Category: Major Award Winners

Elissa Altman
Elissa Altman is an award-winning author of literary memoir, essay, and food narrative, who writes from t…
Christina Baker Kline
Christina Baker Kline is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eight novels, including The Exiles, …
Marie Benedict
Marie Benedict is a New York Times and USAToday bestselling author of eight works of historical fiction. …
Melanie Benjamin
Melanie Benjamin is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling historical novels The Swan…
Lisa Bird-Wilson
Lisa Bird-Wilson is a Saskatchewan Métis and nêhiyaw writer whose work appears in literary magazines and …
Angeline Boulley
Angeline Boulley, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is a storyteller …
Wiley Cash
Wiley Cash is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels and the founder of This Is Working, an…
Jack Gantos
Jack Gantos has written books for readers of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to nov…
Amitav Ghosh
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He studied in Delhi, Ox…
Jessica Goudeau
Jessica Goudeau is a journalist, professor, producer, and advocate. Her first nonfiction book, After the …
Reyna Grande
Reyna Grande is the author of the bestselling memoir, The Distance Between Us, (2012) where she writes ab…
Laurie Halse Anderson
Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author whose writing spans young readers, teens, an…
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