Looking for a little biographical info on your favorite author? Many
contemporary writers have reached out to readers via official fan
sites. Pre-Web novelists got some help from publishers and literary aficionados.
The first place to stop is BookWire's mammoth index of author sites.
You'll find tons of contemporary and classic writers from every literary genre.
If you're looking for a popular author, check out the following highlights:
In addition to biographical and book info, you'll find the latest
Cornwell news and touring events.
There's also a section for buying Cornwell merchandise.
Get bio, book and movie information, plus answers to frequently-asked questions.
At this publisher-sponsored site, read a letter from the author,
browse his bookshelf
or test your Grisham knowledge with a trivia quiz.
In addition to a brief Austen biography, you'll find six of her novels and other minor
Contains Twain's biography, a timeline detailing major events in the
a bibliography and book excerpts.
Includes information about the man, the rumors, the past and
Read news, view a video, download screensavers and buy Anne Rice stuff.
Take a quiz, buy a book, post a message or browse this literary
icon's vast collection.
Mary Higgins Clark
This publisher-sponsored site includes info about the author plus a book list,
trivia test and Q&A.
This unofficial site contains a Mamet bio plus links to articles, interviews,
clips and other "Mamet-related stuff."
Includes a biography, bibliography, list of honors and list of Simon-related
A comprehensive Williams site compiled by The
Mississippi Writers Page.
Site includes a biography, list of works and chat room.
Contains biographical information, links and a wide selection of Frost's works.