David A. Taylor, author of Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in World War II, teaches science writing at Johns Hopkins University. His other books include Soul of a People: The WPA Writers’ Project Uncovers Depression America and Ginseng, the Divine Root.
Tess Taylor is the author of The Forage House and Work & Days. She was a Distinguished Fulbright US Scholar at the Seamus Heaney Centre in Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and was most recently Anne Spencer Writer in Residence at Randolph College.
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.
Mark Thiessen, contributor to Spectacle, is a photographer who has worked with National Geographic since 1990 and is widely published in National Geographic magazines. In 1996, his cover story on firefighters earned first-place recognition by Pictures of the Year International.
Christopher Tilghman, author of Thomas and Beal in the Midi, has written two short-story collections, In a Father’s Place and The Way People Run, and three previous novels, The Right-Hand Shore, Mason’s Retreat, and Roads of the Heart. He lives in Charlottesville, Va.
James Trefil, author of Space Atlas, is a physicist and author of nearly fifty books. The Robinson Professor of Physics at George Mason University, he offers courses in science for non-science majors and teaches judges and public officials about science and the law.
Adriana Trigiani, author of Tony’s Wife, is a playwright, television writer/producer, and filmmaker. She is the author of seventeen books, which have been published in thirty-six countries. She wrote and directed the film version of her novel, Big Stone Gap, which was shot entirely on location in her Virginia hometown. Trigiani is co-founder of the Origin Project, an in-school writing program that serves more than one thousand students in Appalachia. She lives in Greenwich Village with her family.
Erin Tucker is the executive director of On Our Own and has been with the organization for nine and a half years. Tucker is a trauma informed care trainer through SAMHSA, an advanced level WRAP trainer, an eCPR trainer, and a certified peer recovery specialist trainer of trainers.
Wendy Tyson, author of Rooted in Deceit, is a lawyer and former therapist who writes the Greenhouse Mystery and Allison Campbell series in Vermont. Her short fiction also appears in Betrayed: Powerful Stories of Kick-Ass Crime Survivors.