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

  • Volume 314
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  • ISBN-10: 1414461550
  • ISBN-13: 9781414461557
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2012, 2012
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Find biographical information on more than 130,000 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

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

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414460961 | ISBN-13: 9781414460963

Table of Contents

Aamidor, Abe.
Abrums, Mary E.
Ainsberg, Arthur.
Alexiou, Alice Sparberg.
Amter, Steven.
Anhalt, Ariela.
Armstrong, Ken.
Bais, Sander.
Baker, Dean.
Beckerman, Gal.
Beith, Malcolm.
Bender, Jonathan.
Berk, Josh.
Bernstein, Andrew.
Betts, Reginald Dwayne.
Bhutto, Fatima.
Black, Christopher F.
Blatnik, Andrej.
Bloom, Stephen G.
Bonomo, Joe.
Borogan, Irina.
Bowers, Rick.
Bowley, Graham.
Bowman, Conor.
Boyd, J. Kirk.
Bozarth, Jan.
Brownfield, Christopher.
Brown, Jennifer.
Bullen, Alexandra.
Calamar, Gary.
Callen, Gayle.
Carter, Ernessa T.
Chakraborti, Rajorshi.
Charara, Hayan.
Chinni, Dante.
Christie, Ron.
Cleave, Paul.
Clegg, Bill.
Cobb, William Jelani.
Comeau, Joey.
Cooper, Thea.
Cowie, Jefferson.
Cox, Stan.
Craigie, Emma.
Crilley, Paul.
Cullen, Heidi.
D'Agata, John.
Daniel, Susanna.
Deck, Jeff.
Despommier, Dickson.
DeVillers, Julia.
de Waal, Edmund.
Dhar, Ronica.
Diamand, Emily.
Dohrmann, George.
Dolamore, Jaclyn.
Donahue, Peter.
Dougherty, David C.
Dow, Unity.
Duno, Steve.
Essex, Max.
Eulberg, Elizabeth.
Evanoff, Ted.
Evans, Danielle.
Evans, R. Tripp.
Fortier, Anne.
Fox, Celina.
Franzak, Michael.
Gallo, Phil.
Gillies, Andrea.
Gimpel, James G.
Goodall, Chris.
Goodman, Jordan.
Gottheimer, Josh.
Gould, Emily.
Green, G. Michael.
Gul, Imtiaz.
Hale, Dean.
Hayes, Karin.
Henderson, C. J.
Herson, Benjamin D.
Hilmes, Oliver.
Hiltzik, Michael.
Hinshelwood, Tom.
Hirsh, Michael.
Hoelting, Kurt.
Hoffer, Williamjames Hull.
Holmes, Gina.
Horne, Alex.
Hovannisian, Garin K.
Hubbard, Jennifer R.
Ibe, Adimchinma.
James, Rebecca.
Jarzab, Anna.
Jiji, Jessica.
John, Richard R.
Jubber, Nicholas.
Karnezis, Panos.
Kashdan, Todd.
Kasper, Edward K.
Kean, Catherine.
Keilson, Hans.
Kent, Nick.
King, Aliya S.
Knudson, Mary.
Kowal, Mary Robinette.
Lake, Nick.
Larson, Frances.
LeCraw, Holly.
Lewis, Peter.
Mackenzie, Kasey.
Martin, Wednesday.
McCloy, Kristin.
McGarry, Fearghal.
McGee, Suzanne.
Miller, Sam.
Mitchell, Chris.
Morais, Richard C.
Morris, Ian.
Mukherjee, Siddhartha.
Murnane, Maria.
Naiman, Eric.
Ngai, Mae.
Nickell, William.
Olmsted, Dan.
Packard, Georgeann.
Paradis, Cheryl.
Parker, Jake.
Pasternak, Judy.
Perino, Michael.
Pettegree, Andrew.
Philpott, William.
Pope, Paul David.
Powell, Jim.
Price, Simon.
Princen, Thomas.
Provenza, Paul.
Pyne, Daniel.
Reeves, Dia.
Reger, Rob.
Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola.
Roche, Lorcan.
Rockland, Kate.
Rogers, Elizabeth.
Rohter, Larry.
Rosen, Nick.
Rosenthal, Cindy Simon.
Ross, Benjamin.
Ross, Jennifer.
Rowland, Hugh.
Ruby, Ilie.
Ryan, William.
Sackville-West, Robert.
Salsbury, Gregory.
Sandefur, Timothy.
Schmais, Libby.
Schou, Nicholas.
Schwab, Eileen Clymer.
Schwartz, Lloyd J.
Schwartz, Sherwood.
Silverman, Sarah.
Sisk, Eileen.
Snodgrass, Melinda.
Solares, Martin.
Soldatov, Andrei.
Spicer, Paul.
Steil, Jennifer.
Stempel, Larry.
Stern, Beth Ostrosky.
Stevens, Chevy.
Stevens, Michael R.
Stinson, Loretta.
Stohl, Margaret.
Strange, Marc.
Swallow, Gerry.
Taylor, Alex III.
Tchaikovsky, Adrian.
TeBordo, Christian.
Tedrowe, Emily Gray.
Theberge, Mary.
Traister, Rebecca.
Tranter, Kirsten.
Tregillis, Ian.
Uliano, Sophie.
Uschuk, Pamela.
Walliams, David.
Weeden, Curt.
Weisgarber, Ann.
Whang, Paul.
Whitelock, Anna.
Wieringa, Tommy.
Williams, Precious.
Williams, Thomas Chatterton.
Wittman, Robert K.
Zeilinger, Anton.