Our Pens Are Mighty: Celebrating Writers and Authors with STL 250

These are the Top 50 writers in the St. Louis area, as chosen by a committee

September 8, 2014 | 2 min reading time

This article is 9 years old. It was published on September 8, 2014.

We will recognize the following writers and authors during a ceremony at the Missouri History Museum. It will be held on Sunday, September 28th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Lee Auditorium (lower level). The public is welcome to attend this FREE event.

1. Jabari Asim
2. Mary Jo Bang 
3. Sheila Banks 
4. Burton Boxerman 
5. Heather Brewer 
6. Robert Olen Butler 
7. Michael Castro 
8. C.J. Cherryh 
9. David Clewell 
10. Jeanne Darst 
11. Anita Diamant 
12. Amanda Doyle 
13. Gerald Early 
14. Kathleen Finneran 
15. Jonathan Franzen 
16. Frankie Freeman 
17. William H. Gass 
18. Dick Gregory 
19. Dr. Christi Griffin 
20. Ellie Grossman Cohen 
21. Laurell K. Hamilton 
22. NiNi Harris 
23. Gerald Horne 
24. A.E. Hotchner 
25. Julius Hunter 
26. Michael Kahn 
27. Cissy Lacks 
28. Lyah Beth LeFlore 
29. Shirley LeFlore 
30. Patricia McKissack 
31.Terry Mulligan 
32.Kimberly Jade Norwood 
33.Niki Nymark 
34.Charlotte Ottley 
35.Ridley Pearson 
36.Carl Phillips 
37.Miriam Spiegel Raskin 
38.Eugene Redmond
39.Riisa Renee 
40.Howard Schwartz 
41.Ntozake Shange
42.Charles Shaw, Esq. 
43. Rabbi Mark Shook 
44. Curtis Sittenfeld 
45. Pat Lorraine Simons 
46. Chris Stuckenschneider 
47.Quincy Troupe 
48. Francille Rusan Wilson 
49. Dr. John Wright 
50. Sylvia A. Wright
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