San Antonio Book Festival

Tag: nonfiction

Beth Macy

  • February 7, 2019
Beth Macy, author of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America, has written three New York Times-bestselling books. Her latest book is short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and was described as a masterwork of narrative nonfiction by The New York Times. Photo credit: Josh Meltzer
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Hector A. Garcia

  • February 7, 2019
Dr. Hector Garcia is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of PTSD in combat veterans, and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His research focuses on masculine psychology in the aftermath of war, the evolutionary psychology of PTSD, and the interplay...
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David Treuer

  • February 7, 2019
David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of five novels, most recently The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology...
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Helen Ellis

  • February 7, 2019
Helen Ellis is the acclaimed author of Eating the Cheshire Cat, the New York Times bestseller American Housewife, and most recently, Southern Lady Code. She is a poker player who competes on the national tournament circuit. Raised in Alabama, she lives with her husband in New York City.
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Glory Edim

  • February 7, 2019
Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a Brooklyn-based book club and online community that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood. In fall 2017, she organized the first-ever Well-Read Black Girl Literary Festival. She has worked as a creative strategist for over ten years at startups and cultural institutions, including Kickstarter,...
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Alfredo Corchado

  • February 7, 2019
Alfredo Corchado is the México Border correspondent for The Dallas Morning News. He is a Nieman, Lannan, USMEX, Woodrow Wilson, and Rockefeller fellow and the winner of the Maria Moors Cabot and Elijah Parish Lovejoy Awards for Courage in Journalism. Corchado lives in Mexico City but calls the border home. He is the author of...
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Marie Brenner

  • February 7, 2019
Marie Brenner is the author of seven books and writer at large for Vanity Fair. She has been a staff writer at The New Yorker, a contributing editor at New York and has won numerous awards for her reporting around the world. Her expose of the tobacco industry, The Man Who Knew Too Much was...
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Char Miller

  • February 7, 2019
Char Miller, formerly a professor of history at Trinity University, is now the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College. His most recent books include San Antonio: A Tricentennial History; Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land; and Where Theres Smoke: The Environmental Science, Public Policy, and Politics of Marijuana. Other...
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Michael Cirlos

  • February 7, 2019
Michael Cirlos founded Humans of San Antonio, a photojournalism project inspired by Humans of New York, to celebrate the visual story of downtown San Antonio. He holds a degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and he is the recipient of the Awesome SA Community Award. He is the photographer for Centro San...
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Catherine Burns

  • February 7, 2019
Catherine Burns is artistic director of The Moth and the editor of The Moth: 50 True Stories, The Moth Presents All These Wonders, and The Moth Presents Occasional Magic, available March 2019. The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur,...
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Douglas Brinkley

  • February 7, 2019
Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, and CNNs official historian. His most recent books are American Moonshot, Cronkite, The Quiet World, The Wilderness Warrior, and Rightful Heritage. Six of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. He lives in Texas...
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W.K. Stratton

  • February 7, 2019
W.K. Stratton is the author of five books of nonfiction and three of poetry. He has written for Sports Illustrated, Outside, GQ, and Texas Monthly, and was named a Fellow of the Texas Institute of Letters in 2017. He is a longtime resident of Austin, Texas. Photo credit: Wyatt McSpadden
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