Contemporary Authors First Revision Series

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  • Part of the award-winning CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS® series, CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS® FIRST REVISION contains bio-bibliographical information on novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, screenwriters, and other authors. Sketches typically include personal information, addresses, career history, writings, work in progress, biographical/critical sources and authors' comments and/or informative essays about their lives and work. Updating the information on authors from the first 44 volumes of CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS®, the 11 volumes in the FIRST REVISION series, coupled with the CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS® PERMANENT SERIES (2 volumes) replace the CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS® original volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5-6 through 41-44. Updated author entries are now published through the more efficient CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS® NEW REVISION series.