Speakers

Catalina Esguerra

Catalina Esguerra is the programs manager for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UVA’s School of Education and Human Development. Her role focuses on creating programming, professional development, …

Joe Fab

Joe Fab is an Award-winning and Emmy-nominated producer, director and writer with 40 years experience in documentary film production, media, communications, event production and the live presentation of plays and music. …

Daniel Fairley II

Daniel Fairley II currently serves as the Youth Opportunity Coordinator focused on Black Male Achievement for the City of Charlottesville. He received his BA from the University of Richmond and …

Paul Farber

Paul M. Farber is director of Monument Lab. He is author of A Wall of Our Own: An American History of the Berlin Wall and co-editor of Monument Lab: Creative …

Robin Farmer

Robin Farmer, author of Malcolm and Me, is a national award-winning journalist and the 2019 She Writes Press and SparkPress Toward Equality in Publishing contest winner. Malcolm and Me is …

Anita Felicelli

Anita Felicelli, author of Chimerica: A Novel and the story collection Love Songs for a Lost Continent, has been nominated for Pushcart Prizes, won Greater Bay Area Journalism awards, placed …

Cherise Fisher

Cherise Fisher is an agent with Wendy Sherman Associates. Her intention is that all the books she helps bring into the world are relevant, enduring, and help readers maximize joy …

Sarah FitzHenry

Sarah FitzHenry is an educator working to provide equitable and engaging learning experiences for all students. A true teacher at heart, she will share her passions with anyone that will …

Catherine Coleman Flowers

Catherine Coleman Flowers, author of Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret, is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice and the rural development manager …

Kelli Jo Ford

Kelli Jo Ford, author of Crooked Hallelujah, is a debut author who was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and a Publishers Weekly Best Fiction Books of …

Lauren Francis-Sharma

Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Book of the Little Axe, also wrote ’Til the Well Runs Dry. She resides near Washington, D.C., with her husband and two children and is the assistant …

Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman has twenty years of experience in the publishing industry. She’s the editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors, and has previously worked for F+W …

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