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Authors On The Web

Guest Author - Danielle Hollister

  1. 19th Century British and Irish Authors
    Lists more than 400 authors.
  2. A Celebration of Women Writers
    A searchable database of women writers that provides details and links to the authors' home pages.
  3. A Complete African American Author Listing
    From Achebe to Zane - more than 800 African-American authors or authors who have written books important to the African-American community.

  4. African-American Authors
    Categories include Fiction and Romance, Mystery and The Greats.

  5. African American Writers
    Extensive list from Univ. of Penn.

  6. AG : The Authors Guild
    Authors Guild member web sites are listed alphabetically and searchable by last name.
  7. Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
    Provides an index of more than 300 authors and artists.
  8. Alphabetical Listing of American Authors
    Extensive database from American Literature on the Web site - maintained by Akihito Ishikawa, Department of English at Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies, Japan.
  9. American Authors on the Web
    More than 700 entries of authors from 1550 to 1950.
  10. American Writers
    Biography series from CSPAN of selected authors who have shaped American letters and thought, from Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston to Betty Friedan and David Halberstam.
    Good list of links to children's authors online.
  12. American Authors
    "The purpose of all the American literature pages is to provide useful, interesting, commercial-free information on the subject and to provide links to the best information available for American literature from the earliest days through the 1920s."
  13. American Literature Web Resources
    Author Chronologies, Biography/Bibliography Information.
  14. Australian Authors
    Lists various authors from Australia.
  15. Australian Book Web
    The Australian Book Web has been established as a doorway to the Internet for Australian booksellers, publishers, and book-lovers.
  16. Author Bios
    Comprehensive list of links to Young Readers Authors.
  17. AuthDir.com
    Author Birthday/Web Directory features a cross-referenced listing of birthdays, homepages, and email addresses of authors.
  18. AuthorFind
    "We are currently building what we hope will become the internet's largest member-supported directory of contemporary authors, featuring onsite personal web pages with links to email, author web sites, and books available online." Browse links by genre.
  19. Author list
    CRAN is a group of Canadian authors, joined together to promote the Romance Novel industry in Canada, and the world.
  20. AUTHORS!
    Great list of children's book authors and illustrators on the Web.
  21. APOOO Bookclub Author Websites
    In the Authors' Lounge, you will find a multitude of author websites...
  22. Author/Illustrator Links
    The Children's Book Council provides links to authors and illustrators of children's books who are published by their member publishers and whose Web pages showcase these books.
  23. Author-Illustrator Source
    A national listing by region of published authors and illustrators who make school visits to enrich curriculum for all grade levels. Designed to help educators in planning, budgeting, and selecting professionals for classroom presentations.
  24. Authorlink!
    Electronic clearing house and information services for publishers, editors, agents and authors. Showcases and markets unpublished fiction and non-fiction to the publishing industry. Now accepting manuscripts for consideration.
  25. Author Interviews
    From the Center for Book Culture.
  26. Author Interviews
    From Independent Books.
  27. Author Profiles of UK Children's Authors
    Good list of United Kingdom children's authors online.
  28. Author Pseudonyms
    Awesome list of author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, and maiden names.
  29. Author Web Pages Index
    An index of major ancient and modern writers on the Internet.
  30. Authors
    Great list of links to authors online from the UK Children's Book Directory.
  31. Authors
    Browse web sites of authors published by Time Warner Bookmark.
  32. Authors@forwriters
    Find links to various authors online.
  33. Author Address Book
    Find the authorized contact addresses and web pages of your favorite authors from The Romance Reader.
  34. Author and Book Web Sites
    Good list from HarperCollins.
  35. Author Interviews
    from Page ONE Literary Newsletter
  36. Authors and Illustrators on the Web
    This page of author links is sponsored by McBookwords, a literacy organization.
  37. Authors and Illustrators
    "Authors' homepages are either by the authors themselves, educators/resource collectors, or devoted fans (especially when said author is dead)."
  38. Authors at Books Under Review
    Searchable site that is organized by author last name. Lists books by over 70,000 authors...
  39. Author Index
    Extensive list from The Literature Network.

  40. Authors, Illustrators, & Their Creations
    Extensive alphabetical list of links from CanTeach: Links: English Language Arts.
  41. Author Websites
    Links to Romance Novelists by Genre.

  42. Authors Online
    Pages dedicated to authors: living, dead, and not at all well.
  43. Authors, Writers, and Illustrators
    Good list of links to several web pages about more than 50 different authors.

  44. Authors' Calendar
    Impressive compilation of authors' biographies sorted by their names or birthdays.
  45. Authors' Links
    Links to homepages of Novelists, Inc. authors.
  46. Authors on the Web
    A collection of biographical sketches.
  47. Authors Discussed in the Victorian Web
    Brief list of links.

  48. Author Pages
    Focusing on authors known for writing children's literature, these pages provide brief autobiographical and bibliographical material of contemporary and classic authors as well as links to personal...
  49. Author Profiles
    Browse Bookreporter.com's list of authors.
  50. Author Sites
    Search authors sites alphabetically.
  51. Author Studies: Calendar
    From Scholastic.com
  52. Author Webliography
    Author guides directory listing online.
  53. Author Webpages
    Search for authors' websites by their last name.
  54. Author Webpages Directory
    Provides an extensive list of authors and links in a variety of genres.
  55. Author Websites
    Search for authors of mysteries and related genres from The Mysterious Home Page.
  56. Authors/Editors Links
    Extensive list of links to mainly SF authors from Locus Online.
  57. Author Yellow Pages
    Browse this extensive database alphabetically or by genre.
  58. AuthorZone.com
    Interviews with writers.
  59. Authors On The Web
    Lists hundreds of "Official Author Sites" searchable alphabetically by last name from randomhouse.com
  60. Beatrice.com Interview Archive
    - a collection of interviews with authors of contemporary fiction and nonfiction.
  61. Black Authors
    Great list of African American Writers and Authors from the Congress website.

  62. Black History Month
    Theme for 2007 is dedicated to the struggles of peoples of African descent to achieve freedom and equality in the Americas during the age of emancipation.

  63. Black History Month
    Features origins of this event celebrated annually since 1926.

  64. Book Connection
    Brief list of links to children's authors online.
  65. BooksandAuthors.net
    Comprehensive list of links to more than 100 authors online.
  66. Booknotes.org
    "A companion web site to C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series . . . ." Features an online archive (dating from 1989 to current date) of author interviews in text-transcript form, with many excerpts also available in audio and/or video.
  67. Bookworm's Lair
    Browse bibliographies of numerous authors, plus get bestsellers lists, and reviews.
  68. Bridge School Library Authors and Illustrators
    Features an alphabetical list of sites of children authors for grades K-6. Each site includes biographical information on the author.
  69. British & Irish Authors on the Web
    Almost 800 entries of authors from c.600 to 1940.
  70. British Poetry Archive
    Provides many links to sites associated with British poets.
  71. Can You Match the Hero With the Author?
    Match each author (1 to 16) with the hero/heroine (A to P) that starred in his or her stories...
  72. Catharton Authors
    A comprehensive collection of author-related resources online - searchable alphabetically.
  73. Children's and Kids' Authors Websites
    Good list of links to authors of children's books.
  74. Children's Authors
    Features about a dozen links to children's authors online.
  75. Children's Authors & Illustrators on the Web
    The websites listed here include authors' personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers.
  76. Children's and Young Adult Authors and Illustrators
    This page is a collection of links to children's and young adult book author and illustrator web sites and pages. Some are official, others tributes or interviews.
  77. Children's Fiction from HarperCollins
    Features author interviews, information about latest releases, authors on tour and much more.
  78. Christian E-Authors
    Good list of links to writers websites.

  79. Classical Authors Directory
    Forums, search engine, biographies and more...
  80. Classical Authors Index
    Portraits, biographies and pictures of 460 classic authors.
  81. Classic Authors.net
    From Great Literature Online.
  82. Classics at the Online Literature Library
    Brief list of links to Classic Authors.
  83. CNN.com Books: Author Interviews
    Collection of interviews with authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's books.
  84. Contemporary Writers in the UK
    This comprehensive database, featuring current profiles, biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, prizes and photographs, is searchable by author, genre, nationality, gender, publisher, book title, date of publication and prize name and date.
  85. DarkEcho: Dark Links
    Extensive list of links to Horror Authors.
  86. Eclectics Authors
    Official web pages for many published authors of genre fiction including romance, mystery, and western.
  87. EPC Author Library
    Electronic Poetry Center provides an alphabetical list consisting of authors and critics of interest to many readers of this web.
  88. Famous Black Poets
    Brief list from Black-Poetry.com

  89. Famous Hispanic Writers
    Brief list of links.
  90. Free Online Library
    Comprehensive collection of classic books by famous authors online.

  91. Great Writers and Poets
    A broad directory of links to resources online for various authors, including information on Nobel Prize winners.
  92. Greek Authors on the Web
    Lists more than 100 authors online.
  93. Illinois Writers Directory
    Searchable directory developed by the Illinois Arts Council.
  94. Index to Children's Book Authors & Illustrators
    Internet School Library Media Center's index to author and illustrator Internet sites.
  95. Individual Authors and Illustrators
    Good number of links from the Fairrosa Cyber Library of Children's Literature.
  96. Irish Writers Online
    Features a concise Bio-Bibliographical Dictionary of Irish Writers.
  97. Kelly Writers House
    Innovative resource for all kinds of writers offers webcasts of author readings and interviews with visiting writers and poets.
  98. Kidsread.com Authors
    Browse list of authors by clicking the letters below that corresponds to the first letter of the last name of the author you are looking for. "We are adding more authors every week so keep coming back to this page."
  99. KYLIT
    Features information about Kentucky writers and those who have chosen Kentucky as their home. Brief list accessible alphabetically or chronologically.
  100. Latin Authors on the Web
    Features more than 100 entries.
  101. Latino/Hispanic Authors
    Comprehensive list of resources about Latino/Hispanic writers.
  102. Links to Authors
    Great list of links to mainly mystery authors online.
  103. Links to SFFH Authors
    Good listing of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror authors from Locus Online.
  104. Lists of authors - Wikipedia
    Comprehensive directory of author profiles, organized by name, by genre, by nationality, and by language.
  105. List of African-American writers
    Good list with links to biographies and more.

  106. Literati
    Authors biographies and information on authors from Literati Network of Authors.
  107. Literary Fiction Home Page
    A resource to select information on notable authors, books, writing workshops, conferences, awards, grants, agents, publishers, editing services, libraries, booksellers, and related information of interest to readers and writers of literary fiction.
  108. Meet the Author USA
    Features more than 700 video clips of authors introducing their books in their own words.

  109. Meet the Authors and Illustrators
    Extensive list of authors and illustrators with web links to contact for scheduling an appearance from Children's Literature Institute.
  110. Meet The Writers
    From Barnes & Noble.com
  111. Mississippi Writers
    Lengthy list of modern writers from Mississippi featuring up-to-date information like - biographies, interviews, list of major works, bibliography, and related links (as researched by the students of Starkville High School in Starkville, Mississippi.
  112. Montreal Writers
    A Gallery of Montreal Writers - Portraits by Terence Byrnes...
  113. Mystery Fiction Authors
    Features more than 1,000 links from the Ultimate Mystery Fiction Web Guide.
  114. Mystery Author Websites
    Provides a Complete List from A to Z of mystery authors online.
  115. Mystery Writers
    Brief list of links to Mystery authors at MysteryOne Bookshop.

  116. Native American Authors
    Features information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources.
  117. NCW Writers
    Nebraska Center for Writers offers a directory of published poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers living and working in Nebraska, or having strong ties to the state.
  118. NorthWest Crime Scene
    Features Northwest mystery authors and events, including reviews and photos of mystery events, including NW MWA and SinC events. Links to other mystery sites. Member of Kate Derie's Crime Ring.
  119. Oklahoma Authors
    Brief list from the Oklahoma Center for the Book.

  120. Online Archive 19th c. U.S. Women's Writings
    Very informative collection from Bucknell.
  121. PAL: American Authors
    Alphabetical list of more than 350 links to authors online from PAL: Perspectives in American Literature.
  122. Penguin Authors
    Information on Penguin published authors - from a wide range of genres, from literary fiction to sporting biographies.
  123. Planet Authority
    Features links to authors' web sites and more.
  124. Poems of the Week: Black Poets
    by John Stringer.

  125. Powell's Books: Author Interviews
    Comprehensive collection of new and old interviews with modern authors.
  126. Raven Chronicles
    An index of writers in the Pacific Northwest. Each writer has a virtual baseball card linking books, homepages, and other information about the writers living and working in the Northwest. Produced by the Raven Chronicles literary magazine and Richard Hugo House.
  127. Romance and Womens fiction author's on line address
    Browse authors profiles and web sites from children/young adults to adult and favorite series.
  128. Romance Authors
    Features more than 1,000 links to authors sites from the Ultimate Romance Fiction Web Guide.
  129. Russian Authors
    Brief list of detailed information about a few authors.
  130. RWA Author Web Sites
    Links to Romance Authors web sites and related resources.
  131. Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Links
    The SF Site's comprehensive directory of science fiction, fantasy and horror writers on the Web. Authors are listed alphabetically by last name.
  132. Science Fiction Authors
    Features more than 3,000 links from the Ultimate Science Fiction Web Guide.
  133. SCN Authors
    Lists Story Circle Network members who have published their memoirs or memoir-related books (fiction- and non-fiction prose and poetry).
  134. SF & Fantasy Author Debut Works
    List of the first published novels and short stories by SF & fantasy authors.
  135. Society for the Study of American Women Writers
    Organization established to promote the study of American women writers through research, teaching and publication.
  136. St. Martin's Press: Author Websites
    Offers dozens of links to author's websites and a search engine facility to help you find exactly who you're looking for online.
  137. Storytellers: Native American Authors Online
    Offers a unique compilation searchable alphabetically or by tribe.
  138. Tangled Web UK Author Profile Directory
    Browse profiles of more than 550 British Crime, Mystery, Fantasy and Science Fiction Authors.
  139. Texas Authors
    Alphabetical list of Texas authors and titles.

  140. The Author Corner
    The Author Corner, a place for students in the middle grades (3-8) to meet Mid-Atlantic authors and illustrators of children's books. Includes links to other author and illustrator sites.
  141. The Author Page
    Links to some of children's favorite author pages from IPL Kidspace.
  142. The Classical Fiction Writers
    Biography list indexes classical fiction writers, providing a short biography and list of works for each author.
  143. The Minnesota Author Biographies Project
    This pilot database provides biographical sketches of 36 past and present Minnesota authors. Each entry is accompanied by a selected bibliography of significant works by the author and lists of both print and web-based sources of additional information about the author.
  144. The Mississippi Writers Page
    The Internet Guide to Mississippi Writers presented by the Department of English at the University of Mississippi.
  145. The Modern Word - Authors of the Libyrinth
    Features information about Joyce, Borges, Pynchon, Umberto Eco and Kafka.
  146. The Online Books Page: Authors
    Extensive searchable database from the University of Pennsylvania.
  147. The PMA Authors' Roadshow
    Directory of PMA members' authors who are available for book signings, lectures, demonstrations and other events at your location.
  148. The Poetry and Lyrics of the African American Registry
    Provides an unedited collection of diverse authors, composers and artists. Presented are individuals, their thoughts & emotions that have significantly fashioned the world.

  149. The Romance Authors Page
    Discover your favorite romance authors' own pages here. Order their latest books online, read their bios, learn what's new, what's coming and more. Two monthly newsletters, ongoing information and many links.
  150. The Wee Web
    Links to numerous childrens authors web sites and related resources online.
  151. The Writers
    Fifteen compelling biographies of American women writers.
  152. The Writer's Almanac
    Listen to Garrison Keillor from American Public Media.

  153. Today in Literature - Author Index
    Lists more than 300 authors and poets.
  154. Websites built by Authors On The Web
    A site dedicated to providing information about authors and author websites.
  155. Well Known Canadian Authors
    Brief list of links.
  156. Western Authors
    Features 85 links and a list of almost 1000 Western authors from the Ultimate Westerns Web Guide.
  157. Western Writers
    Contact authors of Western Writers of America.

  158. Women in Mystery Fiction: A Selected List
    A list compiled by the librarians at the Harold Washington Library Center from the Literature and Languages Division.
  159. WORLD Authors Online
    Links to Classical, European, American authors and more from the English Department at Winthrop University.

  160. WritersNet Directory of Published Writers
    Extensive list searchable by category or location.
  161. Writers On Writing, By Craig M. McDonald
    - collection of author interviews.
  162. Writers Write Books: Author Interviews
    From archives of The Internet Writing Journal.
  163. Writing Black
    Keele University offers resources and links relating to African American literature and history.

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