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

  • Volume 348
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  • ISBN-10: 1414497377
  • ISBN-13: 9781414497372
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2014, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 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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Table of Contents

CA Numbering System and Volume Update Chart.
Authors and Media People Featured in This Volume.
Ace, Cathy 1960-.
Alfred, Randy.
Amin, Manisha Jolie.
Ankerich, Michael G. 1962-.
Appelhans, Lenore.
Assante, Julia 1950-.
Balch, Oliver.
Bald, Vivek 1965-.
Banaji, Mahzarin R.
Bate, Dana.
Belcher, R. S.
Berger, Jonah.
Black, Elizabeth 1950-.
Black, Yelena.
Bolton, Jonathan 1968-.
Bravin, Jess 1965(?)-.
Brown, Pat 1955-.
Buzo, Laura.
Campbell-Smith, Duncan.
Carleson, J.C.
Chalmers, Douglas A.
Christie, Douglas E.
Clayton, Colleen.
Coddington, Grace 1941-.
Cohen Greene, Cheryl T. 1944-.
Coker, Rachel.
Collie, Craig.
Cooper, Gwen 1971-.
Corbett, Gavin 1976-.
Cox, Christopher R. 1955-2013.
Cramer, Steven 1953-.
Dana, Rebecca.
Daniel, Lillian 1966-.
Djanikian, Ariel.
Doctoroff, Tom.
Druckman, Charlotte.
Dubow, Charles 1963(?)-.
Dumit, Joseph 1966-.
Ellena, Jean-Claude 1947-.
Ellsworth-Jones, Will.
Epstein, Dwayne 1960-.
Fichera, Liz.
Freedman, Colette 1969-.
Gale, Robert Peter 1945-.
Ganti, Tejaswini.
Gee, Poppy 1977-.
Ghattas, Kim 1977-.
Gillespie, William 1969-.
Goldhill, David.
Goodyear, Dana 1976-.
Gray, Jack L.
Grayzel, Susan R.
Guzman, Andrew T.
Hager, Mandy 1960-.
Hare, Brian 1976-.
Hendershot, Heather.
Herr, Patricia Ellis 1970-.
Hesketh, Peggy.
Hicks, Deborah.
Higginbotham, F. Michael.
Hiott, Andrea.
Hobbs, Roger 1988-.
Hobert, Carl 1961-.
Hoffert, Melanie M. 1974-.
Hoffman, Erin 1981-.
Hook, Peter 1956-.
Horovitz, Oliver.
Horowitz, Alexandra.
Huang, Eddie 1982-.
Hubbard, Kate 1963-.
Hutchison, Coleman 1977-.
Ingrassia, Brian M.
Isbouts, Jean-Pierre.
Jalal, Ayesha.
Jeffers, Alex.
Johnson, Roxane Beth.
Jordan, Stuart D. 1936-.
Kanner, Rebecca 1976-.
Kavka, Misha.
Kelman, Ari 1968-.
Kent, Alison 1962(?)-.
Kimbro, Dennis.
King, Casey 1962-.
Kirkman, Jen 1974-.
Kirkpatrick, Patricia 1949-.
Koch, Herman 1953-.
Kochanski, Halik 1962-.
Koenigsdorf, Jill.
Konnikova, Maria 1985(?)-.
LaBan, Elizabeth.
Lambin, Eric.
Larsen, Jen 1973-.
Laslocky, Meghan.
Lathan, Sharon 1963(?)-.
Lawhead, Ross.
Lesser, Marc 1952-.
Leyshon, Nell.
Lidell, Alex.
Lieberman, Tehila 1956-.
Lockwood, Alan H. 1943-.
Loyalka, Michelle Dammon 1972-.
Lytal, Benjamin.
MacLeish, Kenneth T. 1979-.
Major, J. Michael.
Malkasian, Carter 1975-.
Maloney, Alison.
Manieri, Evie.
Markert, James 1974-.
Maxwell, Abi.
McClintock, Edith.
McEvoy, Emma 1973-.
Melton, Glennon Doyle 1976-.
Memminger, Charley 1954-.
Mikitani, Hiroshi 1963-.
Miller, Derek B.
Miranda, Deborah A. 1961-.
Mires, Charlene.
Molloy, Aimee.
Montillo, Roseanne.
Moore, Edward Kelsey.
Morgentaler, Abraham 1956-.
Morrison, Simon 1964-.
Moss, Candida R. 1978-.
Moss, Michael 1955-.
Nagle, Robin.
Nattrass, Nicoli 1961-.
Neer, Robert M. 1964-.
Neuhaus, Nele.
Nevill, Adam 1969-.
Newman, Kara.
Newman, Leigh.
Nolan, Terri.
Nussbaum, Bruce.
O'Connell, John 1972-.
Oh, Ellen.
Olen, Helaine.
Omar, Qais Akbar.
O'Neil, Shannon.
Orentlicher, David 1955-.
Palmieri, Suzanne.
Pariser, Eli 1980-.
Parravani, Christa 1977(?)-.
Perlow, Leslie A. 1967-.
Peta, Joe.
Pettis, Michael.
Pinto, Diana 1949-.
Piscione, Deborah Perry.
Planck, M. C.
Plump, Wendy.
Ponteri, Jay 1971-.
Porter, Susan Eva 1963-.
Potluri, Annapurna 1979-.
Power, Henriette Lazaridis.
Ramsden, Ruth.
Reich, Adam D. 1981-.
Reski, Petra 1958-.
Reyl, Hilary 1967(?)-.
Ritchie, Cinthia.
Robinson, Todd 1972-.
Rosenblum, Gregg.
Rubenhold, Hallie.
Rush, Jennifer 1983-.
Ruta, Domenica.
Sabatini, Kimberly 1970-.
Sadowski, Michael 1961-.
Scheiber, Noam.
Scheidt, Erica Lorraine.
Schonwald, Josh.
Scott, Kirstin.
Serle, Rebecca 1985(?)-.
Shaffer, Marjorie.
Shopsin, Tamara 1980(?)-.
Shore, Marci.
Silver, Nate 1978-.
Simons, Craig.
Smith, Judy 1958-.
Soodak, Rebecca Land.
Sotomayor, Sonia 1954-.
Speck, Jeff 1964(?)-.
Starr, Mirabai 1961-.
Surdam, David G..
Tanabe, Karin.
Thayil, Jeet 1959-.
Theoharis, Jeanne 1969-.
Thomas, Sam 1968-.
Trigg, Dylan 1978-.
Turner, Adair 1955-.
Vauchez, André 1938-.
Villalobos, Juan Pablo 1973-.
Wagner, Rachel.
Walsh, Dennis M. 1952-.
Wasserman, James 1948-.
Webb, Amy 1974-.
Wiedeback, Miriam Forster 1980-.
Wissing, Douglas A. 1949-.
Yazbek, Samar 1970-.

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