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…

John Weller

John Weller’s most recent book, “The Last Ocean,” is a rare glimpse into life in the Ross Sea in Antarctica. He is a critically acclaimed photographer, writer, and filmmaker based in Boulder, Colorado. Nature photography has been his passion…

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 (b 1971, USA) is an award-winning novelist and editor based in northern California. She is the author of six novels, including Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, The Lovers and The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty. Her new novel,…

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.…
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Deborah Underwood

Deborah Underwood has written numerous picture books, including New York Times bestsellers The Quiet Book, The Loud Book, and Here Comes the Easter Cat. She lives in Northern California with her feline muse, Bella. Visit her at DeborahUnderwoodBooks.com,…
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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.