KATE HOROWITZ is a science writer and poet based in Washington, D.C. Her work celebrates life’s marvels and oddities, and has been published in Mental Floss, National Geographic Daily News, the Washington Post, Pitbull, Poetica, Quail Bell and many others.
New Englander ROWAN JACOBSEN is the author of Apples of Uncommon Character, as well as The Essential Oyster, American Terroir, the James Beard Award-winning A Geography of Oysters and other books.
RAFE KLINGER lives in Delray Beach, Florida, and has written for The Palm Beach Post and Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, and contributed to the GLOBE, National Enquirer and overseas magazines in Italy and Australia. He views his extensive travels as an explorer views a discovery — an adventure of the body, senses, mind and spirit that shatters preconceived notions and delivers a new understanding of the Earth, living creatures and the Universe itself. And for the writer, travel provides that vital essential — fuel for the imagination.
GARRY MESSICK is a freelance writer and editor who lives in South Florida with his wife and daughter. He’s also a screenwriter and filmmaker and hopes to direct his first feature film next year.
LISA RADINOVSKY is a former English professor who has contributed to the American National Biography and The Oxford Companion to Women’s Writing in the United States. She currently photographs and writes about life in Greece and the Greek olive oil world for publications such as Olive Oil Times, Lancaster Online, mominGreeceToday and Greek Liquid Gold. Living in Crete with her Greek husband and their two bilingual children, she also edits the English version of the tourists’ website Exploring Greece.
KEVIN REVOLINSKI has lived abroad in such places as Italy, Panama, and Guatemala, writing for Rough Guide guidebooks, Caribbean Travel & Life, the Chicago Tribune, and the Wisconsin State Journal, as well as writing a memoir, The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American Teacher in Turkey.