Writer Authors

Goodman Ace
American Writer
Goodman Ace , born Goodman Aiskowitz, was an American humourist, working as a radio writer and comedian, a television writer, and a magazine columnist. Wikipedia
Chinua Achebe
Nigerian Writer
Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. He was best known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart , which is the most widely read book in modern African literature. Wikipedia
Douglas Adams
English Writer
Douglas Noel Adams was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Wikipedia
Franklin Pierce Adams
American Writer
Franklin Pierce Adams was an American columnist, well known by his initials F.P.A., and wit, best known for his newspaper column, "The Conning Tower", and his appearances as a regular panelist on radio's Information Please. Wikipedia
Phillip Adams
Australian Writer
Phillip Andrew Hedley Adams, AO is an Australian farmer, broadcaster and public intellectual. He currently hosts an ABC radio program, Late Night Live, four nights a week, and writes a weekly column for The Australian. Wikipedia
Samuel Hopkins Adams
American Writer
Samuel Hopkins Adams was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism. Wikipedia
Joseph Addison
English Writer
Joseph Addison was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was the eldest son of reverend Lancelot Addison. Wikipedia
Mitch Albom
American Writer
Mitchell David "Mitch" Albom is an American best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Wikipedia
Richard Aldington
English Writer
Richard Aldington , born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet. Wikipedia
Brian Aldiss
English Writer
Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE is an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s. Wikipedia
Sholom Aleichem
Russian Writer
Sholem Aleichem was the pen name of Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, a leading Yiddish author and playwright. Wikipedia
Lloyd Alexander
American Writer
Lloyd Chudley Alexander was a widely influential American author of more than forty books, primarily fantasy novels for children and young adults. Wikipedia
Sherman Alexie
American Writer
Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. is a poet, writer, filmmaker, and comedian. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American growing up on the Spokane Indian reservation. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Wikipedia
William R. Alger
American Writer
Alphonse Allais
French Writer
Alphonse Allais was a French writer and humorist born in Honfleur, Calvados. Wikipedia
Isabel Allende
Chilean Writer
Isabel Allende  audio  is a Chilean writer. Wikipedia
Margery Allingham
English Writer
Margery Louise Allingham was an English crime writer, best remembered for her detective stories featuring gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. Wikipedia
Dorothy Allison
American Writer
Dorothy Allison is an American writer, speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Her writing includes themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism. She is a self-identified lesbian femme. Wikipedia
Steve Almond
American Writer
Steve Almond is an American short story writer and essayist. He is the author of ten books, three of which he published himself. Wikipedia
Stewart Alsop
American Writer
Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. Wikipedia
Eric Alterman
American Writer
Eric Alterman is an American English teacher, historian, journalist, author, media critic, blogger, and educator. His political weblog named Altercation was hosted by MSNBC. Wikipedia
Jorge Amado
Brazilian Writer
Jorge Leal Amado de Faria was a Brazilian writer of the Modernist school. Wikipedia
Eric Ambler
British Writer
Eric Clifford Ambler OBE was an influential British author of spy novels who introduced a new realism to the genre. Ambler also used the pseudonym Eliot Reed for books co-written with Charles Rodda. Wikipedia
Dave Anderson
American Writer
Dave Anderson is an American sportswriter based in New York City. Wikipedia
Kevin J. Anderson
American Writer
Kevin J. Anderson is an American science fiction author with over forty bestsellers. He has written spin-off novels for Star Wars, StarCraft, Titan A.E., and The X-Files, and with Brian Herbert is the co-author of the Dune prequels. Wikipedia
Poul Anderson
American Writer
Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Wikipedia
Sherwood Anderson
American Writer
Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer. His most enduring work is the short story sequence Winesburg, Ohio. Writers he has influenced include Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe. Wikipedia
Walter Anderson
German Writer
Wes Anderson
American Writer
Wesley Wales "Wes" Anderson is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer of features, short films and commercials. Wikipedia
Ivo Andric
Writer
Ivan "Ivo" Andric was a Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, and the 1961 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. His writings dealt mainly with life in his native Bosnia under the Ottoman Empire. Wikipedia
Barbara de Angelis
American Writer
Barbara De Angelis is an American relationship consultant, lecturer and author, TV personality, relationship and personal growth adviser. Wikipedia
Norman Angell
British Writer
Sir Ralph Norman Angell was an English lecturer, journalist, author, and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. Wikipedia
Roger Angell
American Writer
Roger Angell is an American essayist known for his writing on sports, especially baseball. He has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker and was its chief fiction editor for many years. Wikipedia
David Ansen
American Writer
David Ansen is a reviewer and senior editor for Newsweek, where he has been reviewing movies since 1977. He came to Newsweek after several years as the chief film critic at Boston's The Real Paper. Ansen appeared in This Film Is Not Yet Rated. Wikipedia
Charles Anthon
American Writer
Charles Anthon was an American classical scholar. Wikipedia
Katharine Anthony
American Writer
Katharine Susan Anthony, sometimes also spelled Katherine , was a US biographer best known for The Lambs , a controversial study of the British writers Charles and Mary Lamb. Wikipedia
Piers Anthony
English Writer
Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. He is most famous for his long-running novel series set in the fictional realm of Xanth. Wikipedia
Antiphanes
Greek Writer
Antiphanes is regarded as the most important writer of the Middle Attic comedy with the exception of Alexis. Wikipedia
Minna Antrim
American Writer
Minna Thomas Antrim was an American writer. Wikipedia
Michael Arlen
American Writer
Michael Arlen , original name Dikran Kouyoumdjian, was an Armenian essayist, short story writer, novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter, who had his greatest successes in the 1920s while living and writing in England. Wikipedia
Karen Armstrong
English Writer
Karen Armstrong FRSL is a British author and commentator known for her books on comparative religion. A former Roman Catholic religious sister, she went from a conservative to a more liberal and mystical Christian faith. Wikipedia
Roger Ascham
English Writer
Roger Ascham was an English scholar and didactic writer, famous for his prose style, his promotion of the vernacular, and his theories of education. Wikipedia
Daisy Ashford
English Writer
Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, later Devlin was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old. Wikipedia
Mary Astell
English Writer
Eileen Atkins
English Writer
Dame Eileen June Atkins, DBE is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. She has worked in the theatre, film, and television consistently since 1953. Wikipedia
John Aubrey
English Writer
John Aubrey FRS, was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the Brief Lives, his collection of short biographical pieces. Wikipedia
Jean M. Auel
American Writer
Jean Marie Auel is an American writer. She is best known for her Earth's Children books, a series of novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores interactions of Cro-Magnon people with Neanderthals. Wikipedia
Erich Auerbach
German Writer
Erich Auerbach was a philologist and comparative scholar and critic of literature. Wikipedia
Jane Austen
British Writer
Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Wikipedia
Mary Austin
American Writer
Mary Hunter Austin was an American writer. Wikipedia
John Avlon
Writer
John Phillips Avlon is an American journalist and political commentator who is a senior columnist for Newsweek and the Daily Beast as well as a CNN contributor. Wikipedia
George Axelrod
American Writer
George Axelrod was an American screenwriter, producer, playwright and film director, best known for his play, The Seven Year Itch , which was adapted into a movie of the same name starring Marilyn Monroe. Wikipedia
H. C. Bailey
English Writer
Henry Christopher Bailey was an English author of detective fiction. Bailey wrote mainly short stories featuring a medically qualified detective called Reggie Fortune. Wikipedia
Nathan Bailey
English Writer
Nathan Bailey was an English philologist and lexicographer. Wikipedia
Fredrik Bajer
Danish Writer
Fredrik Bajer was a Danish writer, teacher, and pacifist politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1908. Wikipedia
Monica Baldwin
English Writer
Monica Baldwin was a British nun for 28 years, a niece of British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin. After leaving her enclosed order, she wrote of her experiences. Wikipedia
George Linnaeus Banks
English Writer
George Linnaeus Banks , husband of author Isabella Banks, was a British journalist, editor, poet, playwright, amateur actor, orator, and Methodist. Wikipedia
Iain Banks
Scottish Writer
Iain Banks is a Scottish writer. He writes mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks, and science fiction as Iain M. Banks, including the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies. Wikipedia
Robert Barclay
Scottish Writer
Robert Barclay was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. Wikipedia
Clive Barker
English Writer
Clive Barker is an English author, film director and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Wikipedia
John Perry Barlow
American Writer
John Perry Barlow is an American poet and essayist, a retired Wyoming cattle rancher, and a cyberlibertarian political activist who has been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties. Wikipedia
Julian Barnes
English Writer
Julian Patrick Barnes is a contemporary English writer. Wikipedia
Georges Bataille
French Writer
Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and history of art. Eroticism, sovereignty, and transgression are at the core of his writings. Wikipedia
H. E. Bates
English Writer
Herbert Ernest Bates, CBE , better known as H. E. Bates, was an English writer and author. His best-known works include Love for Lydia, The Darling Buds of May, and My Uncle Silas. Wikipedia
Otto Bauer
Austrian Writer
Otto Bauer was an Austrian Social Democrat who is considered one of the leading thinkers of the left socialist Austro-Marxist tendency. Wikipedia
Nina Bawden
British Writer
Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP was a British novelist and children's writer. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010. Wikipedia
Thomas Haynes Bayly
English Writer
Thomas Haynes Bayly was an English poet, songwriter, dramatist, and miscellaneous writer. Wikipedia
Greg Bear
American Writer
Gregory Dale Bear is an American science fiction and mainstream author. His work has covered themes of galactic conflict , artificial universes , consciousness and cultural practices , and accelerated evolution . Wikipedia
Ann Beattie
American Writer
Ann Beattie is an American short story writer and novelist. She has received an award for excellence from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in the short story form. Wikipedia
Melody Beattie
American Writer
Melody Beattie is the author of Codependent No More, published in 1987 by the Hazelden Foundation. Wikipedia
Simone de Beauvoir
French Writer
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman The Subjection of Women The Second Sex Wikipedia
Warren Bennis
American Writer
Warren Gamaliel Bennis is an American scholar, organizational consultant and author, widely regarded as a pioneer of the contemporary field of Leadership studies. Wikipedia
Stella Benson
English Writer
Stella Benson was an English feminist, travel writer, and novelist. Wikipedia
Jose Bergamin
Spanish Writer
José Bergamín Gutiérrez was a Spanish writer, essayist, poet, and playwright. His father served as president of the canton of Málaga; his mother was a Catholic. Wikipedia
Alexander Berkman
Russian Writer
Alexander Berkman was an anarchist known for his political activism and writing. He was a leading member of the anarchist movement in the early 20th century. Wikipedia
Al Bernstein
American Writer
Al Michael Bernstein is an American sportscaster, writer, stage performer, recording artist, and speaker. Wikipedia
Steven Jesse Bernstein
American Writer
Steven Jay "Jesse" Bernstein was a Jewish American underground writer and performance artist who is most famous for his recordings with Sub Pop Records and close relationship with William S. Burroughs. Wikipedia
Mary Frances Berry
American Writer
Mary Frances Berry is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and the former chairwoman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Wikipedia
Bernardo Bertolucci
Italian Writer
Bernardo Bertolucci is an Italian film director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky and The Dreamers. Wikipedia
Henry Beston
American Writer
Henry Beston was an American writer and naturalist, best known as the author of The Outermost House, written in 1925. Wikipedia
Bruno Bettelheim
Italian Writer
Bruno Bettelheim was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer. He gained an international reputation for his work on Freud, psychoanalysis, and emotionally disturbed children. Wikipedia
Peter Bichsel
Swiss Writer
Peter Bichsel is a popular Swiss-German writer and journalist representing modern German literature. He was a member of the Gruppe Olten. Wikipedia
Isabella Bird
English Writer
Isabella Lucy Bird was a nineteenth-century English explorer, writer, and a natural historian. Wikipedia
John Stuart Blackie
Scottish Writer
John Stuart Blackie was a Scottish scholar and man of letters. Wikipedia
Susan Blackmore
English Writer
Susan Jane Blackmore is an English freelance writer, lecturer, and broadcaster on psychology and the paranormal, perhaps best known for her book The Meme Machine. Wikipedia
William Peter Blatty
American Writer
William Peter Blatty is an American writer and filmmaker. The novel The Exorcist, written in 1971, is his magnum opus; he also penned the subsequent screenplay version of the film, for which he won an Academy Award. Wikipedia
Robert Bloch
American Writer
Robert Albert Bloch was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. Wikipedia
Roy Blount, Jr.
American Writer
W. E. B. Du Bois
American Writer
William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Wikipedia
Ludwig Borne
German Writer
Karl Ludwig Börne was a German-Jewish political writer and satirist. Wikipedia
Alain de Botton
English Writer
Alain de Botton, FRSL is a Swiss-born/British writer, philosopher, television presenter and entrepreneur, resident in the United Kingdom. Wikipedia
Randolph Bourne
American Writer
Randolph Silliman Bourne was a progressive writer and "leftist intellectual" born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and a graduate of Columbia University. Wikipedia
Catherine Drinker Bowen
American Writer
Catherine Drinker Bowen an American writer best known for her biographies. She won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1958. Wikipedia
Muriel Box
English Writer
Muriel Box was an oscar winning English screenwriter and director. Wikipedia
Kay Boyle
American Writer
Kay Boyle was an American writer, educator, and political activist. Wikipedia
Ray Bradbury
American Writer
Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer. Wikipedia
Marion Zimmer Bradley
American Writer
Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley was an American author of fantasy novels such as The Mists of Avalon and the Darkover series. Many critics have noted a feminist perspective in her writing. Her first child, David R. Wikipedia
Ernest Bramah
English Writer
Ernest Bramah , born Ernest Brammah Smith, was an English author. He published 21 books and numerous short stories and features. His humorous works were ranked with Jerome K Jerome, and W.W. Wikipedia
Dorothea Brande
American Writer
Dorothea Brande was a well-respected writer and editor in New York. Wikipedia
Dorthea Brande
American Writer
Dorothea Brande was a well-respected writer and editor in New York. Wikipedia