Science writer Mary Roach “finds merriment in the macabre.” Witty and wise, she is the author of several bestsellers, including Stiff, Bonk, and Gulp.
Matthew Power reported from far-flung corners of the globe for Harper's, Men's Journal, and GQ. He died while on assignment in Uganda in 2014.
Smith is the author of Stolen World, an uproarious tale of reptile smugglers, and the Byliner Original Cocaine Cowgirl, about drug lord Griselda Blanco.
A former editor at Rolling Stone, Alex Mar directed the documentary American Mystic, which follows the spiritual lives of three young people.