Mano Ziegler (1908–1991) was a pilot in the Luftwaffe during World War II. From 1943 until the war's end he flew the Me 163 with Erprobungskommando 16 (Operational Test Unit 16) and Jagdgeschwader 400 (Fighter Group 400). After the war, he eventually became editor-in-chief of the Flug-Revue aviation monthly in Stuttgart.
Maddie Ziegler is an actor, model, and New York Times bestselling author. She is best known for her work with Sia, including the iconic music video "Chandelier." She has also made appearances on television shows such as Pretty Little Liars, Austin & Ally, and as the youngest judge on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance.
Robert H. Zieger (1938–2013) was Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he had taught since 1986. Zieger wrote or edited more than a dozen books, including The CIO, 1935–1955 and For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America since 1865.
Jane Ziegelman is the founder and director of Kids Cook!, a multiethnic cooking program for children. She is the author of 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement.
Helen Zia is the author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, a finalist for the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. Zia is the co-author, with Wen Ho Lee, of My Country Versus Me: The First-Hand Account by the Los Alamos Scientist Who Was Falsely Accused of Being a Spy.
Yulia Konstantinovna Zhukova spent her early years in Uralsk but her parents moved from city to city through their work for the secret police, the NKVD. She eventually enlisted and trained to be a sniper. After the war she finished her studies at Moscow University Pedagogical Institute.
Yijie Zhuang obtained his PhD from the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge. He is now a senior lecturer in Chinese archaeology at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. He edited 30 Second Ancient China.
Petr ZHgulyov had never tried to write a book himself until he began his IT studies. This is when he discovered Russia's biggest online writing community, Samizdat. His first book received a warm welcome from his online audience.
Peter Zheutlin, the author of Around the World on Two Wheels, is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared regularly in the Boston Globe and the Christian Science Monitor. Peter has also written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, AARP The Magazine, and other publications. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts.
Jenny Zhang, a writer and poet based in New York City, is the author of the poetry collection Dear Jenny, We Are All Find and the story collection Sour Heart. She is the recipient of the Pen/Bingham Award for Debut Fiction and the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.