Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and two produced plays.
Michael Hainey is the deputy editor of GQ and has been with the magazine for 14 years. He is the author of “After Visiting Friends: A Son’s Story.” His poetry has appeared in Tin House, among other publications. Hainey attended the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He lives in Manhattan.
Kate Hannigan’s debut novel is the forthcoming middle-grade “Cupcake Cousins,” due out in spring 2014. She is the founder of the Hyde Park/South Side Network of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. katesbooks.com
Melissa Harris is a Chicago Tribune business columnist covering the city’s corporate elite and how they wield influence. A graduate of Northwestern and Johns Hopkins Universities, she previously was a reporter at The Baltimore Sun and the Orlando Sentinel.
Michael Harvey is the author of “The Chicago Way” and “The Fifth Floor,” and is a journalist and documentary producer. His work has won numerous national and international awards, including multiple Emmy awards and an Academy Award nomination.
Michael Hawthorne is an investigative reporter focusing on the environment for the Chicago Tribune. A 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist for investigative reporting, he has written extensively about health hazards from air pollution, mercury and hormone-disrupting chemicals. @scribeguy.
Suzanne Hayes is an author and teacher. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and children. Her debut novel, “The Witch of Little Italy” (written under the name Suzanne Palmieri), was released in March. She also is co-author of “I’ll Be Seeing You.”
Eric Hazen is a Master of Fine Arts student at Columbia College Chicago and the producer of the 2nd Story Podcast.
David Heinzmann has covered crime and government for the Tribune for more than a dozen years. He is also the author of a pair of crime thrillers, “A Word to the Wise” and “Throwaway Girl,” about Chicago private investigator Augustine Flood. @davidheinzmann.
Libby Fischer Hellmann
Libby Fischer Hellmann is the award-winning author of nine novels, including “A Bitter Veil,” “Set the Night on Fire,” and the Ellie Foreman and Georgia Davis crime fiction series. She has lived in Chicago for 35 years.