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Browse our motivational and inspirational keynote speakers on Authors to engage, educate, and entertain your audience. These top-rated speakers and performers include industry experts, authors, and business leaders who can present their knowledge in a variety of different formats, such as a keynote speech, moderated conversation, Q&A, or a fireside chat. Contact us today to book a Authors speaker for your next in-person, hybrid, or virtual event.

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Nicholas Sparks
(1 rating)

International Bestselling Novelist & Screenwriter, Known for "The Notebook"

Susan David
(1 rating)

CEO of Evidence Based Psychology & Author of "Emotional Agility"

Kwame Alexander
(1 rating)

NY Times Bestselling and Newbery Award-Winning Author, Poet, Educator, Best Known for Novels "Booked" and "The Crossover"

Lois Lowry
(2 ratings)

Newbery Medal-Winning Author of "Number the Stars" and "The Giver"

James Patterson

NY Times Best-Selling Author & Reading Champion

Rainbow Rowell

Author Known for "Landline," "Attachments," "Fangirl," "Eleanor & Park" & "Carry On"

Joyce Maynard

Former New York Times Reporter & Columnist; Best-Selling Author of "At Home in the World" & "Labor Day"

Diane Guerrero
(8 ratings)

Immigration Reform Activist & Actress Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "Jane The Virgin"

Jon Bergmann

Pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement & Bestselling Author of "Flip Your Classroom"; Member of the TED-Education Advisory Board

Bob Woodward
(3 ratings)

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist/Author and Associate Editor, The Washington Post

Annette Gordon-Reed
(2 ratings)

Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

Patricia Polacco

Award-Winning Children's Author & Illustrator; Dyslexia & Learning Disabilities Advocate

Alice Walker

Pulitzer Prize & National Book Award-Winning Author; Best Known for "The Color Purple"

Abbi Jacobson

Comedian, Writer, Actress & Illustrator; Known for "Broad City"

Janine di Giovanni

Author, Award-Winning Foreign & War Correspondent; President of the Jury of the Prix Bayeux-Calvados for War; Current Middle East Editor at Newsweek

Lesley Hazleton

Author of "The First Muslim," a New Look at the Life of Muhammad

James Clear

#1 New York Times Bestseller Atomic Habits & Personal Development Expert

Lindy West

Feminism & Popular Culture Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times

Leif Babin

Retired Navy SEAL & Purple Heart Recipient; NYT Best-Selling Author of “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead & Win”