Bill Daley

Bill Daley is a Chicago Tribune food writer who covers food personalities, cooking techniques and trends. He answers food and drink queries from readers in a weekly online column called “The Daley Question.” He is active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Barbara D’Amato

Barbara D’Amato is the author of “Other Eyes,” “Death of a Thousand Cuts” and “White Male Infant,” among others. She is a past president of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America.

Brian D’Amato

Brian D’Amato is the author of “Beauty” and “In the Courts of the Sun,” and has written for magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Artforum. He has taught art and art history at the City University of New York, Ohio State University and Yale University. His sculptures and installations have been shown in galleries all over the world.

Ray Daniels

Ray Daniels is the founder and director of the Cicerone Certification Program, the beer world’s equivalent to a sommelier. He has more than 20 years’ experience brewing and judging beers and is the author of “Designing Great Beers” and co-author of “Smoked Beers” and “Brown Ales.”

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis is a graduate student at Columbia College Chicago.

Jennifer Day

Jennifer Day is the editor of Printers Row Journal, the Chicago Tribune’s Sunday book section.

Lori Rader Day

Lori Rader Day is the author of a thriller forthcoming in summer 2014 from Seventh Street Books. She won Good Housekeeping’s first short story contest and the 2008 Chris O’Malley Prize in Fiction from The Madison Review. Her stories have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, TimeOut Chicago, and After Hours.

Bobby Deen

Bobby Deen is the son of Food Network host and cookbook author Paula Deen, host of the Cooking Channel’s “Not My Mama’s Meals,” author of “From Mama’s Table to Mine,” and co-author of two cookbooks with his brother Jamie. He lives in Savannah, Ga.

James P. DeWan

James P. DeWan is a food writer, chef and culinary instructor. His column, “Prep School,” runs in the Chicago Tribune and has been collected into a book of the same name. He also is co-author of “The Zwilling J.A. Henckels Complete Book of Knife Skills.”

Gioia Diliberto

Gioia Diliberto is a Chicago-based writer and the author oftwo historical novels and three biographies. Her book “Hadley,” the true story behind Ernest Hemingway’s memoir “A Moveable Feast,” was recently reissued as “Paris Without End.” Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Smithsonian and Vanity Fair.