Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is the author of several novels and essay collections and has been awarded both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was the author of more than 50 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz and Buchenwald.  He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jill Kandel

Jill Kandel is the author of So Many Africas:  Six Years in a Zambian Village, which was awarded both the Autumn House Prize for Nonfiction and the Sarton Women’s Book Award. 

Leslie Norris

Leslie Norris was a Welsh poet and short story writer.  His poems and short stories won numerous awards, including the Cholmondeley Poetry Prize and the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Award.  Literature and Belief published a special issue on Norris in 2010.