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.


Alexandra Harney

David Harris

He Jiahong

Ray Hecht

Peter Hessler

Peter Hibbard

Isabel Hilton

Hong Ying

Bamboo Hirst

Bruce Humes