Past Authors

Authors in Past Reading Series and Events

Behind the Book has engaged a prestigious list of up-and-coming and acclaimed authors for our ongoing reading series. Authors who have read for us include:

Andre Aciman

Elliot Ackerman
Chris Adrian
Ayad Akhtar
Yelena Akhtiorskaya
Cristina Alger
Jeffrey Renard Allen
Will Allison
Mia Alvar
Allison Amend
Jonathan Ames
Kate Angus
Jami Attenberg
Katie Arnold-Ratcliff
Calvin Baker
Emily Barton
Daphne Beal
Chris Beha
Peter Behrens
Thomas Beller
Helen Benedict
Bill Berloni
Marie-Helene Bertino
Jedediah Berry
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
Stefan Merrill Block
Judy Blundell
Charles Bock
Roger Bonair Agard
Coe Booth
Marina Budhos
Ainsley Burrows
Rachel Cantor
Staceyann Chin
Sonya Chung
Carmela Ciuraru
Stephanie Clifford
Angie Cruz
Natalie Danford
Abha Dawesar
Nicole Dennis-Benn
Mark De Silva
Jonathan Dee
Marcy Dermansky
Andrew Durban
David Ebershoff
Jennifer Egan
Patricia Engel
Alvaro Enrique
Alison Espach
Danielle Evans
Jürgen Fauth
Joshua Ferris
Julia Fierro
Shannelle Gabriel
Mary Gaitskill
Rivka Galchen
Matt Gallagher
Greg Gerke
Alex Gilvarry
Judith Glaser
Myla Goldberg
Francisco Goldman
Beverly Gologorsky
Carlos Andres Gomez
David Goodwillie
Mary Gordon
Amelia Gray
Karl Taro Greenfeld
Ben Greenman
Lev Grossman
Leah Hager Cohen
Benjamin Hale
Paul Harding
Kathryn Harrison

Marah Hardt
Adam Haslett
John Haskell
Laura Hemphill
Nellie Hermann
John Hodgman
Cara Hoffman
Sheri Holman
A.M. Homes
Ben Ryder Howe
Lisa Howorth
Eddie Huang
Tanwi Nandini Islam
Randa Jarrar
Rula Jebreal
Maureen Johnson
Dan Josefson
Eddie Joyce
Jessica Francis Kane
Jay Caspian Kang
Shehan Karunatilaka
Porochista Khakpour
Phil Klay
Alexandra Kleeman
Nicole Krauss
Maris Kreizman
Aryn Kyle
Paul La Farge
Victor LaValle
Min Jin Lee
Felicia Luna Lemus
Ben Lerner
Doron Lev
Mark Leyner
Sam Lipsyte
Jack Livings
Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum
Fiona Maazel
Carolyn Mackler
Caitlin Macy
Bennett Madison
Karan Mahajan
Alexander Maksik
Sheila Maldonado
Alia Malek
Margaret Malone
Vanessa Manko
Kate Manning
Adam Mansbach
Alex Mar
Ben Marcus
Tom McAllister
Colum McCann
Patricia McCormick
Victoria McCoy
Yona Zeldis McDonough
Nick McDonell
Belinda McKeon
Catherine McKinley
Sophie McManus
Kelly McMasters
Askold Melnyczuk
Neesha Meminger
Jon Michaud
Jonathan Miles
Lydia Millet
Susan Minot
Rick Moody
Susanna Moore
Bradford Morrow
Edie Meidav
Tim Murphy
Michael Northrop
Anna Noyes
Elizabeth Nunez
Sigrid Nunez
Téa Obreht
Jenny Offill
Alix Ohlin
Julie Otsuka
Ed Park
Dale Peck
Jennifer Percy
Willie Perdomo
Tom Perrotta
Arthur Phillips
Helen Phillips
Julia Pierpont
Francine Prose
Eric Puchner
Emily Raboteau
Adam Rapp
Victoria Redel
Jeffery Renard Allen
Suzanne Rivecca
Suzzy Roche
Bonafide Rojas
Nellie Rosario
Gretchen Rubin
Jacob Rubin
Karen Russell
Patrick Ryan
Ben Ryder Howe
Joseph Salvatore
Elissa Schappell
Iris Smyles
Peter Straub
Darin Strauss
Elizabeth Strout<a
Courtney Sullivan
Felicia Sullivan
Maxine Swann
Erika Swyler
Justin Taylor
Abigail Thomas
Ted Thompson
Samantha Thornhill
Merritt Tierce
Lynne Tillman
Hannah Tinti
Anthony Tognazzini
Peter Trachtenberg
Alex Tresniowski
Monique Truong
Lily Tuck
Justin Tussing
Elsa Nefertari Ulen
Ellen Umansky
Deb Olin Unferth
Lara Vapnyar
Laura van den Berg
Siobhan Vivian
Ned Vizzini
Adelle Waldman
Amy Waldman
Casey Walker
Melissa Walker
Vicky Ward
Teddy Wayne
Katharine Weber
Colson Whitehead
Adam Wilson
Jessica Winter
Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop
Meg Wolitzer
Lee Woodruff
John Wray
Bil Wright
Emanuel Xavier