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Jonathan Malesic

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Jonathan Malesic is an essayist, journalist, and scholar whose writing has been recognized as notable in Best American Essays (2019, 2020) and Best American Food Writing (2020) and has received special mention in the Pushcart Prize anthology (2019) . His work has appeared in The New Republic, New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, America, Commonweal, Notre Dame Magazine, The Hedgehog Review, The Point, Chronicle of Higher Education, and elsewhere. He has been the recipient of major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Louisville Institute. His first book, Secret Faith in the Public...

Tanja Hester

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Tanja Hester is the author of Wallet Activism: How to Use Every Dollar You Spend, Earn, and Save as a Force for Change (BenBella Books, 16 November 2021) and Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way (Hachette Books, 2019) . After spending most of her career as a consultant to Democratic politics and progressive social change campaigns, and before that as a public radio journalist, Tanja retired early at the age of thirty-eight. She documented the process on her award-winning financial independence/retire early (FIRE) blog, Our Next Life. She's been an outspoken voice in the personal finance media...