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Journalist, Lake Effect Weekend Contributor

Bruce Murphy writes the Murphy's Law column for UrbanMilwaukee.com, where he serves as editor. Murphy has won more than 30 national and state journalism awards, served as editor...

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

Christi Clancy's work has appeared in The New York Times, Glimmer Train Stories, Hobart, The Minnesota Review and elsewhere. She teaches English and writing at Beloit College.

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 ...

Ed Makowski

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...

Copyright and Media Lawyer

Ellen M. Kozak is a Milwaukee copyright, publishing and media lawyer. She is also the author of several pseudonymous novels, hundreds of articles in such publications as Travel+Leisure, USA Today and the Wall Street...

Urban Adventurer

Eric Hansen is a Milwaukee writer and outdoorsman who frequently explores the upper Great Lakes and the American West. He writes for Backpacker Magazine and for other...

WUWM@Nite Contributor

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...

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