I was thinking a little more about "living" authors.  They tend to be a little better about getting interviews from. 

From: Provine, Jeffrey R. 
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Jules Verne
H.G. Wells
Stephen King
Jonathan Swift
Charles Dickens (this last one is tricky, though, since his verbosity slows his awesome characterizations, but those chapter endings are amazing!)



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Please send me a list of your top 5 favorite authors.  There is always a need for variety.  I hear it's the spice of life, or something like that.