster work, and public displays. He recently completed a series of stamp designs for the United States Postal Service and illustrated three children's picture books. Wiggins lives in Little Rock.
Tom Wilhite has been writing and editing books on horticulture and garden design for more than twenty years. As a senior editor for Sunset Books and editor for all three editions of the Southern Living Garden Book, he has gained a special appreciation for regional gardening.
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Erin Wood writes and edits in Little Rock. Her essay "We Scar, We Heal, We Rise" was chosen as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013 and is included in Scars: An Anthology. Her essays, book reviews, fiction, and poetry have appeared on anderbo.com and Tales from the South, and in The Healing Muse.
Kevin Young is the author of Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995–2015, Book of Hours, and Dear Darkness. His The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness won the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize and the PEN Open Award.
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Andrea Zekis is a former resident of Arkansas. She lives in Portland, Oregon, and serves as policy director for Basic Rights Oregon, that state's largest LGBT advocacy organization. Originally from the Chicago area, Zekis underwent her gender transition and co-founded the Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition while living in the Natural State.
Jeff Zentner is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who has recorded with Iggy Pop, Nick Cave, and Debbie Harry. In addition to writing and recording his own music, Zentner works with young musicians at Tennessee Teen Rock Camp, which inspired him to write The Serpent King, his first novel for young adults. He lives in Nashville.
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Talent Chair: Kevin Brockmeier
Moderator Chair: Amy Bradley-Hole
Festival Guides Chair: Susan Santa Cruz
Author! Author! Chair: Seth Eli Barlow
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