Category: Major Award Winners

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