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.
Tess Taylor, author of Work & Days, is on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s All Things Considered, and was this year’s Distinguished Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of How We Get Free, is assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University.
Rebecca Taylor holds an MFA in fiction and a BA in creative writing, both from Columbia University. Her essays and stories have appeared in The Believer, Quarto, Public Books, The Evil One Anthology, and the McSweeney’s anthology Read Harder. She co-hosts the Charlottesville Reading Series at New Dominion Bookshop.
Erin Teagan, author of The Friendship Experiment, worked in science for more than ten years before becoming a writer. She has three books coming out with American Girl in 2018 and lives in Virginia with her family.
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.
Brandon Thibodeaux, author of In That Land of Perfect Day, is a photographer based in Dallas. He is also a member of the New York-based photography collective MJR.
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.
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.
Richard Torrey, author of Ally-saurus & the Very Bossy Monster, is an artist and editorial cartoonist. He has written and illustrated numerous books; has had his art published in Highlights, KidCity, and Inside Sports; and has created a line of greeting cards.
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.
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.