Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of “The Book of My Lives,” “The Question of Bruno,” “Nowhere Man” and “The Lazarus Project.” He has received of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation.

Christine Heppermann

Christine Heppermann reviews children's and young adult books for The Horn Book Magazine. She is the author of the forthcoming young adult poetry collection “Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty.” She has also written nonfiction books for children, including “City Chickens.”

Judy Hevrdejs

Judy Hevrdejs, a features writer, currently writes about food, family and travel for the Chicago Tribune and its food-and-dining blog, The Stew. She has appeared on TV in the U.S. and Mexico (where she was features editor for an English-language newspaper) and written for People and Time magazines.

Brian Hieggelke

Brian Hieggelke is the editor/co-founder of Newcity. He graduated from the College at the University of Chicago, where he also received a master’s in business administration. He has written about media, running, books, film, art, music, food, fashion, theater and dance.

Elin Hilderbrand

Elin Hilderbrand is the author of the novels “Summerland,” “The Blue Bistro” and “The Beach Club,” among others. The forthcoming “Beautiful Day” is her 12th novel. She has lived on Nantucket for 20 years.

Lott Hill

Lott Hill is a writer, teacher and regular contributor to 2nd Story in Chicago.

Jane Hirt

Jane Hirt is managing editor/vice president of the Chicago Tribune. She supervises news gathering for the newspaper, and other digital platforms. Previously, Hirt was founding co-editor and editor of RedEye, the Tribune’s pioneering news source for young, social Chicagoans. She is a 1989 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Henry Hodges

Henry Hodges, who has been acting since age 4, is the author of “How to Act Like a Kid.” He has performed in Broadway and off-Broadway shows, regional shows, national tours, opera, TV and films.

Samantha Hoffman

Samantha Hoffman is the author of “What More Could You Wish For,” and her stories have appeared in “Chicken Soup for the Dieter’s Soul” and other print and online publications. She also writes a blog about life in Chicago,

Hologram Kizzie

Hologram Kizzie is the alter ego of hip-hop artist Psalm One.

Mei-Ling Hopgood