Domenica Alioto is a Senior Editor at Crown/Penguin Random House where she has edited numerous critically acclaimed or bestselling non-fiction books, including Saima Wahab’s In My Father’s Country, Sean Carroll’s Brave Genius, Jim Al-Khalili’s Life on the Edge, and Tara Clancy’s The Clancys of Queens. She is also the editor of forthcoming books by Stephen Fried, former U.S. Ambassador Norman Eisen, and Pulitzer-Prize winner Tom Reiss, among others.

Julie Barer is a partner at The Book Group, a full-service literary agency that represents a wide range of distinguished authors, including critically acclaimed and bestselling novelists, memoirists and journalists. Julie’s list is focused especially on fiction, and her clients include Joshua Ferris, Paula McLain, Lily King, and Celeste Ng. Writing by her clients has received numerous awards and honors, including the PEN/Hemingway Award, the National Book Award Finalist medal, the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the Dylan Thomas prize, the Los Angeles Times First Book Award, the Flannery O’Connor Award, and the Orange Prize.

Lisa Lucas is the publisher of Guernica, an online magazine of art & politics. She also serves as nonfiction co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival and a National Book Foundation advisory council member. Before joining Guernica, Lisa served as the director of education at Tribeca Film Institute and consulted for various non-profit arts and cultural organizations, including Sundance Film Festival, San Francisco Film Society, and the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Location: Stedman Gallery

Date & Time
March 9, 2016