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Kate Winkler Dawson

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Kate Winkler Dawson joined the University of Texas at Austin's School of Journalism as a senior lecturer in 2009. Before then, she was on the faculty of Fordham University's Marymount College for two years. A seasoned documentary producer, news writer and TV news producer, her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, United Press International in London, WCBS News, ABC News Radio, Fox News Channel, "PBS NewsHour" and "Nightline." She's on the board of the Texas Center for Actual Innocence and lives in Austin, Texas with her family. This is her debut book.

Elizabeth Kendall

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I'm a Non-Fiction writer, who's explored several genres of this interestingly catchall category: narrative history, research-based memoir and a more fanciful kind of memoir. My fifth and newest book, BALANCHINE AND THE LOST MUSE, is maybe my favorite. It sent me deep into Russian archives, to find out how the great dance-maker Balanchine discovered his art, during the crazy years of the Russian revolution. And to find out if his young, gifted ballerina friend was murdered, and of so, why. I grew up in St. Louis. I live in New York City. I teach literature and writing to the very interesting students...