“PWxyz’s Most Underrated Writers”


Yesterday we mentioned Craig Morgan Teicher’s search (spurred by an asinine Huffington Post article)  for “the Most Underrated Writers in America.” Craig named our own Stephen Elliott as underrated writer number one, and then encouraged readers to submit their own under-loved authors.

Today Craig has posted “The Top 15 Underrated Writers According to PWxyz [Publishers Weekly‘s blog],” along with an almost complete list of reader’s submissions. Did you submit someone? Did they make the cut? Take a look and find out.

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter. More from this author →