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Susan Wiggs

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Susan Wiggs's life is all about family, friends ... and fiction. She's been featured in the national media, including NPR's Talk of the Nation, and is a popular speaker locally and nationally.

From the very start, her writings have illuminated the everyday dramas of ordinary people. At the age of eight, she self-published her first novel, entitled "A Book About Some Bad Kids."

Today, she is an international best-selling, award-winning author, with millions of copies of her books in print in numerous countries. Her recent novel, Marrying Daisy Bellamy, took the #1 spot...

Esther Wojcicki

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Esther Wojcicki, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at MediaX at Stanford, is the founder of the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Program that focuses on empowering students through the use of media (newspaper, magazine, yearbook, websites, video production, photography, radio, & television) . The program started in 1984 with an already established (1918) 6 -8 page newspaper and 19 students; it has become the largest media program in the nation with 600 students and a new 25,000 sq. ft Media Arts Center. She is a 2009 MacArthur Foundation Research Fellow for the Student Journalism 2.0; the 2002 California Teacher...