Odilia Galván Rodríguez

Odilia Galván Rodríguez, eco-poet, writer, editor, and activist, is the author of four volumes of poetry, including Red Earth Calling.

Jessica Nutik Zitter

Jessica Nutik Zitter practices Pulmonary and Critical Care as well as Palliative Care medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland. Her medical training included an Internal Medicine residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and…

Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin is the sports correspondent for The Nation and a frequent guest on MSNBC, ESPN, and “Democracy Now!” He also hosts his own weekly Sirius XM show, “Edge of Sports Radio.” His books include “Game Over: How Politics Has Turned…

Suzanne Young

Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of “The Program” series. Originally from Utica, New York, Young moved to Arizona to pursue her dream of not freezing to death. She is a novelist and an English teacher, but not always…

Mike Wu

The zoo is closing! Ellie and her friends want to save their home, but Ellie’s just a baby elephant, and she doesn’t know what she can do to help. While the other animals are busy working, Ellie finds a brush and some paints, and gives the…

Tamsin Woolley-Barker

Tamsin Woolley-Barker is a bio-inspired innovation consultant and researcher, prolific science writer, and author of “The Biomimicry Manual."

Michelle Longega Wilson

Michelle Longega Wilson speaks English, French, and Italian. “I like to speak languages because it gives me the chance to understand and talk to more people. Of course, I can also read more books! I love to read. This is why I write books.”…

Allison Williams

While growing up in Olympia, Washington, Allison Williams, author of “Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip,” spent much of her childhood climbing trees and reading books at the top. Family vacations involved camping in the shadow of Mount Rainier…

Willy Wilkinson

Willy Wilkinson, MPH, is an award-winning writer and public health consultant who has been advancing mixed heritage, Asian, queer, and trans issues over the past three decades through published articles, community organizing, cultural competency…

Monica Wesolowska

Monica Wesolowska is the author of the memoir “Holding Silvan: A Brief Life,” which was named a “Best Book of 2013” by both The Boston Globe and Library Journal and has been internationally published. Her stories and essays have appeared…