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Republican Authors

Updated June 14, 2019 72.5k views19 items

List RulesMust have shown or mentioned in interviews public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes at some point in career

From a famous columnist & conservative to a bestselling Republican author : a conservative list of writers who are both Republican & famous. Includes Republican journalists, Republican authors, top conservative bloggers & more. The list also has photos & biographical info about each writer. The most famous, best writing columnists and writers who share conservative values should be included on this list.

Who are famous Republican authors? These Republican writers are popular figures within the conservative community and are heroes to a good number of people who follow their work. You'll see a number of familiar names on here and some surprises too.
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  • Ann Hart Coulter (; born December 8, 1961) is an American far-right media pundit, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She became known as a media pundit in the late 1990s, appearing in print and on...  more
  • Candace Bushnell (born December 1, 1958) is an American author, journalist, and television producer. She wrote a column for The New York Observer (1994–96) that was adapted into the bestselling Sex...  more
  • Andrew Breitbart

    Dec. at 43 (1969-2012)
    Andrew James Breitbart (; February 1, 1969 – March 1, 2012) was an American conservative publisher, writer and commentator. After helping in the early stages of The Huffington Post and the Drudge...  more
  • Andrew Klavan (; born July 13, 1954) is an American writer of crime and suspense novels. Dubbed by Stephen King "the most original American novelist of crime and suspense since Cornell Woolrich",...  more
  • Bob Gale

    Age: 69
    Michael Robert Gale (born May 25, 1951) is an American screenwriter, producer and film director. He co-wrote the science fiction comedy film Back to the Future with writing partner Robert Zemeckis,...  more
  • Clive Eric Cussler (born July 15, 1931) is an American adventure novelist and underwater explorer. His thriller novels, many featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have reached The New York Times fiction...  more
  • Dale Brown, Vice President of Research and Development at OptiMedica, has more than fifteen years experience in the laser-based ophthalmology industry. Prior to OptiMedica, he was Director of...  more
  • David Scott Limbaugh (born December 11, 1952) is a conservative American political commentator and author who has also worked as a professor and as a lawyer. He is the younger brother of talk radio...  more
  • Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945) is an American author. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire....  more
  • Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist. Ellroy has become known for a telegrammatic prose style in his most recent work, wherein he frequently...  more
  • Mark Helprin (born June 28, 1947) is an American novelist, journalist, conservative commentator, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy,...  more
  • Martin Yan

    Age: 71
    Martin Yan (Chinese: 甄文達, Zhen Wenda; born 22 December 1948) is a Chinese-American chef and food writer. He has hosted his award-winning PBS-TV cooking show Yan Can Cook since 1982....  more
  • Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (December 24, 1927 - January 31, 2020), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, was an American author of suspense novels. Each of her 51 books has...  more
  • Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. He was...  more
  • Patrick Joseph Buchanan (; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was an assistant and special consultant to...  more
  • Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels; June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American crime writer. She is known for writing a best-selling series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay...  more
  • Stephenie Meyer (née Morgan; ; born December 24, 1973) is an American novelist and film producer, best known for her vampire romance series Twilight. The Twilight novels have sold over 100 million...  more
  • Stephen Coonts (born July 19, 1946) is an American thriller and suspense novelist....  more
  • Tom Clancy

    Dec. at 66 (1947-2013)
    Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War....  more