Tania James is the author of the novel Atlas of Unknowns, the short story collection Aerogrammes, and the novel The Tusk That Did the Damage, all published by Knopf.
Through her film company, Nylon Films, Annette Porter produces content for corporate, broadcast and cinematic audiences.
Dr. Richard Boothby is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Maryland. Dr. Bahar Jalali is an Afghan-American academic.
Ocean Vuong is the author of the recently released poetry collection, Time is a Mother, out from Penguin Press (2022).
Jason Parham is a senior writer at Wired where he covers a range of subjects, including black creative labor, emerging trends, and the digital culture of sex.
Robin Wall Kimmerer is a plant ecologist, writer and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York.