Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman is the author of the fantasy “Rain of the Ghosts” series, which includes “Rain of the Ghosts” and “Spirits of Ash and Foam.” Weisman is an American comic book and animation writer and producer, best known as the creator…

Ethan Watters

Ethan Watters is an author and journalist who has spent the last two decades writing about mental health, culture, and social psychology. Most recently, he is the author of “Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche.” Watters…

Jenny Wapner

Jenny Wapner is the executive editor of Ten Speed Press, known for its award-winning cookbooks.
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Vendela Vida

Vendela Vida is the author of the acclaimed novels "The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty," "The Lovers," "Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name," "And Now You Can Go," as well as an essay collection "Girls on the Verge: Debutante Dips, Drive-Bys,…

Muon Van

Muon Van was born on the run in Rach Gia, Vietnam. When she was nine months old, she left Vietnam as part of the “boat people” mass exodus. She is the author of “In a Village by the Sea” and “The Little Tree,” coming out this fall.…

Deborah Underwood

Deborah Underwood is the author of “The Quiet Book” (a New York Times bestseller and one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2010) and “The Loud Book,” as well as a trio of books about a certain cat, and the new “Interstellar C…
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Antti Tuomainen

Finnish writer Antti Tuomainen was an award-winning copywriter when he made his literary debut in 2007 as a suspense author. In 2011, Tuomainen’s third novel, "The Healer," was awarded the Clue Award for Best Finnish Crime Novel of 2011, and…

Mark Trautwein

Mark Trautwein has been the editor of “Perspectives,” KQED’s daily listener commentary series since 1999.

GB Tran

Cartoonist GB Tran is a recent transplant to the Bay Area after 13+ years in Brooklyn. His New York City comics tenure was bookended with a Xeric Grant for his first self-published comic, “Content,” and an Eisner nomination for “Vietnamerica,”…

Sarah Tomlinson

Sarah Tomlinson is a Los Angeles- and Brooklyn-based writer. Her writing has appeared in publications including Marie Claire, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Salon.com and “Vol. 1 Brooklyn.” She has ghostwritten nine books, including…