The Guild's Board of Directors, called its Council, and its officers are elected by the Guild's membership, which they serve by working to ensure that the Guild continues to address the issues that most concern working writers.


James Gleick


Richard Russo

Vice President

Monique Truong

Vice President

Peter Petre


Daniel Okrent


Members of the Council

Sylvia Day
Matt de la Peña
Annette Gordon-Reed
Nicholas Lemann
Steven Levy

Ex-officio* and Honorary Members of the Council

Robert K Massie*
Sidney Offit

Advisory Council

Sherman Alexie
Louise Erdrich