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Michelle García, Writer

Michelle García is a writer, radio reporter, and video journalist whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, The Boston Review, The Texas Observer and numerous other media outlets. She is the producer and director of the PBS documentary Against Mexico: The Making of Heroes and Enemies, and she is traveling the U.S.-Mexico border working on a book about…
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Randa Jarrar, Writer

Randa Jarrar is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. She grew up in Kuwait and Egypt and moved to the US after the Gulf War. Her first novel, A Map of Home, received an Arab-American Book Award. Her second book, Him, Me, Muhammad Ali, is forthcoming in 2016. Jarrar is currently the President of RAWI (Radius of Arab-American…
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Joanna Scott, Writer

Joanna Scott is the author of eight novels, including Follow Me, Liberation, Tourmaline, Make Believe, The Manikin, and Arrogance. She also has two collections of short fiction, Various Antidotes and Everybody Loves Somebody.

Her stories and essays have appeared in The Paris Review, Harper’s, Esquire, Conjunctions, Black Clock, and Subtropics, and other journals.  She has reviewed for The New…
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Claudia Rankine, Poet, Writer

Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, including, most recently, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf, 2014) which continues Rankine‚Äôs unique genre and presents a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism on society. Another collection, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely (Graywolf, 2004), is a multi-genre experimental project, blending poetry, essays, and images, of which…
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