An Open Letter to Wikipedia
Dear Wikipedia, I am Philip Roth. I had reason recently to read for the first time the Wikipedia entry discussing my novel “The Human Stain.” The entry contains a serious misstatement that I would lik...
E. L. Doctorow
Edgar Lawrence "E. L." Doctorow (born January 6, 1931) is an American author. He is known internationally for his unique works of historical fiction.
Doctorow was born in the Bronx, New York City,...
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Jesmyn Ward
Jesmyn Ward is an American novelist and an associate professor of English at Tulane University. She won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction and a 2012 Alex Award with her second novel Salvage the...
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Christopher Barzak
Christopher Barzak (born July 21, 1975) is an American author. He has published many short stories, beginning with "A Mad Tea Party" in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet in 1999. In 2007 he published...
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Gene Wolfe
Gene Rodman Wolfe (born May 7, 1931) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as the strong influence of his Catholic faith. He is a prolifi...
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Ha Jin
Jīn Xuěfēi (simplified Chinese: 金雪飞; traditional Chinese: 金雪飛; born February 21, 1956) is a contemporary Chinese-American poet and novelist using the pen name Ha Jin (哈金). Ha comes from his favorite c...
Helena Wells
Helena Wells, later Whitford (1761?-1824) was an American-English novelist and writer at the end of the eighteenth century.
Helena Wells was born in South Carolina between 1758 and 1765, the daugh...
Mona Simpson
Mona E. Simpson (born Mona Jandali, June 14, 1957) is an American author. She is a professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Sadie Samuelson Levy Professor in La...
Poul Anderson
Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926 – July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during the Golden Age of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into ...
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Bouck White
Bouck White (October 20, 1874 – January 7, 1951), born Charles Browning White, was a Congregational minister, an American socialist, a Jesusist, an author, a potter, and a recluse.
Bouck Whi...
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An Open Letter to Wikipedia
Dear Wikipedia, I am Philip Roth. I had reason recently to read for the first time the Wikipedia entry discussing my novel “The Human Stain.” The entry contains a serious misstatement that I would lik...
Eckhard Gerdes
Eckhard Gerdes (born 1959) is an American novelist and editor. He earned his MFA in creative writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.He is the author of twelve novels:His work reflects...
Richard Russo
Richard Russo (born July 15, 1949) is an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and teacher.
Russo was born in Johnstown, New York, and raised in nearby Gloversville. He earned a Bac...
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Harry Grey
Herschel Goldberg, better known as Harry Grey (November 2, 1901 – October 1980), was an American writer. His first book, The Hoods (1952), was the model for the film, Once Upon a Time in America...
Jessica Hagedorn
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn (born 1949) is an American playwright, writer, poet, and multimedia performance artist.
Hagedorn was born in Manila to a Scots-Irish-French-Filipino mother and a Filipino...
Jessica Hagedorn - Wikipedia
William Ware
William Ware (1797-1852) was an American romancer, born in Hingham, Massachusetts He graduated from Harvard University in 1816, studied for the Unitarian ministry, and preached mainly in New York, an...
Thomas Mayne Reid
Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Steven...
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Evan Dara
Evan Dara is an American postmodern novelist. In 1995, his first novel The Lost Scrapbook won the 12th Annual FC/2 Illinois State University National Fiction Competition judged by William T. Vollmann....
Charles Brockden Brown
Charles Brockden Brown (January 17, 1771 – February 22, 1810), an American novelist, historian, and editor of the Early National period, is generally regarded by scholars as the most important America...
Charles Brockden Brown - Wikipedia
James Gunn (author)
James Edwin Gunn (born July 12, 1923) is an American science fiction author, editor, scholar, and anthologist. His work from the 1960s and 1970s is considered his most significant fiction, and his six...
James Gunn (author) - Wikipedia
Wallace Stegner
Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist, often called "The Dean of Western Writers". He won the Pulitze...
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Theophilus Gould Steward
Theophilus Gould Steward (17 April 1843 – 11 January 1924) was an American author, educator, clergyman. He was a U.S. Army chaplain and Buffalo Soldier of 25th U.S. Colored Infantry.
Steward was b...
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