The Debutante Ball, established in 2007, is a group blog for authors making their debut in the literary world. We are now in our twelfth season of celebrating up-and-coming authors. Former Debs include bestsellers in the genres of women’s fiction, mystery, literary fiction, nonfiction, young adult, and more.
- Click on any of the photos above to learn about The Debutante Ball Class of 2019 and their books.
- Read about the bestselling and award-winning authors who have made their debut at The Debutante Ball over the last thirteen seasons.
- Explore our guest post archives, which include bestselling authors Jodi Picoult, John Grisham, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Julie Hyzy, Sheila Connolly, Hazel Gaynor, Jamie Ford, Allison Winn Scotch, Margaret George, Emily Giffin, Meg Wolitzer and many, many more.