Carol Adams is a feminist scholar and activist whose written work explores the cultural construction of overlapping and interconnected oppressions, as well as the ethics of care. Adams’s first book, The Sexual Politics of Meat, celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2020. She is also the author of Burger, in Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons Series, and co-author with Virginia Messina of Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time, and of many other books. She is also working on a memoir of her mother based on her essay from the New York Times, Finding Myself in My Mother’s Calendars.
Anne Bogel is an author, host of the podcast What Should I Read Next, and the creator of the popular blog, Modern Mrs. Darcy, a lifestyle blog for nerds who appreciate Anne’s modus operandi of approaching old, familiar ideas from new and fresh angles. Bogel writes frequently about books and reading and her most recent book I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life explores the way our books shape, define, enchant, and even sometimes infuriate us is a perfect gift for any bibliophile.
Dean Wesley Smith is considered as one of the most prolific writers working in modern fiction. He is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer who has published over two hundred novels in forty years, and hundreds of short stories and non-fiction books. At the moment, he produces novels in four major series, including the time travel Thunder Mountain novels set in the old west, the galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe series, the cold case mystery series, Cold Poker Gang series, and the superhero series staring Poker Boy.
Charles Harris is an experienced, award-winning writer-director for cinema and TV, and best-selling author. He is one of Britain’s most respected script consultants and a co-founder of the first screenwriters workshop in the world, the London Screenwriters Workshop (Now Euroscript). Aside from being a talented film-maker and writer, Harris is also a martial arts black belt.
Charlie Holmberg is an award-winning, best-selling, and internationally published fantasy and romance novelist. She is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling Paper Magician series and the Amazon Charts bestselling Spellbreaker series. Holmberg was a 2016 RITA Award finalist for Young Adult Romance, and The Fifth Doll, winner of the 2017 Whitney Award for Speculative Fiction.
Cora Harrington is an author and intimate apparel industry expert. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Lingerie Addict, the largest lingerie blog and one of the few fashion blogs dedicated exclusively to intimate apparel. Harrington specialized in trend reporting, branding, digital and social media, and overall lingerie industry insights.
Charlene Li is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, speaker, advisor, and board member. She helps leaders and organizations thrive with disruption as an expert on digital transformation and leadership. Li has authored six books, including the New York Times bestseller Open Leadership and is co-author of the critically-acclaimed book Groundswell. Her latest book is the bestseller The Disruption Mindset.
Chen Lizra is a Somatic Intelligence life coach, TED Speaker, award-winning social entrepreneur, best-selling author, and professional dancer. She is the owner of the website Power of Somatic Intelligence, a global community of change-makers wishing to elevate their performance in every area of their lives, pushing themselves beyond what they thought they were capable of, and understanding that they are only bound by the limits they create. Chen is relentless in her ambition to help bring meaningful change to every client she works with.