David Schwartz

With the same energy, humor, and clarity found in his 50 books, David Schwartz wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. He is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time.…

Azin Sametipour

Azin Sametipour's debut novel, “Tehran Moonlight,” set in contemporary Iran, was awarded a starred review by Publishers Weekly and Best in the House by Authors in the House at Grubstreet/Muse 2015 Boston.

Linda Rugg

Linda Haverty Rugg is a professor in the Scandinavian Department at UC Berkeley. She teaches courses in ecology and culture in Scandinavia, Murder on Ice (Nordic crime fiction), the films of Ingmar Bergman, and on race and whiteness. Both of…

Lance Rubin

Lance Rubin spent his twenties working as an actor and writing sketch comedy, with several successful runs of “The Lance and Ray Show” at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He has now turned his comedic talents to fiction;…

Jay Rubin

Dr. Jay Rubin's debut novel, “The Sun Gods,” was published in 2015. An American scholar and academic, Rubin is one of the foremost translators of Japanese literature. He has translated numerous works of fiction by the popular novelist Haruki…

Robert Roper

“Nabokov in America,” a study of the Russian writer's US years, and “The Savage Professor,” a Berkeley-based satiric thriller, are Robert Roper's two new books. He is the award-winning author of “Now the Drum of War: Walt Whitman and…

Bill Roller

Bill Roller is a novelist, nonfiction writer, filmmaker and producer, playwright, family and group therapist, and social scientist who lives with his wife, Vivian, in Berkeley. His latest film is “Group Dynamics and the New Heroism: The Ethical…

Andres Roemer

Andres Roemer's new book is “Move Up.” He is a Mexican diplomat, Consul General of Mexico in San Francisco. He is also a journalist, civil servant, and scholar. He has received various cultural awards and prizes, has created and produced…

Andrew Roe

“The Miracle Girl” is Andrew Roe's debut novel. Hisfiction has been published in Tin House, One Story, the Sun, Glimmer Train, The Cincinnati Review, Slice, Pank, Avery Anthology, Gigantic, Freight Stories, Failbetter, the Good Men Project,…