Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT, is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than eight million copies. A two-time National Book Award finalist and a Margaret A. Edwards Award winner, she is an advocate for diversity in publishing, a member of RAINN’s National Leadership Council, and has been honored for her battles for intellectual freedom by the National Coalition Against Censorship and the National Council of Teachers of English. She lives in Philadelphia.
Maggie Anderson, author of Dear All, has received various fellowships including two from the National Endowment for the Arts. Anderson is professor emerita of English at Kent State University and now lives in Asheville, N.C.
Nin Andrews, author of Miss August, is the author of fourteen poetry collections. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies including Ploughshares,Agni, The Paris Review, and four editions of Best American Poetry. Her book, Why God Is a Woman, won the 2016 Ohioana Poetry Award.