Speakers

David Zahl

Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What To Do About It

David Zahl is the author of Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What To Do About It, founder and director of Mockingbird Ministries, editor-in-chief of the Mockingbird website, and co-host of The Mockingcast. He and his family reside in Charlottesville, Va., where David also serves on the staff of Christ Episcopal Church.

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Michael Zapata

The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

Michael Zapata, author of The Lost Book of Adana Moreau, is a graduate of the University of Iowa, a founding editor of MAKE: A Literary Magazine, and a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Award for Fiction. As an educator, he taught literature and writing in high schools servicing dropout students.

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Monika Zgustova

Dressed for a Dance in the Snow: Women's Voices from the Gulag

Monika Zgustova, author of Dressed for a Dance in the Snow, is an award-winning writer of six novels, a volume of short stories, two plays, two biographies and a dictionary. Her written work has been translated into ten languages.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Peter Zheutlin

The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie, An American Journey

Peter Zheutlin is the author of the New York Times bestseller Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway, and Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things.

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James Zimring

What Science is and How it Really Works

James Zimring is a professor of Pathology at the University of Virginia where he pursues basic and translational research in the field of transfusion medicine and blood biology. He has an MD and also a PhD in Immunology, both awarded from Emory University.

Speaker's: Website Genre: Non-Fiction