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  • A writer of “wrenching and sweet truths that feel familiar to any reader” ( Philadelphia Magazine ), Diane McKinney-Whetstone is the author of five acclaimed novels, including Tumbling , Tempest Rising , and Trading Dreams at Midnight , a… more

  • “Powerful” ( The Independent ) novelist, playwright, and essayist  Darryl Pinckney  explores issues of racial, sexual, and cultural identity in contemporary America. His semi-autobiographical novel  High Cotton  tells an irreverent and ironic… more

  • The former popular and transformative mayor of Newark, Cory Booker is currently the junior United States senator from New Jersey. During his time as mayor he earned a national reputation for hands-on involvement in public service, foundational… more

  • Covering culture, politics, and social issues as a national correspondent at The Atlantic , Ta-Nehisi Coates has been applauded for his levelheaded and prescient reportage. His 2008 memoir, The Beautiful Struggle , details his father’s struggle… more

  • The author of more than two dozen books for young adults, Jacqueline Woodson has won three Newbery Honors, a Coretta Scott King Award and three Coretta Scott King Honors, as well as the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her… more