Contributing writer Paul Roberts ("Spoiled") is the author, most recently, of The End of Food. Documentary photographer Scott Squire is based in Seattle.
Heather Rogers' ("Slash and Burn") book about the green marketplace is forthcoming from Scribner.
In Harry Reid's hometown, MoJo reporter Josh Harkinson ("Gold Member") slept in a former whorehouse, where the owner used to let young Harry swim in the pool. Illustrator John Ueland, who's been crafting digital art for 15 years, used his father-in-law as Reid's body double.
Scott Carney ("Meet the Parents") is based in Chennai, India. His story on international adoption was funded in part by the Fund for Investigative Journalism.
Kevin Drum ("Trading Up") obsesses about stats at his MotherJones.com blog. Illustrator Marc Rosenthal's newest book, Archie and the Pirates, comes out this spring.
Writer Adam Welz ("Trouble on the Limpopo") lives in South Africa and photographs penguins for a hobby. His work in Mozambique was made possible by a Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism.
Photographer Eugene Richards ("Out of Mind, Out of Sight") spent 10 years chronicling the miserable state of mental institutions across the globe.
Bonnie Azab Powell ("This Little Piggy Goes Home") cofounded the group blog The Ethicurean.
Former MoJo intern Jon Mooallem ("Veg-o-Might") is a writer for the New York Times Magazine.
Kathryn Joyce ("The Purpose-Driven Wife") is the author of Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement, out in March. Illustrator Yuko Shimizu teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
Contributing writer Daniel Duane ("Foodie, Beware") writes about food, wine, and Vegas for Men's Journal and is the author of books on rock climbing and surfing. Envy his life.
David Corn ("Dawn of a Newt Age") heads up MoJo's Washington bureau, where Bruce Falconer and Daniel Schulman ("Their Own Private Africa") and Stephanie Mencimer ("Wake Up and Smell the Fine Print") are reporters.
Bernice Yeung ("Taser's Delirium Defense") covered public interest law as an editor at California Lawyer.