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David Ariosto

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DAVID ARIOSTO was born in Newburgh, New York. After a stint in Havana, Cuba, as a photojournalist for CNN, he found his way back to the Empire State. He now lives in Manhattan with his family, and has worked for National Geographic, Reuters, CNN, NPR, Al Jazeera America, and Brut. He is currently Executive Producer at GZERO Media at Eurasia Group, and continues to make regular trips to Cuba as an independent reporter and photographer. Ariosto is also a board member of the Overseas Press Club, and has a Master's degree in Public Policy from George Mason University.

Dave Eggers

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Dave Eggers is the author of ten books, including most recently Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? , The Circle and A Hologram for the King, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He is the founder of McSweeney's, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a quarterly journal of new writing (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) , and a monthly magazine, The Believer. McSweeney's also publishes Voice of Witness, a nonprofit book series that uses oral history to illuminate human rights crises around the world. Eggers is the co-founder...