Current Members

Membership type:  Regular Foreign Honorary American Honorary
Limit by department:  Art Literature Music All    
Name Department Elected
Daniel Aaron Literature 1997
M. H. Abrams Literature 2001
John Adams Music 1997
Robert Adams Art 2014
Renata Adler Literature 1987
Samuel Adler Music 2001
Edward Albee Literature 1966
Isabel Allende Literature 2004
Lennart Anderson Art 1977
T. J. Anderson Music 2005
Kwame Anthony Appiah Literature 2008
Dominick Argento Music 1980
John Ashbery Literature 1980
Paul Auster Literature 2006
William Bailey Art 1986
Russell Baker Literature 1984
John Baldessari Art 2008
Russell Banks Literature 1998
John Barth Literature 1974
Jennifer Bartlett Art 2003
Leslie Bassett Music 1981
Robert Beaser Music 2004
Ann Beattie Literature 1992
Louis Begley Literature 2011
Lynda Benglis Art 2012
Eric Bentley Literature 1990
Wendell Berry Literature 2014
Frank Bidart Literature 2006
Harold Bloom Literature 1990
Robert Bly Literature 1987
Varujan Boghosian Art 1986
William Bolcom Music 1993
Lee Bontecou Art 2004
Martin Boykan Music 2011
T. Coraghessan Boyle Literature 2009
Martin Bresnick Music 2006
Robert Brustein Literature 1999
Robert A. Caro Literature 2008
Vija Celmins Art 1996
Michael Chabon Literature 2012
Wen-chung Chou Music 1982
Christo Art 1989
Chuck Close Art 1992
Henry N. Cobb Art 1980
Ornette Coleman Music 1997
Robert Coover Literature 1987
John Corigliano Music 1991
George Crumb Music 1975
Michael Cunningham Literature 2011
Mario Davidovsky Music 1982
David Del Tredici Music 1984
Don DeLillo Literature 1989
Mark di Suvero Art 1986
Joan Didion Literature 1981
Annie Dillard Literature 1999
Elizabeth Diller Art 2012
Jim Dine Art 1980
E. L. Doctorow Literature 1984
Lois Dodd Art 1998
Rita Dove Literature 2011
Rackstraw Downes Art 1999
Deborah Eisenberg Literature 2007
Peter Eisenman Art 2001
Louise Erdrich Literature 1998
Marisol Escobar Art 1978
Jules Feiffer Literature 1995
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Literature 2003
Eric Fischl Art 2006
Carlisle Floyd Music 2001
Richard Ford Literature 1998
Paula Fox Literature 2004
Kenneth Frampton Art 2012
Mary Frank Art 1984
Jonathan Franzen Literature 2012
Jane Freilicher Art 1989
Ernest J. Gaines Literature 1998
William H. Gass Literature 1983
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Literature 1999
Peter Gay Literature 1989
Frank Gehry Art 1987
Romaldo Giurgola Art 1977
Philip Glass Music 2003
Louise Gluck Literature 1996
Robert Gober Art 2012
Mary Gordon Literature 2007
Jorie Graham Literature 2009
Michael Graves Art 1991
Francine du Plessix Gray Literature 1992
Stephen Greenblatt Literature 2008
Red Grooms Art 2000
John Guare Literature 1989
Allan Gurganus Literature 2007
A. R. Gurney Literature 2006
Donald Hall Literature 1989
Ann Hamilton Art 2014
John Harbison Music 1992
Hugh Hardy Art 1993
Jim Harrison Literature 2007
Stephen Hartke Music 2009
Robert Hass Literature 2002
Shirley Hazzard Literature 1982
Edward Hoagland Literature 1982
Steven Holl Art 2000
Richard Howard Literature 1983
Richard Hunt Art 1998
Karel Husa Music 1994
John Irving Literature 2001
Robert Irwin Art 2007
Yvonne Jacquette Art 2003
Stephen Jaffe Music 2012
Bill Jensen Art 2014
Ha Jin Literature 2014
Jasper Johns Art 1973
Denis Johnson Literature 2014
Diane Johnson Literature 1999
Betsy Jolas Music 1983
Ward Just Literature 2013
Wolf Kahn Art 1984
Alex Katz Art 1988
Donald Keene Literature 1986
Garrison Keillor Literature 2001
Ellsworth Kelly Art 1974
William Kennedy Literature 1993
Aaron Jay Kernis Music 2011
Jamaica Kincaid Literature 2004
William King Art 2003
Yusef Komunyakaa Literature 2009
Tony Kushner Literature 2005
Ezra Laderman Music 1991
Jhumpa Lahiri Literature 2012
David Lang Music 2014
Harper Lee Literature 2007
Tania Leon Music 2010
Fred Lerdahl Music 2010
Alfred Leslie Art 2006
Philip Levine Literature 1997
Maya Lin Art 2005
Alison Lurie Literature 1989
Janet Malcolm Literature 2001
David Mamet Literature 1994
Robert Mangold Art 2001
Sylvia Plimack Mangold Art 2011
Brice Marden Art 1998
Thom Mayne Art 2010
J. D. McClatchy Literature 1999
David McCullough Literature 2006
Thomas McGuane Literature 2010
John McPhee Literature 1988
Richard Meier Art 1983
W. S. Merwin Literature 1972
Lorrie Moore Literature 2006
Malcolm Morley Art 2011
Toni Morrison Literature 1981
Paul Muldoon Literature 2008
Catherine Murphy Art 2002
Bruce Nauman Art 2001
Thomas Nozkowski Art 2010
Joyce Carol Oates Literature 1978
Claes Oldenburg Art 1975
Laurie Olin Art 2005
Cynthia Ozick Literature 1988
Philip Pearlstein Art 1982
I. M. Pei Art 1963
Cesar Pelli Art 1982
Judy Pfaff Art 2009
Tobias Picker Music 2012
Robert Pinsky Literature 1999
James Stewart Polshek Art 2005
Richard Powers Literature 2010
Richard Price Literature 2009
Francine Prose Literature 2010
Annie Proulx Literature 2007
Martin Puryear Art 1992
Shulamit Ran Music 2003
Bernard Rands Music 2004
Steve Reich Music 1994
Paul Resika Art 1994
Marilynne Robinson Literature 2010
Kevin Roche Art 1970
Dorothea Rockburne Art 2001
Ned Rorem Music 1979
James Rosenquist Art 1987
Philip Roth Literature 1970
Susan Rothenberg Art 1990
Christopher Rouse Music 2002
Edward Ruscha Art 2001
Robert Ryman Art 1994
Frederic Rzewski Music 2009
Oliver Sacks Literature 1996
James Salter Literature 2000
Peter Saul Art 2010
Gunther Schuller Music 1967
Joseph Schwantner Music 2002
Richard Serra Art 1995
Joel Shapiro Art 1998
Wallace Shawn Literature 2006
Sam Shepard Literature 1986
Cindy Sherman Art 2005
Charles Simic Literature 1995
Alvin Singleton Music 2014
Jane Smiley Literature 2001
Kiki Smith Art 2005
William Jay Smith Literature 1975
Kenneth Snelson Art 1994
Gary Snyder Literature 1987
Stephen Sondheim Music 1983
Elizabeth Spencer Literature 1985
Robert A. M. Stern Art 2011
Robert Stone Literature 1994
Mark Strand Literature 1981
Steven Stucky Music 2007
James Tate Literature 2004
Paul Theroux Literature 1984
Wayne Thiebaud Art 1986
Augusta Read Thomas Music 2009
Francis Thorne Music 1988
Joan Tower Music 1998
Calvin Trillin Literature 2008
Billie Tsien Art 2007
James Turrell Art 2011
Richard Tuttle Art 2013
Anne Tyler Literature 1983
Helen Hennessy Vendler Literature 1993
Robert Venturi Art 1990
Ursula von Rydingsvard Art 2008
George Walker Music 1999
Kara Walker Art 2012
Rosanna Warren Literature 2005
Edmund White Literature 1996
Elie Wiesel Literature 1996
Richard Wilbur Literature 1957
C. K. Williams Literature 2003
Joy Williams Literature 2008
Tod Williams Art 2009
Garry Wills Literature 1995
Jane Wilson Art 1991
Olly Wilson Music 1995
Terry Winters Art 2013
Tom Wolfe Literature 1999
Tobias Wolff Literature 2014
Charles Wright Literature 1995
Charles Wuorinen Music 1985
Yehudi Wyner Music 1999
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Music 1992