Authors: Nonfiction

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    Harry Bliss
    Harry Bliss
    Harry Bliss is a cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. His syndicated single-panel comic ‘Bliss’ appears in newspapers internationally. He has written and illustrated over 25 books for children and is the founder of the Cornish CCS Fellowship for Graphic Novelists in Cornish, New Hampshire. His...
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    Buzz Bissinger
    Buzz Bissinger
    Buzz Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of four books, including the New York Times bestsellers 3 Nights in August and Friday Night Lights, which has sold two million copies and inspired a film and TV franchise. He is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and...
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    Kathryn Davis
    Kathryn Davis
    Kathryn Davis is the author of eight novels, including The Silk Road and Duplex. Her latest book is a Aurelia, Aurelia, a memoir. She has received the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Davis...
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    Nicholas Dawidoff
    Nicholas Dawidoff
    Nicholas Dawidoff is the author of six books, including his new book, The Other Side of Prospect. His book, The Fly Swatter, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and another, In the Country of Country, was named one of the greatest all-time works of travel literature by Condé Nast Traveller. His first book, The Catcher Was a...
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    Nicole Eustace
    Nicole Eustace
    Nicole Eustace is a professor of history at New York University, where she has leadership roles in both the history of women and gender program and the Atlantic history workshop. A historian of the early modern Atlantic and the early United States, she specializes in the history of emotion....
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    Tad Friend
    Tad Friend
    Tad Friend is a longtime staff writer for The New Yorker. His memoir, Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor, was chosen as one of the year’s best books by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, and NPR. His new memoir, In...
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    Ellyn Gaydos
    Ellyn Gaydos
    Ellyn Gaydos received an M.F.A. in nonfiction from Columbia University. Her work has received the Richard J. Margolis Award for nonfiction writers of social justice journalism, and appeared in The Texas Review, Columbia Journal, and Ninth Letter, where she received the 2017 award for creative nonfiction. She is the author of a...
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    Allison Gilbert
    Allison Gilbert
    Allison Gilbert is co-author of the forthcoming book Listen, World!: How the Intrepid Elsie Robinson Became America’s Most-Read Woman, the first biography of Robinson who once the most influential newspaper columnist in the United States. She is host “Women Journalists of 9/11: Their Stories,” a 20-part documentary series produced in collaboration...
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    Eleanor Henderson
    Eleanor Henderson
    Eleanor Henderson grew up in Florida and has taught in the Department of Writing at Ithaca College since 2010. Her latest book is the memoir Everything I Have Is Yours: A Marriage, which was selected for the New York Times Group Text Book Club and named a New York Times...
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    Cindy House
    Cindy House
    Cindy House is an essayist, short story writer, artist, and a regular opener for David Sedaris on his tours across the country. Her memoir, Mother Noise, tells the story of what life looks like twenty years after recovery from addiction in essays and graphic shorts. She studied at the...
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    Tomás Q. Morín
    Tomás Q. Morín
    Tomás Q. Morín is the author of the collection of poems Machete and the memoir Let Me Count the Ways, as well as the poetry collections Patient Zero and A Larger Country. He is co-editor with Mari L’Esperance of the anthology, Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine, and translator of The...
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    Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint
    Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint
    Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint was born in Yangon, Myanmar and grew up in Bangkok, Thailand and San José, California. She is the author of the lyric novel The End of Peril, the End of Enmity, the End of Strife, a Haven, which won an Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature...
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    Janice Nimura
    Janice Nimura
    Janice Nimura received a Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of her work on The Doctors Blackwell, a finalist for the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in biography. Her previous book, Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back, was a New...
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    Joshua Prager
    Joshua Prager
    Joshua Prager has written for the Atlantic, Vanity Fair, New York Times, and the  Wall Street Journal. A former Harvard Nieman Fellow, he is the author of The Echoing Green (a Washington Post Best Book of the Year) and 100 Years. His newest book, The Family Roe, illuminates the unknown stories...
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    Hilary Price
    Hilary Price
    Hilary Price has been writing and drawing Rhymes With Orange, her award-winning daily newspaper comic strip, since 1995.  At the age of 25, she was the youngest woman ever to have a syndicated strip. It appears in newspapers internationally, and has also has appeared in Parade Magazine, People, and...
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    Ellis Rosen
    Ellis Rosen
    Ellis Rosen is a cartoonist, writer and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. His work appears regularly in The New Yorker, as well as The New York Times, MADMagazine, The Washington Post, Wired, TheParis Review, Late Night with Seth Meyers and AirMail. He has also done several comics for the Daily Shouts section on TheNewYorker.com. He is the co-editor for...
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    Jordan Salama
    Jordan Salama
    Jordan Salama’s work has appeared in outlets including The New York Times, National Geographic, and Scientific American. His book, Every Day the River Changes, was a Kirun Best Book of the Year. A 2019 graduate of Princeton University, he lives in New York.
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    Albert Samaha
    Albert Samaha
    Albert Samaha is an investigative journalist and inequality editor at BuzzFeed News and the author of Concepcion: An Immigrant Family’s Fortunes. His work has appeared in The New York Times, the Village Voice, San Francisco Weekly, and the Riverfront Times, among other outlets. A Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant recipient, he is also the author...
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    Julian Sancton
    Julian Sancton
    Julian Sancton is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, The New Yorker,  Departures, and Playboy, among other publications. He has reported from every continent, including Antarctica, which he first visited while researching his book, Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night. He...
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    Ben Shattuck
    Ben Shattuck
    Ben Shattuck, a former Teaching-Writing Fellow and graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, is a recipient of the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize and a 2019 Pushcart Prize. He is the director of the Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency and curator of the Dedee Shattuck Gallery. He is the...
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    David Sipress
    David Sipress
    David Sipress was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from Williams College in 1968 and went on to study Russian History in the Department of Soviet Studies at Harvard University. He left Harvard before completing his degree to pursue a career as a cartoonist and has been staff...
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    Nancy Rubin Stuart
    Nancy Rubin Stuart
    Nancy Rubin Stuart is the is an award-winning author and journalist whose eight nonfiction books focus upon women and social history. Her most recently published works include Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married and The Muse of the Revolution: The...
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    Sofi Thanhauser
    Sofi Thanhauser
    Sofi Thanhauser teaches in the writing department at Pratt Institute. She has received fellowships from the Fulbright Program, MacDowell, and Ucross Foundation. Her writing has appeared in Vox, Essay Daily, and The Establishment, among other publications. Her new book is Worn: A People's History of Clothing.
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    Sofia Warren
    Sofia Warren
    Sofia Warren has been a contributing cartoonist to the New Yorker since 2017, and her work has been featured in MoMA Magazine, Narrative Magazine, Catapult, and the books Send Help! and Notes from the Bathroom Line. Her forthcoming book is Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator. She was...