About this event
On Saturday, November 13 guests of NKF joined virtually with some of the most recognizable names in literature as they shared what inspires their writing and the stories behind the stories. Missed joining us live? Watch the recorded event here.
2021 Featured Authors
Walter Mosley, The Awkward Black Man |Author of Devil in a Blue Dress and best-selling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins
Mary Roach, Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law | Deemed by The Washington Post, “America’s funniest science writer”
Elizabeth Strout, Oh William! | Pulitzer Prize winning author of Olive Kitteridge
Amor Towles, The Lincoln Highway | Best-selling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility
With Special Appearances By
Michael Krasny, PhD
On November 13, guests settled in with a glass of J. Lohr wine and a noshed while viewing this year's amazing authors, all while helping to improve the lives of kidney patients everywhere.
The National Kidney Foundation’s Authors Luncheon is the largest literary event of its kind in the Bay Area, allowing those who are passionate about literature to join with NKF in the effort to transform kidney care and improve the lives of millions through education, advocacy, and research.
For 32 years the Authors Luncheon has welcomed nearly 1,000 Bay Area guests to celebrate renowned, bestselling authors. Doing our part to keep our community safe in the face of COVID-19, we will again take the event VIRTUAL; connecting with our guests where they are – from the comfort of their favorite reading nooks all over the GLOBE.
Sheila Gordon, Champion of Hope
Executive Leadership Chair
Jessica L. Bier, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP