Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War.
Bill Daley is a Chicago Tribune food and features writer who covers 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, Pinterest and Instagram. Twitter: @BillDaley
Barbara D'Amato has won the Carl Sandburg Award for fiction, the Agatha twice, the Anthony twice, the Macavity and several Lovies. She is a past president of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. Her most recent book is ”Other Eyes.”
Associate managing editor/photo and video at the Chicago Tribune, Robin Daughtridge has been working in journalism for three decades. She is an editor, coach, confidante and advocate in visuals across all editorial departments. Before arriving at the Tribune in 1995, she was director of photography at the Chicago Sun-Times.
Amy David is a poet, performer and Ph.D. student from Chicago. She has competed at the National Poetry Slam four times as a member of teams representing Chicago. Her work has appeared recently in Word Riot and Foundling Review.
Jennifer Day is the editor of Printers Row Journal, the Chicago Tribune’s Sunday book section. This year she received the Tribune’s Johnrae Earl Award for excellence in editing. Day has been a journalist for more than 15 years; her work has appeared regularly in the Tribune since 2008.
Julie Deardorff is an award-winning journalist who covers health, fitness and medicine for the Chicago Tribune’s investigative reporter/consumer watchdog team. A certified personal trainer, she also writes the Chicago Tribune health blog “Julie’s Health Club.” Her interests include green living, nutrition, sustainability and personal and environmental health.
Lori Degman is the author of “Cock-a-Doodle Oops!” and other humorous picture books. Her debut book, “1 Zany Zoo,” was the winner of the Cheerios New Author Contest.
Monique Brinson Demery is the author of “Finding the Dragon Lady.” She attended the Vietnamese Advanced Summer Institute in Hanoi and received a master’s degree in East Asia Regional Studies from Harvard University. Her interviews with Madame Nhu in 2005 were the first Nhu had given to any Westerner in nearly 20 years. She lives in Chicago.