Find biographical information on more than 149,000 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. A softcover cumulative index is published twice per year (included in subscription).
Features & 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 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.
- Softcover cumulative index published twice per year (included in subscription) contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.
All entries in this volume are updated versions of sketches that first appeared in the CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS series (see Table of Contents for listing.)