Daniel Abraham is an author of epic fantasy. His short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies, and his novels include the Dagger and the Coin series. He also writes urban fantasy as MLN Hanover and science fiction with Ty Franck under the name James S. A. Corey. Daniel lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Visit him at danielabraham.com.
David Abram is an ecologist, anthropologist, and philosopher who lectures and teaches widely around the world. The recipient of a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, David was named by both the Utne Reader and the British journal Resurgence as one of a hundred visionaries transforming contemporary culture.
Alan I. Abramowitz is Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science at Emory University and a regular blogger on Sabato's Crystal Ball, which describes him as "one of the nation's top experts on election modeling." His most recent books include The Disappearing Center, Voice of the People, and The Polarized Public.
David Abrams, a U.S. Army veteran, is the author of Fobbit, which was a 2012 New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. His stories have appeared in Esquire, Glimmer Train, Narrative, and other publications. He lives in Butte, Montana.
Jonathan Abrams is an award-winning journalist who has covered the NBA for ESPN's Grantland, as well as for the New York Times and Los Angeles Times. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and a master's degree in holistic health and medical sciences from the University of California, Berkeley. She is board-certified in family medicine and integrative and holistic medicine.
Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH, is a Palestinian physician and infertility expert who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip and who now serves as an associate professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.
Sylvia Acevedo has been CEO of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., an engineer, rocket scientist, award-winning entrepreneur, businesswoman, and commissioner on the White House Initiative for Education Excellence for Hispanics. Raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico, she divides her time between New York City and California.
Grant Achatz is an award-winning chef and the owner of the restaurant Alinea in Chicago. He was named Best Chef in the United States in 2008 by the James Beard Foundation, and he is a columnist for the Atlantic's Food Channel.
Chinua Achebe (1930–2013) was a prominent Nigerian writer whose satire and keen ear for spoken language made him one of the most highly esteemed African writers in English. He is the author of Things Fall Apart and a recipient of the Man Booker International Prize.