Kenneth Patchen: Rebel Poet in America by Larry R.
Sara Paretsky has a degree in finance and a PhD in history, and has worked as a conference manager and a promotion manager for a large insurance company. She is now a full time writer with seven Warshawski novels to her credit, including TOXIC SHOCK which won the CWA Silver Dagger Award.
James Thurber - Author and cartoonist from Columbus, OH. He attended Ohio State University and is best known for "The Secret LIfe of Walter Mitty". He also was a writer and cartoonist for the New Yorker Magazine.