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31st Annual Authors Guild Foundation Gala

May 9, 2023

6:30 pm Eastern

The Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel, 768 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York

Join us on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at The Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel for the 31st Annual Authors Guild Foundation Gala! Guests will enjoy cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.

We are looking forward to gathering in person again to honor Christopher Finan with The Authors Guild Foundation Award for Defending Free Speech and Expression, Roxana Robinson with The Authors Guild Foundation Award for Distinguished Service to the Literary Community, and Angie Thomas with The Authors Guild Foundation Award for Literary Activism.

Check back soon for more information about the exciting evening we have planned!

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lynn Boulger, executive director of the Authors Guild Foundation, at

If you are interested in sponsoring an author to attend the event, please contact Nikki Maniscalco at

Special thanks to our generous sponsors!

History Sponsor
Suzanne Collins & Charles Pryor

Novel Sponsors
HarperCollins Publishers

Anthology Sponsors
Hachette Book Group
Meredith & Justin Lesher
Scholastic Inc.

Biography Sponsors
Lee Child
Hamilton Robinson, Jr. in honor of Roxana Robinson
Word of Mouth