Contemporary Authors

  • Volume 397
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  • ISBN-10: 1410322734
  • ISBN-13: 9781410322739
  • DDC: 920
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2017, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

Find biographical information on more than 158,000 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 http://www.cengage.com/, 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: 1410322483 | ISBN-13: 9781410322487

Table of Contents

Abramovich, Alex.
Adams, Leigh.
Adams, Pete.
Allen, Nancy Campbell.
Alloway, Kit.
Amundsen, Lucie B.
Aslakson, Kenneth R.
Barr, Daniel P.
Bartas, Magnus.
Batalion, Judy.
Blair, Melissa Estes.
Blanck, Emily.
Blanton, Carlos Kevin.
Bohnet, Iris.
Brodsky, Jordanna Max.
Buchholz, Jason.
Burnett, Abby.
Bussi, Michel.
Butler, Marcus.
Cahan, Susan.
Cain, Sarah.
Canessa, Roberto.
Carter, Chris.
Castleberry, Marion.
Catmull, Katherine.
Chase, Eve.
Conley, Garrard.
Connors, Joanna.
Cox, Susan.
Craven, Mike.
Dean, Adam Wesley.
de Silva, Mark.
Dessens, Nathalie.
Dickson, Andrew.
Dierksheide, Christa.
Donlea, Charlie.
Donovan, Kemper.
Dorn, T. Felder.
Downs, Matthew L.
Driskell, Jay Winston Jr.
Duke, Robert Harold.
Ekman, Fredrik.
Emdin, Christopher.
Erickson, Alex.
Evans, Kate.
Fanning, Sara.
Fayman, Corey Lynn.
Fertel, Rien.
Freeman, Lindsey A.
Fresina, Jayne.
Friedman, Daniel.
Goldfield, Rebecca.
Gorman, Zac.
Gottlieb, Amy.
Greenidge, Kaitlyn.
Grygiel, Jakub.
Gurley, Jason.
Haddad, Saleem.
Hahn, Beth.
Hardy, Susannah.
Harmon, F. Martin.
Harris, M. Keith.
Hasen, Richard L.
Hefti, Matthew J.
Hernando, Matthew J.
Herrera, Ricardo A.
Hesse, Monica.
Heyman, Arlene.
Hillyer, Reiko.
Hobbs, Allyson.
Hollandsworth, Skip.
Howard, Amalie.
Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Imarisha, Walidah.
Jackson, Greg.
Jaques, Susan.
Ji Xianlin.
Johnson, Julia Claiborne.
Johnson, Sadeqa.
Jonas, Susanne.
Jones, Tom.
Josselsohn, Barbara Solomon.
Kalb, Claudia.
Kelly, Michelle.
Kelly, Victoria.
Kiehl, Jeffrey T.
Knecht, Rosalie.
Knight, Sarah.
Laackman, Dale W.
Landis, Michael Todd.
Larson, Theresa.
Lee, Jonathan.
LeFlouria, Talitha L.
Lessoff, Alan.
Lewis, Patrick A.
Liew, Sonny.
Lister, Charles R.
Livingston, Billie.
Loigman, Lynda Cohen.
Lowell, Catherine.
Lucander, David.
Mabry, Samantha.
MacDonald, Siobhan.
MacManus, Richard.
Macmillan, Gilly.
Madison, Jessica.
Maggi, Nicole.
March, Kerstin.
Maris-Wolf, Ted.
Martin, Michael S.
McCallum, David.
McCowan, Patricia.
McFarlane, Bonnie.
Merritt, Kory.
Messinger, Holly.
Miller, Brian Craig.
Miller, Danielle.
Miralles, Francesc.
Mizuki, Shigeru.
Morris, Michael P.
Moyer, Teresa S.
Murphy, Daniel.
Neumann, Ann.
Newman, Wendy.
Novak, Kathleen.
Nye, Jody Lynn.
Ordorica, Ray.
Orser, Joseph Andrew.
Overton, Iain.
Parson, Thomas E.
Penniman, Nick.
Pfeffer, Miki.
Pleasants, Julian M.
Prince, K. Stephen.
Pullen, M. J.
Raymond, Emilie.
Redondo, Dolores.
Reynolds, William R. Jr.
Richardson, Tarn.
Rich, Harold.
Roberts, Charles Kenneth.
Rodriguez, Nestor.
Rogers, Jeffery J.
Rogers, Mary Beth.
Rogers, Meghan.
Round, Jeffrey.
Ruef, Martin.
Samatar, Sofia.
Sanghera, Sathnam.
Schermerhorn, Calvin.
Schmelzer, Janet.
Scott, A.O.
Seddon, Holly.
Seeley, Nick.
Seidlinger, Michael J.
Shaffner, Randolph P.
Shankman, Helen Maryles.
Short, Mike.
Silkey, Sarah L.
Singer, Jane.
Smith, Amber.
Smith, Cote.
Solonick, Justin.
Sorese, Jeremy.
Spears, Ellen Griffith.
Spudis, Paul D.
Spurgeon, Ian Michael.
Stark, Nell.
Sternberg, Eliezer J.
Stern, Jeffrey E.
Stewart, John.
Talbert, Roy Jr.
Thomas, Gillian.
Thompson, V. Elaine.
Towne, Stephen E.
Traylor, Richard C.
Urasek, Lauren.
Uschuk, Pamela.
Vaughn, J. Barry.
Vidich, Paul.
Vilcek, Jan.
Vives, Bastien.
von Oelhafen, Ingrid.
Wallace, Auralee.
Warren, Craig A.
Wattley, Cheryl Elizabeth Brown.
Whitehouse, David.
White, Jonathan W.
Widestrom, Amy.
Williams, Andria.
Wilson, Katherine.
Woodward, Colin Edward.
Wright, Aneurin.
Zandri, Vincent.