Our Current Authors

We are thrilled to be able to work with authors who live and work in the greater Washington, DC area and beyond. If you’re an educator and would like to view our complete current list, please email wins@penfaulkner.org. Representative Writers in Schools authors include:

  • Aaron Hamburger
  • Achy Obejas
  • Alan King
  • Allison Leotta
  • Amina Gautier
  • Anjanette Delgado
  • Annabelle Jay
  • Carolivia Herron
  • Carolyn Parkhurst
  • Cedric Tillman
  • Christopher Mannino
  • Consuelo Hernandez
  • Cristin Terrell
  • D. Watkins
  • Dan Chaon
  • Danielle Evans
  • David Baldwin
  • David Bowles
  • David Ebenbach
  • David Gewanter
  • David Nicholson
  • David Taylor
  • Deborah Rudacille
  • Derrick Weston Brown
  • Edward Robinson
  • Emily Mitchell
  • Eric Puchner
  • Ernesto Quinonez
  • Ethelbert Miller
  • Frank X. Walker
  • Geoffrey Becker
  • Glenn Blake
  • H.G. Carillo
  • Hayes Davis
  • James Forman Jr.
  • James Hanaham
  • Jazhara the Savvy Diva
  • Jen Grow
  • Jen Michalski
  • Jessica Anya Blau
  • Jessica Spotswood
  • Joan Silber
  • Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
  • Joseph Ross
  • Joy Williams
  • Julie Berry
  • Jung Yun
  • Kate Christiensen
  • Katherine Heiny
  • Kathleen Wheaton
  • Kathy MacMillan
  • Kayla Williams
  • Kristen-Paige Madonia
  • L.Y. Marlow
  • Lauren Francis-Sharma
  • Lauren Markham
  • Leah Henderson
  • Leslie Pietrzyk
  • Lisa Page
  • Louis Bayard
  • Louise Levathes
  • Luis Alberto Ambroggio
  • Mark Z. Danielweski
  • Mark Oshiro
  • Maud Casey
  • Meg Eden
  • Melanie Hatter
  • Mia Garcia
  • Michael Cunningham
  • Michael Downs
  • Michelle Brafman
  • Milagos Teran
  • Morowa Yejide
  • Naomi Ayala Santiago
  • Nicole Chung
  • Patrice Vecchione
  • Patricia Elam
  • Patricia Valdez
  • Paula Whyman
  • Percival Everett
  • Quique Aviles
  • Robert Giron
  • Robin Talley
  • Roy Kesey
  • Samantha Thornhill
  • Samantha Hunt
  • Sarah Pleydell
  • Sheri Booker
  • Shizumi Manale
  • Simba Sana
  • Steve Goodwin
  • Susan Muaddi Darraj
  • Teri Ellen Cross Davis
  • Thea Brown
  • Tiffany Jackson
  • Tony Lewis Jr.
  • Tony Medina
  • Tope Folarin
  • Tracy Chiles McGee
  • Valerie O. Patterson
  • W. Ralph Eubanks
  • Wil Haygood
  • William Heath
  • William Jones
  • Winifred Conkling
  • Yolanda Young