April Ryan has been a White House correspondent for the American Urban Radio Networks since the Clinton administration. In addition, she can be seen almost daily as a political analyst for CNN. She has been featured in Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Elle magazines as well as the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico, to name a few, and has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Anderson Cooper 360, Hardball, Meet the Press and many other television news programs. In 2017, the National Association of Black Journalists named her the “Journalist of the Year.”
Anne Rice’s books have sold nearly 100 million copies, placing her among the most popular authors in recent American history. She is perhaps best known for her series of novels, The Vampire Chronicles, revolving around the central character of Lestat. Two books, Interview with the Vampire and Queen of the Damned, were the subject of film adaptations, and her Vampire Chronicles has been put into development at Hulu for a television series.