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Past Readers

One of our goals at TIL is to build connections in our diverse literary community here in DC. Below you will find information on many of our readers from past events, including both seasoned writers and those just beginning to dip their pens. Read more about them, and reach out if you're intrigued!

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Day Al-Mohamed

Jon Anderson

Alex Aronovich

Susan Balding

Daniel Beels

Dorothy Bendel

Stephanie Bento

Kate Blackwell

Diana Smith Bolton

Sam Jared Bonar

Nicholas Bredie

Stephanie Buck

Tara Campbell

Dana Cann

Sean Carman

Jonathan Charlton

Alex Chavers

Ann C. Chen

Sooji Choi

Dr. Michael Chorost

Aimee Condayan

Kathy Crutcher

Mary Catherine Curley

Mazzer D'Orazio

Timothy DeLizza

Anthony Dobranski

Suzie Eckl

Meg Eden

Sieren Ernst

Vickie Fang 

Keith Fentonmiller

Adam Fishbein

Tim Fitts

Emily Flamm

Temim Fruchter

Nancy Garruba

Kevin Gibson

Jaclyn Gilbert

Elizabeth Word Gutting

Aaron Hamburger

Ah-reum Han

Rick Hodges

Chelsea Leigh Horne

Nicole Idar

Kelly Ann Jacobson

Elle Jeffries

Shelagh Johnson

Jessica Jonas

Josh Jones

Dave K.

Karen Keating

David Kim

Andrea Kleine

Stephanie Kline

Daniel Knowlton

Sonal Kohli

Len Kruger

Joey Kuhn

Vera Kurian

Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Michael Landweber

Julie Langsdorf

Matthew Leistra

Corinne Lestch

Josh Logue

Eric Lotke

Amy Lyons

M. Mack

Cameron MacKenzie

Mike Madden

Zachary Martin

Joe McGinniss, Jr.

Max Meltzer

Lily Meyer

Jen Michalski

Amanda Miska

Kaitlin Moller

Thomas Navratil

Crissman Nichols

Rachel Pendergrass

Lee Penn

David Pfeferman

Rich Pliskin

Judith Podell

Zach Powers

Nadia Prupis

Marco Rafalà

Leila Rafei

Suzy Rigdon

Sheryl Rivett

Teddy Rodger

Seth Rosenberg

Lisa Rowan

Jessica Seigel

Mai Sennar

Melissa Silverman

Alex Slotnick

Hillary Smith

JD Smith

Mahreen Sohail

Karen Sosnoski

Alice Stephens

Christine Stoddard

Michael Tager

Julia Tagliere

Kenny Torrella

Virgie Townsend

Jesse Wang

Lizzie White

Mark Willen

Nadeem Zaman

Deborah Ager

Nicki Avena

Brittany Baker

Adrienne Benson

Ruthi Postow Birch

Caroline Bock

Laura Boswell

Eric Botts

Claudia Brown

Mathina Calliope

Timothy Cannon
Eliza Cava

Tyrese Coleman
Rachel Coonce

Shabnam Curtis

Kathryn Curto
Kimbra Cutlip

Rhea DeRose-Weiss

Aditya Desai

Debra Diamond

Sadie Dingfelder

Banna Rose Dunn

Ruth Everhart

Danielle Evennou

Kelly Flanagan

Michael Fox

Brandel France de Bravo

Amy Freeman

Kristina Gaddy

Joel Goldberg

Jennifer Golden

Hannah Grieco

Saba Hamedy

Clinton Herget

Philippa Hughes

Carla Humud

Sophie Jaff

Andrea Jarrell

Cija Jefferson
Michelle Junot

Tisha Kamlay

John Kropf
Rob Kunzig

Shanon Lee

Laurie Lesser

John Lingan

Courtney Lix

Joyce Lombardi

Carol Marsh

Ellen McBarnette

Daniel McCarthy
Erin McCarthy

Katherine McCord
Anna McCormally

Kim McMurray

Leeya Mehta

Emily Mullin

Samuel Nelson

Randon Billings Noble

Maria Olsen

Joseph Osmundson

Alyssa Oursler

Alan Page

Kimberly Pendleton

Kate Reed Petty

Whitney Pipkin

Colin Raunig

Jessie Rothwell

Shabnam Samuel

Alice Sandosharaj
Garrett Schlichte

Claire Schneider

Courtney Sexton

Kayla Michelle Smith

Maggie Nye Smith

Michael O. Snyder

Karen Stefano

Karen Strother

Toni Tileva

Diana Tokaji

Sasha Tozzi

Andrew Tran

Gwen Van Velsor

Natalie Villacorta

Linda Voss

Brandy Walker

Elizabeth Weinberg

Kelly White

Erin Williams

Lisa Jordan Woodfield

Constance Young

Melissa Scholes Young

Suzanne Zweizig

Rachel Adams 

Beenish Ahmed

Peyman Allahvirdizadeh

JP Allen

Megan Alpert

Jackie Anderson

Mary Ardery

Christina Beasley

Paulette Beete

Bailey Blumenstock

Diana Smith Bolton

Alexander Booth

Dan Brady

Benjamin Brezner

Aaron Brown

Edward Jesse Capobianco

Doritt Carroll

Steve Castro

Marlena Chertock

Jennifer Dane Clements

Jona Colson

Cherryl T. Cooley

Samantha de Trinidad

Mary Donovan

Kyle Dunn

Tafisha Edwards

J Indigo Eriksen

Nathan Erwin

William Fargason

Madebo Fatunde

Paul Fauteux

Rita Feinstein

Sean Felix

LaCole Foots

MK Foster 

Maria Fenton

Rachelle Giard

Natalie Giarratano

Jason Gray

Ashley Harris

Katie Herman

Steve Herring

Bennie Herron

Emily Holland

Ailish Hopper

Donald Illich

Taylor Johnson

Devin Kelly

Gowri Koneswaran

Geoff Koury

Eric Kozlik 

Priya Krishnan

Hiram Larew

Courtney LeBlanc

Samantha Liming

Gregory Luce

Jenny MacBain-Stephens

Sam Mahone

Janice Majewski

Cynthia Manick

Sara Cahill Marron

Lucinda Marshall

Daria-Ann Martineau

Lucian Mattison

Laura McCarty

J.G. McClure

Sheila McMullin

James Merifield

Elijah Mendoza

Matthew Moniz

Stewart Moss

Thu Nguyen

Tanya Paperny

Tommy Pico

Rick Pieto

Peg Alford Pursell

Rosa Pyo

David Reese

Ellen Roche

Maggie Rosen

Joseph Ross

Jordi Rozenman

Carrie Teresa Sage

Israfel Sivad

Noa Saunders

Virgil Saunders

Shenandoah Sowash

Beth Spesia

James Steck

Noah Stetzer

KC Stover
FM Stringer

Carolyn Supinka

Terrence Sykes

Naomi Thiers

Nicole Tong

Caitlin Ubl

Barrett Warner

Philip Wexler

Sarah Ann Winn

Amy Woolard
Matilda Young