Past Keynote Speakers

2016: Colum McCann

2015: Aminatta Forna, Regina Brooks

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2014: Walter Mosley, Jane Friedman

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2013: James Wood, Amanda Palmer

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2012: Julia Alvarez, Richard Nash

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2011: Ron Carlson
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2010: Chuck Palahniuk

2009: Ann Patchett

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2008: Jonathan Franzen

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2007: Charles Baxter

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2006: Grace Paley

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2005: Ethan Canin, Jennifer Haigh, Lan Samantha Chang, & Matthew Pearl

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2004: Dennis Lehane, Julia Glass

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2003: Arthur Golden, Margot Livesey

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