Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'S'

Oliver Sacks is a physician and author known for his elegantly written neurological case studies...
Peter Sacks‘s books of poetry include In These Mountains, Promised Lands, and the recent Natal...
Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s latest book, Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club, is a...
Carl Safina is the president of Blue Ocean Institute, whose main focus is using science...
Miriam Sagan was born in Manhattan and raised in New Jersey. She holds a BA...
Edward Said, a renowned cultural and literary critic, was born in Jerusalem, Palestine, and was...
Sebastiao Salgado is a Paris based photojournalist, who has documented the lives of Latin American...
Victoria Sambunaris’s photographs depict epic stories of geology, commerce, and emigration, all mixed with notions...
Delicate lines are seen in the work of Fred Sandback (1943–2003), whose minimalist sculptures outline...
Scott Russell Sanders is the author of the nonfiction books The Force of Spirit, The...
George Saunders has written, “The land of the short story, is a brutal land, a...
John Sayles, born in upstate New York in 1950, has a storied career as an...
Jeremy Scahill is an investigative reporter, war correspondent and author of the international bestselling books...
Jonathan Schell (1943-2014) was the author of more than a dozen books, the most recent...
Maya Schenwar is the author of Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and...
Juliet Schor is professor of sociology at Boston College and has a Ph.D. in economics...
In the photographs of Josef Schulz we are reminded of the physical traces of borders...
Joanna Scott is the author of eight novels, including Follow Me, Liberation, Tourmaline, Make Believe...
Peter Dale Scott was born in Montreal in 1929. His poetry books are the three...
Patrick Scott is an Irish painter best known for his “Gold Paintings,” which feature geometric...
Christina Seely’s photographs connect to science, design, and architecture, capturing the relationship between the natural...
Liliana Segura was formerly an editor and contributor to The Nation, where she covered prisons...
Rebecca Seiferle has published three books of poetry, is editor/publisher of the literary website, The...
Danzy Senna has said, “I like stories that frighten me, that take me to a...
James Shapiro is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and has taught...
Solmaz Sharif has published poems in The New Republic, Poetry, Granta, and elsewhere. Her work...
Wallace Shawn, playwright, actor, screenwriter, and essayist has said, “I don’t know about you, but...
Christine Shearer is a postdoctoral scholar in science, technology, and society studies at the University...
Mark Sheinkman was born in New York City in 1963 and received his B.A. from...
Born in Boise, Idaho in 1933, Richard Shelton has published three volumes of poetry, The...

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