Elmwood Franklin alumna Monica Barnett has published the definitive guide to finding your personal style. Her book, Without Saying a Word: The Silent Power of Style, is available on Amazon.com. Monica is a personal style and image consultant expert who has contributed to The Washington Post, Essence.com, Racked.com, and more. She is also a member of Lucky Magazine's Style Collective, a collection of the best fashion voices from around the U.S. Her work has appeared on television and in print media. Monica assists individuals in transforming closets and personal style; and helps businesses create more style savvy staff. Visit her blog at www.blueprintforstyle.com.
Elmwood Franklin alumnus Ron Irwin’s Flat Water Tuesday was named Target’s Book Pick of the Month for May. The novel, the gripping story of a young crew team rower and the lessons he learns through sport and life, is receiving international acclaim. Ron is a lecturer in the Centre for Film and Media at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. His website is ronirwin.com.