Authors

From personal memoirs to historical non-fiction, these distinguished writers offer unique insights on the human condition. Their best-selling books have brought their messages to the masses. Now, through lectures, readings and virtual events, these ideas can go even further.  Our roster includes journalists, historians, poets, and people with inspirational stories. Whether it’s the written word or the spoken word, these artists have the ability to change our thinking as they expand our ability to view the world through another person’s eyes. These events not only entertain but encourage compassion and empathy in all of us.

Blair Imani

Blair Imani

Author of “Modern HERstory” and “Making Our Way Home”

Chuck D

Public Enemy frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer
Common

Common

Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe winning musician
Dessa in profile

Dessa

Doomtree Rapper and Author
Jamie Tworkowski

Jamie Tworkowski

Founder, To Write Love On Her Arms and Author of “If You Feel Too Much”
Jan Broberg

Jan Broberg

Subject of Netflix documentary “Abducted in Plain Sight”
Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen

Author, “The Dealmaker’s Ten Commandments: Ten Essential Tools for Business Forged in the Trenches of Hollywood”
John Moe

John Moe

Author and Host of “The Hilarious World of Depression”
Kimberly Jones wearing Equality Not Revenge face mask

Kimberly Jones

Activist and Co-Author “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight”
Lane Moore

Lane Moore

Host of Tinder Live and author of “How To Be Alone”
Lux Alptraum

Lux Alptraum

Author, “Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex – And The Truths They Reveal”
Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux

Author of “I Don’t Want To Die Poor” and “I Can’t Date Jesus”
Parker Molloy

Parker Molloy

Senior Editor at Media Matters for America and Upworthy
Sara Benincasa

Sara Benincasa

Mental Health Writer and Author of “Agorafabulous” and “Real Artists Have Day Jobs”
Sarah Lohman

Sarah Lohman

Food Historian and Author “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine”