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Meet our Modern Authors
Thousands of individuals have written their book through the our Modern Author programs. Meet a few of our alums.
Founder of Inspiring Comfort; Her book Paws to Comfort has been taught to thousand of 'comfort coaches'
Senior Brand & Diversity Advisor at Booz Allen, Author of "The Wisdom of Guncles"
Bloomberg Reporter & Anchor; Author of Betrayal, historical fiction of Ethel Rosenberg
Former Hostage Negotiator; Principles Black Swan Group; Signed with CAL Entertainment as a professional speaker
Grown business, coaching & speaking through her book, A Worthy Wardrobe.
SABA National New Author of the Year 2020; Tanzanian Refugee
Claudia Alarco Alarco
Hired for executive role at DC Mayor’s Office
Ioatp Book of the Year; SAP Executive; Partnered with nonprofit NFTE to have his book taught in 1,000s of schools
Mayumi "Umi" Grigsby
Story featured in Chicken Soup for Soul; established nonprofit organization
Executive at Launch House; Author of Underdog Paradox and children's book
Founded gaming-focused law firm; author of That (Explicative) Broad
Rutgers student who earned VC job at Lux Capital through his book Moonshots.
Published two horror/thriller novels in program; MFA & Creative Writing Professor.
Two time nonfiction author; launched 7-figure business & Online Coaching/Course
NAACP Image Award Finalist; May 2021 featured book for Stephen Curry's Book Club
Haley Hoffman Smith
Media personality, Television Host, and coach. Author of Her Big Idea.
Former White House Staffer; Community Organizer in Mississippi; TEDx Talk through his memoir
Co-Founder & CIO @ Sirius Education, Inc Magazine Columnist, Advisor to World Economic Forum; Author of 'Rebooted'
Forbes 30 under 30; Billion Dollar Hedge Fund founder
Top Executive Coach and Business Transformation Expert; Developed new podcast series on Winning the Game of Work
Partner at Bravium, Keynote speaker and corporate trainer
Admitted to Tulane Medicine & Interviewed by ESPN
TEDx Talk & TikTok Influencer through his book
Hired by Masterclass; Admitted to Harvard Masters
Author of Historical Sci-Fi Novel Series; BookTube Host; and book coach/editor.
Hired by the National Football League (NFL) after writing "The NFL at 100"
Hired to work at full time soccer scout and develop football scouting project in India
Former Wall Street Executive; Founder of the Optimizer Group, author, speaker, & coach
Bestselling novelist, featured Barnes & Nobel author; her BookTok posts and videos have garnered more than 3 million views
Cofounder of Creative Science Labs, Author of Decoding the Why, bestselling guide on behavior science
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