Michael Parker

Michael Parker is the author of eight works of fiction, including his most recent novel, All I Have in This World. His work has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, MORE INFO

Susan Rivers

Susan Rivers was awarded the Julie Harris Playwriting Award for Overnight Lows and the New York Drama League Award for Understatements. She is also the recipient of two playwriting grants from the National Endowment for… MORE INFO

Bill Roorbach

Bill Roorbach is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Flannery O’Connor Prize and O. Henry Prize winner Big Bend; Into Woods; Temple Stream; the bestselling Life Among Giants; and most… MORE INFO

Amy Rowland

Amy Rowland has spent more than a decade at the New York Times, where she worked, notably, as a transcriptionist before moving to the Book Review. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications, including… MORE INFO

B. A. Shapiro

B.A. Shapiro is the New York Times bestselling author of The Art Forger, The Safe Room, Blind Spot, See No Evil, Blameless and Shattered Echoes. She has also written four screenplays and the non-fiction book,… MORE INFO

Lee Smith

Lee Smith has published 13 novels and four collections of short stories, including the bestselling novels Fair and Tender Ladies and The Last Girls, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award. Her new book… MORE INFO

Julie Wu

After graduating from Harvard with a BA in Literature, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Julie Wu received an MD at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has received a writing grant from the… MORE INFO

Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have been translated into more than thirty languages. Her eighth novel, The Storied Life of A. J . Fikry, spent more than four months… MORE INFO