All SVWC Past Presenters…

A

Liaquat Ahamed
Mitch Albom
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Lori Alvord
Richard Appel
Kit Armstrong
Nick Arvin
Rick Atkinson
Margaret Atwood
Antoine Audouard
Andrew Aydin

B

Jon Robin Baitz
David Barron
Dave Barry
Sebastian Barry
Ishmael Beah
Adrian Bejan
James Bellows
David Benioff
A. Scott Berg
Peter Bergen
Gregory S. Berns
Jeffrey Bezos
Jill Bialosky
Linda Bierds
Clara Bingham
Coit D. Blacker
Amy Bloom
Roy Blount, Jr.
Roy Bogas
Irene Borger
Charles Brandt
Rosemary Bray
Chloe Breyer
Justice Stephen Breyer
Breyten Breytenbach
Tom Brokaw
Richard Brookhiser
David Brooks
Angela M. Brown
Daniel James Brown
Jeffrey Brown
Kathleen Brown
Ian Buruma
Paul Buttenwieser

C

Jason Cahill
Thomas Cahill
Carolee Campbell
Barbara Schuler Canin
Ethan Canin
Stuart Canin
Anne Carey
Eric Carle
Ina Caro
Robert A. Caro
Greg Carr
Lillian Carson
Susan Casey
Michael Chabon
Russell Chatham
Da Chen
Sunny Chen
Harriet Scott Chessman
Nicholas Clapp
Stanley Cloud
William D. Cohan
Billy Collins
Neal Conan
Ted Conover
Cristina Ceccatelli Cook
Maureen Corrigan
Aleksandra Crapanzano
Vincent Crapanzano

D

William Dalrymple
Antonio Damasio
Hanna Damasio
Louise Dennys
Digby Diehl
E. L. Doctorow
Anthony Doerr
Bryan Doerries
Mary Anne Dolan
Laura Donohue
Terry Donnelly
Gabriel Donohue
Michael Dorris
Bob Doyle
Richard Dreyfuss
Peter Duchin
Firoozeh Dumas
William Dunlap
Jamie Dutcher
Jim Dutcher
Douglas Dutton

E

David Eagleman
John T. Edge
Timothy Egan
Dave Eggers
Gretel Ehrlich
Hector Elizondo
Anne Enright
David Epstein
Rafe Esquith

F

Deborah Fallows
James Fallows
Paul Farmer
John Felstiner
Mary Felstiner
Niall Ferguson
Timothy Ferris
Sheri Fink
Anne Taylor Fleming
Karl Fleming
Kathleen Foley
Richard Ford
Judith Freeman
Jane Friedman
Tad Friend
Alexandra Fuller

G

Gerald Gardner
Robert M. Gates
James Geary
Timothy Geithner
Graeme Gibson
Dr. Gary Gitnick
Tom Gjelten
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Richard Goodwin
Annette Gordon-Reed
Jonathan Gottschall
Philip Gourevitch
Vartan Gregorian
David Grossman
A. R. “Pete” Gurney
S. C. “Sam” Gwynne

H

David Halberstam
Jane Hamilton
Jane Hamilton-Merritt
Chad Harbach
Gregory Harrington
Sister Janet Harris
Arlo Haskell
Jeffrey Hatcher
Daniel Hays
Paul Hendrickson
Tony Hernandez
Peter Hessler
Amanda Hesser
Carl Hiaasen
Oscar Hijuelos
Amb. Christopher Hill
Edward Hirsch
Adam Hochschild
Arlie Russell Hochschild
John Hockenberry
David E. Hoffman
Amb. Richard C. Holbrooke
Jennifer Homans
Alexandra Horowitz
Eri Hotta
Gary Hunt
Patrick Hunt

I

Greg Iles
Stanislav Ioudenitch
Maxine Isaacs
Walter Isaacson
Pico Iyer

J

Phil Jackson
Adrienne Jamieson
Haynes Johnson
Bret Anthony Johnston
Vernon Jordan, Jr.

K

Maira Kalman
Eduardo Kaplan
Ryszard Kapuscinski
Mary Karr
John Kaye
Juliette N. Kayyem
William Kelly
Thomas Keneally
Danielle Kennedy
David M. Kennedy
Donald Kennedy
William Kennedy
Ann Kerr
Chip Kidd
Tracy Kidder
Jamaica Kincaid
Gary Kinder
Stephen King
W. P. Kinsella
William Kittredge
Sarah Koenig
Deborah Copaken Kogan
Ted Kooser
Jean Hanff Korelitz
Richard Koshalek
Bill Kovach
Jane Kramer
Michael Krasny
Gerald Krovatin

L

Anne Lamott
Eric Larson
Nam Le
Dennis Lehane
Jonah Lehrer
Jonathan Lethem
Phillip Levine
Congressman John Lewis
Yiyun Li
Reed Lindsay
John Lithgow
Sterling Lord
Joe Loya

M

David Macaulay
Larissa MacFarquhar
Margaret MacMillan
Robert MacNeil
Beth Macy
Alexander Maksik
Jon Maksik
Suzanne Maloney
Alberto Manguel
Larry Mantle
David Maraniss
Michael Maren
Anthony Marra
Tyler Marshall
Kati Marton
Patricia Marx
Peter Matthiessen
James McBride
Colum McCann
J. D. McClatchy
James McClintock
Ellen Frey McCourt
Frank McCourt
David McCullough
Rohan McCullough
Tom McGuane
Ian McEwan
Clinton McKinzie
Kate Medina
Dinaw Mengestu
W. S. Merwin
Rick Meyerowitz
Jack Miles
David Miliband
Freida Lee Mock
Mick Moloney
Lorrie Moore
Susanna Moore
Ebrahim Moosa
Gretchen Morgenson
Joe Morgenstern
Jan Morris
Patt Morrison
Walter Mosley
Nader Mousavizadeh
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
John Mroz
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Paul Muldoon
Caryle Murphy
Steven Lee Myers

N

Azar Nafisi
Howard Norman
Mary Norris
Naomi Shihab Nye

O

Brían F. O’Byrne
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Sharon Olds
Lynne Olson
Michael Ondaatje
Ciaran O’Reilly
Jeff Orlowski

P

George Packer
Harriet Parker-Bass
Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
Wendy Paulson
Elise Pearlstein
Ridley Pearson
Diane Josephy Peavey
Alan Pesky
Adam Phillips
Arthur Phillips
Jayne Anne Phillips
Robert Pinsky
Stanley Plumly
Bob Poole
Samantha Power

Q

Anna Quindlen

R

Martha Raddatz
Deborah Raffin
Rick Reilly
Mary Roach
Cokie Roberts
Steve Roberts
Walter V. Robinson
Donald Rosenfeld
Salman Rushdie
George Russell, Jr.
Kay Ryan

S

Mark Salzman
Martha Salzman
Marlene Samuels
Jessica Sanders
Terry Sanders
Van Gordon Sauter
Stacy Schiff
Amb. Rockwell Schnabel
John Burnham Schwartz
Jane Wooster Scott
Alice Sebold
Sir Peter Shaffer
Dani Shapiro
James Shapiro
Ari Shavit
Ammon Shea
Ciaran Sheehan
Carol Shields
Hampton Sides
Mona Simpson
Curtis Sittenfeld
Jane Smiley
Alexander McCall Smith
Anna Deavere Smith
Linda Spalding
Scott Spencer
Walter Stahr
Alexander Star
S. Frederick Starr
Page Stegner
Mark Stevens
Bryan Stevenson
Dr. Esther M. Sternberg
Kathryn Stockett
Brandon Stoddard
Robert Stone
David Strathairn
Jean Strouse
Rose Styron
William Styron
KT Sullivan
Joe Sutton
Annalyn Swan

T

Strobe Talbott
Gay Talese
Nan Talese
Amy Tan
Shashi Tharoor
Hector Tobar
Natasha Trethewey
Calvin Trillin
Mary Turco
Scott Turow

U

Barry Unsworth

V

John Vaillant
Abraham Verghese

W

Richard C. Wald
Amy Waldman
Ayelet Waldman
Diana Walker
Margaret Warner
Claire Vaye Watkins
Ethan Watters
Dan Weiss
James Welch
Lois Welch
Lawrence Weschler
Adam West
Isabel Wilkerson
Roger Wilkins
Bruce Willis
Edward O. Wilson
Simon Winchester
Aneurin “Nye” Wright
James Wright
Lawrence Wright

X Y Z

John Sacret Young
Jessica Yu
Phil Zabriskie
Philip Zelikow