Austin Writers and Authors Austin Writers and Authors
Austin abounds with artists of all kinds. This page pays tribute to published authors among us. Click to see an example of each Austin author’s work.

Jeff Abbott

Shaila Abdullah

Kathleen Allen-Weber

Aaron Allston

Margaret Ball

Neal Barrett, Jr.

Austin Bay

Jane Scoggins Bauld

Marcia Allen Bennett

Denise Schmandt-Besserat

Sarah Bird –

Anne Bustard

Janie Bynum

Liz Carpenter

Jayge Carr

Mike Cox

Bill Crawford

Kathy Cronkite

James DeFord

Bradley Denton

J. Frank Dobie

Lars Eighner

Jill Ellsworth

Sheila Fleming

Sherry Garland

Spike Gillespie

Jan Grape

Katie Hafner

Russ Hall

Stephen Harrigan

Rachel Hartman

Joy Fisher Hein

Molly Ivins

Allan C. Kimball

Katharine Eliska Kimbriel

Sylvia Spade-Kershaw

Julie Lake

Jon Lebkowsky

Bob LeVitus

Pat Littledog

David Lindsey

D. Anne Love

Angela Shelf Medearis

Chuck Meyer

James Michener

Elizabeth Moon

Michael Moorcock

Paco Nathan

Tracy LaQuey Parker

Jane Ann Peddicord

Richard Pennington

Lawrence Person

William Sydney Porter

Daniel Quinn

Ben Reed

Carrie Richerson

Louis Sachar

Raul Salinas

Liz Garton Scanlon

Janice and Tom Shefelman

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Greg Leitich Smith

William Browning Spencer

Bruce Sterling

Liz Sutherland

Chuck Taylor

Roy Tompkins

Rob Turk

Susan Wade

Martin Wagner

Howard Waldrop

Don Webb

Marion Winik

Lawrence Wright

Thomas Zigal

Austin Stories

Featured Books by Austin Authors:

Bushwhacked : Life in George W. Bush’s America by Molly Ivins

Mercy by David Lindsey

The Boyfriend School by Sarah Bird

The Gay Place by Billy Lee Brammer