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100+ Places To Find Your Favorite Authors Online

Nikki VanRy

Contributing Editor

Nikki VanRy is a proud resident of Arizona, where she gets to indulge her love of tacos, desert storms, and tank tops. She also writes for the Tucson Festival of Books, loves anything sci-fi/fantasy/historical, drinks too much chai, and will spend all day in bed reading thankyouverymuch. Follow her on Instagram @nikki.vanry.

If you’re here, you already know that your reading life doesn’t have to stay in between the pages. From authors to agents to bookish pets, there are plenty of literary people online. And, following your favorite authors online will absolutely help you find more book recommendations than you could ever use or, as Ashlie suggests, could even make you a better reader.

So whether you hang out on tumblr, or Facebook, or Instagram, we’ve got a few recommendations for where you can find your favorite authors online. Over 100 actually. You ready to start clicking and liking and following and snapping and pinning?

15 Author Pages You Should Like On Facebook

With appearances from Junot Díaz and Amy Tan


5 YA Authors To Follow On Tumblr

Featuring Ellen Oh and Zoraida Córdova


Best Tumblrs For Bookish Types

With 27 authors including Rainbow Rowell and Neil Gaiman


The Best Of Bookish Instagram

With over 30 authors including Eloisa James and Veronica Roth


14 Of Our Favorite Instagram Poets

With poems from Rupi Kaur and Austin Kleon


A photo posted by rupi kaur (@rupikaur_) on


12 Rad Comics Artists To Follow On Instagram

Because you’ll get to see work like this from Mahmud Asrar


Best Pinterest Boards For Bookish Types

Featuring 23 authors including Emma Straub and Elizabeth Gilbert.


Phew. And, really this is just the tip of the iceberg because of course, there’s always more bookish goodness from agents, publishers, bookstores, book groups, book fanatics, bookish cats, and more.

Who are your favorite authors to follow on social media?