29th Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon 2017

Meet Our Past Authors

Elaine Petrocelli, Literary Partner Book Passage Founder
and President; Emcee & Author Michael Krasny, PhD;
Author & Former Co-Chair Amy Tan - 2008

Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger & Daniela, his biggest fan - 2012
Photo Courtesy of Terry Riggins Photography

Arianna Huffington, Norman Lear, Kelly Corrigan - 2014
Photo Courtesy of Daniel Gaughan-Forgery Films


29 YEARS OF AUTHORS

2016 Naomi Duguid \ Michael Krasny \ Mike Massimino \ Jerry Rice & Randy O. Williams \ Steven Rowley \ Calvin Trillin
2015 Mac Barnett & Christian Robinson \ Anthony Marra \ Christopher Moore \ Diana Nyad \ Yeonmi Park
2014 Kelly Corrigan \ Arianna Huffington \ Christopher Kostow \ Norman Lear \ Eric Litwin \ Hampton Sides \ Susan Vreeland
2013 Lidia Bastianich \ Daniel Boulud \ Sherri Duskey Rinker \ Anne Lamott \ Amy Tan \ Jess Walter \ Simon Winchester
2012 Emma Donoghue \ Hubert Keller \ Dr. Vincent Lam \ Tom Lichtenheld \ Andrew McCarthy \ Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger
2011 Erik Larson \ Jacqueline Winspear \ Kathryn Otoshi \ Melissa Clark (NY) \ Russell Banks \ Sarah Brokaw
2010 Abraham Verghese \ Amanda Hesser (NY) \ Armistead Maupin \ Carlos Eire \ Mac Barnett \ Michael Krasny, PhD
2009 Hon. Nancy Pelosi \ George Halvorson \ Amy Krouse Rosenthal \ Tracy Kidder \ Gail Collins \ Gary Pomerantz \ E.L. Doctorow
2008 Amy Tan \ Andre Dubus III \ Curtis Sittenfeld \ Diane Johnson \ Jacques Pepin \ Nancy Snyderman \ Tobias Wolff
2007 Tom Brokaw \ Diane Ackerman \ Michael Chabon \ Judy Sierra \ Lisa See \ Harlan Coben \ Michael Krasny, PhD
2006 Brian Copeland \ Elizabeth George \ Khaled Hosseini \ Annie Leibovitz \ Edna O’Brien \ Mo Willems
2005 Michael Connelly \ Tracy Kidder \ Anita Diamant \ Dava Sobel \ Amy Tan \ Mike Wallace
2004 David Baldacci \ Ben Gazzara \ Andrew Sean Greer \ T. Jefferson Parker \ Peggy Post \ Peter Sis
2003 Daniel Handler \ Maxine Hong Kingston \ Adair Lara \ Richard North Patterson \ Ann Packer \ Thomas Steinbeck
2002 Jean Auel \ Kathi Kamen Goldmark \ Gregg Hurwitz \ Louis B. Jones \ Lalita Tademy \ Ayelet Waldman
2001 Po Bronson \ Michael Chabon \ Jane Hamilton \ Sheldon Siegel \ Amy Tan \ Gail Tsukiyama
2000 Richard Paul Evans \ Olivia Goldsmith \ Lynne Hinton \ Guy Johnson \ Malachy McCourt \ Anchee Min
1999 Alan Dershowitz \ Arthur Golden \ John Lescroart \ Sue Miller \ Keith Scribner \ Lisa See
1998 Ilene Beckerman \ Dale Brown \ Ernest Gaines \ Ann Patchett \ Richard North Patterson \ Jane Smiley
1997 Chrita Divakaruni \ Molly Giles \ Herb Gold \ Sue Grafton \ Anne Lamott \ Scott Turow
1996 Dorothy Allison \ Gus Lee \ Gita Mehta \ Belva Plain \ Reynolds Price \ Martin Cruz Smith
1995 Pat Conroy \ Ewidge Danticat \ Jennifer Egan \ Richard North Patterson \ Amy Tan \ Studs Terkel
1994 Isabel Allende \ Roy Blount, Jr. \ Harriet Doerr \ Kirk Douglas \ Thomas Keneally \ April Sinclair
1993 Dave Barry \ Charlayne Hunter-Gault \ Anne Lamott \ Elmore Leonard \ Bharati Mukherjee \ Richard North Patterson
1992 Herb Caen \ Proctor Patterson James \ Armistead Maupin \ Terry McMillan \ Katherine Neville \ Amy Tan
1991 Erma Bombeck \ A. S. Byatt \ Paul Erdman \ Sidney Sheldon \ Amy Tan
1990 Mark Childress \ Marion Cunningham \ Dominick Dunne \ Anne Rice
1989 Barnaby Conrad III \ Charles M Schulz \ Merla Zellerbach \ Martin Cruz Smith \ Amy Tan


Photo Courtesy of Terry Riggins Photography
2012 Authors Group L-R: Michael Krasny, Dr. Vincent Lam, Andrew McCarthy, Emma Donoghue, Chef Hubert Keller, Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger, Tom Lichtenheld

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