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Larry Watson

Comments are disabled Larry Watson was born in 1947 in Rugby, North Dakota. He grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota, and received his BA and MA from the University of North Dakota and his Ph.D. from the University…

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Gina Wohlsdorf

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Gina Wohlsdorf was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. An insomniac in childhood, she crouched over her pink desk in the wee hours and wrote illustrated storybooks that no one but she could follow.…

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Mark Zwonitzer

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Over the last eighteen years, Mark Zwonitzer has produced, directed and/or written award-winning programming for PBS, including Walt Whitman, for which he received prime-time Emmy nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Filmmaking and Outstanding Achievement…

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Rafael Yglesias

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Rafael Yglesias is a novelist and screenwriter, the son of writers Jose Yglesias and Helen Yglesias, who instilled in him the need to aim for psychological realism in his writing. Raised in Manhattan, he dropped…

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Patricia Bryan & Thomas Wolf

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Patricia Bryan is a professor of law at the University of North Carolina. She is the author of “Stories in Fiction and in Fact: Susan Glaspell’s ‘A Jury of Her Peers’ and the 1901 Murder…

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Roy Williams

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Roy Williams, head coach of the University of North Carolina mens basketball team, the Tar Heels, has the highest winning percentage in NCAA history. Over the last seven years, the 58-year-old Asheville, N.C., native—who was…

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Steven Wolf

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Steven D. Wolf is an active participant in greyhound advocacy. He divides his time between Omaha, Nebraska, and Sedona, Arizona.  …

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G. K. Wuori

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled G. K. Wuori grew up in De Kalb, Illinois where he has returned after living all over the U.S. and, most recently, in Presque Isle, Maine. He received his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University…

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Jane Yolen

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Jane Yolen, the author of such contemporary children’s classics as Owl MoonThe Devil’s Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?, has been called “America’s Hans Christian Andersen” by Newsweekand…

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Irene Zabytko

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Irene Zabytko, a bilingual, first-generation Ukrainian American, grew up in the Ukrainian Village section of Chicago. She is the recipient of the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and her work has been heard on NPR’s The…

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