Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, is also the author of Homeland Elegies, which The New York Times called “a beautiful novel…that had echoes of The Great...
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Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame is a former career covert CIA operations officer who worked to protect America’s national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass...
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Robert Kerbeck

Robert Kerbeck is the author of the memoir RUSE: Lying the American Dream from Hollywood to Wall Street. The book drew praise from Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If...
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Thomas Powers

Thomas Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, intelligence expert, and the author of nine books (The Killing of Crazy Horse; Intelligence Wars: American Secret History...
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Chard deNiord

Chard deNiord is the author of seven books of poetry, including In My Unknowing, Interstate, and The Double Truth. His poems have appeared in several...
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Sydney Lea

Sydney Lea is a former Pulitzer finalist, winner of the Poets’ Prize, served as founding editor of New England Review, and was Vermont’s Poet Laureate from...
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Kristen Mulrooney

Kristen Mulrooney is a humorist from Chelmsford, MA and the 2022 Erma Bombeck Writing Workshop’s Humorist-in-Residence. Her writing has been featured in The New Yorker...
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Jeff Danziger

Jeff Danziger was drafted and served in Vietnam in 1969 as an intelligence officer, awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. In 1980 he...
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Dewaine Farria

Dewaine Farria is the author of the novel Revolutions of All Colors, selected by Tobias Wolff as the winner of Syracuse University’s 2019 Veteran’s Writing...
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Toufah Jallow

Toufah Jallow is the 25-year-old author of Toufah: The Woman Who Inspired an African #MeTooMovement.  Her story helped bring the president of The Gambia to...
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