Natalie Goldberg is the author of thirteen books, including Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within, which has sold over a million and a half copies and been translated into fourteen languages.
Her latest book is The Great Spring. She is also the author of the novel Banana Rose; Living Color: A Writer Paints Her World; and Top of My Lungs, containing forty poems, twenty of her paintings in color, and an essay, “How Poetry Saved My Life.” With the filmmaker Mary Feidt, she completed the documentary Tangled Up In Bob, about Bob Dylan’s childhood on the Iron Range in northern Minnesota.
Robert Wilder is the author of two critically acclaimed books of essays: Tales From The Teachers' Lounge and Daddy Needs a Drink. His debut novel, NICKEL, was called “A humorous, poignant, and formidable debut” by Booklist (starred review). He has published essays in Newsweek, Details, Salon, Parenting, Creative Nonfiction, Working Mother and numerous anthologies. He has been a commentator for NPR's Morning Edition, The Madeleine Brand Show, On Point and other national and regional radio programs. Wilder's column, "Daddy Needs A Drink," was printed monthly in the Santa Fe Reporter for close to a decade. He was awarded the inaugural Innovations in Reading Prize by the National Book Foundation. Wilder lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York City where he is the Lead Writer for Meet Cute, an entertainment company that produces short form audio rom coms. email@example.com