Ariel Aberg-Riger

Visual Storyteller
2023 Kirkus Prize
2024 YALSA Nonfiction Finalist

Diane Ackerman

NYT Bestselling Author
Naturalist, Essayist, Poet

Nuar Alsadir

Award-winning Poet, Essayist
Psychoanalyst

Donald Antrim

MacArthur "Genius" Award
Acclaimed Fiction Writer

Jami Attenberg

NYT Bestselling Novelist
Memoirist

Peter Balakian

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet
Black Dog of Fate

Ellen Bass

Award-winning Poet
Lambda Literary Award

Eula Biss

NYT Bestselling Author
National Book Critics Circle Award

Richard Blanco

Obama's Inaugural Poet
Poetry Education Ambassador

Adrienne Brodeur

Best-selling Memoirist & Novelist
Executive Director of Aspen Words

Brian Broome

Award-winning Memoirist
Punch Me Up to the Gods

Stephanie Burt

Critic, Poet & Essayist
NBCC Award Finalist

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Mexican Poet & Translator
Immigration Advocate

Mark Doty

Distinguished Poet & Memoirist
National Book Award

Andre Dubus III

#1 NYT Bestselling Novelist
House of Sand and Fog

Camille Dungy

Award-winning Poet
Acclaimed Essayist & Critic

Beth Ann Fennelly

Acclaimed Poet & Essayist
Micro-Memoirist

Carolyn Forché

Award-winning Poet
Memoir: What You Have Heard Is True

Adam Gopnik

Int'l Bestselling Author
New Yorker Staff Writer

Joy Harjo

US Poet Laureate (2019-22)
NBCC Lifetime Achievement Award
Memoirs: Crazy Brave, Poet Warrior

Pam Houston

Acclaimed Novelist
Animals, Outdoors, Nature

Jonathan M. Katz

Award-winning Journalist
Haiti, Epidemic, Disaster

Andrew Krivak

Acclaimed Novelist & Poet
National Book Award Finalist

Malinda Lo

Award-winning Fiction & Nonfiction Writer
National Book Award Winner
Lambda Literary Award

Rick Moody

Bestselling Novelist
Acclaimed Memoirist

Honor Moore

Memoirst, Biographer, Poet
Bishop's Daughter

Sir Andrew Motion

U.K. Poet Laureate (1999-09)
Dylan Thomas Prize

Eileen Myles

Acclaimed Poet and Critic
Lambda Pioneer Award

Marilyn Nelson

Poet-as-Historian
Frost Poetry Prize

Meghan O’Rourke

Award-winning Memoirist
Acclaimed Poet

Molly Peacock

Acclaimed Poet
Memoir, Biography, Essay

Caryl Phillips

Award-winning Novelist and Playwright
PEN/Open Book Award

Patrick Phillips

Poet & Nonfiction Writer
Blood at the Root

Bushra Rehman

Award-winning Novelist & Poet
Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Alberto Ríos

Mexican-American Writer
National Book Award Finalist

Sun Yung Shin

Poet, Writer & Cultural Worker
Minnesota Book Award

Chris Stedman

Author & Activist
Host of Unread

Danté Stewart

Acclaimed Memoirist
Belonging & Religion

Michael Thomas

Novelist & Memoirist
IMPAC Dublin Award

Brian Turner

Acclaimed Soldier-Poet
Poet, Memoirist & Essayist

Juan Gabriel Vásquez

NYT Bestselling Novelist
IMPAC Dublin Award

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Novelist & Memoirist
Literary & Social Activist

Frank B. Wilderson III

Award-winning Author
Poet, Scholar, Activist

Lidia Yuknavitch

Bestselling Novelist
Acclaimed Memoirist