The First Tweets of 25 Writers We Love


Have you celebrated Twitter’s birthday by checking out what your first tweet was? Have you taken it a step further and obsessively looked up your favorite writers on Twitter to find out what their first tweets were about? No? Well, we did, and the results are pretty amazing.

Gary Shteyngart

Judy Blume

Warren Ellis

Teju Cole

Chuck Palahniuk

Fiona Maazel

Rachel Shukert

Adelle Waldman

William Gibson

Benjamin Kunkel

Ben Greenman

Blake Bailey

Roxane Gay

Adam Sternbergh

Dani Shapiro

Victor LaValle

Julia Fierro

Tao Lin

Emma Straub

Mat Johnson

Julie Klam

Jennifer Gilmore

Cory Doctrow

Darin Strauss

Salman Rushdie