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

  • Volume 338
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  • ISBN-10: 141449727X
  • ISBN-13: 9781414497273
  • DDC: 809
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2013, 2013
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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 each author's life and work. A softcover cumulative index is published twice a year (included in subscription).

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  • Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, adaptations, biographical and critical sources, and informative essays about each author's life and work.
  • The series also includes a select number of autobiographical essays, about 10,000 words in length, written by the authors and accompanied by a selection of unique family photos.
  • A softcover cumulative index published twice a year (included in subscription) contains references to all entries in this series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

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Table of Contents

Anderson, Tim.
Anesko, Michael.
Antonelli, Paola.
Baker, Geoffrey H.
Baki, Peter.
Balzani, Vincenzo.
Barnard, Alan.
Barry, Kevin.
Bauman, Yoram.
Behnke, Alison.
Benford, Steve.
Blakeman, Robyn.
Bonker, Elizabeth M.
Bradley, Arthur.
Bradley, Raymond S.
Brady, Martin.
Breen, Virginia G.
Brimer, Leon.
Brooks, David R.
Brown, Stacia.
Bucalem, Miguel Luiz.
Buchanan, Paul D.
Callahan, Joan R.
Calleja, Gordon.
Cameron, Ken.
Campbell, Scott W.
Carlon, Mick.
Chakkalakal, Tess.
Chun, Wendy Hui Kyong.
Cole, Trevor.
Connaughton, Shane.
Cook, Alan.
Cook, Penny A.
Cowing, Sue.
Crocker, Carter.
Daniels, Mitch.
Dathan, Brahma.
Davies, David.
Davies, Jocelyn.
de Graaf, John.
Dillies, Renaud.
Dodds, Sherril.
Doganaksoy, Necip.
Dooley, Sarah.
Dowley, Tim.
Drott, Eric.
Duffy, Erin.
Dunn, James D.G.
Dupuy, François.
Elias, Jamal J.
Emery, Gilles.
Falkovich, Gregory.
Fayaz, Ahmed.
Felici, James.
Fishman, Talya.
Fitzhugh, Bill.
Franklin, Peter.
Fraser, Karen M.
Freeman, Dan.
Frehner, Brian.
Friedman, Menahem.
Friis, Agnete.
Fulsom, Don.
Galow, Timothy W.
Gan, Guojun.
Gates, J. Gabriel.
Giaimo, Paul.
Giannachi, Gabriella.
Giesen, James C.
Givens, Terryl L.
Gleason, William A.
Goldstein, Natalie.
Goodall, John.
Gordon, Dillian.
Gorton, Ian.
Griffith, Christopher.
Gunning, Lucia Patrizio.
Habel, Lia.
Hahn, Gerald J.
Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl.
Harkrader, L. D.
Harrison, Thomas.
Hart, Keith.
Heard, Kate.
Henrichsen, Jennifer R.
Hill, Arthur V.
Hill, John.
Hiltebeitel, Alf.
Hinrichsen, Don.
Hoffecker, John F.
Horvitz, Leslie Alan.
Inglis, Erik.
Jenkins, Rebecca.
Jones, Kimberly A.
Knight, Caroline.
Leider, Emily Wortis.
MacColl, Michaela.
Marino, Andy.
McCollough, Aaron.
McKenna, Paul.
McLeod, Kagan.
McRaney, David.
Meding, Kelly.
Metzger, Rainer.
Meyer, Marissa.
Milgate, Murray.
Mondor, Colleen.
Mongillo, John F.
Morgan, Christy.
Mormando, Franco.
Mount, Ian.
Moustakis, Melinda.
Nadler, Stuart.
Nassise, Joseph.
Nelson-Smith, Rachel.
Nesbet, Anne.
Nijhar, Preeti.
Nolan, Nick.
Noonan, Rosalind.
Palmer, Douglas.
Paquette, A. J.
Parkes, Adam.
Parreñas, Rhacel Salazar.
Patry, William F.
Pauley, Judith Ann.
Pearl-McPhee, Stephanie.
Peebles, Stacey.
Peliti, Luca.
Perera, Kanishka.
Petronis, Lexi.
Pinelas, Sandra.
Pinet, Simone.
Plaxco, Kevin W.
Podalsky, Laura.
Pohl, Walter.
Pooke, Grant.
Pozharskii, Alexander F.
Richter-Gebert, Jürgen.
Rifkin, Mark.
Righter, Robert W.
Rossetti, Stephen J.
Rothe, Chris.
Rudetsky, Seth.
Ruffini, Marco.
Sabry, Somaya Sami.
Salatin, Joel.
Salatino, Kevin.
Sanders, David.
Schneider, Tammi J.
Schwartz, Heather E.
Schwartz, Richard Evan.
Schwarzenbach, Annemarie.
Scott, L. Ridgway.
Scurlock, James D.
Seal, Graham.
Seifert, Christine.
Serritella, Francesca.
Shapiro, James A.
Shemak, April.
Sherberg, Michael.
Shimura, Takako.
Shipka, Jody.
Sihvonen, Tanja.
Søreide, Fredrik.
Stamm, Michael.
Stanfield, Peter.
Sweet, Victoria.
Tasker, Yvonne.
Taylor, William M.
Thibodeaux, Pamela S.
Thompson, Ayanna.
Thompson, Julian.
Thursby, Jacqueline S.
Tilley, Helen.
Touya de Marenne, Eric.
Troyen, Carol.
Vaux, Sara Anson.
Wang, ShiPu.
Watson, Tim.
Westman, Robert S.
Whitaker, Lucy.
Will, Barbara.
Wilson, Eric G.
Winter, Sarah.
Wizelman, Leah.
Wolner, Edward W.
Young, F. Ronald.
Zwanzig, Silvelyn.

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