Award-Winning Authors

Authors whose books are popular with 1st year reads, community reads, visiting writers programs!

Jessica Valenti

Valenti is one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world. Bestselling author and co-founder of award-winning blog, Feministing.com, she speaks on feminism, politics and defying gender norms. A leading voice in the #MeToo movement.

Video: Jessica speaks to NARAL

Jeffrey Simon

An internationally recognized writer, lecturer and consultant on domestic terrorism and political violence. He runs Political Risk Assessment Co., Inc., a security and terrorism research consulting company.

Video: Dr. Simon On the Boston Bombings