Elizabeth Strout

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Elizabeth Strout.

David Joachim, Ghost Writer

Cookbook ghost writer, author, and grill specialist David Joachim admits he's "a little bit of a pyromaniac," when it comes to cooking. He's literally cooking (a sausage) with fire in his home's backyard in Central Valley, Pennsylvania.

Kristen Rigney, owner of City Sparrow Arpons

"Failed Housewife" theme for City Sparrow Aprons, featuring owner Kristen Rigney

Matt Fouse and his Chickens

Urban farmer Matt Fouse and his backyard in Baltimore.

Tom McCarthy, Makin' it Rain

Photo by Matt Roth Tom McCarthy helped me out on an ESPN the Magazine shoot. So, rather than paying him by a boring ol' check, I made it rain! His roommate Josh Lewis and Josh's girlfriend Dana Boyd helped out and enjoyed a little camera time. Baltimore, Marland on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

Disgust

Photo illustration cultural and personal ideas of Disgust for The Chronicle of Higher Education Review Magazine.

Sally Carle, an extreme cleaner.

Sally Carle, an extreme cleaner.

Judy and George Owens

Judy, 71, and George Owens, 72, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania the AARP Tax-aide program.

Betty Patton

Betty Patton, 91, from Larksville, Pennsylvania.

Diego Klattenhoff

Diego Klattenhoff from Homeland, Pacific Rim, and Blacklist, plays Big Buck HD against writer Anna Peele at Bar Nine in Hells Kitchen in New York, New York on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

Charlie

Charlie the five-year-old boy.

Philipp Meyer

Philipp Meyer, author of "The Son"

B.J. Riley, AARP Driver Safety Course

B.J. Riley, 88, from Lansdale, PA, usually puts her car on cruise when she travels between Florida and Pennsylvania. She won’t be putting her new Toyota Matrix on cruise control in wet weather, though, thanks to the AARP Driver Safety course.

Elizabeth Cline, author of “Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion”

Elizabeth Cline, author of “Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion”

Gaylord Coston AARP Citizen Advocate

Gaylord Coston, an AARP Citizen Advocate in Pennsylvania, is photographed at the state capitol in Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Linda Smith is a painter with an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and works as a guard at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Linda Smith is a painter with an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and works as a guard at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Linda Smith, a guard at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Linda Smith is a painter with an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and works as a guard at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Dr. Hal Dietz

After decades of research, Dr. Hal Dietz, a connective tissue specialist at Johns Hopkins, has found that a safe, inexpensive and widely used blood pressure drug, losartin, addresses the multi-symptom issues of Marfan Syndrome.

Jean McGarry, chair of Johns Hopkins University's Writing Seminar department.

Jean McGarry is the chair of Johns Hopkins University's Writing Seminar department.