• Author

    Commentator and writer Liam Callanan teaches creative writing at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He is the author of the novels The Cloud Atlas and All Saints.

  • Automotive Contributor

    Mark Savage writes the auto review column, Savage on Wheels, for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and He is also the executive editor of

  • Commentator

    Commentator Mark Siegrist is a freelance television producer. Siegrist has produced documentaries on MPTV, including Milwaukee’s Muslim Faithful and Milwaukee’s Vowed Women of Faith.

  • Comedy Contributor

    Matt Kemple is the founder and producer of Milwaukee Comedy, Inc. and the annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival,...

  • Essayist

    Meagan Schultz is a mother and writer living on the East Side of Milwaukee with her husband and two young boys. She recently fixed up her basement and fashioned a small space for a writing desk where Legos are not allowed.

    If she can get...

  • Writer, Author

    Mel is a contributing writer for More Magazine, guest blogger on The Huffington Post and the author of Cop's Kid. She lives in Milwaukee.

    Twitter: ...

  • Gardening Expert

    Gardening expert, TV/radio host, author Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms...

  • Musician and Conversationalist

    Mike Mangione is a nationally touring musician, songwriter and host of the podcast Time & The Mystery.

    Over the course of his 10 year career, he has released...

  • Lake Effect Contributor

    Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, or NNS, is an online source for objective, professional multimedia reporting on issues in 18 central city Milwaukee communities.

    NNS covers...

  • Essayist

    Pam Parker's fiction and essays have appeared in numerous print and online publications. Her Lake Effect essay, The...

  • Wine Blogger, Podcast Engineer

    Ray Fister is the co-creator and voice of the wine blog and podcast Life Between the Vines. Fister is also the owner and engineer of

  • Concert Cellist

    For 35 years one of the worlds leading cello soloist, Robert Cohen is an award-winning recording artist, conductor, artistic director and pedagogue who has been broadcast on TV and radio throughout the world. His passionate views on the art of...

  • Outdoor Adventure Contributor

    Stacy Tornio is the author of more than 10 books related to nature, gardening and getting kids outside. She also runs the website

    When she’s not writing,...

  • Political Satirist

    Will Durst is sworn enemy to all tyrants, foreign and domestic. He has managed to patch together a half way decent quilt of a comedy career utilizing syndicated columns, radio and...