Past Festival Authors

It has been our honor and pleasure to welcome such an esteemed roster of authors to our Festival over the years:

Megan Abbott

Roda Ahmed

Heather Alexander

Kwame Alexander

Mia Alvar

Katherine Arden

Eric Asimov

Rick Atkinson

Jami Attenberg

Michael Ausiello

Safi Bahcall

Tessa Bailey

Angelica Baker

Ronald H. Balson

Tracey Baptiste

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Ismael Beah

Rhoda Belleza

Marie Benedict

Rose Levy Beranbaum

Laurie Berkner

Ari Berman

Nancy Berner

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Preet Bharara

Sarah Blake

Bianca Bosker

Libba Bray

Kathy Brennan

Nick Bruel

Alafair Burke

Bryan Burrough

Meg Cabot

Jeff Campbell

Caroline Campion

Alyssa Satin Capucilli

S.A. Chakraborty

Diane Chamberlain

Ron Chernow

Lincoln Child

Mary Higgins Clark

Tena Clark

Breena Clarke

Dhonielle Clayton

Lisa Colozza Cocca

Ben Coes

William D. Cohan

Susane Colasanti

Zoraida Córdova

Cressida Cowell

Jerry Craft

Sayantani Dasgupta

Laura Dave

Christian Davenport

Fiona Davis

Jacky Davis

Kevin Davis

Bill Dedman

Anika Denise

Kate DiCamillo

Michael Dickman

Mark Di Ionno

Emma Donoghue

John Donvan

Stephanie Dray

Benjamin Dreyer

Bob Drury

Ame Dyckman

Christopher Eliopoulos

Val Emmich

David Epstein

Dee Ernst

Elizabeth Eulberg

Dan Fagin

Julia Fierro

A.J. Finn

Debbi Michiko Florence

Dorothea Benton Frank

Sally Mott Freeman

Amanda Freitag

Jason Fry

Matthew Futterman

Gilbert M. Gaul

Tess Gerritsen

Karina Yan Glaser

Paul Goldberger

Dana Goldstein

Jeff Goodell

David Grann

Philip Greene

Kaitlyn Greenidge

Andrew Gross

Sharon Guskin

Dan Gutman

Rob Hart

Nadia Hashimi

Heidi Heilig

Laurie Hernandez

Tad Hills

Allyson Hobbs

Alice Hoffman

Philip K. Howard

Georgia Hunter

Uzodinma Iweala

Naomi Jackson

A.J. Jacobs

Eloisa James

Leslie Jamison

Susie Jaramillo

Sandeep Jauhar

Pam Jenoff

JJ Johnson

Sebastian Junger

Marjan Kamali

Laura Kamoie

Ibram X. Kendi

John Kerry

Gilbert King

Katie Kitamura

Jean Hanff Korelitz

Gordon Korman

Michael Kranish

Nicholas Kristof

William Kent Krueger

Nancy Krulik

Kendall Kulper

Jean Kwok

Edward J. Larson

Emmy Laybourne

Tara Lazar

Caroline Leavitt

Min Jin Lee

Claire Legrand

Peter Lerangis

Andrew Lewis

Elizabeth Lim

Sarah Darer Littman

Lynda Cohen Loigman

Jessica Love

Susan Lowry

David Lubar

Carolyn Mackler

Sarah MacLean

T Kira Madden

Jen Malone

Julie Maloney

Wendy Mass

Sujata Massey

Chris Matthews

Andrea Mays

Imbolo Mbue

Kimberly McCreight

Marta McDowell

Paula McLain

Margaret McNamara

Meg Medina

Madeline Miller

Megan Miranda

Aimee Molloy

Kate Moore

Kass Morgan

Kate Morton

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Paul Muldoon

Carolyn Murnick

Donna Jo Napoli

Eva Lesko Natiello

Rhiannon Navin

Celeste Ng

Paul Noth

Naomi Novik

Laura Numeroff

Amy Ellis Nutt

Téa Obreht

Jane O’Connor

Joyce Carol Oates

Chinelo Okparanta

Daniel José Older

Julie Orringer

Emily X.R. Pan

Gregory Pardlo

Chris Pavone

Patrick Phillips

James Preller

Kate Quinn

Rossella Rago

Joanne Ramos

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

James Riley

Jennifer Robson

Michael Aaron Rockland

Heather Ross

Stephanie Sabol

Riley Sager

Emily St. John Mandel

Rakesh Satyal

Whitney Scharer

Laura Schenone

Stacy Schiff

Eliot Schrefer

Emily Schultz

V.E. Schwab

Will Schwalbe

Corey Rosen Schwartz

Kieran Scott

Susan Holloway Scott

Christopher Scotton

Francesco Sedita

Akhil Sharma

Brenda Shaughnessy

Gail Sheehy

Courtney Sheinmel

Jessie Sima

Emma Sky

Karin Slaughter

Jennifer E. Smith

Asali Solomon

David Soman

David Ezra Stein

R.L. Stine

Emma Straub

Tim Sullivan

Peter Swanson

Lucy Sykes

Lauren Tarshis

Laini Taylor

Matthew Thomas

Héctor Tobar

Katy Tur

Oanh Ngo Usadi

Audrey Vernick

Sam Walker

Wendy Walker

Tommy Wallach

Rosemary Wells

Chuck Wendig

Tracey West

Scott Westerfeld

Chris Whipple

Colson Whitehead

Lauren Wilkinson

Beatriz Williams

Lauren Willig

Martha Woodroof

Sheryl WuDunn

Doug Yacka

Tiphanie Yanique

Carl Zimmer

Ibi Zoboi

Caren Zucker