Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television

  • Volume 347
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  • ISBN-10: 1414497369
  • ISBN-13: 9781414497365
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2014, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Find biographical information on more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, biographical and critical sources, authors' comments, and informative essays about their lives and work. A softcover cumulative index is published twice per year (included in subscription).

Features and Benefits

  • All entries in this volume are new to the series. (See Table of Contents for listing).
  • The series also includes select number of autobiographical essays, about 10,000 words in length, written by the authors themselves and accompanied by a selection of unique family photos.
  • Softcover cumulative index published twice per year (included in subscription) contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

What's New

  • Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, adaptations, biographical and critical sources, and informative essays about authors' lives and works.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414496672 | ISBN-13: 9781414496672

Table of Contents

CA Numbering System and Volume Update Chart.
Authors and Media People Featured in This Volume.
Aaronson, Trevor.
Armstrong, Michael F. 1932-.
Atlee, Alison.
Ayres, Ed 1941-.
Baltakmens, Andrei 1968-.
Barber, Ros 1964-.
Barylick, John 1949-.
Beaulieu, Denyse 1963(?)-.
Bennington, Emily 1977(?)-.
Bergler, Thomas E. 1964-.
Biaggio, Maryka 1950-.
Binet, Laurent 1972-.
Braverman, Irus 1970-.
Brotherton, P. Sean 1972-.
Burak, Kathryn 1959-.
Burstein, David D. 1988-.
Cahalan, Susannah 1985(?)-.
Cameron, Miles.
Campbell, Colleen Carroll 1974-.
Caulfield, Timothy 1963-.
Celona, Marjorie.
Challenger, Melanie.
Chizhova, Elena 1957-.
Colucci, A. J.
Connolly, Tina.
Cooner, Donna D. 1959-.
Corwin, Amy 1956-.
Cranor, Carl F. 1944-.
Crossan, Sarah.
Crothers, Tim 1963-.
Cunningham, David 1970-.
Cuomo, Margaret I.
Dembling, Sophia.
Demchick, Harrison.
Dunbar, Eve 1976-.
English, Adam C. 1974-.
Etchart, Martin 1960-.
Fletcher, Anne M. 1952-.
Flora, Carlin 1975-.
Fornatale, Pete 1945-2012.
Fort, Adrian.
Frampton, Megan 1964-.
Francis, Wendy.
Freeman, Mike 1966-.
Galuszka, Peter A.
Garey, Juliann.
Gately, Roberta.
Gauld, Tom 1976-.
Gavin, Jim 1976-.
Geltner, Ted.
Gibson, Larry S. 1942-.
Gilroy, M. K.
Glassie, John.
Golden, Peter 1953-.
Goyal, Rajeev 1979-.
Greenberg, Amy S. 1968-.
Greenwald, Anthony G.
Grémillon, Hélène 1977-.
Grogan, Jessica.
Gustafson, Thane 1944-.
Hackworth, Jason R.
Hager, Christopher 1974-.
Hainsworth, Emily.
Hale, Sheila.
Hartman, Brett 1964-.
Hauter, Wenonah.
Healy, Sarah 1977-.
Hendel, Ronald S.
Hoffman, Beatrix 1963-.
Holloway, Marguerite.
Homans, John.
Honeyman, Kay.
Howard, A. G.
Huber, Anna Lee.
Hughes, Anita 1963-.
Hugo-Bader, Jacek 1957-.
Hyde, Anne 1960-.
Jackson, Andrew Grant.
Jackson, Kirstin.
James, Aaron.
Jansma, Kristopher 1982-.
Johnsen, Gregory D.
Johnson, Nathanael.
Johnson, Suzanne 1956-.
Joyce, Gare.
Kane, Tim 1968-.
Kaplan, Matt 1977-.
Kardashian, Kirk.
Keith, Sally 1973-.
Kenney, John 1962-.
Kibler, Julie.
Kiefer, Christian 1971-.
Kincaid, Greg 1957-.
Kirkland, Stephane 1969-.
Kloester, Jennifer.
Kosowsky, Joshua M.
Kramer, Richard 1952-.
Kunerth, Jeff 1951-.
Kurzweil, Ray 1948-.
LaCava, Stephanie 1983(?)-.
Laing, Olivia 1977-.
Lanier, Heather Kirn 1978(?)-.
Lankford, Adam 1979-.
Lawless, Wendy.
Lawrence, Theo.
Lawrence-Mathers, Anne 1953-.
Lee, Cyndi.
Lee, Justin 1977-.
Leigh, Melinda.
Leonard, David J. 1973-.
Lickerman, Alex.
Linskey, Howard 1967-.
Locke, Hillary Bell 1985-.
Losse, Katherine 1976(?)-.
Lyubomirsky, Sonja 1966-.
Mason, Jamie.
Mathis, Ayana 1973(?)-.
McDowell, Beck.
McNamara, Amy.
Milchman, Jenny.
Miles, Kathryn 1974-.
Miller, Maryann 1943-.
Milward, Andrew Malan.
Mims, Lee 1948-.
Mitchell, J. Barton.
Monosson, Emily.
Morrill, Lauren.
Morse, Eleanor 1946-.
Munger, Katy 1956-.
Nicorvo, Jay Baron.
Nunnally, Shayla C.
O’Brien, Keith 1973-.
Osman, Jena 1963-.
Paoletti, Jo B. 1949-.
Pidgeon, Sean.
Prescott, Heather Munro 1963-.
Prioleau, Betsy 1942-.
Pullen, Karen.
Raimondo, Lynne 1957-.
Rain, David.
Rawlence, Ben.
Rhodes, Kate 1964-.
Richards, Elizabeth 1980-.
Riley, Kathleen 1974-.
Road, Cristy C. 1982-.
Robbins, Charles.
Roberts, Victoria 1957-.
Rogan, Charlotte 1956(?)-.
Rousso, Harilyn 1946-.
Schoenbaum, David 1935-.
Schwalbe, Will.
Senechal, Marjorie 1939-.
Shapiro, B. A. 1951-.
Sibley, Priscille.
Sibley, Robert Cameron 1951-.
Siegel, Bridget 1977(?)-.
Slater, Dan.
Slobodchikoff, Con.
Sloss, Aria Beth.
Stanley, Diane 1943-.
Stebbins, Erec 1969-.
Sumners, Shelle.
Viggers, Karen.
Wade, Christine.
Wayne, Teddy.
Weatherall, James Owen.
Wheelan, Charles.
White, Alana.
Wilhide, Elizabeth.
Williams, David Wesley.
Wilson, Chana 1951-.
Winter, Ariel S.
Wolf, Elaine.
Yogis, Jaimal.
Youers, Rio.