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Contemporary Authors


From obscure to popular, discover writers with this in-depth biography resource.

Contemporary Authors® Online offers students and patrons continuous access to deep and current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

In addition, Contemporary Authors® Online offers continuously updated information on the most active authors in this database. Included are author-provided updates, expanded entries, bibliographies, awards, and recent update information.