Alfred Edward (A.E.) Housman was a noted classical scholar and a poet. To the wider public he is best known for his poem “A Shropshire Lad” (1896), while to his fellow classicists it is his critical editing of Manilius that has earned him enduring fame.
A. E. Hotchner is the author of many books and plays. He graduated from Washington University Law School in 1941, practiced law briefly, then served in the Air Force as a military journalist. After his stint in the armed forces, Hotchner met Ernest Hemingway, and the two spent the next 14 years as close friends. Hotchner is best known for Papa Hemingway, his 1966 biography of Ernest Hemingway, whose work he had adapted for plays and television.
Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925), was a British essayist, poet and author, and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
Angelo Bartlett “Bart” Giamatti was an American professor of English Renaissance literature, the president of Yale University, and the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Alwar Balasubramaniam is a sculptor, painter, printmaker, and installation artist, currently based in Bangalore, India. His work, which focuses on the body and its material relationship to the world, has been the subject of international acclaim, and has been featured in museums and exhibitions worldwide.
Abraham B. Yehoshua (אברהם ב. יהושע) is one of Israel’s preeminent writers. His novels include A Journey to the End of the Millennium, The Liberated Bride, and A Woman in Jerusalem, which was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2007. He lives in Haifa.