Kenan Trebincevic immigrated to America in 1993 and became a citizen in 2001. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and Op-Ed page, the Wall Street Journal , Salon , and The Best American Travel Writing 2012 and on American Public Radio and NPR.
Susan Shapiro became addicted to her shrink Dr. Woolverton when he helped her quit twenty-seven-year smoking and drinking habits and start writing successfully. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, andPeople, and on Salon.com. She is the author of seven books, including Five Men Who Broke My Heart, Speed Shrinking (currently optioned for films), and the memoir, Lighting Up, about her successful addiction therapy. She is a journalism professor who teaches the popular instant gratification takes too long writing method at the New School, New York University, and in private workshops and seminars. Visit her at www.susanshapiro.net.