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- Gregory Maguire best-selling author "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West"; and the forthcoming book "The Next Queen of Heaven" (Concord Free Press)
- Stona Fitch founder of Concord Free Press; author "Give + Take" (Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press)
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