Kate-Manning-(CONTRIBUTOR)bKate Manning  P ’14 P ’17 (“Family Matters,”) is the author of My Notorious Life, a historical novel based partly on the life of a controversial midwife in Victorian New York City. A former documentary television producer, Manning has written for the New York Times, the Guardian, and other newspapers.


Wilson_contribDavid McKay Wilson ’76 (“Go Big”) is a New York-based journalist who writes regularly for magazines at Colby, Dartmouth, Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, and other colleges and universities.

Wilson is a columnist for the Journal News in New York and a contributor to the New York Times.



Erika Mailman ’91 (“Exploring Common Ground”) is a writer and historical novelist living in Northern California. Her first book, Woman of Ill Fame, follows a Gold Rush prostitute, while her second looks at a medieval woman accused of witchcraft. The Witch’s Trinity was a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book.