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Alli Joseph

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Alli Joseph has been telling stories since she invented Hooper, the narcoleptic diaper truck-driving dog who saved lives and was a prize-winning baker, when she was five. Today, Alli is a TV host, a producer of television shows, documentary films, and a published author. A Native New Yorker, Alli loves a good six-speed transmission and has been to racing school... read full bio

Annette Langer

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Annette Langer was a finalist in two categories in the prestigious Writers Digest national writing competition. She has contributed magazine articles for the Livermore Wine Country Literary Harvest Anthology and O'Brien's Literary Speculator Bright Beginnings Anthology. Frequently, her work can be found in the monthly literary e-newsletter Fox and Quill. Her shorter works have appeared in several anthologies, including the... read full bio

Ariel Dorfman

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Ariel Dorfman is a renowned author and playwright who witnessed the coup in Chile in the 1970s, which inspired many of his plays and novels. He combines politics and human rights is most of his works. He has been a literature and Latin American Studies professor at Duke University since 1985. Dorfman has written multiple critically acclaimed plays including Death... read full bio

Beverly Kirkhart

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A breast cancer survivor since 1993, Beverly Kirkhart is the author of My Healing Companion, and the co-author of the revised edition of Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul: 101 Healing Stories About Those Who Have Survived Cancer. Designed to serve as a self-guided journal for anyone facing cancer (or any disease or disability), the book shares Kirkharts experiences coping,... read full bio

Bill Clegg

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Bill Clegg came to New York at the age of 21 to start a career in book publishing. By 30, he had a thriving literary agency. By 35 he'd lost the agency, his decade-long relationship, his reputation and nearly his life from a crack cocaine addiction. After a major drug binge and suicide attempt, Clegg went from the hospital to... read full bio

Daniel Levin

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Daniel Levin is author of The Last Ember, the New York Times bestselling international suspense thriller. The idea for The Last Ember came to Levin while he was clerking for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel. He came across a case dealing with illegal excavation and theft of archaeological artifacts, and began researching similar cases around the... read full bio

Elinor Lipman

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According to The Boston Globe, bestselling author Elinor Lipman has been referred to as 'master of the art of screwball comedy,' but 'screwball' doesn't do justice to her fiction, which renders serious subjects through a lens of humor and hope." Her first forays into social satire began in college, where she wrote snappy headlines for the school newspaper... read full bio

Emma Gilbey Keller

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Since the publication of her book The Comeback: Seven Stories of Women Who Went from Career to Family and Back Again, Emma Gilbey Keller has traveled around the country talking to women of all ages in professional associations, colleges, parenting groups, town halls, schools and more. Emma was inspired to write the book because of her own experience as a... read full bio

Ethan Canin

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Ethan Canin's first short stories, collected in Emperor of the Air when he was only 27, dazzled the literary world. His next five books, Blue River, For Kings and Planets, The Palace Thief, Carry Me Across the Water and America established his reputation as one of the finest writers in America and has garnered him generous literary prizes. His road... read full bio

Galway Kinnell

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A writer of lyric free verse, Galway Kinnell is among the post-war generation of American poets including Robert Bly, James Wright, James Dickey and W.S. Merwin. Like them, he incorporated more experimental language in his poetic verse. While Yeats was most notably an early influence, Whitman, Frost, and Rilke also inspired him; Whitman's Song of Myself, seen in The Avenue... read full bio

Geneen Roth

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Geneen Roth is an esteemed and respected authority on the subject of well-being and relationships. Shes an inspirational speaker who inspires, motivates and uplifts audiences worldwide. She is a thoughtful leader on the subject of compulsive eating and perpetual dieting and how it is linked with both personal and spiritual issues. She has helped thousands of individuals improve the quality... read full bio

Gigi Levangie

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Gigi Levangie's writing style has been described as sophisticated, funny and self-deprecating. Formerly married to film producer Brian Grazer, Levangie experienced firsthand the exclusive workings of Hollywood. Unlike many Hollywood wives who give up their careers when they marry, Levangie used her acid powers of observation and scathing satire of L.A. society to produce bestselling books and screenplays. Levangie's unique... read full bio

Henry Cole

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Henry Cole is the illustrator of many beloved books for children, including Jack and Jill's Treehouse, written by Pamela Duncan Edwards, and his own Jack's Garden and On Meadowview Street. He lives in Florida. ... read full bio

Isabel Gillies

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Isabel Gillies is an American actress and author. She became popular for her role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit where she played Elliot Stablers wife. Isabel released a memoir that was a New York Times bestseller titled, Happens Every Day. Isabel had several film appearances including Metropolitan, I Shot Andy Warhol and New Orleans, Mon Amour. Aside from... read full bio

Jane Green

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British import Jane Green is the author of a dozen bestselling novels, dealing with real life, real women, and all the things life throws at them, with her trademark wisdom, wit and warmth. She writes a daily blog and contributes to various publications, both online and print, including Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, Wowowow, and Self. Her bestselling book, Promises... read full bio

Jenna Blum

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New York Times best-selling author Jenna Blum has been writing professionally since 1986, when her short story The Legacy of Frank Finklestein won First Prize in Seventeen Magazines national fiction contest. Jennas debut novel, Those Who Save Us, was in 2004 and jumped onto The Boston Globe and The New York Times best-seller lists. A World War II mother-daughter story... read full bio

Joseph Bruchac

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Joseph Bruchac, the Abenaki Indian author of Skeleton Man. Throughout Joseph Bruchac's short stories, poetry, picture books, and novels are echoes of the writer's Abenaki Indian heritage. In 2005, he was honored with the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for his efforts to preserve Native American traditions, and bring to light issues of concern to contemporary Native cultures.... read full bio

Katherine Howe

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Katherine Howe is the author of NYT bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, a spellbinding novel that moves between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in American history, the Salem witch trials. Howe, whose family settled in Essex County, MA in the 1620's, is related to accused Salem witches Elizabeth Proctor and Elizabeth Howe.... read full bio

Lisa Belkin

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The woman Mediaweek says could very well be the next generation's Anna Quindlen" steps out from behind her celebrated New York Times column in a book about the intersection -- or more accurately collision -- of life and work. A few years ago, award-winning reporter Lisa Belkin left the office to work from home, amid the chaos of two young... read full bio

Maria Murnane

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A former PR executive who abandoned a high-paying job to pursue a more fulfilling life, Maria Murnane is the award-winning author of the romantic comedies Perfect on Paper, It's a Waverly Life, Honey on Your Mind,and Chocolate for Two (coming early 2013). She has inspired audiences across the country with the story behind the story," an entertaining tale of the... read full bio



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