Most Popular Writers
Known for her ability to bring history to vivid life, Elizabeth "Biz" Mitchell is the author of three Byliner Originals, including The Fearless Mrs. Goodwin.
A contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, Jonathan Mahler is the author of the bestseller Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning.
A longform polymath, Ron Rosenbaum's 1971 Esquire story about phone phreaks turned Steve Jobs on to computers. His books include Explaining Hitler.
Humorist, actor, artist, and mensch, the late David Rakoff is the author of Fraud, Half Empty, and the novel Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish.
Daphne Merkin began her career as a critic, but it is her fiction and frank personal essays on everything from spanking to depression that won her fame.