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Lou Ann Walker
Lou Ann Walker is a writer, editor and professor. The author’s memoir about growing up with deaf parents, A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family, won a Christopher Award and was read into the congressional record. Walker has written for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Allure, Esquire, The Chicago Sun-Times, Parade, as well as for many other magazines and newspapers.
Julie Sheehan’s three poetry collections are Bar Book (W.W. Norton, 2010), Orient Point (Norton, 2006) and Thaw (Fordham, 2001). A Whiting Writers’ Award winner, her poems have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including The New Yorker and Best American Poetry. She teaches in and directs the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.
Helen Harrison is the director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton, New York. The museum, a National Historic Landmark, is the former home and studio of Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) and Lee Krasner (1908-1984), two of the foremost Abstract Expressionist painters. Her monograph on Jackson Pollock will be published by Phaedon in September 2014.
Book lovers and teddy bear collectors of all ages will enjoy Kathleen’s teddy bear themed books. “A Tale of Two Teddies” made its debut in 2001, in honor of the hundredth anniversary of the teddy bear. This book received coverage in The New York Times, Newsday and more.
Vivian Conan is the recipient of a Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature from the New York Foundation of the Arts. She has written for the New York Times, New York magazine, Lilith, Narratively, and Ducts.