Ellen Korman Mains

September 14, 2018

The daughter of Polish-born Jews who survived the Holocaust, Ellen Korman Mains became a Buddhist at 19. Decades later, the question, “How can you still believe in basic goodness?” sent her on a series of life-changing journeys to Poland to find ...

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Kanika Agrawal

September 14, 2018

Kanika Agrawal is an Indian citizen and longtime “temporary alien.” She studied biology at MIT, where she came to love restriction enzymes and fluorescent tags, and earned a PhD in English from DU. Her work is forthcoming in BAX 2019, Matters of ...

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Nils Halverson

September 14, 2018

Nils Halverson is the Chair the Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has spent the last 20 years building and deploying CMB experiments. He is currently collaborating on projects with telescopes at the South...

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Lisa Randall

September 8, 2018

Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University, where she is a Frank J. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science. Randall’s physics research connects theoretical insights to addressing puzzles in our understanding of t...

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Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

September 6, 2018

Sarah Elizabeth Schantz’s first novel Fig debuted in 2015 and was selected by NPR as ‘A Best Read of the Year’ before winning the 2016 Colorado Book Award. She is currently working on her second novel, Roadside Altars, and recently won first pl...

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Molly Kate Brown

September 6, 2018

Molly Kate Brown’s first book Learning to Walk in India: A Love Story won five awards, including the inspirational category of the Soul Bridge Body-Mind-Spirit Book Awards of Europe. She’s committed to the unfurling, ever-expansive journey of sel...

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Matt Clifford

September 6, 2018

Matt Clifford is rambler, troubadour, dissident tablet, unsuppressed badass, mugwump agitator, active verbiator, fine print peruser, incontinent spirit, heretical accountant, america addict, radical cowabunga this then here. Clifford is a middle aged...

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Marj Hahne

September 6, 2018

Marj Hahne is a freelance editor and writing teacher, and a 2015 MFA graduate from the Rainier Writing Workshop, with a concentration in poetry. She has performed and taught at over 100 venues around the country, as well as been featured on public ra...

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