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.


Mishi Saran

Catherine Sampson

Edmund M. Schirmer

Michael Schoenhals

Stephan Schomann

Tom Scocca

Lisa See

Scott D. Seligman

Edwina Shaw

Sheng Keyi

Wade Shepard

Kaitlin Solimine

Hilary Spurling

C.K. Stead

Su Tong