Letty Cottin Pogrebin
President of the Authors Registry. Author of eight books, including Family Politics, Among Friends, Deborah, Golda, and Me: Being Female and Jewish in America, Getting Over Getting Older: An Intimate Journey
and, most recently, Three Daughters.
Ms Pogrebin is a founding editor of Ms.
magazine, where she has served as editor, columnist, contributor, and editor-at-large. She also writes a column for Moment
magazine, and is a contributing editor at Family Circle.
She has been a columnist & editorial board member of Tikkun since 1992, and was columnist for Ladies Home Journal
from 1971-81. She currently sits on the editorial advisory board of CommonQuest,
a magazine of Black-Jewish relations. Ms. Pogrebin was a co-developer, with Marlo Thomas, of the Emmy award-winning children's classic "Free to Be, You and Me." She also lectures on a variety of topics and has received many awards. Her articles have been published in dozens of newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Nation, Harpers Bazaar, George
and Israel Horizons.
Alexandra Cantor Owens
Current Executive Director of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, also held that post from 1985 through 1999. From 2000 through 2003 she was the director of the ASJA Writer Referral Service.
Author of Isaac Newton, Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything, Chaos: Making a New Science
(National Book Award nominee), and Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
(National Book Award nominee). After working as a reporter for The New York Times,
Mr. Gleick was the McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University. In 1993, he co-founded the Pipeline, a New York City-based Internet service that pioneered the first full-featured graphical user interface for Internet access from Windows and MacIntosh computers. He collaborated with the photographer Eliot Porter on Nature's Chaos
and with developers at Autodesk on Chaos: The Software.
He was the editor of Best American Science Writing 2000.
Co-author, with former IBM chairman Thomas J. Watson, Jr., of Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond.
He is co-author, with General Norman H. Schwarzkopf, of It Doesn't Take a Hero.
Also collaborated with Alan Greenspan on his memoir, The Age of Turbulence.
A senior editor at large at Fortune,
Mr. Petre directs the magazine's coverage of information technology, industrial technology, biotechnology, science, and innovation.
James Shapiro is the Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia University and a Vice President of the Authors Guild. His books include Rival Playwrights
(1991), Shakespeare and the Jews
(2000), 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare
(2005), and Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare
(2010). His journalism has appeared in the New York Times
, the Guardian, The London Review of Books,
and the Financial Times
. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Folger Shakespeare Library, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Authored or collaborated on nine non-fiction books, most recently Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and the Thirty-Year Patent War.
Previously, Taylor collaborated on John Glenn: A Memoir,
the astronaut and former senator's best-selling 1999 autobiography. A Necessary End,
Taylor's memoir of his parents' final years, was called by The Washington Post
"one of the key stories of our time," and is frequently used in death and grief counseling. His story of an Israeli's journey into the German neo-Nazi undergroud, In Hitler's Shadow,
(co-authored with Yaron Svoray), was released as the HBO feature movie, The Infiltrator.
His other books include Sins of the Father, Ordinary Miracles, Bass Wars,
and Healing Lessons,
a collaboration with Sidney J. Winawer, M.D. Taylor's writing also has appeared in many national magazines. He is currently working on a popular history of the Works Progress Administration.
President of the Authors Guild. Author of One L,
about his experience as a first-year student at Harvard Law School, and six novels: Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, The Laws of Our Fathers, Personal Injuries,
and Reversible Errors.
Mr. Turow's books have been translated into more than 25 languages and, in total, have sold approximately twenty-five million copies worldwide. They have won a number of literary awards. His latest book, Limitations,
was published on November 14, 2006.
Minda Zetlin is the president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and a columnist at Inc.com. She is author or co-author of several books, most recently The Geek Gap: Why Business and Technology Professionals Don't Understand Each Other and Why They Need Each Other to Survive
. She lives in Woodstock, N.Y. with her husband and co-author Bill Pfleging, a large number of mobile devices, and four cats.
Copyright ©2008 The Authors Registry.
Vice President, attorney, and Executive Director of the Authors Guild since 1995. His commentary on copyright law has been published in The New York Times and Publishing Research Quarterly.
All rights reserved.