LITERARY WOMEN

Celebrating Women Authors Since 1982

Festival Authors 1982–2017

Karen Abbott
Diane Ackerman
Alice Adams
Jonis Agee
Pamela Alexander
Mia Alvar
Rae Armantrout
Jami Attenberg
Elizabeth Barber
Andrea Barrett
Annie Barrows
Giaconda Belli
Aimee Bender
Elizabeth Benedict
Elizabeth Berg
Megan Mayhew Bergman
Judy Blunt
Laurel Ann Bogen
Mae Briskin
Jacqueline Briskin
Geraldine Brooks
Eleanor Brown
Dorothy Bryant
Jan Burke
Octavia Butler
Bo Caldwell
Bebe Moore Campbell
Bonnie Jo Campbell
Lan Samantha Chang
Kate Christensen
Jill Ciment
Mary Higgins Clark
Jennifer Clement
Marcia Cohen
Myra Cohn Livingston
Maryse Conde
Karen Connelly
Blanche Wiesen Cook
Amanda Coplin
Kate Coscarelli
Lynne Cox
Beverly Coyle
Sloane Crosley
Edwidge Danticat
Thulani Davis
Debra Dean
Louise DeGrave
Chitra Divakaruni
Harriet Doerr
Heidi Durrow
Carol Easton
Betty Edwards
Jennifer Egan
Gretel Ehrlich
Delia Ephron
Jennifer Cody Epstein
Mariá Amparo Escandón
Zoe Ferraris
Janet Fitch
Montserrat Fontes
Karen Joy Fowler
Earlene Fowler
Judith Freeman
Lisa Fugard
Alexandra Fuller
Betty Harper Fussell
Elizabeth Gaffney
Cristina Garcia
Roxane Gay
Elizabeth George
Kaye Gibbons
Sandra Gilbert
Gillian Gill
Maria Gillan
Julia Glass
Lisa Glatt
Linda Gordon
Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Sue Grafton
Suzanne Greenberg
Linda Gregerson
Jennifer Haigh
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Shirlee Taylor Haizlip

Lyn Hamilton
Jane Hamilton
Helene Hanff
Kathryn Harrison
Nadia Hashimi
Ursula Hegi
Judith Ryan Hendricks
Christina Henriquez
Hayden Herrera
Laura Hillman
Susan Tyler Hitchcock
Linda Hogan
Nancy Horan
Wendy Hornsby
Pam Houston
Sue Hubbell
Josephine Humphreys
Michelle Huneven
Kay Redfield Jamison
J.A. Jance
Robin Johnson
Joyce Johnson
Diane Johnson
Hillary Jordan
Jenny Joseph
Kristiana Kahakauwila
Nora Okja Keller
Elizabeth Kendall
Elaine Kendall
Susan Kenney
Karen Kenyon
Bernice Kert
Denise Kiernan
Haven Kimmel
Laurie R King
Lily King
Barbara Kingsolver
Dr. Perri Klass
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Barbara Kroll
Carroll Lachnit
Kirsten Lagatree
Dottie Lamm
Jill Marie Landis
Maya Lang
Jane Langton
Dorrianne Laux
Jill Leovy
Diane Leslie
Elinor Lipman
Shelley List
Margot Livesay
Sandra Tsing Loh
M. G. Lord
Eileen Lothamer
Nancy Mairs
Cynthia Whitcomb Mandelberg
Jo-Ann Mapson
Margaret Maron
Becky Masterson
Patricia Matthews
Inez Maury
Frances Mayes
Jill McCorkle
Elizabeth McCracken
Sharyn McCrumb
Alice McDermott
Cyra McFadden
Alison McGhee
Edythe McGovern
Terry McMillan
Maile Meloy
Joanne Meschery
Marlene Meyer
Diane Middlebrook
Candice Millard
Madeline Miller
Anchee Min
Susan Minot
Jacquelyne Mitchard
Honor Moore
Mary McGarry Morris
Eleanor Morse
Bharati Mukherjee
Marcia Muller

Yxta Maya Murray
Carol Muske-Dukes
Rita Nachtmann
Gina B. Nahai
Sena Jeter Naslund
Gloria Naylor
Sonia Nazario
Frances Khirallah Noble
Idra Novey
Sigrid Nunez
Nuala O’Faolain
Jenny Offill
Aline Ohanesian
Sharon Olds
Tillie Olson
Susan Orlean
Julie Otsuka
Whitney Otto
Ruth Ozeki
Abigail Padgett
Sharon Kay Penman
Audrey Peterson
Jayne Anne Phillips
Wang Ping
Susan Power
Barbara Quick
Linda Raymond
Nancy Reeves
Judith Merkle Riley
Roxana Robinson
Charlotte Rogan
Mary Doria Russell
Dori Sanders
Cathleen Schine
Le Anne Schreiber
Sandra Scofield
Lisa See
Carolyn See
Linda Gray Sexton
Laura Shamas
Evelyn Sharenov
Paula Sharp
Adrienne Sharp
Elaine Showalter
Sharon Sievers
Joan Silber
Marisa Silver
Lee Smith
Roberta Smoodin
Tatjana Soli
Dana Spiotta
Ann Stanford
Lynn Stegner
Janet Sternberg
Ruth Stone
Susan Straight
Elizabeth Strout
Lalita Tademy
Haley Tanner
Diane Thomas
Judith Thurman
Miriam Toews
Susan Allen Toth
Gail Tsukiyama
Kathleen Tyau
Helena Maria Viramontes
Padma Viswanathan
Lane Von Herzen
Susan Vreeland
Amy Waldman
Joyce Weatherford
Isabel Wilkerson
Jincy Willett
Jacquelin Winspear
Meg Wolitzer
Jan Wong
Marilyn Yalom
Mitsuye Yamada
Lois-Ann Yamanaka
Karen Tei Yamashita
Belle Yang
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Ann Zwinger