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Highlights

Meet Nathan Hill: Debut Novelist of THE NIX

Nathan Hill’s debut as a published writer was fearless and bold. His book, The Nix, wowed critics nationwide and earned Hill comparisons to literary greats such as Thomas Pynchon and…

Meet Our Speakers at AWP 2017

The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is proud to be a Literary Partner of the 2017 AWP Conference in Washington, D.C. We will be showcasing some of today’s brightest literary…

Best Books of 2016

As we near the end of 2016, we’re proud to see many of our speakers on this year’s “best of” lists. Below you will find a compilation of some of the…

Speakers at 2016 First-Year Experience Events

We’re celebrating another wonderful year of successful First-Year Experience events! Take a look at some of this year’s popular book selections and speakers hosted by programs across the country. Emily St….

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Praise for Speakers

  • About Karen Russell

    Karen Russell was adored by all. She is magnificent. She’s kind and funny and generous and unassuming and smart and game and willing to speak with students. All I have is praise.

    —Hofstra University

  • About Emily St. John Mandel

    Everything came together beautifully! The students greeted her as if she was a rock star, her talk was interesting and spell-binding, followed by a good half-hour of eager questioning, all by students. There is no doubt in my mind that Emily’s demeanor and presence made the night. It was wonderful. She is very kind, and showed a lot of stamina and patience.

    —St. Michael’s College

  • About Bryan Stevenson

    I am still basking in the glory of Bryan’s visit. It was truly a wonderful event. Bryan is a gracious and eloquent man in every sense. I will be reflecting on his words and his philosophies for a long while.

    —East Lansing Public Library

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