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- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
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