Thomas Roma, a two-time recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography in New York. He is the author of six powerHouse titles including: Enduring Justice; Show & Tell; Sicilian Passage; and most recently House Calls with William Carlos Williams, MD. He is also the author of Sanctuary (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), and Found in Brooklyn (W.W. Norton & Co., 1996), among others. Director of Photography at Columbia University, Roma lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.
Alec Wilkinson has been a writer at The New Yorker since 1980. He has published nine books, among them Big Sugar (Knopf, 1989), A Violent Act (Knopf, 1993), The Happiest Man in the World (Random House, 2007), and My Mentor (Mariner Books, 2003). His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, A Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and a Lyndhurst Prize.