brian braiker
writer, reporter, editor, musician. made of shame and whiskey.
Brooklyn, NY
Yeah Write
YW is a creative writing community that helps motivate, inspire, connect, and educate writers via prompts, advice, peer workshoppers, & more!
New York, NY
Chelsea Whyte
Chels blogs about science, art, baseball, and her adventures in journalism. She's pretty awesome. Or, you know, owsome.
Long Island, NY
Bart Schaneman
Novelist. Essayist. Editor of a newspaper in Nebraska.
On the edge of the West
Scott Heim
riotous obsessions, random ghosts, floodgates, tiny blue lights, needy snuggling, indrid cold, flimsily structured songcraft, end credits
Boston, MA
Shane Burcaw
A sarcastic 19-year-old with SMA explores the humor in the disease that is slowly destroying his body, and reveals a lot more about his life along the way.
Emily St. John Mandel
Four novels, most recently Station Eleven. Essays at The Millions, The New Republic, Humanities, and elsewhere. Fueled by tea.
New York City
Mike Barthel
Pop culture, politics, and humor from a music critic turned cultural commentator.
Seattle, WA
Liz Moore
Author of the novels HEFT and THE WORDS OF EVERY SONG.
Philadelphia, PA
Nina MacLaughlin
Tools, sweat, wood, books. I left my job at an alt-weekly to become a carpenter. I'm writing a book about it to be published by W.W. Norton.
Camgridge, MA
Rainbow Rowell
Author of ELEANOR & PARK, ATTACHMENTS and FANGIRL. Excitable.
Omaha, Nebraska
Adrienne Celt
Author of THE DAUGHTERS (W.W. Norton/Liveright, 2015), writer & cartoonist. Horse enthusiast & general bon vivant.
Tucson, AZ
Matthew Gallaway
Author of The Metropolis Case: A Novel (Crown/Random House 2011). I'm into cats, ferns, and books about memory slash fractured souls. (Oh and cupcakes of almost any variety.)
New York, NY
Ashley Ford
Writing essays, memoirs, and secret things. 5 Things every Sunday. Staff Writer at BuzzFeed. You seem lovely.
Brooklyn, NY
Roxane Gay
I write fiction, essays, and criticism for Salon, The Rumpus, Best American Short Stories 2012, NOON and so on. I want a tiny baby elephant.
The Midwest
Nick Turse
Journalist, historian, and the author of Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam
United States
Anthony Luebbert
I have an MFA in fiction from Florida, but, oh, my tumblr is full of memoir, mine and sometimes yours.
Iowa
Matt Bell
Author of the novel IN THE HOUSE UPON THE DIRT BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE WOODS and other books.
Michigan
Laura Hurwitz
I am a writer/middle school English teacher with an inabilty to compartmentalize and internet access.
New Haven, CT
Todd Frankenfield
Writes poetry, prose and short stories. Currently working on a novel and a cup of coffee. Raised by talking wolves.
Pennsylvania
Matthew Allard
Author. Freelance copywriter. Book lover. Internet geek.
Los Angeles, CA
Neil Gaiman
Writes books, comics, movies, TV for children, adults, demons & angels. Blogs. Twitters. Married Amanda Palmer. Does not play the tambourine.
Vaguely near Minneapolis
John Green
I write books (Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars) and make videos with my brother Hank (vlogbrothers, crashcourse).
Indianapolis, IN
Edan Lepucki
I'm the author of the novel CALIFORNIA, and a staff writer for The Millions. I prefer to do all my reading in the bath.
Los Angeles, California
mitchell kriegman
writer/creator being audrey hepburn, clarissa explains it all, writer for the new yorker, national lampoon, snl, and general bon vivant
Santa Barbara, CA
Adam J. Kurtz
Graphic designer and nice guy. I make art with words & words with art. Sometimes I don't do anything at all. People like to call me "ADAMJK" usually.
Brooklyn, NY
Chuck Palahniuk
The official Tumblr of author Chuck Palahniuk.
Pacific Northwest
Rick Riordan
#1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series and more.
Boston
Megan Mayhew Bergman
Likely to wear muck boots to a party.
Vermont
Emma Straub
Author of the short story collection 'Other People We Married' and the novel 'Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures.' Likes cats, cheese, shiny things.
Brooklyn, New York
Zan Romanoff
Boybands & books, feelings & feminism. My first novel, A SONG TO TAKE THE WORLD APART, comes out from Knopf on September 13, 2016.
Los Angeles
Barry Lyga
I write stuff. Lots of stuff. Some of it doesn't suck.
New York
Beth Revis
Author of the NY Times Bestselling sci fi trilogy, Across the Universe (a murder mystery in space) + more awesome books! I kill with ink.
Asheville, NC
Katie Coyle
Author of the VIVIAN APPLE series (HMH Kids 2015). Fiction-writing, cheeseburger-eating, patriarchy-smashing. Humany-wumany.
San Francisco
The Atavist
Original nonfiction stories for tablets and phones, and a software platform to tell your own.
Brooklyn
Rosecrans Baldwin
Author of "Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down" and "You Lost Me There."
Britt
Growing up has meant learning that people want others to shut up and stay in their place. I write to challenge that notion.
Chicago, IL
Charlie Jane Anders
Author of All the Birds in the Sky, due out in January. Editor of io9, organizer of Writers With Drinks literary night. Loves to invent brand new vices.
San Francisco, CA
Christopher Dickey
Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Editor for Newsweek Magazine and The Daily Beast. Author of six books, working on a seventh.
Paris, France / New York, NY
Kristopher Jansma
Author of Why We Came to the City and The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards / Professor / Father / Friend
New York City
Alexander Chee
Novelist, short story writer, essayist, travel writer, generally itinerant but usually in NYC.
New York, NY
Adam Gnade
Adam Gnade's latest book, The Heat and the Hot Earth, was released in December. He lives on a farm in the rural Midwest.
Leavenworth, Kansas
John Darnielle
Columnist for Decibel; author of the 30 Short Poems About My Favorite Black Metal Band and of 33 & 1/3: Master of Reality. Finishing a novel.
Durham, North Carolina
Nick Miller
Wrote a novel called ISN'T IT PRETTY TO THINK SO? Working on a new novel now.
Los Angeles, CA
Jami Attenberg
My fourth book 'The Middlesteins' comes out in October. In the meantime I'm taking pics of delicious food and dogs in costumes.
Brooklyn, NY
Bruce Sterling
Visionary in Residence
Austin, Torino, Beograd
dick from africa
My father and mother were Dutch Calvinist missionaries who had been commanded by God to bring the one true savior, the Christ, to the San of the Kalahari.
Jonathan Stutzman
writer, poet, amateur rememberer; a creator of past worlds on napkins, with pockets full of sand, stardust, and bits of childhood plastic.
Philadelphia, Pa
COLE STRYKER
Writer, media strategist, author of "Epic Win," a book about 4chan, and "Hacking the Future," a book about the value of anonymity on the Internet.
New York, NY
The Tangential
The Tangential is a pop culture and creative writing blog. Our subject matter ranges from banging Winnie the Pooh characters to critiquing Atlantic articles.
Jonah James Fontela
Food, nourishment, our shared human scene. I earn my daily bread by writing about international soccer. My first novel will knock your socks off.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Jessica Valenti
Feminist author & columnist, big eater.
Brooklyn, NY
Erika Swyler
Author of THE BOOK OF SPECULATION. Sleazily hitting on typewriters since before you were born.
Long Island, NY