Contemporary Authors

  • Volume 407
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  • ISBN-10: 1410322831
  • ISBN-13: 9781410322838
  • DDC: 920
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 466 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2018, 2018
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Find biographical information on more than 159,000 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.

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 a 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.
  • The Gale Literary Index, which can be accessed online at, contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

What's New

  • All entries in this volume are new (see Table of Contents for listing.)

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410322580 | ISBN-13: 9781410322586

Table of Contents

Altman, Elissa.
Alzamora, Sebastia.
Anderson, Ryan K.
Ards, Angela A.
Assael, Shaun.
Aziz, Basma Abdel.
Bandurski, David.
Bartok, Dennis.
Bausch, Robert.
Beams, Clare.
Beaulieu, Marie-Claire.
Boulter, Jonathan.
Boyd, David R.
Brookins, Cara.
Brown, Skila.
Butters, Gerald R. Jr.
Byrn, Anne.
Caldwell, Chloe.
Chouman, Hilal.
Christie, George.
Clancy, Tara.
Coggan, Helena.
Correa, Armando Lucas.
Cowen, Rob.
Crusto, Mitchell F.
Dahlin, Dondi.
Darcleight, Danner.
Darweish, Marwan.
De Roche, Linda.
Dolan, Alex.
Dolby, Thomas.
Dombrowski, Chris.
Donovan, Mason.
Dowling, Gregory.
Doyle, Sady.
Dunne, Catherine.
Durfee, Brian Lee.
Early, Barbara.
Edwards, Mark.
Eldridge, Jim.
Emet, Joseph.
Fedarcyk, Jan.
Fei, Ge.
Fenn, J. Lincoln.
Fields, Leslie Leyland.
Flood, Danielle.
Forsthoefel, Andrew.
Funsch, Linda Pappas.
Garner, Paula.
Gigl, Colin.
Ginwright, Shawn.
Giordano, Mario.
Girard, M-E.
Goetzinger, Annie.
Gordon, Alexia.
Grundvig, James.
Hajdarpasic, Edin.
Hall, Michael.
Halsey, Stephen R.
Hanna, Mark G.
Hill, Claire A.
Himmelman, Peter.
Hopkin, Shon D.
Howell, Ocean.
Hung, Ho-fung.
Huppert, Ann C.
Huss, Fabian.
Ide, Joe.
Idemitsu, Mako.
Iqbal, Khuram.
Ives, Lucy.
James, Renee.
Jefferies, Dinah.
Jennings, Amanda.
Johnson, Dennis W.
Johnson, W. Brad.
Johnston, Paul F.
Jones, James W.
Joseph, Jeff.
Karp, Matthew.
Kauffman, Rebecca.
Kern, Erin.
Khalil, Danah.
Kimonyo, Jean-Paul.
Klimek, Axel.
Kneidel, Gregory.
Kohl-Arenas, Erica.
Lambert, Malcolm.
Lapid, Yair.
Leinwand, Paul.
LeMay, Michael C.
Lesser, Elizabeth.
Levez, Olivia.
Liao, S. Matthew.
Lidstrom, Erik.
Li, Minqi.
Linville, Zachary Tyler.
Liu, Haiming.
Loftis, Sonya Freeman.
Lord, Susanne.
Lovegrove, Nick.
Mainardi, Cesare.
Mansfield, Stephen.
Marhoefer, Laurie.
May, Jamaal.
McCarthy, Lauren A.
McCarthy, Michael.
McDonald-Gibson, Charlotte.
McGinnis, Maggie.
McHargue, Mike.
McKinstry, Jamie.
McLaughlin, Jen.
McMains, Juliet.
Meadows, Foz.
Melillo, Edward Dallam.
Mellor, Mary.
Michels, Elizabeth.
Mistry, Zubin.
Mitteldorf, Josh.
Montag, Warren.
Montgomery, Georgina M.
Musemeche, Catherine.
Myers, Neely Laurenzo.
Newman, Bruce I.
Ochs, Holona LeAnne.
Overholt, Cuyler.
Owen, Nikki.
Painter, Richard W.
Partlow, Joshua.
Patel, Sonia.
Perez, Hiram.
Perkins, Dave.
Perldeiner, J. D.G.
Peters, Alicia W.
Phillips, Andrew.
Pink, Randi.
Post, Andrew.
Potts, Matthew L.
Price, Rachel.
Price, Steven.
Ramirez, Daniel.
Reid, Donald Malcolm.
Richards, Paul.
Riggs, Ransom.
Robert, Mike.
Roberts, Kodi A.
Robinson, Phoebe.
Rosenwein, Barbara H.
Salle, David.
Sampaio, Anna.
Scott, Mairghread.
Sharif, Solmaz.
Sommers, Marc.
Stefan-Cole, Janyce.
Stein, Melissa N.
Susskind, Daniel.
Susskind, Richard E.
Sylvester, Richard.
Talmadge, Caitlin.
Tarlow, Andrew.
Telang, Rahul.
Temelkuran, Ece.
Terrill, Robert E.
Thibodeaux, Jennifer D.
Thompson, Heather Ann.
Thompson, Joyce Beebe.
Thompson, Paul B.
Thrasher, Christopher David.
Tobin, Robert Deam.
Tolley, Erin.
Urbina, Martin Guevara.
Valente, Anne.
Varney, Helen.
Walker, Tom.
Weinstein, Alexander.
Whitaker, Kayla Rae.
Whitney, Quincy.
Wilcox, W. Bradford.
Wilson, Laurie.
Wohlleben, Peter.
Wolfinger, Nicholas H.
Wolf, Kevin.
Woloch, Alex.
Yacoub, Joseph.
Yom, Sean L.
Youn, Monica.
Zdarsky, Chip.