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Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa, author of Against the Loveless World, is a Palestinian-American writer and political activist. She is also the author of Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between Sky and Water. …

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Jasmine Aimaq

Jasmine Aimaq, author of The Opium Prince, has taught History and International Relations and also had a career in nonprofit. She was director of press and corporate relations at the …

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Kaveh Akbar

Kaveh Akbar is the author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf: Poems and the forthcoming collection, Pilgrim Bell. Akbar has received honors such as a Levis Reading Prize and multiple …

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Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies, is a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer …

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Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam, author of Leave the World Behind, studied writing at Oberlin College. His other novels are Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. His writing has also appeared …

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Nin Andrews

Nin Andrews, author of The Last Orgasm, has published poems in many literary journals and anthologies including Ploughshares, Agni, The Paris Review, and four editions of Best American Poetry. She …

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Tom Angleberger

Tom Angleberger, author of DJ Funkyfoot: Butler for Hire!, is also author of the Origami Yoda series and the Flytrap Files series, as well as many other books for kids. …

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Andi Arndt

Andi Arndt, award-winning audiobook narrator and co-author of the Audible Original Heidi’s Guide to Four Letter Words, is also the founder of Lyric Audiobooks, a production company serving the indie …

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Kerri Arsenault

Kerri Arsenault, author of Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains, is a book critic, book editor at Orion magazine, and contributing editor at Lit Hub. Her work has appeared in …

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Rachel Beanland

Rachel Beanland, author of Florence Adler Swims Forever, writes fiction and essays. Her essays have appeared in Creative Nonfiction and Broad Street, among other places. She has an MFA in …

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Sandra Beasley

Sandra Beasley is the author of four poetry collections—Made to Explode, Count the Waves, I Was the Jukebox, and Theories of Falling—as well as Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales …

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Anna Beecher

Anna Beecher, author of Here Comes the Miracle, is a 2020 graduate of UVA’s MFA in Fiction. She’s also a theatre maker, and recently presented shows with Lincoln Center, New …