Speakers 2016

Aaron Hirsh

RIGHT

WRITER & BIOLOGIST

Aditya Roy

RIGHT

PERFORMER

Ami Dayan

RIGHT

DIRECTOR, ACTOR & PLAYWRIGHT

Amitava Kumar

RIGHT

WRITER

Amrit Kaur Lohia

RIGHT

SINGER & MUSICIAN

Andrew Lam

RIGHT

WRITER

Anne C. Klein

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Anne Waldman

RIGHT

POET, ACADEMIC & CULTURAL ACTIVIST

Arsen Kashkashian

RIGHT

BROADCASTER & BOOKSELLER

Arthur Flowers

RIGHT

WRITER, SCREENWRITER & PLAYWRIGHT

Brian Catlos

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Carolyn Finney

RIGHT

WRITER, ACADEMIC & PERFORMER

Carrie Morgridge

RIGHT

WRITER & PHILANTHROPIST

Charles Rice-Gonzalez

RIGHT

WRITER & LGBT ACTIVIST

Claudia Cragg

RIGHT

WRITER & JOURNALIST

Daisy Rockwell

RIGHT

WRITER & ARTIST

Dave Goulson

RIGHT

WRITER, BIOLOGIST & CONSERVATIONIST

Devdutt Pattanaik

RIGHT

WRITER & MYTHOLOGIST

Dominic Smith

RIGHT

WRITER

Eleni Sikelianos

RIGHT

WRITER & POET

Erika Krouse

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WRITER

G. Willow Wilson

RIGHT

WRITER

Gopi Kallayil

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WRITER

Guillermo Rodriguez

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WRITER AND CULTURAL ACTIVIST

Heather Hansen

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WRITER & JOURNALIST

Helen Thorpe

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WRITER & JOURNALIST

Irene Vilar

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WRITER

Jane Shepard

RIGHT

Jeffrey Sichel

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THEATER DIRECTOR & AUTEUR

Jovan Mays

RIGHT

POET

Jules B. Levinson

RIGHT

ACADEMIC

Kirstin Valdez Quade

RIGHT

WRITER

Laird Hunt

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WRITER

Laura Pritchett

RIGHT

WRITER

Layli Long Soldier

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WRITER

Maeve Conran

RIGHT

JOURNALIST

Maina Chawla Singh

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Manuel Ramos

RIGHT

WRITER

Marcia Douglas

RIGHT

WRITER & PERFORMER

Margaret Coel

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WRITER

Marie Brenner

RIGHT

WRITER & JOURNALIST

Maruta Kalnins

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Namita Gokhale

RIGHT

WRITER, PUBLISHER & FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Nicholas Carr

RIGHT

WRITER

Nick Sousanis

RIGHT

COMICS WRITER & ARTIST

Patricia Chapman

RIGHT

ARTIST

Patty Limerick

RIGHT

WRITER, HISTORIAN & ACADEMIC

Philip A. Lutgendorf

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Reed Bye

RIGHT

WRITER & POET

Robert Blackwill

RIGHT

WRITER & DIPLOMAT

Ruchira Gupta

RIGHT

Writer, Academic & Women’s Rights Activist

Sanford J. Ungar

RIGHT

WRITER & EDUCATOR

Sanjoy Roy

RIGHT

MD of Teamwork Arts & Festival Producer

Scott Haas

RIGHT

WRITER & CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Stephen Graham Jones

RIGHT

WRITER

Suketu Mehta

RIGHT

WRITER

Susan Allman

RIGHT

POTTER

Tanaya Winder

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WRITER, POET & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER

Thomas Bell

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WRITER & JOURNALIST

Tim Z. Hernandez

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WRITER, POET & PERFORMER

Vera Hildebrand

RIGHT

WRITER & ACADEMIC

Vidya Shah

RIGHT

WRITER & MUSICIAN

Viet Thanh Nguyen

RIGHT

WRITER

William Dalrymple

RIGHT

WRITER, HISTORIAN & FESTIVAL DIRECTOR