V.V. Ganeshananthan, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of the novel Love Marriage (Random House, 2008), which was long-listed for the Orange Prize and was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. She is a graduate of Harvard College, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and the MA program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Bollinger Fellow specializing in arts and culture journalism. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Granta, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, Ploughshares, and The Best American Non-Required Reading. She has served on the boards of the South Asian Journalists Association and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. In 2014, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the National Endowment for the Arts awarded her fellowships. In fall 2015, she began teaching at the University of Minnesota.
Tara Gilani is an Emmy Award winning television reporter and producer, a writer, a public relations wizard and a lifestyle/trend expert. Popular, high profile TV segments and specials on FOX and NBC in Miami for 10 years + columns in The Miami Herald and Miami Metro Magazine have made "The Trend Tracker" infamous for tracking who's hot and what's cool.
Alan Greer is one of the nation’s leading trial attorneys and the author of the previously publish book Choices & Challenges, Lessons In Faith, Hope and Love. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Florida School of Law as well as being a Vietnam Veteran. As a longtime community activist he has spent twenty years working with the homeless, most recently as Chairman of the Board of Camillus House. In God Is (KCM Publishing) Greer presents a journey through time, history and science exploring the facts that suggest that God actually is and what our relation with that God is and ought to be.