100+ Contemporary American Men Fiction Writers

  • Louis Auchincloss -- Rector of Justin
  • Sherman Alexie --The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
  • Paul Auster -- City of Glass
  • Nicholson Baker -- U and I: a True Story
  • Frederick Busch -- Girls
  • Robert Olen Butler -- A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
  • Ethan Canin -- The Palace Thief
  • Jonathan Carroll -- Bones of the Moon
  • John Casey -- Spartina
  • Michael Chabon -- The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • Benjamin Cheever -- Famous After Death
  • Evan S. Connell -- Mrs. Bridge
  • Pat Conroy -- The Prince of Tides
  • Harry Crews -- The Knockout Artist
  • Michael Cunningham -- A Home at the End of the World
  • Don Delillo -- White Noise
  • Pete Dexter -- Paris Trout
  • Eric Jerome Dickey -- Sister, Sister
  • E.L. Doctorow -- Ragtime
  • Ivan Doig -- English Creek
  • Clyde Edgerton -- Walking Across Egypt
  • Dave Eggers --  A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
  • Bret Easton Ellis -- The Rules of Attraction
  • Jeffrey Eugenides -- The Virgin Suicides
  • Richard Ford -- The Sportswriter
  • Jonathan Franzen -- The Corrections
  • Ernest J. Gaines -- A Lesson Before Dying
  • Tim Gautreaux -- Welding with Children: Stories
  • William Goldman -- The Princess Bride
  • Allan Gurganus -- The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
  • David Guterson -- Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Pete Hamill -- A Drinking Life: a Memoir (NF)
  • Barry Hannah -- Geronimo Rex
  • Ron Hansen -- Mariette in Ecstasy
  • Jim Harrison -- Farmer
  • Jon Hassler -- Staggerford
  • Robert Hellenga -- The Sixteen Pleasures
  • Mark Helprin -- Ellis Island and Other Stories
  • Carl Hiaasen -- Double Whammy
  • Oscar Hijuelos -- The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
  • John Irving -- The World According to Garp
  • Ha Jin -- Waiting
  • Charles Johnson -- Middle Passage
  • Denis Johnson -- The Name of the World
  • Ward Just -- Echo House
  • Garrison Keillor -- Lake Wobegon Days
  • William Kennedy -- Ironweed
  • Gary Krist -- Chaos Theory
  • Wally Lamb -- She’s Come Undone
  • David Leavitt -- A Place I’ve Never Been
  • J. Robert Lennon -- Mailman: a Novel
  • Elmore Leonard -- Glitz
  • Jonathan Lethem -- Motherless Brooklyn
  • Mark Leyner -- The Tetherballs of Bougainville
  • Alan P. Lightman -- Einstein’s Dreams
  • Gregory Maguire -- Wicked: the Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
  • Michael Malone -- Handling Sin
  • Steve Martin -- Shopgirl
  • Peter Matthiessen -- Far Tortuga
  • Cormac McCarthy -- All the Pretty Horses
  • Dennis McFarland -- Singing Boy
  • Thomas McGuane -- Nothing but Blue Skies
  • Jay McInerney -- Bright Lights, Big City
  • Larry McMurtry -- Lonesome Dove
  • Steven Millhauser -- Martin Dressler: the Tale of an American Dreamer
  • Rick Moody -- The Ice Storm
  • Christopher Moore -- Island of the Sequined Love Nun
  • Howard Frank Mosher -- Where the Rivers Flow North
  • John Nichols -- The Milagro Beanfield War
  • Lewis Nordan -- The Sharpshooter Blues
  • Tim O’Brien -- The Things They Carried
  • Stewart O’Nan -- A Prayer for the Dying
  • Chuck Palahniuk -- Fight Club
  • Tom Perrotta -- The Wishbones
  • Richard Powers -- The Gold Bug Variations
  • Reynolds Price -- Kate Vaiden
  • Richard Price -- Clockers
  • Thomas Pynchon -- The Crying of Lot 49
  • Van Reid -- Cordelia Underwood
  • Tom Robbins -- Another Roadside Attraction
  • Philip Roth -- Portnoy's Complaint
  • Norman Rush -- Mating
  • Richard Russo -- Straight Man
  • Nicholas Sparks -- The Notebook
  • Scott Spencer -- Endless Love
  • Robert Stone -- Outerbridge Reach
  • Nick Tosches -- In the Hand of Dante
  • John Updike -- Rabbit, Run
  • Gore Vidal -- Lincoln: a Novel
  • David Foster Wallace -- The Broom of the System
  • John Edgar Wideman -- Sent For You Yesterday
  • Tom Wolfe -- The Bonfire of the Vanities
  • Tobias Wolff -- This Boy's Life: a Memoir (NF)