Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'W'

Terry Tempest Williams is an award-winning author, environmentalist, and activist who writes about the intersection...
Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the 2002 Caine Prize for...
Derek Walcott was born in St. Lucia, West Indies, in 1930, and educated at the...
G.C. Waldrep’s book of poems, Goldbeater’s Skin, won the 2003 Colorado Prize for Poetry as...
Frank X Walker is the author of five collections of poetry including Buffalo Dance: The...
Gabrielle Walker is an expert on climate change and the energy industry. She holds a...
Roger Walker began making his drawings over 20 years ago as a way to pass...
David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) was one of the most acclaimed and influential American writers of...
Erika Wanenmacher is an artist who lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A...
Dora-Linda Wang, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to parents who had fled the Sino-Japanese War...
Rosanna Warren is a poet, writer, and educator.  She is the author of the poetry...
Steve Wasserman has served as editor for the Los Angeles Times Book Review since 1996...
Don Waters is the author of Sunland, a novel, and the story collection, Desert Gothic...
Brad Watson was born in Mississippi and is the author of two books, a collection...
Joanna Weber is currently the acting curator of the Department of European and Contemporary Art...
Bruce Weigl is the author of 12 collections of poetry, most recently Declension in the...
Stefi Weisburd is the author of two poetry collections, The Wind-Up Gods, which won the...
Jillian Weise’s latest poetry collection, The Book of Goodbyes, won the James Laughlin Award from...
Lawrence Weschler was for over twenty years a staff writer at The New Yorker, where...
Dr. Cornel West has been described as one of America’s most vital and eloquent public...
Orlando White is Diné (Navajo) from Sweetwater, Arizona. The author of one book of poetry...
Steven F. White has translated and edited anthologies of poetry from Nicaragua, Chile and Brazil...
Colson Whitehead is the author of The Underground Railroad, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize...
A veteran of nonprofit literary publishing for two decades, Michael Wiegers is the Executive Editor...
Isabel Wilkerson is the author of The Warmth of Other Suns, an epic story of...
Leslie Wilkes is an American abstract artist who specializes in highly geometrical, kaleidoscopic gouache works...
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson is a member of the Haida Nation, from the village of Skidegate, Haida...
Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist based in New York City. He is professor...
Elizabeth Willis’s most recent book, Alive: New and Selected Poems (New York Review Books, 2015)...
Sean Wilsey‘s work has been published in The Los Angeles Times Book Review, McSweeny’s, The...

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