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
Megan Mayhew Bergman
Likely to wear muck boots to a party.
Vermont
Ned Hepburn
Editor-at-large at Death & Taxes magazine and freelancer for Interview Magazine and Vice Magazine. Ask me about my Grandkids.
New York, NY
Natasha Vargas-Cooper
Journalist.
Los Angeles
VelvetBlory
A Blory is a blog/story hybrid; we post one daily. The best ones go in our quarterly mag. We scour tumblr for the best writing and give feedback.
London, UK
Bill Cheng
Bill Cheng is the author of Southern Cross the Dog, publishing May 2013 by Ecco / HarperCollins.
Brooklyn, NY
Musings of an Inappropriate Woman: Rachel Hills
Ladymag hag writing on gender, creativity and the politics of everyday life.
New York, USA
The Near-Sighted Monkey and Lynda Barry
If the thing we call the Arts has a biological function, what is it? The Near-Sighted Monkey and Lynda Barry post clues.
Southern Wisconsin
Alexander Chee
Novelist, short story writer, essayist, travel writer, generally itinerant but usually in NYC.
New York, NY
Bart Schaneman
I write books, essays and poems. I contribute to publications in Asia and the U.S. My travelogue "Trans-Siberian" is out now via Microcosm Distribution.
Anthony Luebbert
I have an MFA in fiction from Florida, but, oh, my tumblr is full of memoir, mine and sometimes yours.
Iowa
Miles Klee
Fictionist. Author of stories, essays, satire and a novel, "Ivyland" (OR Books 2012).
New York, NY
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
Elizabeth Wilcox
I'm a poet getting my PhD at the University of Southern California. I read whatever I can get my hands on.
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
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
Matt Bell
Author of the novel IN THE HOUSE UPON THE DIRT BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE WOODS and other books.
Michigan
John Green
I write books (Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars) and make videos with my brother Hank (vlogbrothers, crashcourse).
Indianapolis, IN
David Jones
Author of two novels, a novelette and an anthology of short stories and poetry. Actor and filmmaker. Creator of worlds. Prolific eater of foods.
Liverpool, UK
Ransom Riggs
Filmmaker, photographer, abandoned-things explorer, int'l bestselling author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
Los Angeles
Bruce Sterling
Visionary in Residence
Austin, Torino, Beograd
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
Ashley Ford
Writing essays, memoirs, and secret things. 5 Things every Sunday. Staff Writer at BuzzFeed. You seem lovely.
Brooklyn, NY
owsome
Chels blogs about science, art, baseball, and her adventures in journalism. She's pretty awesome. Or, you know, owsome.
Long Island, NY
Eloisa James
I write bestselling romances—when I'm not teaching Shakespeare at Fordham University.
New York, NY
The Atavist
Original nonfiction stories for tablets and phones, and a software platform to tell your own.
Brooklyn
Richard Rushfield
Author, rambler, pop culturist, remorseless critic of books, movies, tv shows and supermarket candy selections.
Los Angeles, CA
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.
Bennett Madison
I write books for teenagers and whoever else feels like reading them. My next book is September Girls, out in May.
Brooklyn, New York
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.
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
Donald Food
Graduate student in poetry, working hard to make that "feel like" an " actual thing."
Philadelphia, PA
Yeah Write!
Yeah Write is a creative writing community that posts daily writing prompts, answers your writing advice questions, publishes a lit mag, & more!
New York, NY
Liz Moore
Author of the novels HEFT and THE WORDS OF EVERY SONG.
Philadelphia, PA
David Shapiro
Author of "You're Not Much Use to Anyone," otherwise just some random guy
New York City
Daniel Kolitz
Music criticism, fiction, and public nervous breakdowns by someone who rarely takes his headphones off.
Newark, DE
Scott Heim
riotous obsessions, random ghosts, floodgates, tiny blue lights, needy snuggling, indrid cold, flimsily structured songcraft, end credits
Boston, MA
Nick Miller
Wrote a novel called ISN'T IT PRETTY TO THINK SO? Working on a new novel now.
Los Angeles, CA
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
Nick Harkaway
Novelist. Perilous public speaker, futurologist for hire. Husband and father, dancer, drinker of Italian wines. I do not sing in public, because NO.
London, United Kingdom
Dan Chaon
Photos, Weird stuff, flotsam related to my books and in particular my new story collection, STAY AWAKE.
Cleveland
Glory Szabo
Your likes and reblogs determine what will be included in the novel I am currently working on.
London, United Kingdom
Leigh Stein
Author of the novel THE FALLBACK PLAN, and a book of poems, DISPATCH FROM THE FUTURE.
Brooklyn, NY
Matthew Matthew
A cloud in trousers, as Mayakovsky sez. In the process of getting a novel published. My tumblr is writing about pop music, my novel and queer things.
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.
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
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
Molly McAleer
Baddest bitch in Los Angeles and I have been for a minute now. I will either ruin your life or make it a lot better. My dog Wagandstuff says "hey."
Los Angeles, CA
Elliott Holt
Writer. Pushcart Prize winner. My first novel, YOU ARE ONE OF THEM, will be published by The Penguin Press in June 2013.
Barry Lyga
I write stuff. Lots of stuff. Some of it doesn't suck.
New York
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
Edan Lepucki
I'm the author of the forthcoming novel CALIFORNIA, and a staff writer for The Millions. I prefer to do all my reading in the bath.
Los Angeles, California
Mike Barthel
Pop culture, politics, and humor from a music critic turned cultural commentator.
Seattle, WA
Austin Kleon
I'm a writer who draws. Author of "Newspaper Blackout." I'm working on a new book called "Steal Like An Artist."
Austin, TX
Route Nine
We are the journal of the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets & Writers. Expect poetry, apple cider, student debt.
Amherst, MA
brian braiker
writer, reporter, editor, musician. made of shame and whiskey.
Brooklyn, NY
Matthew Allard
Author. Freelance copywriter. Book lover. Internet geek.
Los Angeles, CA
Dean Van Nguyen
Dublin-based writer specialising in media, lifestyle and pop. Runs One More Robot magazine. As seen in The Deli, Wax Poetics, AU, Evening Herald, PopMatters and others.
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
Jessica Valenti
Feminist author & columnist, big eater.
Brooklyn, NY
Rainbow Rowell
Author of ELEANOR & PARK, ATTACHMENTS and FANGIRL. Excitable.
Omaha, Nebraska
Julie Klausner
I'm what Grammy Hall would call "A Real Jew."
New York, NY
Rick Riordan
#1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series and more.
Boston