Speakers

Rita Dove

Rita Dove, author of Playlist for the Apocalypse, is a Pulitizer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate, and the only poet honored with both the National Humanities Medal and …

Laurent Dubois

Laurent Dubois is the director for Academic Affairs at the Democracy Initiative at UVA and the author, most recently, of Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian …

Danielle Beazer Dubrasky

Danielle Beazer Dubrasky, author of Drift Migration, Ruin and Light, and letterpress book Invisible Shores, has been published in Chiron Review, South Dakota Review, and Ninth Letter. Originally from Charlottesville, …

Omar Eaton-Martínez

Omar Eaton-Martínez, assistant division chief, Historical Resources for Prince George’s County Parks & Recreation, is a museum leader whose professional vision is to transform communities through co-stewardship of narratives in …

April Eberhardt

April Eberhardt joined the literary world after twenty-five years as a corporate strategist and management consultant. She advises and assists authors worldwide as they choose the best path to publication. …

Justene Hill Edwards

Justene Hill Edwards, author of Unfree Markets, is an assistant professor in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. Published Works Unfree Markets: The Slaves’ Economy and …

Joanna Eleftheriou

Joanna Eleftheriou, author of This Way Back, is assistant professor of English at Christopher Newport University, a contributing editor of Assay, and a faculty member at the Writing Workshops in …

M. K. England

M. K. England, author of The One True Me and You, lives in a small house in rural Virginia packed with video games, dogs, plants, Star Wars memorabilia, and one …

Mike Errico

Mike Errico, author of Music, Lyrics, and Life, is a New York-based recording artist, writer, and lecturing professor. In addition to his music career, he teaches songwriting at universities including …

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, …

Leah Esslinger

Leah Esslinger is a freelance writer and researcher in the Charlottesville area and is currently the communications assistant at Virginia Humanities. With an MA in anthropological linguistics from UVA, Leah’s …

Georgann Eubanks

Georgann Eubanks is a writer and Emmy-winning documentarian. Her most recent book is Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction. Published Works Saving …

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