This is Maret, who programs the festival, and freelance editor Dan. This is BEFORE she has to execute the upcoming festival of books. I'm sure that smile faded.
This is memoirist Heather King and her friend Julia. Heather wrote about getting sober. She said that despite what this photo looks like, she's not drunk.
Winner of for the first fiction prize was Dinaw Mengetsu. He was cute. told me not to show this picture or else it would frighten people away. He has the kind of sweet humility that an emerging author can have.