Speakers

G. Thomas Tanselle

G. Thomas Tanselle, author of Essays in Bibliographical History and Book-Jackets: Their History, Forms, and Use, is president of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia and former vice president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Vegas Tenold

Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America

Vegas Tenold, author of Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America, has covered the far right in American for years, as well as human rights in Russia, conflict in central Africa and the Middle East, and national security.

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Michael Timko

Michael Timko is a professor of Biology and the director of the undergraduate program in Human Biology at UVa. Timko is the only principal investigator at UVa looking into hemp or medical marijuana, with the goal of Virginia becoming a leading hemp-producing state, and restoring land depleted by tobacco and mining.

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Joe Tone

Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream

Joe Tone, author of Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream, was most recently the editor of the award-winning Dallas Observer. He has written extensively about sports, crime, and immigration, among other topics.

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Erin Tucker

Erin Tucker is the executive director of On Our Own and has been with the organization for eight years. Tucker is a Trauma Informed Care Trainer through SAMHSA, an advanced level WRAP trainer, and a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Trainer of Trainers. She is also a mother, activist, and reader.

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Michael W. Twitty

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

Michael W. Twitty, author of The Cooking Gene, is a noted culinary and cultural historian who traces his ancestry through food. Twitty is also the creator of Afroculinaria, the first blog devoted to African American historic foodways and their legacy. He was recently named one of fifty people changing the South by Southern Living and is a 2016 TED Fellow.

 

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