In 1946, George Orwell articulated the reasons why he put pen to paper in an essay entitled Why I Write.
In this Web series, authors talk about their literary habits and reading preferences,
and examine Orwell's question that lies at the heart of being an author—why they write.


Susan Barker

Jasper Becker

Joe Bennett

John Birmingham

Anna Rosner Blay

Susan Blumberg-Kason

Lisa Brackmann

Kay Bratt

Kerry Brown

James Button