Jeffrey Brown

PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent

Timothy Egan

National Book Award-winning Author of The Worst Hard Time and Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Anne Fadiman

Award-winning Writer, Essayist, Editor, and Author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Ira Glass

Radio Producer and Host, This American Life

Terry Gross

Award-winning Host and Co-Executive Producer of National Public Radio’s Fresh Air

Sarah Koenig

Elizabeth Kolbert

Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe & The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Erik Larson

Award-winning Author of The Devil in the White City &  In The Garden of Beasts

Joyce Carol Oates

National Book-Award Winning Novelist, Poet, Playwright and Essayist

Michael Pollan

Bestselling Author & Journalist In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto & Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Frank Rich

Author & Journalist, Featured Essayist for New York Magazine

Orville Schell

Author and Journalist, Expert on China and Tibet

Eric Schlosser

Bestselling Author of Command and Control and Fast Food Nation