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Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris is currently serving his 13th term as chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. He holds the Graton Rancheria Endowed Chair in Writing and Native American Studies at Sonoma State University. His publications include…
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Robert Scheer

Robert Scheer is known worldwide for his fearless journalism. While working at City Lights Books in the early 1960s he co-wrote "Cuba: an American Tragedy" and went on to lead Ramparts magazine, which revolutionized political journalism. Scheer…
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Kate Campbell

Kate Campbell is a founding partner and senior advisor at North Berkeley Investment Partners, which works with clients to make key decisions in both financial and personal areas of their lives. In particular, they help clients articulate their…
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Meg Elison

Meg Elison is a science fiction author and feminist essayist. Her debut novel, "The Book of the Unnamed Midwife," won the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award, for which her second novel, "The Book of Etta," was also nominated. She has been published in…
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T. J. Stiles

T.J. Stiles is the author of three biographies, all published by Alfred A. Knopf. "Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America" received the Pulitzer Prize for History, the Spur Award for Best Western Biography, and was a finalist…
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Steve Wasserman

Steve Wasserman is publisher and executive director of Heyday, the Berkeley-based independent nonprofit press that is renowned for its books on California history, social justice, Indian cultural renewal, and honoring nature. Most recently,…

Baruch Porras-Hernandez

Baruch Porras-Hernandez is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer, performer and standup comedian, named one of the 13 Top Bay Area Writers to Watch in 2016 by 7×7 Magazine in San Francisco. You can find his writing published online, in journals,…

T. Geronimo Johnson

T. Geronimo Johnson was born in New Orleans. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford, Johnson has taught writing at UC Berkeley, Stanford, the Writers’ Workshop, the Prague Summer Program, Oregon…

Joseph Di Prisco

Joe Di Prisco has published two memoirs, four novels, three books of poetry, and two books about child development. His most recent books are a memoir, 'The Pope of Brooklyn', and poetry, 'Sightlines from the Cheap Seats'. He is the Chair of…

John Shea

John Shea is the San Francisco Chronicle's national baseball writer and columnist. He is in his 33rd year covering baseball, including 28 in the Bay Area. He wrote three baseball books, including Rickey Henderson's biography ('Confessions of…