You're getting a free audiobook.

You're getting a free audiobook.

$14.95 per month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Featured Article: The Greatest, Most Notable American Writers of All Time


To curate a list of famous American writers who are also considered among the best American authors, a few things count: current ratings for their works, their particular time periods in history, critical reception, their prevalence in the 21st century, and yes, the awards they won. Many of these authors are taught in school today, and hopefully, several more of them will be taught in school in the near future.

Best Sellers

Looking for more? Browse other popular authors.

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.