Fiction and non-fiction writers of books, stories and other literature
  • Andersen, Hans Christian - Nineteenth-century Danish writer, author of dozens of fairy tales
  • Authors, Science Fiction - Writers of fictional accounts with scientific or pseudo-scientific bases
  • Bailey, Covert - Best-selling fitness author, creator of the "Fit of Fat" books and programs
  • Boaz, David - Executive vice president of the Cato Institute, author of Libertarianism: A Primer
  • Branden, Barbara - Writer and lecturer, author of The Passion of Ayn Rand
  • Burg, Bob - Motivational speaker and author of Winning Without Intimidation
  • Carson, Kevin - American mutualist and anarchist writer
  • Chodorov, Frank - Editor of two versions of The Freeman, at the Henry George School of Social Science and the Foundation for Economic Education
  • Cleyre, Voltairine de - American anarchist writer, lecturer and activist
  • Constant, Benjamin - 18th/19th Franco-Swiss author
  • Dooling, Richard - American novelist, co-writer of Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital" TV miniseries
  • Douglass, Frederick - 19th century American abolitionist, known for his autobiography as a slave
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo - Nineteenth century American author, the "Sage of Concord"
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von - Late 18th and early 19th German writer and scientist, author of Faust
  • Gregory, Anthony - Research Fellow and Student Programs Director at the Independent Institute
  • Hess, Karl - Editor of Libertarian Party News 1986-1990, Barry Goldwater speechwriter
  • Hodgskin, Thomas - Nineteenth century British economics writer, critic of "capitalism"
  • Jacobs, Jane - 20th century American/Canadian writer, author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities
  • Kay, Karen - American romance novelist of Choctaw Indian descent
  • Konkin III, Samuel Edward - Proponent of agorism and author of the New Libertarian Manifesto
  • Kubby, Steve - Author, 1998 LP California Governor candidate, 2008 LP U.S. President aspirant
  • La Bo√©tie, √Čtienne de - Sixteenth century French judge and poet, author of Discourse on Voluntary Servitude
  • McElroy, Wendy - Author, individualist feminist
  • Milton, John - 17th century English poet, author of Paradise Lost
  • Monteleone, Thomas F. - American novelist and editor, winner of Bram Stoker Award
  • Moore, Carol - Libertarian activist, speaker and writer
  • Murray, Charles - Author, policy analyst, AEI scholar
  • Nock, Albert Jay - Author of Our Enemy, The State, founder of The Freeman (1920-24)
  • Oglesby, Carl - American writer, author of Who Killed JFK?, past president of Students for a Democratic Society
  • Opitz, Edmund A. - 20th century American author, longtime contributor to the Foundation for Economic Education
  • Orwell, George - British writer, author of 1984 and Animal Farm
  • Paglia, Camille - American writer, author of Sexual Personae, professor of humanities
  • Paine, Thomas - American Revolutionary leader, author of the Common Sense pamphlet
  • Peters, Tom - Management guru, co-author of In Search of Excellence
  • Pink, Daniel H. - Author, speaker, contributing editor at Wired magazine
  • Raimondo, Justin - Editorial director of Antiwar.com
  • Ringer, Robert - Best selling author (Winning Through Intimidation, Looking Out for #1)
  • Royal, Lauren - American historical romance novelist
  • Schiff, Irwin A. - American author, tax protester, 1996 Libertarian Party presidential aspirant
  • Shermer, Michael - Founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society
  • Smith, George H. - Writer, author of Why Atheism?
  • Soos, Troy - American writer, author of the Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mysteries
  • Spooner, Lysander - Lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and political radical
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. - 20th century English writer and professor of linguistics, author of The Lord of the Rings
  • Tucker, Benjamin - American individualist anarchist, publisher of the 19th century Liberty periodical
  • Waller, Robert James - American novelist, author of bestseller The Bridges of Madison County
  • Warren, Josiah - Nineteenth century American anarchist, founder of the Modern Times colony (now Brentwood, New York)
  • Weaver, Henry Grady - Director of customer research for General Motors during the early 20th century
  • Wolf, Naomi - American author and political consultant