Camel Book Drive

Donate To Kenya’s Mobile Library

Author Donors

See below an alphabetical listing of the more than 235 author donors, click on their names to learn more, and please visit their websites. Besides being generous, these include acclaimed, award-winning and best-selling novelists, poets, memoirists and nonfiction authors.

To see other bookloving corporate and private donors, including publishers, agents, librarians, readers and businesses, click here.

Diana Abu-Jaber

Arnold Adoff

Jaime Adoff

Elisa Albert

Isabel Allende

Stanley Alpert

Lisa Alther

Jonathan Ames

Caroline Arnold

Elizabeth Austen

Ellis Avery

Julianna Baggott

Ellen Baker

Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Heather Barbieri

Charles Baxter

Aimee Bender

Karen Bender

Maeve Binchy

Chris Bohjalian

Kris Bordessa

Sara Barron

Nora Raleigh Baskin

Helen Benedict

Ann Blackman

Elizabeth Bluemle

Judy Blume

Gayle Brandeis

Robin Brande

Carrie Brown

John Gregory Brown

Rachel Manija Brown

Andi Buchanan

Janell Cannon

Michael Chabon

Susan Cheever

Alan Cheuse

Tracy Chevalier

Jane Ciabattari

Meg Waite Clayton

Douglas Clegg

Claire Cook

Elizabeth Crook

Sheila Curran

Ann Cummins

Laura Dave

Peter Ho Davies

Kathryn Davis

Louise Dean

Robb Forman Dew

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Keith Dixon

Anthony Doerr

Susan Dunlap

Cindy Dyson

David Ebershoff

Jennifer Egan

Dave Eggers

Alexandra Enders

Steve Ettlinger

Donald G. Evans

Percival Everett

Lucy Eyre

Jim Fergus

Thalia Field

Meg Files

Barbara Fischkin

Laura Fitzgerald

Michael A. FitzGerald

Mem Fox

Roz Fox

Lynn Freed

Lisa Fugard

Alexandra Fuller

Alan Furst

Neil Gaiman

Kirby Gann

Whitney Gaskell

David Gates

Kaye Gibbons

Susie Gilman

Debra Ginsberg

Amy Givler, MD

J.D. Gordon

Richard Grayson

Thomas Christopher Greene

Lisa Grunwald

Sandra Gulland

Laila Halaby

Aaron Hamburger

Virginia Hamilton

Nathalie Handal

Joy Harjo

Molly Haskell

Robin Hemley

Judi Hendricks

Angela Henry

Michelle Herman

Lynne Hinton

Cynthia Hogue

Gina Hyams

Susan Ito

Joshilyn Jackson

Shelley Jackson

Kate Jacobs

Michael and Bettina Jetter

Sarah Clark Jordan

Niraj Kapur

Jessica Brilliant Keener

Alison Kent

Cristina Kessler

Kristy Kiernan

Suzanne Kingsbury

Sheila Kohler

Cassandra King

Caroline Kraus

Nicole Krauss

Daniela Kuper

Michael Kurland

Jane Kurtz

Shaena Lambert

Anne Landsman

Judy Merrill Larsen

Gretchen Moran Laskas

Caroline Leavitt

Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Nancy Klein Maguire

Lisa Lerner

John Lescroart

Sam Lipsyte

Aimee Liu

Margot Livesey

Lesley Lokko

Alison Lurie

William Lychack

Allison Lynn

Kerry Madden

Kate Maloy

Amulya Malladi

Amy Dockser Marcus

Michael Maren

Bernice McFadden

Erin McKean

Terry McMillan

DeLaune Michel

Marilyn Heward Mills

Nicole Mones

Mary Alice Monroe

Sy Montgomery

Mary Morris

David Morse

Kate Mosse

Robert Munsch

Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Laurie Nadel

Bich Minh Nguyen

Jennifer Niesslein

Audrey Niffenegger

Judy Norsigian

Maureen O’Brien

Martha O’Connor

Carol D. O’Dell

Tawni O’Dell

Susan O’Doherty

Kris Ohlson

Wendy Orange

Whitney Otto

Kathy Patrick

Marjorie White Pellegrino

Louise Penny

Arthur Phillips

Leslie Pietrzyk

Sonia Pilcer

Katha Pollitt

Karen Propp

Margo Rabb

Holiday Reinhorn

Jewell Parker Rhodes

Randy Richardson

Michelle Richmond

Laurie Viera Rigler

Margaret Lowrie Robertson

Roxana Robinson

Robin Romm

M.J. Rose

Elizabeth Rosner

Margriet Ruurs

Darlene Ryan

Dana Sachs

Mary Jo Salter

Rachel Sarah

Jean Sasson

Paul Schmidtberger

Joanna Scott

Lisa See

Dani Shapiro

Mary Sharratt

Enid Shomer

Jennie Shortridge

Porter Shreve

Robert Anthony Siegel

Joan Silber

Leora Skolkin-Smith

Mary Sojourner

Dana Spiotta

Garth Stein

Amanda Stern

Jennifer J. Stewart

Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Susan Straight

Cathy Sultan

Ellen Sussman

Terese Svoboda

Amy Tan

Lori Tharps

Vicki Lewis Thompson

Joanna Trollope

Adriana Trigiani

Thrity Umrigar

Lisa Unger

Jennifer Vanderves

Vendela Vida

Lynn Voedisch

Janey Volden

Allen Woodman

Ayelet Waldman

Rebecca Walker

Amanda Eyre Ward

Robert Ward

Don Waters

Katharine Weber

Brenda Webster

Kate Whouley

Jen Wilding

Mo Willems

Jeanette Winterson

C.D. Wright

Jeffrey Yamaguchi

Jane Yolen

Michele Zackheim

Victoria Zackheim

Alan Ziegler

Mary Kay Zuravleff

10 Comments »

  1. [...] Browse Authors [...]

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  2. [...] The Camel Bookmobile Book Drive now has its own blog.  A TON of phenomenal authors have signed up to ship signed boxes of their own books, and people in the community have stepped [...]

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  3. Wow! This is a huge, fantastic list!! Go authors!

    Comment by Susan | February 16, 2007 | Reply

  4. [...] has also been a great number of authors who have donated their books to the Camel Book [...]

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  5. [...] Author Donors [...]

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  6. This book has been donated in honor of Wayne Shannon for Christmas 2007.

    We wish Wayne a very Merry Christmas.

    Dad and Jeanette

    Comment by Wayne Shannon | December 16, 2007 | Reply

  7. Childrens books donated from wish list on Amazon in honor of Cheryl Mannix and her kindergarten class at Homestead-Wakefield Elementary School. MARYLAND.

    Comment by Kim Albert | December 21, 2007 | Reply

  8. A plethora of Marion Bilyk Krymski’s favorite books were donated in honor of her birthday. Happy Birthday, Mommy Rose! Love you more.

    Comment by Elizabeth Rose Krymski | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  9. Hesperian donated a package of primary health care books to Wajir library on Dec. 13, 2007, through our donor-supported Gratis Book Program. The package included: Where There Is No Doctor; Where Women Have No Doctor; Where There is No Dentist; A Book for Midwives; Disabled Village Children; and HIV, Health and Your Community. All are written in simple English with many graphic illustrations. We are delighted to support this project, to improve the well-being of the community served. Lee Gallery, volunteer, Gratis Book Program, Hesperian

    Comment by Lee Gallery | April 15, 2008 | Reply

  10. [...] they will be able to have a society which is educated, and literate. With the aid of  generous patrons and a growing number of contributors, the library is slowly expanding and is now operating also in [...]

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