Adrian Blevins Adrian Blevins is an American poet. Author of three collections of poetry, her most recent is Live from the Homesick Jamboree.
A. Van Jordan A. Van Jordan is an American poet. He is Collegiate Professor in the Department of English Language & Literature at the University of Michigan and distinguished visiting professor at Ithaca College.
Bart Bellairs Wesley "Bart" Bellairs is an American former college basketball coach and athletic director. He worked with the Virginia Military Institute for fourteen years, including eleven as VMI's head basketball coach from 1994 to 2005.
Catherine Barnett Catherine Barnett is an American poet and educator. She is the author of The Game of Boxes and Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award. Her honors include a Whiting Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Dzvinia Orlowsky Dzvinia Orlowsky is a Ukrainian American poet, translator, editor, and professor. She is author of five poetry collections including Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones and her most recent, Silvertone '. She is co-winner of the Sheila Motton Book Award.
Elizabeth Mosier Elizabeth Mosier is an American author and professor at Bryn Mawr College. She is best known for her books, My Life as a Girl Random House, 2000 and The Playgroup. Mosier's work has appeared in Seventeen, Cimarron Review, Child, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Poets and Writers.
Fran Wilde (author) Fran Wilde is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and blogger. Her debut novel, Updraft, was nominated for the 2016 Nebula Award, and won the 2016 Andre Norton Award and the 2016 Compton Crook Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, Nature, and elsewhere.
James Franco James Edward Franco is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. For his role in 127 Hours, Franco was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Janet Holmes Janet Holmes is an American poet, professor, and the director of Ahsahta Press.
Jim Schley Jim Schley is an American poet, teacher, editor, and theater artist.
Joe Wenderoth Joe Wenderoth is an American writer, performer, teacher, and film-maker. He has published six books: four books of poetry, an epistolary novel, and a book of essays. His films can be found on You-Tube, and his performances can be found at Internet Archive.
Laure-Anne Bosselaar Laure-Anne Bosselaar is a Belgian-American poet, translator and professor. She is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently, A New Hunger. Her collection, Small Gods of Grief, won the 2001 Isabella Gardner Prize for Poetry.
Martha Rhodes Martha Rhodes is an American poet, teacher, and publisher. She is author of five poetry collections, most recently The Thin Wall, "The Beds", Mother Quiet. "At the Gate" was released in 1995 from Provincetown Arts Press.
Martha Zweig Martha Zweig is an American poet. Her most recent book is Monkey Lightning.
Meghan O'Rourke Meghan O'Rourke is an American nonfiction writer, poet and critic.
Michael Thomas (author) Michael Thomas is an American author. He won the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his debut novel Man Gone Down, receiving a prize of €100,000. Man Gone Down is also recommended by The New York Times.
Paul Jones (computer technologist) Paul Jones is a graduate of NC State University and the Director of ibiblio, a contributor-run, digital library of public domain and creative commons media, administered by the Office of Information Technology Service of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Reginald Dwayne Betts Reginald Dwayne Betts is an American poet, memoirist, and teacher. As a result of a carjacking he committed at the age of sixteen, he spent over eight years in prison. He has gone on to author several award-winning works, including poetry, a memoir, and legal scholarship.
Sally Ball Sara Louise "Sally" Ball is an American poet, editor, and professor. She is the author of Annus Mirabilis.
Shadab Zeest Hashmi Shadab Zeest Hashmi is an American poet of Pakistani origins. Her poetry, written in English, has been translated into Spanish and Urdu. She has been the editor of the Magee Park Poets Anthology and MahMag and is a columnist for 3 Quarks Daily.
Tatjana Soli Tatjana Soli is an American novelist and short-story writer. Her first novel, The Lotus Eaters, won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize, was a New York Times Bestseller, and a New York Times 2010 Notable Book.