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Don Carr

For over 15 years, Don Carr has investigated and written about America’s worst polluters from the gas fields of North Dakota to the “Dead...
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Amanda J. Lucas

Amanda Lucas is a Bible studies group leader and church historian from Forest Lake, Minnesota and the author of the book Bible & Battlefield:...
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Monica Rojas

Monica Rojas is a bilingual queer Chilean-American who hopes to engage communities through writing and artistic practices involving magical realism, joy, and play. She...
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Ben Orlin

Ben Orlin has written four books, including Math with Bad Drawings and Math for English Majors. He describes himself as a "professional apologist for...
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Matthew Eicheldinger

Matt Eicheldinger wasn’t always a writer. He spent most of his childhood playing soccer, reading comics, and trying his best to stay out of...
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Jamieya B-Johnson

Jamieya B-Johnson is inspired by the joys of life. She has written books from many life experiences, and much of her work comes by...
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Daniel J. Blackburn

Daniel Blackburn is an author, speaker, executive coach, and yoga therapist. He was an award-winning leader and executive in the natural foods industry for...
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Nigar Alam

Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Nigar Alam spent her childhood in Turkey, Nigeria, Italy, Kenya, Indonesia, and the United States before returning to Karachi. With...
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Judith F. Brenner

Judith F. Brenner is an author and editor. Her debut novel, The Moments Between Dreams, won four awards, including the 2022 National Indie Excellence...
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Gary Heyn

Gary Heyn is a former corporate executive who has refocused his research and analytic skills to genealogy, history, and writing with an emphasis on...

John Abraham

John Abraham is a published author and freelance journalist located in the Twin Cities, where he lives with his wife Mary and their cats Marble and Morrison. He has published two novels, Our Senior Year and Last Man on Campus.
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Ayaan Adan

Ayaan Adan is a UX designer, organizer, and author of Daughters of Arraweelo: Stories of Somali Women. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she earned a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Her design philosophy centers a human-centered approach that values collaboration and quality. Adan is an avid writer and storyteller. She…
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Sarah Ahiers

Sarah Ahiers has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University and lives in Minnesota with her dogs and a house full of critters. She has a collection of steampunk hats and when she’s not writing she fills her time with good games, good food, good friends, and good family. Ahiers…
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Nigar Alam

Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Nigar Alam spent her childhood in Turkey, Nigeria, Italy, Kenya, Indonesia, and the United States before returning to Karachi. With an MBA and CPA, she has worked in both brand management and auditing. Currently, Alam teaches at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and lives with her family in Minnesota.
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D. Allen

D. Allen is a queer and genderqueer poet and multidisciplinary artist living in Minneapolis. They completed an MFA in Poetry at the University of Minnesota in 2017 and are currently a 2019-20 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow. They have recently received a 2019 20% Theatre Company Q-STAGE: New Works Fellowship, a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist…
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Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson drew the first picture he can ever remember drawing when he was in kindergarten. It was a drawing of the Easter Bunny, and he proudly presented it to Mr. Berhow, the school principal. Mr. Berhow displayed that picture in his office for the rest of the school year. From then on, Anderson knew…
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Antonia Angress

Antonia Angress was born in Los Angeles and raised in San José, Costa Rica. She is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Minnesota MFA program, where she was a Winifred Fiction Fellow and a College of Liberal Arts Fellow. She lives in Minneapolis. Sirens & Muses is her first novel.
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Rebecca Ansari

After twelve years as an ER doctor, Rebecca K.S. Ansari shelved her scrubs to write magical and mysterious worlds for middle grade readers. Her debut novel, The Missing Piece of Charlie O’Reilly was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, an ALA 2020 Notable Children’s Book nominee, and a Junior Library Guild selection. Her second…
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Gretchen Anthony

Gretchen Anthony is the award-winning author of The Kids Are Gonna Ask, recipient of the 2021 Alex Award from the American Library Association. Her debut novel, Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners, was a Midwestern Connections Pick and a best books pick by Amazon, BookBub, PopSugar, and the New York Post. Her work has been featured…
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Deborah Appleman

Deborah Appleman is the Hollis L. Caswell Professor of Educational Studies at Carleton College. She taught high school English for nine years before receiving her doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She was also a visiting professor at Syracuse University and at the University of California, Berkeley. Appleman’s books include Critical Encounters in Secondary English:…
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