Phillip Lopate is the author of a dozen books, including Waterfront, Portrait of My Body, Notes on Sontag, Getting Personal, and Being with Children, and a contributing author to BAM: The Complete Works. Lopate is a Guggenheim Fellow and the director of the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University.
Deborah Treisman is the fiction editor at The New Yorker. She hosts the award-winning monthly New Yorker Fiction Podcast, and is the editor of 20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker. She was the 2012 recipient of the Maxwell Perkins Award for her contribution to fiction.
Harold Augenbraum is executive director of the National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards. He has published seven books on Latino literature of the United States. In 2012, the University of Texas Press published his co-translation of The Plain in Flames by Juan Rulfo, and in 2013, Penguin will publish his edition of The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust.
The British author reads from and discusses his new work Lionel Asbo: State of England.
The acclaimed author reads from and discusses his post-apocalyptic zombie novel, Zone One.
The acclaimed author of Lucky Girls reads from and discusses her recent novel.
The beloved author reads from and discusses See Now Then, her first novel in 10 years.
The author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao reads from and discusses his new work.
The acclaimed comic strip author discusses her recent graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?