Mike Sager writes about people on the edges—gangsters, geniuses, and porn stars. His essay collections span his career at Rolling Stone and Esquire.
New Yorker staffer Susan Orlean is a globetrotting master of the must-read profile piece and has written on everything from bullfighters to Rin Tin Tin.
Evan Wright, who chronicled his time as a reporter in Iraq in Generation Kill, is the author of the Byliner Original How to Get Away with Murder in America.
Steve Oney, author of And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank, has written for Playboy and Esquire, among others.