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Brian Rogers

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California native Brian Rogers attended the University of the Pacific and the graduate writing program at San Francisco State University. A former stand-up comedian, he was awarded the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society prize for Best Novel-in-Progress, served as the 29th George Bennett Fellow (Writer-in-Residence) at Phillips Exeter Academy, and has been a finalist for other awards including the Bakeless Prize in Fiction from Bread Loaf and the Best Teleplay prize from the Austin Film Festival. His short play, Come Back, Burt Lancaster, has been featured in a number of festivals and showcases, and he is the author...

Laura Harrington

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Laura Harrington's award-winning plays, musicals, and operas have been widely produced across America, in Canada, and Europe, in venues ranging from off-off-Broadway to Houston Grand Opera. She is the 2008 Kleban Award Winner for most promising librettist in American Musical Theatre. Harrington has twice won both the Massachusetts Cultural Council Award and the Clauder Competition for best new play in New England.

A Catalog of Birds, her new novel, published by Europa Editions, is set in 1970, a watershed moment in American history, A Catalog of Birds tells the story of the Flynn family and the devastating...