2018 Inductees

Ira Gershwin (1896-1983)

E. L. Konigsburg (1930-2013)  

Jose Marti (1853-1895) 

Russell Shorto (1959) 

Colson Whitehead (1969) 

Jacqueline Woodson (1963)

2017 Inductees

Ron Chernow (1949)

Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)

William Kennedy (1928)

Christopher Morley (1890-1957)

Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014)

Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903)

Lillian Ross (1918-2017)

2016 Inductees

Roger Angell (1920)

Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

Roz Chast (1954)

Samuel R. Delany (1942)

Jean Craighead George (1919-2012)

Don Marquis (1878-1937)

Grace Paley (1922-2007)

Stephen Sondheim (1930)

2015 Inductees

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

Allen Ginsberg (1926 - 1997)

Ezra Jack Keats (1916 - 1983)

Dawn Powell (1896 -1965)

Francine Prose (1947 - )

David Remnick (1958 - )

Colm Toibin (1955 - )

2014 Inductees

Russell Banks (1940 - )

Mary Higgins Clark (1929 - )

Nora Ephron (1941 - 2012)

Alice Hoffman (1952 - )

Maurice Kenny (1929 - 2016 )

Rex Stout (1886 - 1975)

James Thurber (1894 - 1961)

 

 

2013 Inductees

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)
Countee Cullen (1903-1946)
Marilyn Hacker (1942-  )
Alice McDermott (1953-  )
Walter Mosley (1952-  )
Miguel Gomez Piñero (1946-1988)
Maurice Bernard Sendak (1928-2012)
Calvin Marshall Trillin (1935-  )

2012 Inductees

John Cheever (1912-1982)
Hart Crane (1899-1932)
E. L. Doctorow (1931- 2015)
Edna Ferber (1885-1968)
Pete Hamill (1935- )
Washington Irving (1783-1859)
Henry James (1843-1916)
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989)
Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
Toni Morrison (1931- )
Joyce Carol Oates (1938- )
Barbara Tuchman (1912-1989)
Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007)
Richard Wright (1908-1960)

2011 Inductees

John Ashbery (1927-)
Willa Cather (1873-1947)
Julia DeBurgos (1914-1953)
Ralph Ellison (1914-1994)
Paula Fox (1923-)
Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965)
Madeleine L’Engle (1918-2007)
Herman Melville (1819-1891)
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

Inaugural 2010 Inductees

James Baldwin (1924-1987)
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)
Robert Caro (1935-)
Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
Mary Gordon (1949-)
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
Isaac B. Singer (1902-1991)
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
E.B White (1899-1985)
Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

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