Fernando is an ideal WordPress Theme on Genesis Framework for authors, writers, speakers for their official online home. It comes loaded with niche specific features including: book promotions, creating online training program (Learn Dash support in-built), selling membership (with iThemes exchange support), email list setup, introduction video (via tubepress support).
Homepage has big featured image with overlapping introduction video. This is followed by prominent section highlighting latest ebook or book. Besides the section to highlight latest blog posts, there is a module for showing sign up box for writers wanting membership setup on their website.