Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau: All Speakers

Thomas N. Bradbury & Benjamin R. Karney
Award-winning UCLA Professors, Authors of Love Me
Slender, Experts on Relationships, Marriage, and
Sharlee Jeter & Dr. Sampson Davis
Co-authors of The Stuff: Unlock Your Power to
Overcome Challenges, Soar, and Succeed
Melanie Hicken & Blake Ellis
award-winning female investigative duo at CNN
Jessica Buchanan & Erik Landemalm
Kidnapped in Somalia, Rescued by SEAL Team 6
Judy Melinek, M.D. & T.J. Mitchell
Authors of the New York Times Bestseller
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies & The
Making of a Medical Examiner
, President & CEO
of PathologyExpert Inc.
Jenn Abelson
Investigative Reporter for the Boston Globe
Spotlight Team
Matthew Alexander
Veteran Air Force Criminal Investigator and
Dr Eben Alexander
Neurosurgeon Who Journeyed to the Afterlife,
Author of the New York Times Best-Selling
Book Proof of Heaven
Sandy Allen
Author, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise
Jonathan Alpeyrie
Jonathan Alter
Bloomberg Editor & Columnist, Historian,
Best-Selling Author
John Assaraf
One of the key teachers behind THE SECRET and
internationally bestselling author of THE ANSWER
Michael Ausiello
Award-Winning TV Reporter and Host
Anna Badkhen
Author & War Reporter
Fred Bahnson
Food & Faith Speaker, Author, and Journalist
Patrice Banks
The mechanic that talks like you and thinks like
you. Finally!
Juliana Barbassa
Award-Winning Journalist and Author
Carrie and Alton Barron
Gifted Psychiatrist and a Premier Hand Surgeon
Amanda Beard
Olympian, Author, Mother
David Bellavia
Former Army Staff Sergeant, Medal of Honor
Nominee, and Author of House to House: A
Soldier's Memoir
Richard Belzer
Renowned Actor and Comedian
Carl Bernstein
Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist/Author
& Political Analyst
Matthew Betley
Former Marine Officer of Ten Years "Honor Never
Maxwell Billieon
Writer - Author - Relationship and Lifestyle
Mark Bittman
Beloved Food Writer, New York Times Columnist
(“The Minimalist”), Public Television Host, &
Author of the Best-selling, Award-winning How
to Cook Everything
Eric Bogosian
Award-Winning Playwright, Actor, & Novelist
George Brescia
Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life...Because
You Can't Go Naked!
Andrea Buchanan
Award-winning Filmmaker, Director, and Author
Jessica Buchanan
Humanitarian Aid Worker; New York Times
Best-Selling Co-Author
Mary Buffett
Bestselling Author and Speaker on Investment
Susannah Cahalan
New York Times bestselling author of
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Laura Caldwell
Lawyer, Author, Life-Saver, & Founder of Life
After Innocence Project
Dr. Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.
Body Energy and Creative Thinking Expert
Bill Carter
Award-Winning Filmmaker, Journalist, & Author
Raquel Cepeda
Author, Cultural Activist, Filmmaker, and
Award-Winning Journalist
Lyssa Chapman
Reality TV Star, Former Bounty Hunter,
Inspirational Supporter for Troubled Youth
Bryan Chavis
Overcoming Adversity, The Bryan Chavis Story
Stephen Chbosky
New York Times Bestselling Author of
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Michael Chorost
Cyborg Who Foresees the Future
Robert Cialdini
New York Times Bestselling Author and
most-cited social psychologist in the fields of
influence, persuasion and negotiation
Carol Higgins Clark
New York Times Bestselling Author
Mary Higgins Clark
New York Times Bestselling Author
Georgia Clark
Best-selling Author, Performer, Aussie-in-New York
Tom Clavin
Military and Cultural Historian
Jennet Conant
Best selling Author of Critically-acclaimed Books
about World War II
Dorothy Cotton
Former Education Director for Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr.
Cade Courtley
Former Navy SEAL, Preeminent American Survivalist
and Author
Jeremy Courtney
Author of Preemptive Love, Founder and
CEO of the Preemptive Love Coalition
Catherine Crier
Former Judge, Journalist, & Producer
Tim Crothers
Author of Queen of Katwe & Former Senior Writer
for Sports Illustrated
S.E. Cupp
Author, Political Columnist, and Conservative
Culture Critic
Ben Dattner
Organizational Psychologist, Expert on Credit &
Deborah Davis
Historian & Author
Clive Davis
“In the music business, one name says it
Dr. Sampson Davis
E.R. Physician, Inspirational Speaker, NY Times
Best Selling Author and TV Personality
David Denby
Renowned Film Critic and Best-Selling Author
Harry S. Dent
Best-selling Author and One of the Most Prescient
Economic Forecasters of our Times
William Donius
Zak Ebrahim
A Terrorist's Son Promotes Peace
Marc Eckō
Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Marc Eckō
Joe Ehrmann
Coach for America
Carlos Eire
New York Times Bestselling Author, Winner
of the National Book Award & T. Lawrason Riggs
Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale
Blake Ellis
Award-winning female investigative duo at CNN
Clint Emerson
Retired Navy SEAL, CEO & Author
Susan Engel
Developmental Psychologist & Education Expert
Susie Essman
Acclaimed Stand-Up Comedian, Actress, Writer and
Richard Paul Evans
New York Times Bestselling Author, Speaker, &
Business Consultant
Tim Federle
Bring Broadway to Your Town!: Broadway kid coach
and author of Better Nate Than Ever
Michael Feinstein
Legendary Performer and Arts Champion
David Finch
Author and Expert on Living and Succeeding with
Ted C. Fishman
Best-Selling Author, and Expert on China and the
Aging Population
Paul Joseph Fronczak
The Foundling
David Giffels
Author of The Hard Way on Purpose
(Scribner, 2014), a collection of linked essays
about the quirky, hardbitten cultural landscape of
America’s Rust Belt.
Simon Goodman
Treasure Hunter and Author
Dr. Sara Gottfried
Hormone Expert, Integrative Physician, Yoga
Teacher and Author
Reyna Grande
Award-Winning Author & Former Undocumented
Shawn Green
Former All-Star MLB Player
Ross W. Greene
Understanding and Helping Challenging Kids at
School and Home
Jocelyn Greenky
Office Politics, Culture & Diversity Expert |
Professor, M.A. | Int’l Author
Philippa Gregory
New York Times Best-selling Author
Michael Grunwald
Award-winning Author and Journalist
S.C. Gwynne
Best-Selling Author, Award-Winning Journalist, &
Shyima Hall
Former Child Slave and Author of Hidden Girl:
The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave
Jackie Hance
Author of the New York Times Bestselling Memoir
"I'll See You Again"
Sir John Hargrave
Leader of the New Finance revolution
Kristin Harmel
Author, Journalist, TV Personality
Jessica B. Harris
Preeminent Authority on the Culinary Culture of
the African Diaspora
Lindsay Harrison
Author and Speaker on Family Trauma
Mark R. Hasara
“From fast asleep to full up war in thirty
Amy Hatvany
Best-selling author and motivational speaker.
Jane Healy
Teacher and Educational Psychologist
Daniel Hernandez Jr
Political Activist, Author, & Hero
Melanie Hicken
Award-winning female investigative duo at CNN
Katie Hnida
First Female Professional Football Player
Dr. Dave Hnida
Physician, Medical Commentator, & Author
Jeff Hobbs
New York Times Bestselling Author of
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Barbara K. Hofer
Educational, Developmental, and Cultural
Regan Hofmann
Editor-in-Chief of POZ Magazine
Harold Holzer
Preeminent Scholar on Abraham Lincoln
David Horsager
Motivational Speaker and Author
Joshua Horwitz
Founder and Publisher of Living Planet Books and
author of War of the Whales
James Howe
Award-Winning Children's Book Author
Ranya Idliby
Co-Author of THE FAITH CLUB: A Muslim, A
Christian, A Jew—Three Women Search for
Deirdre Imus
Environmental and Children's Health Advocate
Walter Isaacson
President and CEO of the Aspen Institute &
Bestselling Biographer
Jeremy Iversen
America's Youth Expert
J. Ivy
Performance Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Recording
Artist, and Author
A.J. Jacobs
Author, Journalist, Human Guinea Pig
Hollye Jacobs
Breast Cancer Survivor, Award-Winning Blogger of
The Silver Pen, and Author of “The Silver
Bill James
Preeminent Statistician, Historian, and Author
J.A. Jance
New York Times Bestselling Author;
National Bestselling Author
Jan Jarboe Russell
Award-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author
Zuhdi Jasser, M.D.
Founder and President of the American Islamic
Forum for Democracy
Ken Jennings
Jeopardy! Champion & Author
Sharlee Jeter
Vice President of Strategy and Development for
Jeter Ventures
Kirk Johnson
Founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi
Zachary Karabell
Economic Analyst, Political Historian &
Award-Winning Author
Juliette Kayyem
Emergency Management and Terrorism Expert,
Columnist, & Author
Jennifer Ketcham
Author, TV Personality & Former Adult Star
Denise Kiernan
New York Times Bestselling author of
The Girls of Atomic City
and The Last
Kristin Kimball
Author & Innovative Farmer
Julie King
Parent educator, "How To Talk" trainer and best
selling author
David Kirkpatrick
Internet & Technology Expert
Jennifer Knapp
Grammy-Nominated Musician and LGBT Faith Advocate
Hoda Kotb
Co-Anchor, Fourth Hour of Today &
Correspondent, Dateline NBC
Garret Kramer
Founder of Inner Sports & Author of
Kevin Lacz
Former Navy SEAL and Co-Star of American
Paula Lambert
Cheesemaker, Expert, and Entrepreneur
Erik Bertrand Larssen
Author and Successful Mental Coach
Andrew Lawler
Journalist and Author of Why did the Chicken
Cross the World?
Wendy Lawless
New York Times Bestselling Author, Stage and
Television Actress
Martin A Lee
Award-Winning Investigative Journalist
Kathy LeMay
Founder, and CEO of Raising Change, Author of
The Generosity Plan
Marianne Leone
Actress, Screenwriter, & Advocate for Children
with Disabilities
Allison Leotta
Novelist and Former Federal Sex-crimes Prosecutor
John Lescroart
New York Times Best-Selling Author of Crime
and Thriller Novels
Jay Leutze
Environmental Champion and Spokesperson
Greg Levey
Author, Professor, Former Speechwriter, Delegate
at the United Nations, and Senior Foreign
Communications Coordinator for Israeli Government
Steven Levy
Preeminent Technology Journalist & Author
Chris Licht
Author of What I Learned When I Almost
Rob Lilwall
Adventurer, Teacher, and Documentarian
Mario Livio
Astrophysicist and Award-winning, Bestselling
James W. Loewen
Award-Winning Sociologist, Historian, and Educator
Sarah Lohman
Historical Gastronomist
David Maraniss
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter and Bestselling
Daphne de Marneffe
Relationship expert, Psychologist, Author
Kati Marton
Journalist, Author and Acclaimed Humanitarian
Marlee Matlin
Academy Award-Winning Actress & Activist
Courtney Maum
Humor Columnist and Acclaimed Author of I Am
Having So Much Fun Here Without You
Tilar Mazzeo
New York Times Best Selling Author of Irena's
Heather McDonald
Comedienne, Writer, Actress
Christina McDowell
Author of After Perfect: A Daughter’s
Scott McEwen
Co-Author of American Sniper and #1
New York Times Bestselling Author
Gavin McInnes
Godfather of Hipsterdom
Tracie McMillan
Award-Winning Journalist & Author
Crystal McVea
Best-selling author of Waking Up in Heaven: A True
Story of Brokenness, Heaven, and Life Again
Roland Mesnier
Master Pastry Chef, former Executive Pastry Chef
for the White House
Tchicaya Missamou
Former African Child Soldier turned American War
Seth Mnookin
Best-Selling Author & Journalist
Mary Alice Monroe
New York Times Bestselling Author
Phyllis Montana-Leblanc
Hurricane Katrina Survivor, Actress, Author
Abigail Sullivan Moore
Acclaimed Journalist with Expertise on Trends in
High Schools and Universities
Shannon Moroney
Speaker, Author, Advocate
Shelia P. Moses
Author and Writing Instructor
Sara Moulton
Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality
Mildred Muhammad
Domestic Violence Survivor and Victims Advocate
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Oncologist
Zhena Muzyka
Inspiring Eco-Preneur, Author, America’s
Mission- Driven Business Coach
Micki Myers
Author, Artist & Breast Cancer Survivor
Andrew Nagorski
Preeminent Journalist Bestselling Author and
Joe Navarro
Leading Expert on Nonverbal Communications and
Best-Selling Author
Judy Norsigian
Executive Director and a Founder of the Boston
Women’s Health Book Collective, Co-author of
Our Bodies, Ourselves, the World's
Best-known Book about Women's Health and Sexuality
Apolo Ohno
Eight-Time Olympic Medalist & The Most Decorated
US Winter Olympian in History
Suzanne Oliver
Co-Author of The Faith Club: A Muslim, A
Christian, A Jew—Three Women Search for
Gregory Orfalea
Author of Journey to the Sun: Junipero
Serra’s Dream and the Founding of
Kate Otto
Founder of the Everyday Ambassador Movement and
Global Health Consultant
Lisa Oz
Writer, Producer, Actor & Entrepreneur
Keke Palmer
Actress, Music Artist, Author and Humanitarian
Stacey Patton
Author, Anti-Spanking Activist, Advocate for
Foster Children and Adoptee’s Rights
Jimmy Peña
NYT Bestselling author, Founder of PrayFit, and
Exercise Physiologist to the Stars
Rajeev Peshawaria
Award-Winning CEO in Business Leadership
Jeff Scot Philips
Health and Wellness Writer and Speaker
Kitty Pilgrim
Award Winning Journalist and Author
Julia Pimsleur
Entrepreneur, Filmmaker, and Women's Leadership
Brian Platzer
Novelist and Teacher
Salvatore Polisi
Former Mafia Member, Author, Writer, & Producer
Sam Polk
Former Wall Street Trader, Author, & Founder of
Non-Profit Groceryships
Dr. Stacey Radin
Psychologist, Researcher and Leadership Consultant
Dedicated to the Development of Girls and Women
Carole Radziwill
Author, Journalist, and TV Personality
Anna Raimondi
Motivational Speaker, Teacher, Intuitive and
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Award-winning Actress, Activist, & Author
Dylan Ratigan
Television Host, Award-Winning Journalist, and
Vaddey Ratner
Genocide survivor and New York Times
bestselling novelist
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Chairman Cordoba Initiative
Andrea Raynor
Author, Chaplain, Minister, & Cancer Survivor
Barbara Reich
Nationally Recognized Professional Organizer
Jon Reiner
Former Entertainment Executive, Author, &
Crohn’s Disease Combatant
Carter Reum
Co-founder of M13
Courtney Reum
Co-founder of M13
Jennifer Ridha
Attorney, Author, and Scholar
Paula Rizzo
Emmy Award Winning TV Producer and Best-Selling
John Rizzo
Former General Counsel for the CIA
Barbara Roberts
Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Health Expert
Gaby Rodriguez
Teen Activist, Student, and Author
Alec Ross
Author & Senior Advisor for Innovation to Hillary
Bob Roth
CEO, David Lynch Foundation & Bestselling Author,
Strength In Stillness: The Power of
Transcendental Meditation
Helen Rothberg
Professor of Strategic Management in the School of
Management at Marist College, and senior faculty
in the Academy of Competitive Intelligence
Thaddeus Russell
Historian, Cultural Critic, Author of the
controversial A Renegade History of the United
Eric Rutkow
Author, Lawyer, & Historian
Robert Sabuda
Bestselling Children's Book Creator, Leading
Pop-Up Book Artist, & Paper Engineer
Lauren Sandler
Bestselling Author, expert in cultural politics,
religion, and inequality.
Angela Santomero
American television executive producer and
co-creator of the long-running Nickelodeon
children's television program Blue's
Roz Savage
Ocean Rower, Author, Environmental Campaigner
Michael Scheuer
Former Senior CIA Officer; Senior Fellow,
Jamestown Foundation; and Adjunct Professor of
Security Studies, Georgetown University
Mara Schiavocampo
Two time Emmy-Award winning Correspondent for
Good Morning America
Carl Schramm
Author of Burn the Business Plan and former
President of the Kauffman Foundation
Laura Schroff
Laura Schroff is a Former Media Executive and
International & #1 New York Times Bestselling
Author of An Invisible Thread, An Invisible Thread
Christmas Story, Angels on Earth, and An Invisible
Thread: Young Readers Edition, May 2019
Sunny Schwartz
Nationally Recognized Expert in Criminal Justice
Gary Schwartz
Expert on Mobile Shopping and Technology
Stephen Seager
Writer, Psychiatrist, Advocate for the Mentally
Ill and Author of Behind the Gates of
Joseph Sebarenzi
Speaker of the Rwanda Parliment 1997-2000 &
Paul Shapiro
Author, Clean Meat; VP at Humane Society of the US
Courtney Sheinmel
Young Adult Author, Lawyer, Philanthropist
Rabbi Charles Sherman
Rabbi at one of New York's largest synagogues and
Author of The Broken and the Whole:
Discovering Joy after Heartbreak, Lessons from a
Life of Faith
Anthony Silard
Leadership Guru
Peter Sims
Best-selling Author, Speaker, & Entrepreneur
Steve Sims
Author of Bluefishing:The Art of Making Things
E Benjamin Skinner
Co-founder of TAU Investment Management, author of
"A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-face with
Modern-day Slavery"
Brando Skyhorse
Award-Winning Author
Murray Smith
Co-author of The Answer, an Acclaimed
Business Growth Expert, and Co-founder of
OneCoach, the World’s Fastest Growing Franchisor
of Small Business Growth Services
Judy Smith
America’s Number One Crisis Management Expert,
Smith's Career is Portrayed by Kerry Washington on
ABC’s Hit Series ‘Scandal’
Daniel Smith
Bestselling Author, Journalist, & Neurotic
JJ Smith
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author,
Nutritionist, and Certified Weight-Loss Expert
Kathryn Smith
Author and Journalist
Doug Stanton
Best-selling Author & Journalist
David O. Stewart
Constitutional Lawyer & Preeminent Historian
Susan Stiffelman
Author, Parenting Without Power Struggles:
Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool,
Calm and Connected
Deanne Stillman
Writer, Playwright
R.L. Stine
Record-Breaking, International Bestselling Author
Kim Stolz
Former MTV News Correspondent and America's
Next Top Model Contestant
, current Vice
President of Equity Derivatives sales at Citigroup
and author of Unfriending My Ex
Sean Strub
Founder of POZ Magazine, author of Body Counts: A
Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival, and
Executive Director of the Sero Project
Kayt Sukel
Journalist and Author
Dr. Will Swift
Presidential Historian, Biographer, and a
Practicing Clinical Psychologist, who Specializes
in Cognitive and Marital Therapy
Robert K. Tanenbaum
Author, Esteemed Attorney, Legal Expert and Former
Mayor of Beverly Hills
Nina Tassler
Producer as a partner/co-founder in PatMa
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Award-winning Journalist and Best-selling Author
Colm Tóibín
Award-winning Irish Novelist, Short Story Writer,
Essayist, Playwright, Journalist, Critic and Poet
Twyla Tharp
Renowned Choreogrpaher & Author
Michelle Theall
Journalist, Magazine Editor and Author of
Teaching the Cat to Sit
Marlo Thomas
Award-winning Actress, Author, and Activist
Matthew Thomas
New York Times Bestselling Author
John Thorn
Official Historian for Major League Basebal
Laura Tillman
Award-Winning Journalist & Author of The Long
Shadows of Small Ghosts
Michael Tougias
Award-Winning, Bestselling Author
Author & Award-Winning Journalist
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
President Emeritus and University Professor of
Public Service at The George Washington University
Korn/Ferry International Advisor
Rebecca Traister
Author, Political & Cultural Journalist
Jennifer Gardner Trulson
Author, Philanthropist, and 9/11 Widow
Jean Twenge
Psychologist & Expert on Generational Differences
Steven Ujifusa
American Business and Maritime Historian
Paco Underhill
World-Renowned Retail Anthropologist, Bestselling
Author and Founder & CEO of Envirosell
Lisa Unger
New York Times and internationally bestselling
Moises Velasquez-Manoff
Journalist and Author
Tony Wagner
Education Innovator and Expert
Jonathan Waldman
Jonny - the Rust Guy!
Marlene Wallach
President Wilhelmina Kids & Teens and JAM (Just
Ask Marlene) leading tween/teen empowerment brands
Doug Waller
Preeminent Journalist & Author
Peter Walsh
Peter Walsh, New York Times Bestselling
Author, Radio Host, and Organizational Guru
K.M. Walton
Kindness Matters; Award-winning author of
Cracked and Empty
Priscilla Warner
Co-Author of The Faith Club: A Muslim, A
Christian, A Jew—Three Women Search for
and Author of Learning to
Sheila Warnock
Sheila Warnock, Founder & President,
ShareTheCaregiving, Inc. Co-author, Share The
Cat Warren
Professor, Journalist, and Author of What the
Dog Knows
Dr. Howard E. Wasdin
Former Member of SEAL Team Six
Brandon Webb
Navy SEAL, NY Times Best Selling Author &
Jennifer Weiner
New York Times Bestselling Author
Johnny Weir
Two-Time Olympic Skater
Sheila Weller
Bestselling Author & Journalist
Barry Werth
Award-winning journalist, acclaimed historian, and
author of The Billion Dollar Molecule,
and The Antidote: Inside the
World of New Pharma
Mark Whitaker
Executive Vice President and Managing Editor of
CNN Worldwide
Susan Whitman-Helfgot
Author, Organ Donation Advocate, & Science
Amy Wilentz
Award-winning Reporter and Expert on Haiti
Valerie Plame Wilson
"Outed" Former CIA Agent
Debra Winger
Celebrated Actress and Health Issues Advocate
Alice Wood
Personal Finance Mentor & Author
Bob Woodward
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist
Robin Wright
Award-Winning Journalist and Author
Journalist, Author, & Expert on Chinese Women and
Jan Yager
Business and Personal Relationship Expert
J Michael Zenn
Wellness Expert & Author
Richard Zoglin
Former Time Writer and Editor, and Author
of Hope: Entertainer of the Century and
Comedy at the Edge
Gary Zukav
New York Times Best Selling Author and Founder of
the Seat of the Soul Institute
Jason Zweig
Author and Personal Finance Columnist