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Literary Author Information and Resources

  • 17th Street

    Features Caleb Carr news plus a full author biography and interview list, book summaries and timelines for The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness along with synopses Caleb Carr's other works, and more. 17thstreetnet

  • Abernethy, Craig

    Introduces Craig's plays and includes dialogue selections, reviews, and biography.

  • Adair, Aaron

    Playwright from Chicago, Illinois provides details of his work and productions.

  • Adams, Deborah

    Writer of mystery fiction under the America Edgar Committees. Features her series “Jesus Creek.”.

  • Adcock, Fleur

    Biography, major themes, awards, writings and bibliography.

  • Adler, Warren - IMDb

    Provides biography of the author. Also delves the genres of his works.

  • Ahern, Cecelia - Written in the Night

    Fansite with news, pictures and information about the author.

  • Ahola, Robert

    Official website of Robert Ahola, author, actor, playwright, producer and director.

  • Allen, James

    The James Allen Free Library aspires to make all the works of inspirational writer James Allen (1864-1912) available online, to anyone, for free, in both English and Dutch.

  • The Ambrose Bierce Project

    Forum and resource for the study of Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce. Displays information on the ABP journal with some essays available online, olus timeline, works, photographs, and bibliography.

  • Amy Knupp

    Author of contemporary romance and the owner of Blue Otter Editing.

  • Anderson, Catherine

    Romance writer Catherine Anderson's office blog including information on upcoming books, contests, newsletter, favorite recipes, press kit and writing tips.

  • Angela Benson

    Author of romantic and inspirational fiction.

  • Angelou, Maya - The Official Website

    Contains a biography, a list of special events, links, and information on her works and Hallmark collection.

  • Anita Rau Badami

    Biography and discussion of Tamarind Mem.

  • Antone, Tiffany

    Arizona born playwright presents her biography, news and upcoming plays and other projects.

  • Bach, Richard : A Fan Site

    Provides biography, bibliography and news, plus quotes, pictures and a forum.

  • Bataille, Georges : A Critical Introduction

    Overview of the writer and his thoughts on violence, eroticism and death.

  • Baxter, Charles

    Official site with biographical information, published works, and planned readings.

  • Benn, James R.

    Author of the Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series and three stand-alone novels. JimmyWriter

  • Bookwrapcentral

    Features video interviews of authors talking about their work.

  • Bradbury, Ray

    Official page providing biography, messageboard and newsletter.

  • Brockmann, Suzanne

    New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann offers including on appearances, backlist, bio and upcoming books.

  • Carlisle, Vanessa

    Official site that includes a biography plus news and events.

  • Child, Lee

    Fantastic Fiction presents a biography and list of titles published.

  • DeMille, Nelson

    Author of The Gold Coast and The Rich and The Dead. Includes information on books, movies and soundtracks, photo galleries, appearances, book clubs, newsletter and contacts.

  • E L James

    Official website of the author of Fifty Shades of Grey.

  • Elizabeth Gilbert

    Author's official site posting a list of appearances, book information, and a message from the writer.

  • Evans, Nicholas

    Official website of the author of the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse Whisperer.

  • Feehan, Christine

    Author of over 30 books in the fantasy realm. Includes author bio, press kit, and FAQs.

  • Finder, Joseph

    Author's website including information on books, media, news, events and special offers.

  • Garey, Juliann

    Official site of the journalist, editor, and novelist, includes excerpts from published works and information on her novel, Electric Madeleine.

  • Godin, Seth

    Find information on this bestselling author's books, ebooks, and speaking engagements. Offers blog, book summaries, and biography.

  • Greenstreet, Kate

    Presents biography, interviews, poems and readings.

  • Guardian: Keep the Faith

    From 2005, novelist Leila Aboulela tells Anita Sethi why her religious identity is more important to her than her nationality.

  • Hanson, Helen

    Official website of thriller author Helen Hanson.

  • Harris, Charlaine

    Fantastic Fiction provides details of her books with cover designs and availability.

  • Harte, Bret

    Presents a short biography of the author, career information, and bibliography.

  • Higley, Tracy L.

    Official site of historical Christian fiction writer shares travels, books, biography, Q&A video, blog, and giveaways. tlhigley

  • Humberto Fontova

    Author with Cuban heritage and a degree in Political Science tells stories that are deeply compelling and forceful. Find a biography and listing of books.

  • James, Henry and the Atlantic Monthly

    A collection of writing by and about James that has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly.

  • Jodi Picoult

    Find information on Jodi Picoult's books including podcasts and excerpts.

  • Jolley, Elizabeth

    Curtin University Library celebrates the life and work of Elizabeth Jolley with the online Elizabeth Jolley Research Collection; a virtual research centre for scholars interested in one of Australia's most significant writers.

  • Joy, David

    Official author site for Appalachian nonfiction writer David Joy, a North Carolina fly-fisherman and writer.

  • Kate Mosse

    Official website of international bestselling author Kate Moss whose books include Labyrinth and The Winter Ghosts. katemosse

  • Kay, Guy Gavriel - Brightweavings

    An authorized website on the worlds and works of Guy Gavriel Kay, Canadian writer of historical fantasy; includes details of his books, extracts, music and verse, reviews, and news.

  • Kernan, Jenna

    Provides a biography of the romance author, plus press kit, news and gallery.

  • Khaled Hosseini

    Author's official site offering information on the man and his work. Also features an author written blog, news, and contact information.

  • Leonard, Elmore - Guardian

    From 2004, Elmore Leonard talks about the Hollywood treatment of his novels.

  • Lethem, Jonathan

    Official site with links to biographies, a bibliography, and a project allowing others to adapt specified stories and songs.

  • Mackler, Carolyn

    Author's official website including information on her books, blog and biography.

  • McCourt, Frank - Only a Teacher

    An interview with Frank McCourt about his career as a teacher; part of a PBS series which explored the role of the American teacher from the 1830s to the present.

  • Mero, Alex

    The writer shares his experiences through the inspirational literary genre of philofiction.

  • Miller, Hey

    Official portal for author and contributing editor of Philanthropy magazine, National Review, and Wall Street Journal.

  • Nabokov, Vladimir - Life & Times

    New York Times Books section furnishes obituary, interviews, audio of reading from 1964, reviews of and by Nabokov, and forum. [RealAudio].

  • Naughton, Elisabeth

    Offers a biography plus updates, and contests.

  • Nicole Mones

    Author of "Lost in Translation" (unrelated to movie of the same name), "The Last Chinese Chef" and "A Cup of Light", all stories are set in ore related to China. Offers a brief biography of the writer, book descriptions and reviews, and seven of the recipes mentioned in "The Last Chinese Chef".

  • Gabriel García Márquez

    Brief biography, bibliography, and a list of his books available in English.

  • O'Brien, Dorene

    Fiction writer Dorene O'Brien's official site, featuring excerpts, book release information and writer's resources.

  • Periscope Death

    John Perich, writer, editor and online marketing journeyman.

  • Robert Fulford's column about V.S. Pritchett

    A Canadian author and writer's profile and assessment of V S Pritchett's significance.

  • Robin Brande

    An author, lawyer, teacher, martial artist, entrepreneur, dog-lover, and wilderness medic.

  • Roth, Philip - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Summary of recent writing career, recent and notable books, plus audio extracts and reader's guides.

  • Rumble, Ken

    Offering information about current and past writing projects, including the author's debut novel, The Accountant.

  • Santos, Dan

    The author of the popular action series "Insurrection.".

  • Smith, Cordwainer

    Includes biography, photos, selections from books, store and information about the Cordwainer Smith Foundation.

  • SPIEGEL Interview with Umberto Eco

    Talks about lists in the history of culture, ways people avoid thinking about death, and the dangers of Google for young people.

  • Stacy, Judith

    Presents a biography and booklist of the author of historical romances.

  • Thiessen, Marc

    Marc Thiessen's new book Courting Disaster, tells how the CIA kept America safe after 9/11.

  • University of Virginia Library: Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney

    E-text of Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney, published in 1842. Consisting of extracts from diaries and letters, the memoirs of Dr Burney, and the journals of Susan and Charlotte Burney.

  • Viertel, Peter - Writer

    Details the books, films, biography, and news of the screenwriter, journalist, and novelist. Includes information on his wife, Deborah Kerr.

  • Vonnegut, Norb

    Norb shares Wall St. insider knowledge and experience in entertaining, everyday language. Author of financial thriller "Top Producer.".

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