Nominees

Below are the nominees currently eligible for induction:

You may also Nominate a Writer. To be eligible for nomination, a writer must be either a native Georgian or a person who has lived in Georgia and produced a significant work while residing there.


Stacey Abrams
Brandon Adams
Edward Porter Alexander
Peter Wellington Alexander
Frederick Allen
Tina McElroy Ansa

Dr. Allan M. Armitage
Victoria Aromeh
Alan Ball
Mignon F. Ballard
Margaret Anne Barnes
Bruce Beasley
Andre Lauren Benjamin
Deborah Blum
Taylor Brown
Kathryn Stripling Byer
Benji Carr
Virginia Spencer Carr
Rosalynn Carter
Jordan Carter
E.A. Cooper
Robert Coram
June Cottingham
E. Merton Coulter
Rosemary Daniell

James Dashner
Ossie Davis

Doris Davenport
Carmen Agra Deedy
James Dickey
William Diehl
Harry Stillwell Edwards
Willie Snow Ethridge
Berry Fleming
Alice Friman
Sean Garrett
Faye Gibbons

Carlos Andrés Gómez
Francis Robert Goulding
Julian Green
Jim Grimsley
Lewis Grizzard
Tony Grooms
Lauren Gunderson
Will Harben
Corra Harris

Kathryn Hill
Mac Hyman
Ha Jin
Nunnally Johnson
David Joseph Johnson
Richard Malcolm Johnston
Gail Langer Karwoski
Virginia Lanier
Edward Larson
Earnest Lewis
Edison Marshall

Harold Harber Martin
Bernice Brown McCullar
Oliver Quimby Melton, Jr
J.L. Miles

Zell Miller

Jim Minter
Malcolm Mitchell
William Robert Mitchell, Jr.

Kamilah Aisha Moon
Kemie Nix
Eugene Odum
Eugene O'Neill
Delia Owens

Brian Panowich
Theda Perdue

Delores Faye Phillips
Kimberly S. Phillips
Bryan Powell
Ruby Lorraine Radford

Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon
Don Rhodes
Ronda Rich
Claudio Saunt
Albert Scardino
Bettie Sellers
Todd Sentell
Charlie Smith
Charles Henry Smith ("Bill Arp")
Rowdy Solomon
Michael Stipe
Ed Tant
Malcolm Tariq
William Tappan Thompson
Lamar Trotti
John Donald Wade
Mark Warren
Brenda Wilkinson

Bryce Williams
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Ryan Wilson
Anthony Winkler
Stuart Woods
Lil Nas X
Steve Yockey

Shay Youngblood