• Daphne Benedis-Grab

    High School Fiction Writing Workshop: Writing in the City
    Daphne Benedis-Grab is the author of the middle grade books Army Brats, Clementine for Christmas, and The Angel Tree (nominated for the Triple Crown Children’s Book Award) and the young adult books The Girl in the Wall (an ALA Quick Pick) and Alive and Well in Prague, New York. Her short stories have appeared in American Girl magazine. She earned an MFA at The New School and is an adjunct professor at McDaniel College, as well as a former high school history teacher.

    Allison Lichter

    High School Journalism + Design Workshop: Solutions Journalism
    Allison Lichter previously served as deputy emerging media editor at the Wall Street Journal, where she was responsible for audience engagement, social journalism, and development of content for emerging digital platforms. Before joining the WSJ, Allison was the culture editor at New York Public Radio, the country's largest NPR affiliate, where she oversaw a team of producers, reporters, and critics on the arts and culture beat. Allison's work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and on WNYC, PRI's The World, the CBC, and NPR. She was the recipient of an SSRC International Predissertation Fellowship to support her doctoral research in Dakar, Senegal.