Authors

Want to read what authors say about their audiobooks? Check out interviews with your favorite authors and view their “audiographies” of audiobooks. For articles on narration, technology, children’s audiobooks, or our fabulous Listening Lists, check here.


Featured Authors

Bruce Allen

A cherished teacher who taught much more than just the three “Rs,” a depression-era family that couldn’t quite grow flowers but ended up with just enough vegetables to last the winter, and a visit from a young senatorial candidate named John F. Kennedy--a conversation with storyteller Bruce Allen will often begin and end with a few tales and parables about the characters, values, and joys of growing up in his beloved Button End--a tight-knit immigrant and blue-collar neighborhood on the east side of Woburn, Massachusetts, in the 1930s and ’40s.

Read More

Alan Cumming

“I’m a storyteller.”

Celebrated actor, novelist, and audiobook narrator Alan Cumming says his job is to take the work of a writer and interpret it for as wide an audience as possible. The same principles apply even if that project involves a memoir-- his own memoir, NOT MY FATHER’S SON. “I think there’s an added dimension because each event happened to me, and I’m reading it.”

Read More

Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon, author of the bestselling Outlander and Lord John Grey historical fiction novels, first met Davina Porter, narrator of the Outlander books, at a library fund-raiser.

Read More

Willie Geist

While Willie Geist is best known as the co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and NBC’s “Today Show,” he started as a newspaper reporter. He wrote two books of humor before writing GOOD TALK, DAD with his father, the veteran newspaper columnist and Emmy-winning broadcaster Bill Geist. “It was by far the most meaningful book I’ve ever done--a chance for my father and I to sit down and think through all our favorite stories, get them down on paper, and sit with my mom and my wife and laugh through them.”

Read More

Daisy Goodwin

As Daisy Goodwin was writing THE FORTUNE HUNTER--her new historical novel about a dashing horseman named Captain Bay Middleton and the two women who love him, the beautiful Empress Elizabeth of Austria and a plain but very smart heiress named Charlotte Baird--she would sometimes pause to listen to audiobooks. In particular, she says, she listened to the British actress Juliet Stevenson reading works by Jane Austen.

Read More

Author Interviews

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×

Get Access to All AudioFile Reviews 
and Features

View any review or feature FREE on the AudioFile Website.

Sign up now and get your Web Pass to...

  • Read online reviews hot off the digital press
  • Listen to sound clips
  • Find Earphone Award winners
  • Access and search thousands of audiobook reviews

It's simple and FREE. Takes only a few seconds and no credit card needed.

Already a subscriber?

We've updated our subscriber log-in system. Please give us your email, and you will continue to have full access to the digital editions and the AudioFile Web site.

×