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.


Guy Gavriel Kay

Phillip Y. Kim

Krissy Kneen

Robert Lawrence Kuhn

Rachel Kushner

Jean Kwok