Poets & Writers Authors Circle
The Authors Circle is an invited group of esteemed writers who support and endorse Poets & Writers.
- DAVID BALDACCI
MICHAEL CONNELLYMICHAEL CONNELLY
ANTHONY DOERRANTHONY DOERR
URSULA HEGIURSULA HEGI
A.M. HOMESA.M. HOMES
A.M. Homes’ most recent book is The Unfolding (Viking Press/Penguin Random House, 2022). Previous titles include Days of Awe, May We Be Forgiven, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, Jack, Things You Should Know, The Safety of Objects, and the best-selling memoir, The Mistress’s Daughter. Her opera, RISE, debuted at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in 2022. She teaches at Princeton University and sits on the Council of the Writers Guild of America East.
TAYARI JONESTAYARI JONES
Tayari Jones is the New York Times best-selling author of four novels. The most recent, An American Marriage (Algonquin Books, 2018), was an Oprah’s Book Club selection and was awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Orange Prize), the Aspen Words Prize, and an NAACP Image Award. Her previous novels are Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and Silver Sparrow. Jones is a graduate of Spelman College, the University of Iowa, and Arizona State University. She is a professor of creative writing at Emory University, a contributing editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, and a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow.
CHRISTINA BAKER KLINECHRISTINA BAKER KLINE
VIET THANH NGUYENVIET THANH NGUYEN
JOYCE CAROL OATESJOYCE CAROL OATES
PAUL J. VIDICHPAUL J. VIDICH
Paul Vidich is the author of six novels: The Coldest Warrior, An Honorable Man, The Good Assassin, The Mercenary, The Matchmaker (Pegasus Books, 2022), and Beirut Station (forthcoming fall 2023). Prior to turning to writing, Vidich had a distinguished career in music and media at Time Warner, AOL, and Warner Music Group, where he was executive vice president, in charge of global technology and digital strategy. He is vice chair on the board of governors at the New School for Social Research.
JACQUELINE WOODSONJACQUELINE WOODSON