Fiction Writers

Russell Banks

Acclaimed Author of Affliction, The Sweet Hereafter and Lost Memory of Skin

A.S. Byatt

Award-winning Novelist and Short Story Writer, Author of Possession: A Romance and The Children’s Book

Michael Chabon

Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist, Author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and The Yiddish Policemen's Union  

Bernard Cooper

Award-winning Memoirist, Novelist, and Short Story Writer

Michael Cunningham

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of The Hours, Specimen Days and A Home at the End of the World

Firoozeh Dumas

New York Times Bestselling Author of Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America & Laughing Without an Accent

Jonathan Franzen

Award-winning Novelist, The Corrections & Freedom

Neil Gaiman

Bestselling and Award-winning Author.

Daniel Handler

Bestselling Author, (A.K.A Lemony Snicket)

Miranda July

Filmmaker, Artist & Writer

Jhumpa Lahiri

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake and Unaccustomed Earth

Anne Lamott

Bestselling Author of Bird by Bird, Operating Instructions, and Stitches; A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

Dennis Lehane

Award-winning Novelist & Screenwriter Author of Live by Night, Shutter Island, and Mystic River

Armistead Maupin

Acclaimed Novelist, Author of the Tales of the City Series and The Night Listener

Alexander McCall Smith

Acclaimed & Beloved Scottish Bestselling Author: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series, 44 Scotland Street & The Sunday Philosophy Club Series

Anchee Min

Bestselling Memoirist and Novelist, Author of Red Azalea, Becoming Madame Mao and The Cooked Seed: A Memoir

Joyce Carol Oates

National Book-Award Winning Novelist, Poet, Playwright and Essayist

Michael Ondaatje

Bestselling & Award-winning Author of The English Patient, Running in the Family & The Cat’s Table

Mark Salzman

Acclaimed Author of Iron & Silk, Lying Awake, and True Notebooks

Alice Sebold

Bestselling Memoirist & Novelist, Author of Lucky, The Lovely Bones and The Almost Moon

Zadie Smith

Prize-winning Author of White Teeth and On Beauty

Amy Tan

Bestselling Author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement