Speakers

Bethanne Patrick

The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People

Bethanne Patrick, one of Flavorwire’s “35 Writers Who Run The Literary Internet,” is an author and book reviewer based in Northern Virginia. The editor of The Books That Changed My Life, she is working on a memoir for The Counterpoint Press.

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Keith Payne

The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die

Keith Payne, author of The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Changes the Way We Think, Live, and Die, is a professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a leading scholar of the human costs of economic inequality.

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Caitriona Perry

In America: Tales from Trump Country

Caitriona Perry, author of In America, is a broadcast journalist. She is currently the Washington Correspondent for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTE), the national public broadcaster of Ireland, and reports on radio, television, and online. This is her first book.

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Tom Pich

Folk Masters: A Portrait of America

Tom Pich, co-author of Folk Masters, has traveled across America for the past twenty-five years photographing extraordinary people in their homes, workshops, and during performances, creating iconic images in America’s landscape.

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Jared Pool

Jared Pool is a multi-instrumentalist based in Richmond, Va. He performs with the Legendary Ingramettes, the Sherman Holmes Project, Larry Keel, and many other bluegrass, gospel, and rock ‘n’ roll groups throughout Virginia.

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