Literary Biography

Sources at the Kent Stark Library


Reference PN 451.I5 1991

Index to the Wilson Authors Series.  Rev. 1991.  New York: H.W. Wilson, c1991.


Reference PN 451.M36 1997

Cyclopedia of World Authors.  3rd Rev ed. Frank N. Magill, editor.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Salem Press, 1997.


Reference PN 451.S35 1998

Scribner Writers Series Master Index.  New York: Scribner's Sons, 1997.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research. 


Reference PN 451.S6

Something About the Author.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1971-


Reference PN 451.Y4

Yesterday's Authors of Books for Children : Facts and Pictures About Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People, From Early Times to 1960.  Anne Commire, editor.  Detroit: Gale Research Co., c1977.


Reference PN 497.M3 1992

Major Authors and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults : A Selection of Sketches from Something About the Author.  Laurie Collier and Joyce Nakamura.  Detroit : Gale Research Co., c1993.


Reference PN 1009.A1 C5424 1995

Children's Books and Their Creators.  Anita Silvey, editor.  Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1995.


Reference PN 1009.A1 H58                                                                                                  

Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books: Writings on Their Lives and Works.  Miriam Hoffman and Eva Samuels.  New York: Bowker, 1972.


Reference PN 1009.A1 J56

British Children's Authors: Interviews at Home.  Cornelia Jones and Olivia R. Wey.  Chicago: American Library Association, 1976.


Reference PN 1009.A1 M87

Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults: A Biographical Dictionary.  3rd ed.  Barbara Thrash Murphy.  New York: Garland Pub., 1999.


Reference PN 1009.A1 T9 1989

Twentieth-Century Children's Writers.  3rd ed.  Tracy Chevalier, editor.  London: St.James Press, 1989. 


Reference PN 1009.A1 T9 1999

St. James Guide to Children's Writers.  5th ed. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast, editors.   Detroit: St. James Press, c1999. 


Reference PN 1009.A1 W73 1987

Writers for Children.  Jane M. Bingham, editor.  New York: Scribner's, 1988.


Reference PN 1009.A1 Z9x.P37 1968

The World of Children's Literature.  Anne Pillowski. New York: Bowker, 1968.


Reference PR 1.B758

British Writers Classics.  New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2003-


Reference PR 19.C64 1991

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1991.


Reference PR 85.B688

British Writers.  Ian Scott-Kilvert, editor.  New York: Scribner, c1979- 


Reference PR 105.K9

British Authors Before 1800; A Biographical Dictionary.  Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft, editors.  New York: Wilson, 1952. 


Reference PR 111.S34 1988

Encyclopedia of British Women Writers.  Paul Schlueter and June Schlueter, editors.  New York: Garland, 1988. 


Reference PR 113.D5 1987

A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800.  Rev. ed.  Janet Todd, editor.  Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield , c 1987. 


Reference PR 451.K8

British Authors of the Nineteenth Century.  Stanley J. Kunitz, editor.  New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1936. 


Reference PS 129.A55

American Writers; A Collection of Literary Biographies.  Leonard Unger, editor.  New York: Scribner, 1974-


Reference PS 129.C66

Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1987-c1989. 


Reference PS 129.D48 1982

Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series: An Illustrated Chronicle.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1982-c1983.


Reference PS 147.D38 1996

Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History.  Cynthia J. Davis and Kathryn West.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.


Reference PS 151.C67 1998

Contemporary Women Poets.  Pamela L. Shelton, editor.  Detroit: St. James Press, c1998.


Reference PS 151.M54 1991

Modern American Women Writers.  Elaine Showalter, Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, editors.  New York: Scribners, 1991.


Reference PS 153.I52 W47 1999

Native American Literatures: An Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors, and Themes.  Kathy J. Whitson.  Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c1999. 


Reference PS 153.N5 A344 2001

African American Writers.  Rev. ed. Valerie Smith, editor.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000. 


Reference PS 153.N5 B5335 1995

Black American Poets and Dramatists of the Harlem Renaissance.  Harold Bloom, editor.  New York: Chelsea House Publishers, c1995. 


Reference PS 153.N5 M245 1994

Major Modern Black American Writers.  Harold Bloom, editor.  New York: Chelsea House Publishers, c1995. 


Reference PS 221.D5

Dictionary of Literary Biography.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., 1978.


Reference PS 271.T84 1991

Twentieth Century Western Writers.  2nd ed.  Geoff Sadler, editor.  Chicago: St. James Press, c1991. 


Reference PS 283.O3 C6

Ohio Authors and Their Books; Biographical Data and Selective Bibliographies for Ohio Authors, Native and Resident, 1796-1950.  William Coyle, editor.  Cleveland: World Pub. Co.,1962.


Reference PS 374.N4 M63 1995

Modern Black American Fiction Writers.  Harold Bloom, editor.  New York: Chelsea House Publishers, c1995.


Reference PS 374.S35 S36 1999

Science Fiction Writers: Critical Studies of the Major Authors from the Early Nineteenth Century to the Present Day.  2nd ed.  Richard Bleiler, editor.   New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. 


Reference PS 490.W45 2001

Profiles in Children's Literature: Discussions with Authors, Artists, and Editors.  Jaqueline Shachter Weiss.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2001. 


Reference PS 490.W75 1997

Writers for Young Adults.  Ted Hipple, editor.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c1997. 


Reference PS 1880.G3 1991

A Nathaniel Hawthorne Encyclopedia.  Robert L. Gale.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. 


Reference PS 2122.G35 1989

A Henry James Encyclopedia.  Robert L. Gale. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. 


Reference PS 2630.S68 2001

Edgar Allan Poe, A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work.  Dawn B. Sova.  New York: Facts on File, c2001.


Reference PS 3511.A86 Z459 2002

William Faulkner A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work.  A. Nicholas Fargnoli and Michael Golay.  New York: Facts on File, c2002.


Reference PS 3511.I9 Z873 1997

F. Scott Fitzgerald A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work.  Mary Jo Tate.  New York: Facts on File, c1998. 


Reference PS 3515.E37 Z7484 1989

Ernest Hemingway A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work.  Charles M. Oliver.  New York: Facts on File, c1999.


Reference PS 3571.P4 Z459 2000

The John Updike Encyclopedia.  Jack De Bellis.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000.    


Reference Z 1224.C6

Contemporary Authors; A Bio-bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion pictures, Television and Other Fields.  Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1962-


Reference Z 1224.C6

Contemporary Authors.  New Revision Series.  Detroit: Gale Research Co., c1981- 


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