Matt Simon

Matt Simon is a writer and editor at Wired. , Having graduated from UC Davis and before moving to Wired he was--no joke--a copyeditor at a marketing firm for dentists. Since September , 2013 he’s been doing the “Absurd Creature of the Week”…

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…

John Shoptaw

John Shoptaw was raised in the drained Mississippi River floodplain of the Missouri Bootheel, where he was baptized in a drainage ditch, picked cotton, and worked in a lumber mill. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Common Knowledge,…

John Shirley

John Shirley is the author of dozens of books and short stories. His novels include “Bleak History,” the seminal cyberpunk “City Come A-Walkin,’“and the “Song Called Youth” trilogy. He writes for film, television, and bands such…

Kevin Sessums

Kevin Sessums is Editor-in-Chief of 429 and author of the New York Times bestseller “Mississippi Sissy,” and the new “I Left It On the Mountain: A Memoir.” He was a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Allure. His work has appeared…

Gabrielle Selz

Gabrielle Selz is an award-wining author. Her 2014 debut memoir “Unstill Life” was named best memoir of the year by the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and was listed as a best book of 2014 by the San Francisco Chronicle…

Joel Selvin

Joel Selvin is a music critic and author whose San Francisco Chronicle column ran from 1972 to 2009. His books include the bestselling “Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock with Sammy Hagar,” “Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns,”…

Åsne Seierstad

Åsne Seierstad is an award-winning Norwegian journalist and writer known for her work as a war correspondent. She is the author of “The Bookseller of Kabul,” “One Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal,” “Angel of Grozny: Inside…

Tina Seelig

Tina Seelig has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Stanford University Medical School, is Professor of the Practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford School of Engineering, and executive director of the Stanford Technology…

Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman strongly believes in capturing photographs that articulate that humans are not separate from nature. Her recent series include “Melting Away: A Ten-Year Journey Through our Endangered Polar Regions.” A photographer and explorer,…