Margaret Edds, author of We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team that Dismantled Jim Crow, is a former editorial and political writer for the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot. She is the author of four previous books dealing primarily with Southern and African American issues.
S. Max Edelson, author of The New Map of Empire, is an associate professor of History at UVA. He is the director of MapScholar, an online visualization platform for map history, and author of Plantation Enterprise in Colonial South Carolina.
Mark Edmundson, author of The Heart of the Humanities, is a professor at the University of Virginia. He is also the author of Why Write?, Why Teach?, Why Read? and The Death of Sigmund Freud. He lives in Batesville, Va.
Elizabeth Ellcessor is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation, and is currently researching 9-1-1 and related emergency media technologies.
Jennifer Elvgren, author of The Whispering Town, received the Andersen Prize, the Américas Award, a Sydney Taylor award, and a Jane Addams award. Her work has appeared on the Children’s Notable Book and Bank Street College Best Books lists.
Theo Emery, author of Hellfire Boys, has written for The New York Times, Associated Press News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and other publications. He has appeared on NPR and WBUR. He graduated from Stanford University, and earned an MFA in creative nonfiction.
Due to unforeseen circumstances and with great regret, Mr. Enger has had to cancel his participation.
Thomas Enger, author of Cursed, is a former journalist from Norway. His debut crime novel Burned, an international sensation before publication, was the first of five books about the journalist Henning Juul. Rights to the series have been sold in 26 countries to date.
M.K. England is a Charlottesville-area author and young adult librarian who’s often found drowning in fandom, rolling dice at the gaming table, or climbing on things in the woods. Her debut young adult science fiction novel will be published in December 2018.
Nathan Englander, author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth, is also known for The Ministry of Special Cases, and story collections, For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. He was awarded the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, for the latter.
As a selection for the 2018 Festival’s Pop-Up Book Club, this author’s book has a discussion guide available HERE.
Will Englund, author of March 1917, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning, longtime Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post and Baltimore Sun. He is currently an editor on the foreign desk of the Post, responsible for directing coverage of Russia and East Asia.
Kathryn Erskine, author of Mama Africa, has written six children’s novels including National Book Award winner, Mockingbird. She enjoys traveling the world for research and presentations, and returning to her cozy loft to write.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Amitai Etzioni has had to cancel his participation.
Amitai Etzioni, author of Avoiding War With China, is a professor of international relations at George Washington University. He is the author of several other books, including Security First and From Empire to Community.