Alisa Bernard, Writer, Activist, Survivor of Trafficking

Alisa Bernard Alisa Bernard is a writer, activist, and graduate of “The Stories We Tell,” a testimonial writing program for survivors of gender-based violence and other human rights violations. She was a teenage runaway and a child sex-abuse survivor when she turned to prostitution at age 18. She was one of many young women who […]

Tiffany Biagas Munn, Author/Owner Owl Editing

Tiffany Biagas Munn Tiffany Biagas Munn has eleven years of writing experience and four years experience critiquing and editing, including several writing and editing courses/programs. She is the founder of a local writers critique group and a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association. She is the owner of Owl Editing. Links: Owl Editing Editorial Freelancers Association

Adam Plantinga, Author/SFPD Sergeant

Adam Plantinga, SFPD/Author Adam Plantinga holds a B.A. in English with a second major in Criminology/Law Studies from Marquette University. He has written thirteen nonfiction articles on various aspects of police work for the literary magazine The Cresset. His first book, 400 Things Cops Know, was nominated for an Agatha Award and won the 2015 […]

Ralph Pezzullo, New York Times bestselling author

Ralph Pezzullo, New York Times Best Selling Author Ralph Pezzullo is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, novelist, poet, and journalist. He is the author of several books including Jawbreaker and At the Fall of Somoza and has written articles for the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, Connoisseur, GQ, USA Weekend, the Miami […]

Cuquis Robledo, Little People of America

Cuquis Robledo Cuquis Robledo was born and raised in Houston, TX. She attended Duke University, was president of Duke Disability Alliance – a student run organization that raises awareness about disability issues on campus and the country –, and received her B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Abnormal Psychology in May 2017. She was […]