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- Michael Patrick Kearn freelance writer
- Maria Ruth author of children's books
- Susan Richards Shreve author of 12 novels, 26 books for children, co-editor of five anthologies, and professor at George Mason University.
- Ronald Goldfarb attorney, author, and literary agent.
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