A Somalian human rights activist and physician, Dr. Hawa Abdi is the founder of The Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, which provides healthcare, food, and shelter to 90,000 displaced Somalis. In 2012, Dr. Abdi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for History and the 2010 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book Award for his book LORDS OF FINANCE, Ahamed is a former economist at the World Bank and investment manager. LORDS OF FINANCE was a New York Times Bestseller and was chosen as one of The New Yorker's top 20 nonfiction books of 2009, and one of The New York Times's top 10 books of 2009.
Author of the nationally-syndicated column "Ask a Mexican," Arellano is the editor of the OC Weekly. He has contributed to NPR's Marketplace and The Los Angeles Times, and has appeared on The Today Show, NPR's On the Media, The Situation with Tucker Carlson, Chelsea Lately, and The Colbert Report. He lectures widely and is represented by Verbatim.
The founder and CEO of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation, Dr. Aronson is Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Cornell University's Weill Medical College. She is also the Director of International Pediatric Health Services.
A poet, novelist, and an assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ball won the Plimpton Prize in 2008 for his novella, The Early Deaths of Lubeck, Brennan, Harp & Carr. THE WAY THROUGH THE DOORS was chosen as one of The New Yorker's top 20 fiction and poetry books of 2009.
Former Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), Barofsky is a Senior Fellow at NYU's Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. His book, BAILOUT, was a New York Times Bestseller.
News editor for Travel & Leisure, Barr was an editor and writer at Brill's Content.
A former ballet dancer, Beck founded and directed the Palm Springs Ballet Company.
A Project Runway finalist, CBS Morning Show contributor, and frequent Bravo commentator, Bennett is a trained architect and mother of six.
A former reporter for WWD, Vogue editor, and editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar, Betts is a contributor to Time and The Daily Beast.
A former CNBC reporter, Bissonnette has written for The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, and The New York Times. He has appeared on The Suze Orman Show, CNN, The Today Show, Fox, and The Dave Ramesy Show, among others. His book HOW TO BE RICHER, SMARTER, AND BETTER-LOOKING THAN YOUR PARENTS was a New York Times bestseller.
The New York Times's visual Op-Ed columnist, Mr. Blow was previously the paper's Graphics Director and Design Director for News. In those roles he led the Times to numerous design awards. His Op-Ed column appears every Saturday.
A journalist, screenwriter, and film producer, Boal won two Academy Awards for his film The Hurt Locker: Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture. His 2004 Playboy article "Death and Dishonor," about the murder of veteran Richard T. David, inspired the screenplay for Paul Haggis's film In The Valley Of Elah. His newest film, Zero Dark Thirty, was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay.
Now eighty-eight years old, Scotty Bowers was a bartender to the Hollywood elite, for whom he set up intimate social liaisons. His book, FULL SERVICE: My Adventures In Hollywood And The Secret Sex Lives Of The Stars, co-authored with Lionel Friedberg, was a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller. Lionel Friedberg is a documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on CBS, PBS, and The History Channel, among others.
Vogue's International Editor-at-Large, Bowles was previously Vogue's European Editor-at-Large and a creative consultant for The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A historian of Modern Europe who is finishing his PhD in European History at USC, Braude is working on a narrative non-fiction history of Monte Carlo in the 1920s.
An Italian journalist based in New York, Brey has contributed to Travel & Leisure and many Italian cultural magazines.
A painter, playwright, television creator (Tutti Frutti), and album cover designer (The Beatles, Donovan, Gerry Rafferty and Billy Connolly), Byrne has several paintings hanging in The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.
A reporter and feature writer for the New York Post, Callahan has worked as a writer and editor at Spin and Sassy.
A journalist covering the worlds of fashion, art, and film, Camhi writes regularly for T Magazine and Vogue.
A former contributor to House & Garden, Caracciolo Chia writes regularly for W and World of Interiors.
A poet and an equestrian, Chin teaches memoir-writing at Grub Street.
A former chancellor of the New York City public school system and former superintendent for Miami-Dade county's public schools, Crew is an education consultant and frequent lecturer.
An Emmy-winning actor best known for his role as Sam Malone on the television series "Cheers," Danson appears regularly on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and currently stars in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." He is on the board of Oceana, the world's largest non-profit devoted to marine issues.
A stand-up comedian, an actor, and a writer, Davidoff co-starred in the film "Invincible" and is a frequent guest on "Chelsea Lately."
A stand-up comedian and humor lecturer, Diffee is a cartoonist for The New Yorker.
A long-time contributor to The New Yorker, Donnelly teaches at Vassar College and is married to fellow New Yorker cartoonist Michael Maslin. She's also a frequent public speaker and lecturer, and in December 2010 gave a TED talk about using humor to change the world.
An interior designer and founder of the Heart Homes Initiative of Designs For Dignity, Falanga has appeared on The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, Rock Center with Brian Williams, and Live with Regis and Kelly, and she has been featured in People magazine.
The FBI's second in command in the 1970s, Felt revealed himself, in 2005, to be the famous Woodward and Bernstein source “Deep Throat.” He died in 2008, and his daughter Joan Felt is the executor of his estate. His story is under option to Universal and Tom Hanks’s production company Playtone.
A software engineer for Panasonic and a sought-after voiceover artist, respectively, Finch lives in Chicago, and Lloyd lives in Los Angeles.
Chief business columnist for Financial Times, Gapper makes regular appearances on the BBC, CNBC, and NPR.
Founder of the Douglas B. Gardner Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children in New York, Gardner Trulson graduated from Tufts University and received a J.D. from Harvard.
A longtime New Yorker cartoonist, Gerberg is the author of the classic how-to guide CARTOONING: THE ART AND THE BUSINESS, and illustrator of MORE SPAGHETTI, I SAY. Gerberg is also a creative consultant for American Express, John Hancock, Motorola, AT&T, and Fidelity.
An actress known for her iconic roles in the films Showgirls, Cocktail, and Bound, Gershon has appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Rescue Me, and How to Make it in America. In 2012, she starred in the film adaptation of playwright Tracy Letts's Killer Joe, alongside Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch.
Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, fashion critic and style writer Robin Givhan was The Washington Post's fashion editor. She has also written for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
One of the world's leading women's magazines, Glamour Magazine is published in over a dozen countries throughout the world, and it just celebrated the 21st anniversary of its Women of the Year Awards. Its book, 100 RECIPES EVERY WOMAN NEEDS TO KNOW, was a New York Times bestseller.
Featured in T Magazine, Vogue, USA Today, Bon Appetit, W, and many other national publications, Valerie Gordon’s Valerie Confections has a retail store in Los Angeles and sells its delicacies at Dean & Deluca and other specialty stores across the country.
A Los Angeles-based landscape architect and garden designer, Graham is an environmental activist and a journalist. He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Public Policy and has a Ph.D. in American history.
The author of six books, including Boy Alone, about his autistic brother Noah, and China Syndrome, Greenfeld was a writer and editor for The Nation, TIME, and Sports Illustrated. He was an editor for TIME Asia, and was among the founding editors of Sports Illustrated China.
A novelist and journalist, Griffin was elected a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York in 2007.
The New Yorker's most prolific cartoonist, Gross is also known for being the cartoon editor of The National Lampoon and one of its most renowned cartoon contributors.
Founders and master distillers of Kings County Distillery in New York City, Haskell and Spoelman have run the distillery since 2010. David Haskell is also Features Editor at New York Magazine.
The youngest grandson of Nobel Prize-winning writer Ernest Hemingway, Eddie Hemingway's writing and illustrations have appeared in Nickelodeon Magazine, GQ, Gourmet, The New York Times and more.
Former editor-in-chief of WIRED and an editor at The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times Magazine, Heron is a freelance editor, writer, editorial consultant, and is on the board of the Chez Panisse Foundation.
A labor and civil rights lawyer and former Supreme Court litigator, Hirshman has written for Slate, Salon, The Daily Beast, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. She was a professor of philosophy and women's studies at Brandeis University. Her book VICTORY: The Triumphant Gay Revolution was named one of the New York Times Book Review's Notable Books of 2012.
A Cordon Bleu-trained chef and the former owner of Atlanta's The Patio By The River, Hitz’s “My Beverly Hills Kitchen” frozen food line is sold on HSN.
Hoffman hosts a cooking show as well as radio show and web site for Univision. Her show Delicioso ran on the Food Network for three seasons. She appears regularly on The Today Show and The Early Show.
Executive editor of New York magazine, Homans has written and edited for Esquire, Harpers, and The New York Observer.
Full-time writers, Hulme and Wexler have also written Baked Potatoes: A Pot Smoker’s Guide to Film + Video, and edited Voices of the X-iled, an anthology of Gen-X writing. John Hulme also directed the documentary film Unknown Soldier.
A theater critic for The New York Times, Isherwood received the George Jean Nathan award for theater criticism in 2005, and was the chief theater critic for Variety from 1998 to 2004.
A former producer for NPR, Johnson has written for Harper's, New York, Outside, and San Francisco magazines.
A contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 2007, Kashner is the author of numerous books, including THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Hollywood In The Fifties, with Jennifer Macnair, and FURIOUS LOVE: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, And The Marriage Of The Century, with Nancy Schoenberger. FURIOUS LOVE was a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller.
A lawyer and human rights activist, Kennedy is the President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, Chair of the Amnesty International USA Leadership Council, and serves on the boards of directors of Human Rights First, Inter-Press Service, and the United States Institute for Peace. BEING CATHOLIC NOW was a New York Times bestseller.
A former employee of the advertising firm Ogilvy & Mather in New York, Kenney's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald Tribune, and The New Yorker. Some of his stories appear in a collection of The New Yorker's humor writing, DISQUIET, PLEASE.
A former European editor for W, Kerwin Jenkins is a contributor to Vogue. Her ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE EXQUISITE was one of Barnes & Noble's Best 25 Books of 2010.
The Obama Administration's Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce from 2009-2011, Khanna is Visiting Lecturer at Stanford University's Department of Economics, and works with high-technology companies for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
A former editor at The New Yorker, Vogue, and Radar, Knutsen is the executive editor of The Wall Street Journal Magazine.
A contributing editor at Marie Claire, Kohen has written for New York, Salon, The Daily Beast, The New York Daily News, and The New York Sun.
A Rabbi, Krause has written for O: The Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, and The New York Times.
A former professor of history at Carthage College, Kuhn has written extensively about the British monarchy and Victorian high politics.
A journalist working in New York and Paris, LaCava has written for Vogue, The Paris Review, T: The Times Style Magazine, Garage, and Interview.
An award-winning writer, producer, and editor, Lando is the creator and co-host of the web-based cooking series Working Class Foodies.
An award-winning actress, Lange won Academy Awards for her roles in Tootsie and Blue Sky and won an Emmy for her role in Grey Gardens. Lange currently stars on the hit FX show American Horror Story.
A former reporter for Variety, LaPorte writes for The Daily Beast and The New York Times Sunday Book Review.
A former editor at both Wired and Billboard, Levine has also written for The New York Times, Fortune, Business 2.0, Conde Nast Portfolio, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair.
A journalist, urbanist, and speaker, Lindsay writes Fast Company. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, Time, Wired, and Advertising Age, among many others.
Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker for the past fifteen years, Bob Mankoff created the annual “Cartoon Issue” and the incredibly popular “Caption Contest.” He also edited THE COMPLETE CARTOONS OF THE NEW YORKER.
A longtime New Yorker cartoonist, Maslin had his first cartoon published in the magazine in 1977. He's married to fellow New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly.
The author of fourteen books, including the novel To Die For and the best-selling memoir At Home in the World, Maynard has written for Vogue, Newsweek, and The New York Times, among others. Her novel Labor Day was a New York Times bestseller, and is currently in production as a motion picture directed by Jason Reitman.
An actor, a director, and a travel writer, McCarthy is known for his roles in iconic movies such as Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo's Fire, Less Than Zero, and Weekend at Bernie's. He has written for The Atlantic, National Geographic Traveler, Men's Journal, and Bon Appetit, among others, and he has won the Society of American Travel Writers's Lowell Thomas Award four times. His book, THE LONGEST WAY HOME, was a New York Times Bestseller.
Bandmates in Superchunk, McCaughan and Ballance founded the eminent independent label Merge Records, whose bands include Arcade Fire, Spoon, and Neutral Milk Hotel, among many others.
A former editor at Zeotrope magazine, McCoy is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles, whose scripts have made it on the Black List three times.
A contributing editor at Fortune and a regular contributor for New York magazine, McDonald also writes for Newsweek, Vanity Fair, and TheDailyBeast.com, among other publications.
Director of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers College, Dr. Miller is a leader in the field of spiritual psychology, which uses spirituality in psychotherapy.
Former editor-in-chief of US Weekly and a writer for People and In Style, Min is now the editor-in-chief of The Hollywood Reporter.
The author of Nude Walker: A Novel and Now You See It...: Stories From Cokesville, Monk has written for The New York Times. A Pennsylvania native, Monk also writes radio essays for and interviews artists on WDIY, an NPR affiliate.
A four-time Oscar nominated actress, Moore won an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the HBO film Game Change. Her Freckleface Strawberry books are the basis for an Off Broadway show that opened in 2010. Her book FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY AND THE DODGEBALL BULLY was a The New York Times bestseller.
Longtime New Yorker articles editor, Morrison was the editor-in-chief of The New York Observer and a founding editor of Spy.
The author of Yoga Hotel, Maura Moynihan and her mother, Elizabeth, oversee the estate of her father, the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN: A Portrait In Letters was chosen by The New York Times as one of the top 20 nonfiction books of 2010 and was a Washington Post bestseller.
A long-time contributor to The Financial Times, Murray has written for the Independent, The Observer, The Economist, The Times Higher Educational Supplement, The New Statesman, and American Demographics.
A renowned soprano who has performed with the world’s most celebrated orchestras and symphonies, including the Orchestre de Paris, and the Philharmonics of Los Angeles, New York, Berlin and London, Norman is the youngest winner of a Kennedy Center Honor, has earned a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and received the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama.
A longtime copy editor for The New Yorker, Norris writes frequently for their "Page-Turner" blog.
A freelance food writer, Nunn was an editor and writer at The New Yorker and The Chicago Tribune, where she won a James Beard award.
The youngest ever recipient of an Oscar for her role in Paper Moon, O’Neal’s first book, A PAPER LIFE, was a New York Times bestseller. She appeared on Rescue Me and produced and starred in the OWN show LOST AND FOUND with her father Ryan O’Neal.
The founder of O pictures, Oreck produced hundreds of music videos, many iconic, including for Prince, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Mick Jagger, Chris Isaak, and Sheila E, among many others.
A former writer for Glamour, Ortved has written for Vanity Fair, The New York Times, New York, W, Glamour, The Globe and Mail, and Vice. He is a regular contributor to Coolhunting and Fashionista, and is also the editor of The Last Magazine.
A Master of Fine Arts from the Creative Writing program at Columbia University, Parker began writing while in Arizona State Prison.
Owner of Pasanella and Son, a wine shop in lower Manhattan, Pasanella wrote the "Room to Improve" column for The New York Times and has contributed to GQ and Esquire.
Nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Peter Weir’s Fearless, Perez was nominated for two Emmy's for her choreography on In Living Color. Her film work includes Do The Right Thing and White Men Can’t Jump, and her theater works includes Terrence McNally’s Frankie And Jonny in the Clair de Lune. Perez is the Artistic Chair of Urban Arts Partnership.
Bestselling author of THE MANNY, Peterson was a producer for ABC News, and a writer and contributing editor for Newsweek.
A former producer for 60 Minutes and contributing editor to Talk and Brill’s Content, Pogrebin has written for New York, The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, The Huffington Post, and Good Housekeeping, and hosts an interview series at the JCC where she has interviewed David Remnick, Jonathan Alter, Mario Batali, and Nicholas Kristof, among many others.
One of the founding editors of Ms. Magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin has published nine books, including Deborah, Golda, And Me: Being Female And Jewish In America; the memoir Getting Over Getting Older; and the novel Three Daughters. She won an Emmy for her contribution to Free To Be...You And Me.
Editor-in-chief of Art in America, Pollock reported on the art world for The New York Sun and Bloomberg.
A documentary filmmaker and screenwriter, Rader wrote the screenplay for Waterworld.
A writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Radosh worked at Spy and has written for The New Yorker, Playboy, and Esquire, among other publications.
Co-founder of The Atavist, a boutique digital publisher of non-fiction, and a co-writer of SAFE: The Race to Protect Ourselves in a Newly Dangerous World, Ratliff has written for Wired, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and ReadyMade, among other publications.
A James Beard-nominated chef, Reusing’s restaurant Lantern, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was named one of “The Top Fifty Restaurants in the United States” by Gourmet.
The New York Post's eminent theatre critic since 1998, Riedel co-hosts the weekly talk show Theatre Talk on PBS. He also plays himself on the TV show Smash.
Former Fashion Editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Roberts is an artist, illustrator, photographer, and stylist whose work also appears in Tatler, Italian Vogue, and other international publications.
Mother of bestselling authors John Elder Robison and Augusten Burroughs, Robison has published six volumes of poetry.
A multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning music producer, songwriter, and member of Chic, Rodgers has written and produced for Madonna, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Duran Duran, Cyndi Lauper, Peter Gabriel, Sheena Easton, Jeff Beck, and Mick Jagger, among many others.
A novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, Rudnick has written three books and frequently writes for The New Yorker. His articles and essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, Esquire, Vanity Fair, and Spy. His screenplays include "In&Out" and "Addams Family Values," and his plays include "I Hate Hamlet. Using the pseudonym Libby Gelman-Waxner, Rudnick wrote film criticism for Premiere magazine.
A professor at Occidental College, Russell has a Ph.D. in American history and has taught at Columbia University and The New School.
A financial blogger for Reuters, Felix Salmon has written for Wired, Portfolio Money, and Euromoney. In 2010, the American Statistical Association gave him their award for Excellence in Statistical Reporting.
An english professor at West Point, Samet received her BA from Harvard and her PhD from Yale. Soldier's Heart won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest and was also named one of The New York Times’s 100 Notable Books in 2007.
The author of five nonfiction books, Schneider has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Elle, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among others.
Formerly President Bill Clinton's pollster, Schoen is a political commentator and consultant who has also worked for New York City Mayors Ed Koch and Michael Bloomberg.
The co-author with Sam Kashner of HOLLYWOOD KRYPTONITE: The Bulldog, the Lady, and the Death of Superman – which the movie "Hollywoodland" was based on – Schoenberger is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the College of William and Mary.
An active-duty Air Force officer, Seefried is a co-founder and co-chair of OutServe, a support network for LGBT military personnel. In 2009, he graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in a top cadet leadership position.
One of Condé Nast’s premier magazines for women, SELF was nominated for a National Magazine Award in 2008. The DROP 10 DIET was a New York Times Bestseller.
An amateur boxer, MMA fighter, and student of Muay Thai and Jujitsu, Sheridan has also worked as a Wildland firefighter, Merchant Marine, and has written for Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and Men’s Journal.
A former member of the Maryland House of Delegates, Shriver is Save The Children's Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Senior Advisor to the CEO.
Co-founders of Someecards.com, Brook Lundy and Duncan Mitchell both worked in advertising before launching their business.
A writer and independent curator who specializes in postwar American art, Stein is a former arts reviewer for NPR's "Fresh Air" and "Morning Edition," and she writes regularly for Art in America. She has also written for The New York Times Book Review and other publications, and her work on Richard Hu Bellamy earned a Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant.
A former Berlin and London bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, Steinmetz is a partner at the eminent investment firm Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb,
The agent and professional partner of legendary photographer Richard Avedon for 30 years, Stevens tells the story of the brilliant and complex artist's life and career in collaboration with journalist and Avedon aquaintance Steven Aronson, who has written for Vanity Fair, Vogue, New York, Esquire, Interview, and Architectural Digest, among other publications. His previous books include Hype and Savage Grace, co-authored with Natalie Robins and adapted for the screen by Tom Kalin, starring Julianne Moore.
An executive in the travel industry, Stolowitzky was taken from Poland to Israel as a small child on the SS Exodus by his Catholic nanny, who raised him as her own child after his parents perished in the Holocaust. His story is the subject of Ram Oren's book GERTRUDA'S OATH.
An ethnographer and arts journalist, Thornton has contributed to Artforum, The New Yorker, and The Economist, among other publications.
A Philadelphia-based writer and historian, Ujifusa is on the board of the SS United States Conservancy, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving this great ocean liner. Ujifusa has an M.S. in historic preservation-real estate development from the University of Pennsylvania.
A former investment banker at JP Morgan, Vachon has written for The New York Times, Slate, and Marie Claire, and is finishing his second television pilot script for HBO. He writes for Vanity Fair, and appears regularly on the Fox News program "Red Eye."
An investment fund manager and former economist at the World Bank, van Agtmael coined the term “emerging markets.”
A master baker and member of the prestigious, centuries-old guild Les Compagnons du Devoir, Lionel is the co-owner, with his wife Missy, of La Farm Bakery in North Carolina.
Senior Vice President and Creative Director of Jujamcyn Theaters, and Artistic Director of Encores!, Viertel has worked on such acclaimed shows as Jersey Boys, Fela!, and The Book Of Mormon. He also teaches at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
A writer and filmmaker in New York, von Ziegesar has contributed to The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Art in America, Outside, and Out, among others.
The current managing editor of Reason magazine, Walker has also written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Salon, The New Republic, L.A. Weekly, and National Review.
Formerly in development and content production for Time Inc., Warner Brothers, Conde Nast, and AOL, Weiss is a full-time mother and a freelance writer and producer for television, print, and the web.
A West Coast contributor to W, West writes about culture, food, lifestyle, and design. He is also a certified Master Food Preserver, and produces a retail collection of jams and marmalades.
Co-founder and executive director of Survivor Corps, White was a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1997 for his involvement in the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
A graduate of Yale and the University of Virginia School of Law, Senator Whitehouse (D-RI) was nominated by President Bill Clinton to be Rhode Island's US Attorney in 1994. Her served as Rhode Island's US Attorney until 1998, when he became State Attorney General. He was elected to the United States Senate in 2007.
A former reporter for Time, Wilentz has written for The New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, and The New York Times, among other publications.
A poet with a Master's degree in Creative Writing from George Mason University, Winder's first book of poems was published by Emergency Press in 2011.