The perks of social media are so many that we have lost count. While reading our favourite book recently, we just realised how awesome it is to have our favourite authors on Instagram, Twitter, etc. Gone are the times when the only information we had about our most loved authors was the ‘About the author’ section of a book. Social Media now gives us a peek into their lives, their writing process and their thoughts, which helps us build a profound and direct relationship with these authors. 

Authors who are Instagram stars

Dealing with these thoughts, we ended up stalking many authors and let me tell you, the stalking went on for hours and hours. Some feeds were so intriguing that we almost made some life-altering decisions while going through their profiles. So to give a taste of happiness, we have curated a list of authors whose Instagram handle is terrific. What are you waiting for? Get going now!

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a renowned poet, writer, and illustrator who gained significant fame through her book Milk and Honey. Rupi Kaur’s poetry is known for its raw and emotionally charged themes, focusing on topics such as love, heartbreak, healing, femininity, and self-empowerment. She now has 4 books to her name and has also made it to Amazon Prime Video.

It was Instagram that made her a household name. The aesthetic pictures of her poetry became a real trend and you would be considered old-fashioned if you did not repost a Rupi Kaur poem on your feed. With over four million followers, she shares snippets of her poetry, accompanied by her distinctive hand-drawn illustrations. This now has become an established way of sharing thoughts and poems. Want to share an encrypted post? Then Rupi Kaur should be your go-to person. 

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John Green

John Green is an immensely popular and influential author, vlogger, and educator. He is best known for his young adult novels that have garnered critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base. Green’s breakthrough novel, “Looking for Alaska,” was published in 2005 and won the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in young adult literature. His book ‘Fault In Our Stars’ was adapted into a movie which became an immediate blockbuster.

Beyond his writing, John Green has gained considerable popularity through his YouTube channel and Instagram page. Through his social media, he makes a variety of video content, including educational discussions, interviews, and humorous vlogs. He now has a passionate and supportive online community of 2 Million on Instagram, further fueling Green’s impact and influence.

Durjoy Datta

Durjoy Datta is a popular Indian author and screenwriter known for his engaging and contemporary romance novels. Durjoy Datta has emerged as one of the most successful and bestselling authors in the Indian publishing industry. Datta’s writing career took off with his debut novel, “Of Course, I Love You! Till I Find Someone Better…” (2008), which he co-wrote with Maanvi Ahuja. The book received wide acclaim and established Datta as a promising young author. 

Apart from being a brilliant author, Durjoy Datta is a social media star with 791K followers on Instagram. His Instagram feed is a laughter riot and his captions will never fail to amuse you.  His books could be living proof of his versatility but to us, his Instagram feed is a mark of his skills and creativity. 

Brené Brown

Brené Brown is a renowned author, researcher, and speaker known for her work on vulnerability, courage, shame, and empathy. She has made significant contributions to the fields of psychology, self-help, and personal development, and has gained a wide following for her impactful insights and transformative teachings. Brown’s breakthrough came with her TED Talk titled “The Power of Vulnerability” in 2010, which went viral and garnered millions of views.

Brené Brown is active on various social media platforms and her Instagram account is a popular destination for her followers. She shares quotes, snippets from her books, and personal reflections on vulnerability, courage, and empathy. Her posts often provide uplifting messages and thought-provoking insights that resonate with her audience. On your lowest day, her post can be the light of hope. 

These authors have now become social media superheroes, inspiring aspiring writers to embark on their own literary quests or letting their ardent fans have a little sneak peek into their lives. Open your Instagram app, hit that follow button, and let the literary magic unfold before your eyes.