Barbara Ehrenreich, the founder of EHRP, is the author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America; Bait and Switch: On the (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream; Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America; and numerous other books. She works closely with journalists to develop their stories for EHRP. Follow on Twitter @B_Ehrenreich.
Alissa Quart is the Executive Editor of EHRP. She is also the author of three non-fiction books, Branded, Hothouse Kids, and Republic of Outsiders. She has written features for The New York Times Magazine, Elle, The Atlantic, The Nation, Pacific Standard and many other magazines and has contributed frequent reported opinion pieces to The New York Times and elsewhere. She wrote and produced the Emmy- and ASME-nominated multimedia project “The Last Clinic” among other multimedia projects. She has taught at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism among other universities and was a 2010 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Her first book of poetry Monetized is out in March 2015 from Miami University Press. Follow on Twitter @lisquart.
Bliss Broyard is the Senior Editor of EHRP. She is the author of the bestselling story collection, My Father, Dancing, which was a New York Times Notable book, and the memoir, One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life-A Story of Race and Family Secrets, which received the Louisiana Endowment for the Arts Humanist Book of the Year award and was a finalist for the Essence and Books for a Better Life awards. Her stories and essays have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Art of the Essay and other collections. She has written features for the New York Times, The New Yorker.com, Elle, Oprah, Medium, and elsewhere. She is a former board member and frequent storyteller for The Moth, and blogged about her family’s travels across Asia and Africa at 4intransit.com. Follow on Twitter @blissbroyard.