Speaker Tags: Pop-Up Book Club

Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker, author of Who Put This Song On? and Magical Negro, is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She is also the author of the poetry collections There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night.
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Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh, author of Gun Island, is also the author of the bestselling Ibis trilogy, and the nonfiction book The Great Derangement. His other novels include The Circle of Reason, which won the Prix Médicis étranger, and The Glass Palace. He divides his time between India …

Margaret Renkl

Margaret Renkl, author of Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss, is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, where her essays appear weekly. Her work has also appeared in Guernica, Literary Hub, Proximity, and River Teeth, among others.
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Jaquira Díaz

Jaquira Díaz, author of Ordinary Girls, was born in Puerto Rico. Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, the Guardian, the Fader, and T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and included in The Best American Essays 2016. She is the recipient of two …

Emma Copley Eisenberg

Emma Copley Eisenberg, author of The Third Rainbow Girl, has published stories and essays in VQR, the Paris Review, Granta, The New Republic, McSweeney’s and numerous others. Her work has won fellowships or awards from the Millay Colony, the Elizabeth George Foundation, Longreads Best Crime …

Casey Cep

Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours, is a writer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in English, she earned an M.Phil in theology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The …

Jason DeParle

Jason DeParle is the author of A Good Provider is One Who Leaves: Family and Migration in the 21st Century. He is a reporter for The New York Times and has written extensively about poverty and immigration. He is a recipient of the George Polk …

Madeline ffitch

Madeline ffitch, author of Stay and Fight, co-founded the punk theater company Missoula Oblongata and is part of the direct-action collective Appalachia Resist! Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Guernica, Granta, VICE, and Electric Literature. She is also the author of two short story …

Mimi Lok

Mimi Lok, author of Last of Her Name, is a recipient of a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award and an Ylvisaker Award for Fiction. She is executive director of the human rights nonprofit Voice of Witness.
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Angie Kim

Angie Kim, author of Miracle Creek, is a Korean immigrant, former trial lawyer, mother of three boys, and longtime resident of Northern Virginia. Her work has appeared in Vogue, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Glamour, Salon, Slate, and numerous literary magazines.
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