Alan Chin was born and raised in New York City’s Chinatown. He has been a contributing photographer to The New York Times, Yahoo News, Guernica and many other publications. Chin also serves as an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The New York Times twice nominated Alan for the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Kosovo conflict in 1999 and 2000. Currently, Alan is also Managing Director of Documenting DETROIT, a community-based photojournalism initiative.
Rian Dundon is a photographer and editor in Oakland, CA. He is the author of “Changsha” (Emphasis) and a partner photographer at Keystone picture agency. He contributes to The New York Times, City Lab and California Sunday Magazine, among other publications.
Joseph Rodríguez, a photojournalist, is a professor at New York University and the International Center of Photography. He is the author of “Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the '80s” (powerHouse Books). Recent exhibitions of his work have appeared at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm, Sweden, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Alison Stine is a writer in Appalachia. Her books include Ohio Violence(University of North Texas Press) and The Protectors (Little A). Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Toast, The Guardian, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. She received a 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship from the NEA for her essays about Appalachia and was a runner-up in the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award from NYU Journalism. A single mom, she holds a PhD from Ohio University.