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Ann Beattie is a short story writer and novelist who, after numerous earlier rejections from...
Peter Behrens, a native of Montreal, is the author of one novel, The Law of...
Phyllis Bennis is a writer, analyst, and long-time activist on Middle East and UN issues...
John Berger is a storyteller, essayist, novelist, screenwriter, dramatist and critic, whose body of work...
Art gives form to the things we know, but cannot yet understand. Its symbolic structure...
Susan Bernofsky is the author of Foreign Words: Translator-Authors in the Age of Goethe and...
Wendell Berry is a poet, essayist, and novelist, who has been called the “prophet of...
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge is the author of ten collections of poetry, including Fish Souls, Summits Move...
Frank Bidart, born in 1939 in Bakersfield, California, attended the University of California at Riverside...
David Biespiel’s books of poetry include Charming Gardeners and The Book of Men and Women...
Sherwin Bitsui is originally from White Cone, Arizona, on the Navajo Reservation. He is Diné...
Amy Bloom is the author of three story collections and two novels, including the recent...
Erika Blumenfeld is an internationally exhibiting multi-media artist and Guggenheim fellow. Since 1998, Blumenfeld has...
Max Blumenthal is an award-winning author and journalist. His articles and video documentaries have appeared...
Eavan Boland explores the relationship between gender, art, and national identity in her work. She...
Mary Bonkemeyer is an American abstract painter. She was born in North Carolina, and received...
Alexis Bonogofsky is a fourth-generation Montanan, goat rancher, and hunter who lives and works along...
Dr. Lucy Boulanger was born in Burlington, VT and received her medical degree from the...
Darrell Bourque is Professor Emeritus of English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He...
Charles Bowden (1945-2014) was the author of scores of books including A Shadow in the...
The author of seventeen books of fiction, T. C. Boyle‘s themes range dramatically from Alfred...
Coral Bracho was born in Mexico City. She has published nine books of poetry, including...
“In dancing with the enemy one follows his steps even if counting under one’s breath.”...
Pamela D. Bridgewater is a lawyer, reproductive rights advocate, activist, and the author of Breeding A...
Lester Brown, whom The Washington Post called “one of the world’s most influential thinkers,” has...
Daniel Brush, born in 1947, lives and works with his family in New York City...
Tisa Bryant is the author of the chapbook Tzimmes, a prose poem collage of narratives...
Judy Budnitz‘s stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines including The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine...
Stephen Burt is the author of Randall Jarrell and His Age, a critical study, and...
A.S. Byatt, a self-described greedy reader, weaves her many interests—biology, history, and philosophy among them—into...

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