Diane Ackerman

NYT Bestselling Author
Naturalist, Essayist, Poet

Ellen Bass

Award-winning Poet
Lambda Lit Award

Sherwin Bitsui

Native American Poet
PEN Open Book Award

Bonnie Jo Campbell

Bestselling Novelist
Short Story Writer

Mark Doty

Distinguished Poet & Memoirist
National Book Award

Camille Dungy

Award-winning Poet
Acclaimed Essayist & Critic

Josh Fox

Director of Gasland Films
LennonOno Peace Award

Forrest Gander

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
Ecopoetics & Translation

Jorie Graham

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
Forward Prize

Juan Felipe Herrera

US Poet Laureate (2015-17)
Performer & Activist

Brenda Hillman

Griffin Poetry Prize
Environmental Advocate

Pam Houston

Acclaimed Novelist
Animals, Outdoors, Nature

Jonathan M. Katz

Award-winning Journalist
Haiti, Epidemic, Disaster

Heather McHugh

MacArthur "Genius" Award
Distinguished Poet

Rajiv Mohabir

Indo-Carribbean Poet
Memoir: Antiman

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Asian-American Poet
Barnes & Noble Book of 2020

Maya C. Popa

Romanian-American Poet
North American Book Prize

Emily Skillings

Acclaimed Poet & Teacher
Feminist Intertextualities

Maggie Smith

Award-winning Poet
Good Bones (viral poem)