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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
Features profiles of more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights. The biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works.
Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors and their works.
A complete readers resource with information on well over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Includes brief biographical information for authors.
Something About the Author Online
Brings you thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators totaling more than 12,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images.
Alphabetical and cross-referenced listing of author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms de plume, maiden names, etc.
Author Name Pronunciation Guide
A collection of brief recordings of authors and illustrators saying their names.
See interviews with your favorite authors on these downloadable videos.
Explore basic biographical information about your favorite kids' book authors.
Sign up to receive the free daily newsletter, and read the buzz about your favorite authors in the "Book Brahmin" feature.
Yahoo! Directory: Authors
Search for author information on Web or browse the different categories in the directory.