People

  • Author, Essayist

    Cari Taylor-Carlson travels the world with a backpack and a tent. She taught environmental education at Schlitz Audubon and the Boerner Botanical Gardens, founded the Milwaukee Walking and Eating Society and wrote Milwaukee Walks, The Food...

  • Essayist

    Christianna Fritz is a children's bookseller and over-caffeinated writer who lives just a short walk away from Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.

    When she's not in the Twin Cities, she's probably on a Greyhound to Milwaukee, on her way to...

  • Film Critic

    David Luhrssen is arts and entertainment editor of the Shepherd Express, co-founder of the Milwaukee International Film Festival and co-author of A Time of Paradox: America...

  • Social Justice Contributor

    David Pate has conversations about race, gender and class on Lake Effect. Pate's Real Talk segments will be a discussion at the intersection of equity and race - focusing on such topics as homelessness, poverty, domestic...

  • Writer

    Denice Ryan Martin writes and gardens on 3.5 acres in Genesee. She holds a BA in English from Loyola University of Chicago and a Master's in Social Work from California State University/Sacramento. Her stories and essays have appeared in the ...

  • Poet, Artist, Writer

    Ed Makowski is a poet, artist and writer living in Milwaukee, WI. As Eddie Kilowatt he released two books, Manifest Density and Carrying a Knife in to the Gunfight. Ed lives in Riverwest and prefers two wheels to four. More of...

  • Essayist

    Elaine Maly writes about her life and times as a native Milwaukeean at storiesfrommybreezeway.com. She is the 2015 winner of the Wisconsin Writers Association’s humor writing...

  • True & Personal Stories

    Ex Fabula is a Milwaukee nonprofit organization that strengthens community bonds through the art of storytelling. Ex Fabula produces StorySlams, workshops, community collaborations, a podcast, and radio pieces, all in order to provide platforms...

  • Essayist

    George Berdes has worked as a journalist, teacher, editor and in international affairs in Washington, D.C. and several foreign countries. He is a 1953 graduate of Marquette University's College of Journalism, where he eventually served on the...

  • Natural Sciences Instructor

    George Stone lives in Milwaukee, where he teaches at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Stone teaches Earth Science, General Geology, Weather Fundamentals, Climate Change Fundamentals and Energy in Nature, Technology and Society. He has also...

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