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.


 Martin Jacques

 Linda Jaivin

 Linda Jakobson

 Ian Johnson

 Tess Johnston

Christina Juzwar