Sjón

Sjón was born in Reykjavik in 1962. An award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright, his fable-like novels have been translated into 25 languages and championed by a pantheon of literary luminaries such as Junot Díaz, David Mitchell, and Alberto…
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Elmaz Abinader

Elmaz Abinader’s latest book, "This House, My Bones," was the 2014 Editor’s Selection for poetry at Willow Books. She has written a memoir, "Children of the Roojme," a poetry collection which won the PEN Oakland Award, "In the Country of…
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Faith Adiele

Faith Adiele is a travel memoirist and founder of the nation’s first writing workshop for travelers of color. "Meeting Faith," her account of becoming Thailand’s first Black Buddhist Nun, won the PEN Open Book Award. Faith is a Senior Editor…

Rabih Alameddine

Rabih Alameddine, a Lebanese-American painter and writer, is the author of the novels “Koolaids,” “I, the Divine,” “The Hakawati,” the story collection “The Perv,” and most recently“ An Unnecessary Woman,” which was a 2014…

Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón is an award-winning novelist and journalist. He is Executive Producer of Radio Ambulante, a Spanish language audio journalism podcast. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. His most…

Fabiano Alborghetti

Fabiano Alborghetti has represented Switzerland at literary festivals and cultural events worldwide. He is the author of five collections of poetry, including “Directory of the Vulnerable,” as well as numerous limited edition art-books and…

Katrina Alcorn

Katrina Alcorn is a writer and an experience design consultant. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from UC Berkeley, and is a regular blogger at WorkingMomsBreak.com and for The Huffington Post. Since 1999,…

Mia Andler

Mia Andler, coauthor of “The Bay Area Forager,” a guide to wild edibles of the Bay Area, has been leading wild food walks in the region since 2007. She is the founder and director of Vilda, a Marin County-based nonprofit for nature education.…

Molly Antopol

Molly Antopol’s debut story collection, “The UnAmericans,” was long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction; was named a finalist for the Barnes &Noble Discover Great New Writers Award…

Louise Aronson

Louise Aronson MD, MFA, is a geriatrician, author, and professor of medicine at UCSF. She holds a national Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine and is director of UCSF Medical Humanities and Chief of Geriatrics Education, and sees patients…