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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...
Christian Wiman is the author of two books of poetry, The Long Home (Story Line...
Emi Winter was born in Oaxaca, Mexico, in 1973 to American parents and has lived...
Larry Woiwode was born in North Dakota and began his writing life under the mentorship...
Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and...
Sheldon S. Wolin, born in 1922, is Emeritus Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He...
C.D. Wright (1949-2016) could be described in many ways: she was an experimental writer, a...
Jay Wright is a poet and playwright whose work focuses largely on personal biography, African...
JoAnn Wypijewski is an independent journalist and columnist for Mother Jones magazine. For eighteen years...
Marvin X (née Marvin Ellis Jackmon) is a poet, playwright, essayist, director, and lecturer. Under...
Lois-Ann Yamanaka was born on the island of Moloka’i in Hawaii. She has written three...

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