A. J. Liebling Abbott Joseph "A. J." Liebling (October 18, 1904 – December 28, 1963) was an American journalist who was closely associated with The New Yorker from 1935 until his death.
Adam Gopnik Adam Gopnik (born August 24, 1956) is an American writer, essayist and commentator.
Adam Kirsch Adam Kirsch is an American poet and literary critic.
Adam Liptak Adam Liptak (born September 2, 1960) is an American journalist, lawyer and instructor in law and journalism.
Alan Moorehead Alan McCrae Moorehead OBE (22 July 1910 — 29 September 1983) was a war correspondent and author of popular histories, most notably two books on the nineteenth-century exploration of the Nile, ...
Alastair Reid Alastair Reid (born 22 March 1926) is a poet and a scholar of South American literature from Galloway in Scotland.
Alec Wilkinson Alec Wilkinson (b. 1952 -) is a writer who has been on the staff of The New Yorker since 1980.
Arlene Croce Arlene Louise Croce (born May 5, 1934) founded Ballet Review magazine in 1965.
Arthur Guiterman Arthur Guiterman (November 20, 1871 - January 11, 1943) was an American writer best known for his humorous poems.
Atul Gawande Atul Gawande (born on November 5, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, USA) is an American surgeon and journalist.
B. H. Fairchild B.H. Fairchild (born 1942) is an award-winning American poet and former college professor.
Berton Roueché Berton Roueché ( April 16, 1910 – April 28, 1994) was a medical writer who wrote for The New Yorker magazin...
Bill McKibben William Ernest "Bill" McKibben (born 1960) is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global warming.
Brendan Gill Brendan Gill (October 4, 1914 – December 27, 1997) wrote for The New Yorker for more than 60 years.
Bruce McCall Bruce McCall (born 1935) is a Canadian author and illustrator, best known for his frequent contributions to The New Yorker.
Calvin Tomkins Calvin Tomkins (born 17 December 1925) is an author and art critic for The New Yorker magazine.
Calvin Trillin Calvin Marshall Trillin (born December 5, 1935) is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.
Chandler Brossard Chandler Brossard (July 18, 1922-August 29, 1993) was an American novelist, writer, editor, and teacher.
Charles Simic Dušan "Charles" Simić (Душан "Чарлс" Симић born 9 May 1938) is a Serbian-American poet and was co-poetry editor of the Paris Review.
Chase Twichell Chase Twichell (born August 20, 1950) is an American poet, professor, and publisher, the founder in 1999, of Ausable Press.
Christian Wiman Christian Wiman is an American poet and editor born in 1966 and raised in West Texas.
Cleopatra Mathis Cleopatra Mathis (born 1947, Ruston, Louisiana) is an American poet who since 1982 has been the Frederick Sessions Beebe Professor in the English department at Dartmouth College, where she is al...
Constantin Alajalov Constantin Alajálov (also Aladjalov) (18 November 1900 - 23 October 1987) was an American painter and illustrator.
Corey Ford Corey Ford (April 29, 1902 – July 27, 1969) was an American humorist, author, outdoorsman, and screenwriter.
Cornelia Otis Skinner Cornelia Otis Skinner (May 30, 1899 – July 9, 1979) was an American author and actress.
Dan Chiasson Dan Chiasson (born 1971, in Burlington, Vermont) is an American poet and critic.
Dana Goodyear Dana Goodyear (born 1976) is an American journalist and poet, the author of the forthcoming book Anything That Moves, and the co-founder of Figment, an on-line literary community.
Daniel Clowes Daniel Gillespie Clowes (born April 14, 1961) is an American cartoonist and screenwriter.
David Denby (film critic) David Denby (born 1943) is an American journalist, best known as a film critic for The New Yorker magazine.
David Means David Means (born 1961) is an American writer based in Nyack, New York.
Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles.
E. B. White Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White (July 11, 1899 – October 1, 1985), was an American writer.
Ed Arno Ed Arno (July 17, 1916 - May 27, 2008) was a cartoonist, contributing to The New Yorker from 1969 to 2001.
Edmund Wilson Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters.
Edna Eicke Edna Eicke (1919–1979) was for many years an illustrator of distinctive covers for the New Yorker magazine.
Edwidge Danticat Edwidge Danticat (born January 19, 1969) is a Haitian-American author.
Elizabeth Kolbert Elizabeth Kolbert (born 1961) is an American journalist and author.
Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr. Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr. (December 4, 1916 – May 28, 1994) was an American writer under the byline E.J. Kahn, Jr. with The New Yorker for five decades.
Frances Gray Patton Frances Gray Patton (March 19, 1906 - March 28, 2000) was an American short story writer and novelist.
Franklin Pierce Adams Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881, Chicago – March 23, 1960, New York City) was an American columnist, well known by his initials F.P.A., and wit, best known for his newspaper colum...
Fuchsia Dunlop Fuchsia Dunlop is an English writer and chef who specialises in Chinese cuisine.
Garrison Keillor Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality.
Geoffrey T. Hellman Geoffrey T. Hellman (February 13, 1907 – September 26, 1977) was the son of writer and rare-books dealer, George S. Hellman.
George Packer George Packer (born August 13, 1960) is an American journalist, novelist, and playwright.
George W. S. Trow George William Swift Trow, Jr. (September 28, 1943 – November 24, 2006) was an American essayist, novelist, playwright, and media critic.
H. F. Ellis Humphry Francis Ellis MBE (July 17, 1907 – December 8, 2000) was an English comic writer, best known for his creation of A. J. Wentworth, the ineffectual schoolmaster whose fictional diar...
Hamilton Basso Joseph Hamilton Basso (September 5, 1904 – May 13, 1964) was an American novelist and journalist.
Hendrik Hertzberg Hendrik Hertzberg (born 1943) is an American liberal journalist, best known as the principal political commentator for The New Yorker magazine.
Henry Fairlie Henry Jones Fairlie (13 January 1924 London, England - 25 February 1990 Washington, D.C.) was a British political journalist and social critic.
Henry Louis Gates Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, and editor.
Herbert Warren Wind Herbert Warren Wind (August 11, 1916 – May 30, 2005) was an American golfer and golf writer, who also wrote on other subjects.
Herman J. Mankiewicz Herman Jacob Mankiewicz was an American screenwriter, who, with Orson Welles, wrote the screenplay for Citizen Kane (1941).
Hilton Als Hilton Als (born 1960) is an American writer and theater critic who writes for The New Yorker magazine.
Howard Brubaker Howard Brubaker was an editor of Success and Liberator and a contributor to the New Yorker, Collier's Weekly, The New Republic, Saturday Evening Post, Country Gentleman, and many other magazines.
Ian Frazier Ian Frazier is an American writer and humorist.
Irwin Edman Irwin Edman (November 28, 1896 – September 4, 1954) was an American philosopher and professor of philosophy.
Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid (born May 25, 1949) is an Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writer.
James Kevin McGuinness James Kevin McGuinness (20 December 1893 – 4 December 1950) was an American screenwriter and film producer.
James Surowiecki James Michael Surowiecki (born 1967) is an American journalist.
James Thurber James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961) was an American cartoonist, author, journalist, and celebrated wit.
James Wood (critic) James Douglas Graham Wood (born 1 November 1965 in Durham, England) is an English literary critic, essayist and novelist.
Jane Grant Jane Grant (May 29, 1892 – March 16, 1972) was a New York City journalist who co-founded The New Yorker with her first husband, Harold Ross.
Jane Kramer Jane Kramer (born August 7, 1938) is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years.
Janet Flanner Janet Flanner (March 13, 1892 – November 7, 1978) was an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975.
Jason Shinder Jason Shinder (1955–2008) was an American poet who authored three books and founded the YMCA National Writer's Voice.
Jean Valentine Jean Valentine (born April 27, 1934) is an American poet and was the New York State Poet Laureate from 2008–2010.
Jeffrey Toobin Jeffrey Ross Toobin (born May 21, 1960) is an American lawyer, author, and legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker.
Jeremy Bernstein Jeremy Bernstein (born 31 December 1929 in Rochester, New York) is an American theoretical physicist and science essayist.
Jill Lepore Jill Lepore (born 1966) is a professor of American history at Harvard University and chair of Harvard's History and Literature Program.
Joan Acocella Joan B. Acocella (née Ross, born 1945) is an American journalist who is the dance and book critic for The New Yorker.
Joan Silber Joan Silber is an American novelist and short story writer.
John Brooks (writer) John Brooks (1920–1993) was a writer and longtime contributor to The New Yorker magazine, where he worked for many years as a staff writer, specializing in financial topics.
John Cassidy (journalist) John Cassidy (born 1963) is a British-American journalist, who is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a contributor to The New York Review of Books, having previously been an editor at ...
John Colapinto John Colapinto is an award-winning journalist, author and novelist and is a staff writer at The New Yorker.
John Hersey John Richard Hersey (June 17, 1914 – March 24, 1993) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer and journalist considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism...
John Lahr John Henry Lahr (born July 12, 1941) is an American theater critic, and the son of actor Bert Lahr.
John McPhee John Angus McPhee (born March 8, 1931) is an American writer, widely considered one of the pioneers of creative nonfiction.
John Seabrook John Seabrook is an American journalist who writes about technology and popular culture.
Jon Lee Anderson Jon Lee Anderson (born January 15, 1957) is an American biographer, author, international investigative reporter, and staff writer for The New Yorker, reporting from warzone locales such as ...
Jon Swan Jon Swan is an American poet, playwright, librettist, journalist, and editor.
Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Earl Franzen (born August 17, 1959) is an American novelist and essayist.
Jonathan Galassi Jonathan Galassi born 1949 in Seattle, Washington, is the President and Publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, one of the eight major publishers in New York.
Jonathan Leaf Jonathan Leaf is a playwright and journalist based out of New York City.
Joseph Mitchell (writer) Joseph Mitchell (July 27, 1908 - May 24, 1996) was an American writer best known for the work he published in The New Yorker.
Joseph Moncure March Joseph Moncure March (July 27, 1899 New York City - February 14, 1977 Los Angeles, California) was an American poet and essayist, best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and '...
Joseph Wechsberg Joseph Wechsberg (29 August 1907 – 10 April 1983) was a Czech writer, journalist, musician, and gourmet.
Jules Feiffer Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929) is an American syndicated cartoonist, most notable for his long-run comic strip titled Feiffer.
Katha Pollitt Katha Pollitt (born October 14, 1949) is an American feminist poet, essayist and critic.
Katharine Sergeant Angell White Katharine Sergeant Angell White (September 17, 1892 – July 20, 1977) was a writer and the fiction editor for The New Yorker magazine from 1925 to 1960.
Laura Furman Laura J. Furman (born 1945) is an American author best known for her role as series editor for the O. Henry Awards prize story collection.
Lawrence Weschler Lawrence Weschler (born 1952) is an author of works of creative nonfiction.
Lawrence Wright Lawrence Wright (born August 2, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and fellow at the Center for Law and Security at th...
Lee Lorenz Lee Lorenz is an American cartoonist, most notable for his work in The New Yorker.
Leo Cullum Leo Aloysius Cullum (January 11, 1942 – October 23, 2010) was an American cartoonist, one of the more frequent contributors to The New Yorker with more than 800 gag cartoons published.
Leslie Ullman Leslie Ullman (b. 1947) is an American poet and professor.
Lewis Mumford Lewis Mumford, KBE (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic.
Lillian Ross (journalist) Lillian Ross (born June 8, 1926) is an American journalist and author who has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1945.
Liza Donnelly Liza Donnelly (born in 1955) is an American cartoonist and writer, best known for her work in The New Yorker.
Lois Long Lois Bancroft Long (December 15, 1901 - July 29, 1974) was a popular American writer for The New Yorker during the 1920s.
Louise Erdrich Louise Erdrich (born Karen Louise Erdrich, June 7, 1954, Little Falls, Minnesota, United States) is an American writer of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American cha...
Lynda Hull Lynda Hull (December 5, 1954 – March 29, 1994) was an American poet.
Major Jackson Major Jackson (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American poet and professor.
Margaret Talbot Margaret Talbot is an American essayist, and non-fiction writer.
Marie Howe Marie Howe (born 1950 Rochester, New York) is an American poet.
Marquis James Marquis James (August 29, 1891, Springfield, Missouri – November 19, 1955) was an American journalist and author, twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his works The Raven: A Biography of Sam H...
Martin Schoeller Martin Schoeller is a New York-based photographer whose style of "hyper-detailed close ups" is distinguished by similar treatment of all subjects whether they are celebrities or unknown.
Meghan O'Rourke Meghan O'Rourke (born 1976 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American poet and critic.
Meyer Berger Meyer "Mike" Berger (1 September 1898 – 8 February 1959) was an American journalist, considered one of the finest newspaper reporters.
Michael Kelly (editor) Michael Thomas Kelly (March 17, 1957 – April 3, 2003) was an American journalist for The New York Times, a columnist for The Washington Post and The New Yorker, and a magazine editor...
Michael Specter Michael Specter (born 1955) is an American journalist who has been a staff writer, focusing on science and technology, and global public health at The New Yorker since September 1998.
Mollie Panter-Downes Mary Patricia "Mollie" Panter-Downes (25 August 1906 – 22 January 1997) was a novelist and columnist for The New Yorker.
Nathaniel Benchley Nathaniel Benchley (November 13, 1915 – December 14, 1981) was an American author.
Paul Goldberger Paul Goldberger (born December 4, 1950) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic and educator, currently a Contributing Editor for Vanity Fair magazine.
Paul Muldoon Paul Muldoon (born 20 June 1951) is an Irish poet.
Pauline Kael Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991.
Peter De Vries Peter De Vries (February 27, 1910 – September 28, 1993) was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit.
Peter Hessler Peter Hessler (b. June 14, 1969) is an American writer and journalist.
Peter Kalischer Peter Kalischer (1915–1991) was an American journalist best known for his reporting of the early stages of the Vietnam War, in the early 1960s.
Peter Schjeldahl Peter Schjeldahl, (born 1942), is an American art critic, poet, and educator.
Phyllis McGinley Phyllis McGinley (March 21, 1905 – February 22, 1978) was a Pulitzer Prize (1961) winning American author of children's books and poetry.
Ralph Barton Ralph Barton was an American artist best known for his cartoons and caricatures of actors and other celebrities.
Rea Irvin Rea Irvin (August 26, 1881—May 28, 1972) was an American graphic artist.
Richard Armour Richard Willard Armour (July 15, 1906 – February 28, 1989) was an American poet and author who wrote over sixty-five books.
Richard Merkin Richard Merkin (1938 – September 5, 2009) was an American painter and illustrator.
Richard Rovere Richard Halworth Rovere (5 May 1915 – 23 November 1979) was an American journalist.
Rita Dove Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952) is an American poet and author.
Robert Coates (critic) Robert Myron Coates (April 6, 1897 – February 8, 1973) was an American writer and a long-term art critic for the New Yorker.
Robert Coover Robert Lowell Coover (born February 4, 1932) is an American authorand professor in the Literary Arts program at Brown University.
Roger Angell Roger Angell (born September 19, 1920) is an American essayist known for his writing on sports, especially baseball.
Roz Chast Rosalind "Roz" Chast (born November 26, 1954) is an American cartoonist and a staff cartoonist for The New Yorker.
S. J. Perelman Sidney Joseph Perelman (February 1, 1904 – October 17, 1979), almost always known as S. J. Perelman, was an American humorist, author, and screenwriter.
Sasha Frere-Jones Sasha Frere-Jones (born Alexander Roger Wallace Jones in 1967) is an American writer, music critic, and musician.
Sherod Santos Sherod Santos is an American poet, essayist and professor.
St. Clair McKelway St. Clair McKelway was a writer and editor for The New Yorker magazine beginning in 1933.
Steve Coll Steve Coll is an American journalist, author, and business executive.
Steve Pyke Steve Pyke MBE (born 1957) is a British photographer living in New York City.
Sydney Lea Sydney Lea is an American poet, novelist, essayist, editor, and professor, and is the Poet Laureate of Vermont.
Sylvia Nasar Sylvia Nasar (Uzbek: Зулфия Назар; born 17 August 1947) is a German-born American journalist, best known for her biography of John Forbes Nash, A Beautiful Mind.
T. R. Hummer Terry Randolph Hummer (born August 7, 1950, Macon, Mississippi) is an American poet, critic, essayist, editor, and professor.
Terrance Hayes Terrance Hayes (born November 18, 1971) is an American poet and educator who has published four poetry collections.
Thomas Meehan (writer) Thomas Edward Meehan (born August 14, 1929) is an American writer, best known for Annie, The Producers and Hairspray.
Tina Rosenberg Tina Rosenberg (born April 14, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American journalist and the author of three books.
Tom Bissell Tom Bissell (born 1974) is a journalist, critic, and fiction writer, originally from Escanaba, Michigan and currently based in Los Angeles, California.
Tom Funk (illustrator) Tom Funk (1911–2003) was an illustrator who for some 40 years was associated with the distinctive visual style of the New Yorker magazine, to which he contributed ‘spots’ depicting New York ...
Tom Reiss Tom Reiss (born May 5, 1964) is an American author, historian, and journalist.
Tony Horwitz Tony Horwitz (born June 9, 1958) is an American journalist and writer.
Veronica Geng Veronica Geng (1941 – December 24, 1997) was an American editor and writer.
Vince Aletti Vince Aletti (born 1945) is an American music journalist and photography critic.
Whitney Balliett Whitney Lyon Balliett (17 April 1926 – 1 February 2007) was a jazz critic and book reviewer for the New Yorker and was with the journal from 1954 until 2001.
William Keepers Maxwell, Jr. William Keepers Maxwell, Jr. (August 16, 1908 – July 31, 2000) was an American editor, novelist, short story writer, essayist, children's author, and memoirist.
William Shawn William Shawn (August 31, 1907 – December 8, 1992) was an American magazine editor who edited The New Yorker from 1952 until 1987.
Wolcott Gibbs Wolcott Gibbs (March 15, 1902 – August 16, 1958) was an American editor, humorist, theatre critic, playwright and author of short stories, who worked for The New Yorker magazine from 1927 un...
Yves Bonnefoy Yves Bonnefoy (born 24 June 1923) is a French poet and essayist.