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Author Pages and Links(work in progress)

Clicking on the initial link will take you to the web site (or possibly a fan web site) of the author. If a site is unknown to us, then the name is in bold.

We decided to put up the page with just a few authors since it might help someone. Please e-mail us at info@WhiteUnicornBooks.com if you would like to see an author added or just check back every once in a while and see if the author has been added. We would also appreciate e-mail if you find mistakes or errors.

If the author isn't here and you know a publisher of one of their books, you might try the publisher's site. A very good site for SF&F authors is The SF Site. Many of our SF&F Author Pages were obtained from them with their permission.

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ab Hugh, Dafydd   The last time checked (Oct 19,2003) we had no page for Dafydd ab Hugh. Among other writings, Dafydd (pronounced DAH-veth) is the author of the infamous Deep Space Nine book Fallen Heroes, "the one where everybody dies." It has been reported that his hobbies include developing a macrobiotic diet for wolverines, watching video snow to search for hidden messages, and sabre fencing.

Abbey, Chris   The last time checked (Dec 2003) we had no page for Chris Abbey.

Abbey, Lynn   From her website "I've been an only child most of my life and filled my world with imaginary friends. I didn't play with them. I watched them play with each other, then I wrote about them." In 1978 Gordon Dickson assisted her through the editorial trials and tribulations for DAUGHTER OF THE BRIGHT MOON. She hasn't stopped writing since then.

Abraham, Daniel   Unreal City has been called an "extraordinary first novel by young author Daniel Abraham". Not really SF or F ? this is speculative fiction in its purest sense. Its a novel of dreams, architecture, ritual magic, and the duties that the living owe to the dead.

Ackerman, Forrest J. (1916-2008) He's gone now but he had amassed one of the greatest collections of science fiction, monster movies, and horror fiction. His Ackermuseum had eight rooms to explore (not counting the hidden passage ways). Forry was a fanne tastic person. He is missed. There was hope at one time of transforming his collection of 300,000 items into a museum. But the plans always fell through, and Ackerman eventually had to sell his trove piecemeal amid mounting bills for health problems and a legal fight. The link is to the Wikipedia article about Forrest J Ackerman.

Aczon, Kimile  What does BJ stand for? Read the book, and you'll find out! Hopefully we'll hear more from this "new" author.

Adams, A.D.  Links to the shorts seem to be broken and mostly advertising to buy the books. Does provide an e-mail for contact.

Adams, Benjamin  A "Stories in Print" biblio.

Adams, Douglas   Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was the creator of all the various manifestations of The Hitchhiker?s Guide to the Galaxy which started life as a BBC Radio 4 series. The first airing, March 1978, transformed it into a series of best-selling novels, a TV series, a record album, a computer game and several stage adaptations. His awards included three Golden Pans (the first as the youngest author to win the award), a truly remarkable feat. He died unexpectedly in May 2001 of a sudden heart attack.

Akers, Brian Dana   He writes science fiction, translated a book from Sanskrit, and founded YogaVidya.com. Read some of his thoughts on religion and Science Fiction.

Aldiss, Brian   As well as being a distinguished SF writer, Aldiss is also an important contemporary novelist, a poet, an essayist, a dramatist, an SF historian and critic whose work has been published in dozens of countries around the world. (Jim Goddard)

Alexander, Rob   Rob Alexander is a watercolour artist, who is working in the Publishing, Magazine, Gaming and collectable card game markets. He paints fine art, Fantasy and Science Fiction, childrens illustrations and contemporary landscapes.

Allen, Roger MacBride   Visit the BOOK-GRID, where you can jump to info pages for many of his books or visit his online journal.

Alleyne, Paek   Published "The Wizard of Dixon-Banner" with PA, 2002. Directed award-winning documentary for Pennsylvania State Garden Club Federation, 2001. Started video production company in 1999. 1996-1998: Certified slacker. 1995, created award winning film animation for RIT. We have no web site for Paek Alleyne.

Allred, Lee   Lee Allred has had the usual assortment of writerly jobs ? cartographer, radar maintenance technician, commercial artist, butcher's assistant, soldier, missionary, construction foreman, ranch hand, newspaper sports photographer. Currently he works as a pre-press desktop publisher for an international technology firm.

Allston, Aaron   Aaron Allston is a writer of science fiction and fantasy novels (including the Doc Sidhe series and books in the Star Wars: X- Wing and Star Wars: New Jedi Order series).

Alten, Steve   Steve loves hearing from fans and has a free chapter download from several of his books on site.

Amies, Chris   His first professional story sales were in 1989. In 2001 Big Engine published his novel Dead Ground. A sequel is in the works (Dec 2003). At this time he also designs custom websites as well as maintains thems.

Anderson, C.K.   His site has a brief bio and many other things including research material for his for realistic, high-tech science fiction story A Step Beyond.

Anderson, Kevin J.   Since 1993, 28 of Kevin J. Anderson's novels have appeared on national bestseller lists; he has over eleven million books in print worldwide. His works span prequels for DUNE (coauthored with Herbert's son Brian), books in the Star Wars, and X-Files series as well as many individual books.

Angell, R.R.   R.R.Angell received a Maryland State Individual Artist Award Grant in 1999 and Residency Fellowships at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in 1999 and 1998. He is also a recipient of the Jenny McKean Moore award for fiction and the Severn School Creative Writing Award. Angell has finished two high tech thrillers, a literary novel, a collection of linked short stories, and an original screenplay.

Anthony, Mark   The first in the series of The Last Rune introduces you to Eldh; A land of gods and monsters, myths and runecraft, conspiracy and blood. It is a world that has secretly coexisted beside ours for millennia. But now the boundary between worlds is crumbling in the face of a monstrous evil.

Anthony, Piers   The official home page of Piers Anthony (Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob) and Xanth. But you can also find out about his eariler works here too; Such as the Battle Circle series (Sos the Rope, Var the Stick, Neq the Sword) and his Adept series. A list of the current 27 titles in the Xanth series is available as well as the titles of the upcoming 2004 and 2005 titles.

Archer, Nathan   From the site:" I always liked making up stories, like any kid, but I didn't take it very seriously. In college back in '77 there was this guy who had written a bunch of stuff -- he'd sold some feature articles to some diddly-squat small-town newspaper and a gag short story to some obscure magazine for a few dollars, and had written a couple of dozen unsold stories and even an unsold novel. I looked at all that work and what he'd gotten out of it and decided on a nice safe government job. I wrote a bunch of stuff just for fun, but didn't try to sell anything." Well a lot of that has changed since 1993 with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #10: Valhalla

Arden, Tom   Fantasy novelist Tom Arden is the author of the five-volume OROKON sequence, comprising The Harlequin's Dance (1997), The King and Queen of Swords (1998), Sultan of the Moon and Stars (1999), Sisterhood of the Blue Storm (2000) and Empress of the Endless Dream (2001).

Aridi, John   Welcome to the world of the weird that is John Aridi. See a list of his published books and sample some his poetry, about Hannover and some character profiles.

Aristides, Jon   Jon Aristides is the pseudonym of an academic and writer who divides his time between Italy, Thailand and the Middle East. He was born in England forty- two years ago. AS it says on the site "On these pages, you will find out everything about the critically acclaimed Fantasy and Sci-Fi writer, Jon Aristides".

Arlt, Lisa E.   Harlequin Temptation romance author of Smoke and Mirrors (1998), we have no web page (Dec, 2003) for Lisa E. Arlt. She has also written an article for Washington Romance Writers: POSITIVELY CHARGED

Armae, Angelique   Aside from fiction writing, Miss Armae works as a freelance journalist and as a reader for a major publishing house. She has had numerous articles published spanning various topics including Tarot, New York State Tourism, and History. She is currently working on the sequel to COME THE NIGHT and has additional projects scheduled for the near future including several sensual novels written under the pen name M. A. duBarry.

Armstrong, Lance  LanceArmstrong.com is the official source for info on America's premier cyclist, the 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 Tour de France champion and proud cancer survivor!

Arnzen, Michael A.   After a brief stint in the US Army overseas, where he began writing horror stories to entertain his fellow soldiers, he moved to Colorado where he launched his career in publishing to much success.

Asaro, Catherine   Catherine's fiction is a successful blend of hard science fiction, romance, and exciting space adventure. She has published nine novels, seven of which belong to her Saga of the Skolian Empire.

Asher, Neal   From the site: "My love of the strange began, as it does with so many children, with my hearing The Hobbit, and a later reading Lord of the Rings. It also helped that my parents (a school teacher and a lecturer in applied mathematics) were also SF aficionados."

Ashton, Damien   From the site: "Only here can you find the lastest news on what the intrepid author is concocting as well as some exclusive content & features that you won't see anywhere else."

Asplund, Russell  From the site: " Who am I and why should you care? Probably you shouldn't, but since you are here, I am a writer of Science Fiction and Fantasy stories, with a few now starting to see print. I'm also a partner in a multimedia software company, a husband, and a father of three children with a fourth on the way."

Asprin, Robert   While he has written some stand alone novels such as Cold Cash War, Tambu, The Bug Wars and also the Duncan and Mallory Illustrated stories, I first "met him" through his Fantasy series of The Myth Adventures of Aahz and Skeeve. While we have no Robert Aspirn "Homepage", the site given lists most (all?) of his books with pictures of the cover.

Atrium, Stella  Find out why she might have changed her mind. From the site:"As a young writer I thought the two-page test was unfair. You know the two-page test. Where a reader pulls down a book from the store shelf and scans the first two pages to decide if she/he will buy it. Some shoppers read the story's first paragraph and last paragraph only."

Atwood, Margaret  Writer of Poetry, Short Fiction, Novels, Children's Books, Non-Fiction, and an editor, Margaret Atwood has also served as President of the Writers' Union of Canada, been a lecturer, instructor, and assistant professor of English and writer-in-residence at several universities in Canada, United States, and Australia. .

Auel, Jean M.   A site for fans of Jean Auel's Earth's Children [The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters, and The Plains of Passage] since July 1996. The site also contain several discussion boards and quick reference guides along with clues and observations you might want to read

Ayala, Sandy S.   Sandy has had numerous published articles and has written several children's books along with her first novel ALTER SPHERE, MEGAMORPHIS.

Aylett, Steve   From the site: " Steve Aylett was born in Bromley, England at the end of the sixties. He left school at 17 and worked in a book warehouse, and later in trade and law publishing - here he invented the concept of 'fractal litigation', whereby the flapping of a butterfly's wings on one side of the world results in a massive compensation claim on the other."

Ayne, Blythe   Blythe Ayne She the second place Rhysling Award (Long Poem) in 1996 for "Memories of my Mistress". She generally writes genre short stories and poetry and they have appeared in numerous publications.

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Bacon-Smith, Camille  In addition to writing novels that cross genres between fantasy, horror, and mystery, Camille writes ethnographic non-fiction about popular culture and edits New Directions in Folklore, an online journal of innovative folklore scholarship

Basbanes, Nicholas A.  Book stories in the world of booksellers and about collectors for bibliophiles, bibliomanes, and those with an eternal passion for books: "A Gentle Madness", "Patience & Fortitude", "Among the Gently Mad", and "A Splendor of Letters". Fabulous reads..

Blume, Judy  Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, making up stories inside her head. She has spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper.

Bradley, Marion Zimmer   Marion Zimmer Bradley died in Berkeley, California on September 25, 1999, four days after suffering a major heart attack. This home page for the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, which holds her copyrights and administers the anthologies she edited.

Brett, Jan   2,236 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects. With over twenty five million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up.

Britain, Kristen   Kristen Britain grew up in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, where she started her first novel - an undersea fantasy featuring herself and her friends - at the age of nine. She published her first book, a cartoon collection called Horses and Horsepeople, at the age of thirteen.

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Carle, Eric   Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 30 languages and sold over eighteen million copies.

Cat, Ivan   The last time checked (Dec 2003) we had no page for Ivan Cat.

Cherryh, C.J.  John W. Campbell Award 1977 voted by the World Science Fiction Association at The World Convention: SUNCON, Miami FL, for Best New Writer. Latest of 3 Hugo Awards (as of Oct, 2003); Cyteen (Warner Books, 1988).

Christi, Agatha   Although Agatha Christie has written romantic novels (under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott) and non fiction as well, she is probably best know for her dective stories. Here you can meet Hercule Poirot and his "little grey cells," the kindly but shrewd Miss Jane Marple, and the irrepressible Tommy and Tuppence!

Cleary, Beverly   Mrs. Cleary's books appear in over twenty countries in fourteen languages and her characters, including Henry Huggins, Ellen Tebbits, Otis Spofford, and Beezus and Ramona Quimby, as well as Ribsy, Socks, and Ralph S. Mouse, have delighted children for generations.

Coben, Harlan   Winner of the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award - the first author to win all three -- Harlan Coben?s critically-acclaimed novels have been called ?ingenious? (New York Times), ?poignant and insightful? (Los Angeles Times), and other nice thing by other reviewers. Want to know the order of the Myron Bolitar novels? The site answers that and other questions.

Crais, Robert  Robert Crais is the author of the best-selling Elvis Cole novels: A native of Louisiana, he grew up in a blue collar family of oil refinery workers and police officers, and was trained as a mechanical engineer before pursuing his dream of becoming a writer.

Curtis, Christopher Paul   Born in Flint, Michigan, Christopher Paul Curtis spent his first thirteen years after high school on the assembly line of Flint's historic Fisher Body Flint Plant 1. It was during this time that he began work on early drafts of The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963. Soon after publication, that book won two of the most prestigious awards in children's literature--a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor.

Czerneda, Julie E.  Julie E. Czerneda was a winner of the 2003 Prix Aurora Awards for To Trade the Stars(DAW) in 2003.

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Dahl, Roald  Roald Dahl was born in Llandaff, Wales on September 13th 1916. His first book for children was The Gremlins, a picture book published in 1943 and he has been called the most successful children's writer in the world. He has also written stories for adults and has won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America three times.

Dakron, Ron    He began writing seriously in 1959 at 16 - "I began with song lyrics--fortunately none survive--and in college I started writing poetry." Since then, he has written several novels and more poetry. Review have been good, i.e. Publishers Weekly, September 8, 1997: "Dakron keeps the story moving along at a sprightly (not to say manic) clip . . . readers of his third novel (after infra and Newt) will discover a writer with a fine ear and plenty of gusto."

D'Alembert, Arthur     Arthur D'Alembert is the pseudonym of mathematician and master in bioengineering Miguel Angel Velilla. His first novel is Song of the Swan which is part of a trilogy.

Daley, Brian   Brian Daley died in 1996 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 49. His first novel, The Doomfarers of Coramonde, was published on the first Del Rey list in 1977. With his life long friend James Luceno, Brian also wrote the twenty-one Robotech novels under the shared pseudonym Jack McKinney. The Gamma L.A.W. series of books was published after Brian's death; he'd been working on them for many years, but it was James Luceno who edited them.

Dalmas, John   " Even as a child I intended to write books. I simply wasn?t in a hurry." So, some time later at the age of 42 he picked up what he soon decided was a really poor novel, and told himself ?I can write better than that?. And so he has.

Dalton-Woodbury, Kathleen   She has a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics education so she can't be too bad [us mathematicians must stick together you know]. On top of that, she's lived in Texas so she must be a pretty good person. Along with that BA in math ed, she has a Master of Engineering in mechanical engineering and uses this knowledge to teach a writing class at the local high school community school and I organizing online writing groups at Orson Scott Card's website.

D'Amato, Brian   The site has a little about him but is mostly a review of Beauty. He does leave an e-mail address though and a link to his mom's site.

D'Amato, Barbara   Barbara D'Amato was the 1999-2000 president of Mystery Writers of America and is a past president of Sisters in Crime International. She writes a mystery series starring Chicago freelance investigative reporter Cat Marsala, a series starring Chicago patrol cops Suze Figueroa and Norm Bennis, and standalone novels. Her latest book (as of this writing) is the thriller Death of a Thousand Cuts, published in June 2004.

Daniel, Kate   She earned a degree in piano from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois and has had several dream jobs including being a piano teacher and a free-lance software programmer. Her latest seems to be a writer of mysteries, science fiction and fantasy and a little romance.

Daniel, Tony  

Daniels, Cory  

Daniels, Karen  

Daniels, Keith Allen  

Dann, Jack  

D'Anthony, Dante  

Dart-Thornton, Cecilia  

Datlow, Ellen  

Davenport, Diana  

David, Peter  

Davidson, Avram  

Davidson, Donald E.  

Davis, Brett  

Davis, Carol Ann  

Davis, Maggie  

Dayton, Arwen Elys  

de Camp, L. Sprague  

de Lint, Charles  

Dean, Pamela  

DeBrandt, Don  

DeCandido, Keith  

DeChancie, John  

DeCles, Jon  

Dedman, Stephen  

Deitz, Tom  

Deja, Thomas  

Dellamonica, Alyx  

deMonterice, Alexa  

Demuth, Michel  

DeNiro, Alan  

Denz, Barbara  

Dern, Daniel P.  

desJardins , Steven  

Devereaux, Robert  

DeVos , Elisabeth  

Di Filippo, Paul  

Dick, Philip K.  

Dillon, Leo and Diane  The last time checked (Dec 2003) we had no page for Leo and Diane Dillon

Dingli, Rosanne  

Dixit, Shikhar  

Doctorow, Cory  

Dodd, Quentin  

Donaghe, Ron  

Dorato, Stephen  

Dorsey, Candas Jane  

Douglas, Carole Nelson  

Douglas, Ian  

Douglas, L. Warren  

Douglass, Sara  

Dowling, Terry  

Doyle, Debra  

Drake, David  

Drake, Derand  

Dreslough, Dee  

Dridge, Austin  

Duane, Diane  

DuMond, Lisa  

Duncan, Andy  

Duncan, Dave  

Dunn, Linda J.  

Dunne, Jennifer  

Duntemann, Jeff  

Duprau, Jeanne  

Dvorkin, Daniel  

Dvorkin, David  

Dwight, Jeffry  

Dyson, Marianne  

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Eakin, William R.  

East, Rebecca  

Easton, Thomas  

Edelma, Scott  

Edgerto, Teresa  

Edghill, Rosemary  

Edson, Gabriel  

Edwards, Graham  

Edwards, J.A.  

Edwards, James  

Egan, Doris   aka Jane Emerson

Egan, Greg  

Eisenstein, Phyllis  

Elgin, Suzette Haden  

Elizabeth, Kim  

Elliott, Kate   "Kate Elliott" (aka Alis A. Rasmussen ) published her first novel with DAW Books in 1992. In addition to her science-fiction novels she is the co-author, together with writers Melanie Rawn and Jennifer Roberson, of the bestselling fantasy novel The Golden Key, which was a 1997 World Fantasy Award finalist.

Elliott, Louise  

Ellis, A.C.  

Ellison, Harlan   Yes, SF&F he writes! He has won the Hugo some nine times (o.k. only eight and a half times) and the Nebula some three times. But that only accounts for part of his 75 books (written or edited), more than 1700 stories, essays, articles, and newspaper columns, two dozen or so teleplays and some dozen motion pictures.

Ellison, John Eric  

Elvy, Dale  

Emerson, Ru  

Emery, Clayton  

Emshwiller, Carol  

Eney, Dick  

Engdahl, Sylvia  As well as being a writer, Sylvia Engdahl has been a teacher and an assembly language programmer but now describes herself as retired. Her best-known book is probably the Young Adult book, Enchantress from the Stars (1970), which was a 1971 Newbery Honor Book.

Engh, M.J.  

Engler, Craig E.  

English, Craig  

Engstrom, Elizabeth  

Esaias, Timons  

Eskridge, Kelley  

Etchemendy, Nancy  

Evan, D.R.  

Evan, Richard  

Evans, John  

Everson, John  

Ewan, Ann  

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Fancher, Jane  Jane Fancher is the author of six published SF/F novels and two short stories as well as the creator of the graphic novel adaptation of C.J. Cherryh's award-winning novel Gate of Ivrel (as of Oct, 2003).

Forrest, Elizabeth   Real name Rhondi Vilott Salsitz; the last time checked we had no web site for Elizabeth Forrest.

Friedman, C.S.   C.S. Friedman is the best-selling author of seven novels, including the popular Coldfire Trilogy. This fan page is dedicated to the celebration and exploration of her work.

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Gaiman, Neil   Over twenty years as a professional writer, Neil Gaiman has been one of the top writers in modern comics, and is now a best-selling novelist. His most recent novel, American Gods, was awarded the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX and Locus awards.

Gellis, Roberta   I first ran across Roberta Gellis under the name Max Daniels in a story titled Space Guardian. In trying to find out if there was a sequel, I discovered she had written about eleven SF&F books (only two under the name Max Daniels) but many more in other categories. BTW, there isn't a sequel to Space Guardian.

Gibson, William   He coined the term "cyberspace" in 1981 and has provided us with a new (virtual) reality. He continues to entertain us and, on his official site, provides a forum where he and his fans can interact.

Greene, Bette   Bette Greene's first novel, Summer of My German Soldier, hailed as "an exceptionally fine novel" by the New York Times, has become a modern classic. Published in 1973, this beloved book has inspired an Emmy Award?winning television film and a stage musical. When we last checked (OCT 2003) the page was under construction, but you might look at the the Teacher Resource File for Bette Green

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Hamilton, Virginia  Called America's most honored writer of books for children, Virginia Hamilton died at 12:25 AM Tuesday morning, February 19, 2002. The site will remain open for your use and comments.

Hopkinson, Deborah  Deborah Hopkinson has been an award winning author since her first picture book, Sweet Clara and The Freedom Quilt, won the 1994 International Reading Association Award. Illustrated by James Ransome, Sweet Clara was also a Reading Rainbow, Children's Book-of-the-Month Club selection and notable book in the field of Social Studies.

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Iley, James Morgan  

Ingrid, Charles   Real name Rhondi Vilott Salsitz; when we last checked we had no site for Charles Ingrid.

Ings, Simon  

Ionta, T.S.  

Ipcar, Robert  

Irvine, Alexander C.  

Irvine, Ian  

Italiano, Marcy  

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Kellogg, Marjorie B.  .Marjorie Bradley Kellogg. leads a double life: flying about, designing scenery for theatres in urban centers throughout the country - and digging into the hilly dairy lands of upstate New York, to write and garden and learn what the earth has to teach.

Konigsburg, E.L.  Born in New York, E.L. Konigsburg is also a part-time painter and has done the illustrations for a number of books as well as the author of many books for children with a wide variety of subjects and settings.

L. Duchamp, Timmel  

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Lackey, Mercedes  If your idea of proper transportation includes a pure white, blue-eyed horse that talks to you in your head, a shape-changing dragon, a hot racecar employing technology that isn't exactly "off the shelf", or a basket hung between two magnificent gryphons then this is the writer for you.

L'Engle, Madeleine  Madeleine L'Engle was born on November 29th, 1918. In her formative years, she found that she would much rather be writing stories, poems and journals for herself instead of doing her school work. She has now lived through the 20th century and into the 21st and has written over 60 books and keeps writing.

Leuck, Laura  

Lisle, Holly  Holly Lisle is the author of more than twenty published novels, including Locus bestsellers Fire in the Mist, Diplomacy of Wolves, Vengeance of Dragons, and Courage of Falcons.

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Myers, Walter Dean  Mr. Myers frequently writes about children who share similar economic and ethnic situations with his own African-American childhood.

Mayor, Archer   Winner of the 2004 New England Booksellers Association Book Award for Fiction, Mr. Mayor is probably best known as the author of the highly successful series of mystery novels featuring Brattleboro, Vermont policeman Joe Gunther.

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Norman, Lisanne  From the web site:"Genetics, the workings of the human mind, how memories are stored and accessed, how religions evolve to fulfill the needs of the community to which they belong, and of course, the care, developmental stages and behaviour of Cats, both large and small are just some of the on-going interests I study in writing my current series for DAW Books."

O?Kerry, Janeen  

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Oates, Joyce Carol  

O'Brien, Terry  

O'Callaghan, Maxine  

O'Connell, E.J.  

O'Donnell, Kevin Jr.  

O'Leary, Patrick  

Oltion, Jerry  

Orchard, Kerry  

Ore, Rebecca  

Osborne, Mary Pope  The Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne is a popular Random House Childrens Books series. High Tide in Hawaii , published in April 2003, was the 28th in the series. That doesn't count the Research Guide series of the Magic Tree House. The latest of those, as of this writing, was Sabertooths and the Ice Age.

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Palmer, Jane  

Palmer, Stephen  

Palter, DC  

Panshin, Alexei  

Parks, Richard  

Parry, Richard  

Patrick, Shelby  

Patterson, Michele  

Paul, Barbara  

Paul, Priscilla  

Paulsen, Steve  

Pautz, Peter Dennis  

Paxson, Dana  

Payne, Michael H.  

Peck, Brooks  

Pelt, James Van

Penman, Sharon Kay  

Perez, Dan  

Perkins, Stephen  

Perrin, Don  

Perry, Steve  

Persons, Dan  

Pesonen, Jari  

Phoenix, Marc  

Piccirilli, Tom  

Pierce, Tamora  

Piercy, Marge  

Pigg, Martha  

Pilkey, Dav  

Pinto, Ricardo  

Polacco, Patricia  

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Quick, W.T.  In his Net persona W.T. Quick is The Judge, a figure well known for his acerbic humor on the Usenet news group misc.writing. He works from home in what is jokingly called his "legendary" office. His friends, both of them, call him Bill - and consider him a pompous ass for writing this entire page in the editorial third person.

Quillen, Lida   A personal website dedicated to beginning writers who plan to write and sell their work as well as something about herself and a link for somewhat more about her and her books.

Quinn, Tara Taylor   Tara Taylor Quinn's love affair with Harlequin Books began when she was fourteen years old and picked up a free promotional copy of a Harlequin Romance in her hometown grocery store. Her first book, Yesterday?s Secrets, was published by Harlequin in October 1993.

Quinn, Tara Taylor   Tara Taylor Quinn's love affair with Harlequin Books began when she was fourteen years old and picked up a free promotional copy of a Harlequin Romance in her hometown grocery store. Her first book, Yesterday?s Secrets, was published by Harlequin in October 1993.

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Rabe, Jean  

Radev, Radi  

Radford, Irene  

Radford, Irene  

Radner, Ray  

Radthorne, Kevin  

Rainey, Mark  

Rand, Ken  

Randal, John W.  

Rasmussen, Alis A.   see Elliot, Kate  

Rathmann, Peggy  

Rawn, Melanie  

Rawn, Melanie  

Reaves, Michael  

Reddy, Sharon L  

Reding, Jaclyn  

Reed, Aaron A.  

Reed, Kit  

Reimann, Katya  

Renwick, Brett L  

Resnick, Laura  

Resnick, Mike  

Reynolds, Alastair  

Reynolds, Mark Allan  

Rice, Anne  

Riley, Judith Merkle  

Riley, Shannon  

Ringom, John  

Rittel, Michael  

Roberson, Jennifer  

Roberson, Jennifer  

Roberts, Adam  

Robins, Madeleine  

Robinson, John  

Robinson, Spider  

Robinson, T.S.  

Rodgers, Alan  

Roessner, Michaela  

Rogers, Bruce Holland  

Rogoff, Robert E.  

Rohan, Michael Scott  

Rollins, James  

Rommel, Keith  

Root, Rob  

Rose, Rhea  

Roseberry, D.P.  

Rosenberg, Joel  

Rosenberg, Tracey S.  

Rosenblum, Mary  

Ross, Deborah J.  

Roth, Kurt  

Rothman, Chuck  

Rotsler, William  

Rouland, S. Lee  

Rowling, J. K.  Author of the wildly popular Harry Potter series, Ms. Rowling had always wanted to be a writer. Find out more about her, her other books, her charities, and more at her site.

Rucker, Rudy  

Rupe, Shade  

Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  

Russell, Jay  

Russell, Mary Doria  

Russell, Sean  

Rylant, Cynthia  

Ryman, Geoff  

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Saberhagen, Fred

Sagan, Samuel

Sagara , Michelle

Salaz, James C.

Sallee, Wayne Allen

Salsitz, Rhondi Vilott   Rhondi Vilott Salsitz writes thrillers as Elizabeth Forrest, and science fiction as Charles Ingrid

Salvatore, R.A.

Sanders, William

Sands, Marella

Santagada, Gene

Sargent, Pamela

Saul, John

Savory, Brett A.

Sawicki, Steven

Sawyer, Robert J.  Robert J. Sawyer has been called "the dean of Canadian science fiction". He won the 2003 Best Novel Hugo Award the top international honor in science-fiction writing.

Sayers, Dorothy  

Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann

Schaap, Peter

Schimel, Lawrence

Schliessmann, Larry

Schlosser, Karl Gustav

Schmalfeldt, Bob

Schmidt, Julia

Schow, David J.

Schroeck, Robert M.

Schroeder, Karl

Schulman, Neil J.

Scott, Jody

Scott, Melissa

Sendak, Maurice  

Shea, Michael

Sheckley, Robert

Sheffield, Charles

Sheldon, Amy

Sheldon, Mel

Sherman , Josepha

Sherman, David

Shetterly, Will

Shillitoe, Tony

Shinn, Sharon

Shirley, John

Shockley, William M.

Shunn, William Perry

Shusterman, Neal

Shwartz , Susan

Silverberg, Robert   Billed as the "Quasi-Official Robert Silverberg Home Page" by Robert Silverberg himself because, in part, "setting up a web site for oneself strikes me as a rather emphatic act of self-promotion" this site never-the-less contains a myraid of items including a What's new, Biography, Awards (including nomination. Too many to list but won 5 Nebulas and 5 Hugos), Pseudonyms (over 20) , Club/chat, and more.

Silverthorne, Lisa S.

Simmons, Dan

Simmons, Wm. Mark

Simner, Janni Lee

Simolke, Duane

Sinclair, Alison

Siratori, Kenji

Sirois, A.L.

Sizemore , Susan

Slonczewski , Joan

Slusher, Dave

Smedman, Lisa

Smeds, Dave

Smith, Beecher

Smith, Cathy

Smith, Cordwainer

Smith, Douglas

Smith, Kristine

Smith, L. Neil

Smith, Michael Marshall

Smith, Sam

Smith, Sarah

Smith, Sherwood

Smith, Stephanie

Soderstrom, Martin R.

Sokola, Cynthia

Soles, Caro

Somtow, S.P.

Sonke, Gj

Sotheran, Pauline

Sparhawk, John C. (Bud)

Spector , Craig

Speer, Cindy Lynn

Spence , Walter

Spinrad , Norman

Sprinkle, G.K.

Sproule, Dale

Spruill, Steven

Stabenow, Dana

Stacey, Larraine

Stack, Edward

Stackpole, Michael A.

Steed, Kelly

Steele, Allen

Stein, Allison

Steven, Swiniarski see Swann, S. Andrew

Stevens-Arce, James

Stewart, Sean

Stiegler, Marc

Stine, R. L.  

Stith, John E.

Stone, Del Jr.

Stover, Deb

Straub, Peter

Strauss, Victoria

Strickland, Brad

Strieber, Whitley

Strnad, Jan

Strock, Ian

Stross, Charles

Strugatsky, Arkady and Boris

Stukey, Randall

Sullivan, Mark T.

Sullivan, Tricia

Sumner , Mark

Sumpter, Gary

Sutcliffe, Rick

Swann, S. Andrew  ( pseudonym of Swiniarski Steven)  As a full-time novelist who writes science-fiction, horror, and suspense. His first novel was Forests of the Night and much of his work is set in Cleveland. DAW Books and Peanut Press have joined forces to bring electronic editions of his work to the public.

Swann, Thomas Burnett    A native of Florida, Thomas Burnett Swann received his MA at the University of Tennessee in 1955. He taught for nine years, then in 1969 began working as a professional writer until his death in 1976. He was probably best known as the author of numerous fantasies published in the 1960s and ?70s. He was nominated for the Hugo Award for "Where Is the Bird of Fire?" (Short Fiction, 1963), "Day of the Minotaur" (Novel, 1967), and "The Manor of Roses" (Novelett, 1967).

Swanwick, Michael

Swart, Carter

Szpindel , Isaac

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Tapply , William G.   William G. Tapply is the author of a dozen non-fiction books and hundreds of magazine articles. His twenty-one mystery novels all feature Brady Coyne, a Boston attorney serving a wealthy clientele.

Tan , Cecilia

Taylor, Karen E.

Taylor, Valerie

Telep, Peter

Tem, Melanie

Tem, Steve Rasnic

Thoden, Wayne

Thomas , Jeffrey

Thompson, Helen

Thorne, Tamara

Thornley, Diann

Tiedemann, Mark

Tilley, Patrick

Todd, Brenna

Todd, Chris

Torok, Gabe

Torres, Jonathan

Trommeshauser, Dietmar

Troop, Alan F.

Trowbridge, Dave

Truesdale, David A.

Tucker, Wilson

Turner, Delia Marshall

Turtledove, Harry

Turville-Heitz, Meg

Tzavelas, Chrysoula

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Underwood, Laura J.

Urbancik, John IIII

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Vamosi, Robert

Van Arnam, Dave

Van Scyoc, Sydney J.

VanderMeer, Jeff

Vaughn, Carrie

Venus, Brenda

Verba, Joan Marie

Verrill-Bird, Donna

Viehl, S.L.

Vinge, Joan D.

Vira , Soma

Viscosi, James

Vitola, Denise

Volin, Sharan

Von Gunden, Kenneth     As a graduate student at PSU, Kenneth assisted Phil Klass (William Tenn) in teaching one of the first SF Literature courses in the United States. As Kenneth says, "It was Phil who encouraged me to write...so blame him."

Vonarburg, Elisabeth

Vonnegut, Kurt

Vornholt, John

Vose, Greg

Vukcevich, Ray

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Wade, Susan  

Waggoner, Tim  

Wagner, Mitch  

Waldrop, Howard  

Walker, Lars  

Walker, Mark  

Walker, Sage  

Walker, Steven  

Wall, Dave  

Walpow, Nathan  

Walton, Jo  

Ward, Cynthia  

Warrington, Freda  

Washington, Cecil  

Watkins, Graham  

Watt-Evans, Lawrence  

Watts, Peter  

Webb, Don  

Weber, David  

Weber, Richard  

Webster, Fiona  

Weinberg, Robert  

Weinstein, Dave  

Weis, Margaret   Margaret is best known as the author of many novels in a career spanning two decades. She lives in a converted barn in southeast Wisconsin with four dogs?Sasha, a black lab, Kelly, a collie, and Tess and Max, border collies?and three cats, Nicolai Mouseslayer, Motley Tatters, and Shiva, Destroyer of Nations.

Welch, Jane  

Welch, Patrick  

Wells, Catherine  

Wells, Martha  

Wentworth, K. D.  

Wesley , Dean Smith

West, Julia H.  

West, M. Brook  

West, Michelle  

West, Michelle  

West, Terry  

Westerfeld, Scott  

Wharton, Ken  

What, Leslie  

Wheeler, Ramona  

Wheeler, Richard M.  

Wheeler, Wendy  

Whitlock, C.M.  

Whittington, Chantal  

Whyte, Jack  

Wiater, Stanley  

Wiggs, Susan  

Wilber, Rick  

Wilde, Rosalie  

Willett, Edward  

Willey, Elizabeth  

Williams, Conrad  

Williams, Conrad  

Williams, Hart  

Williams, Liz  

Williams, Lynda  

Williams, Mark  

Williams, Michael  

Williams, Sean  

Williams, Sidney  

Williams, Tad  

Williams, Walter Jon  

Williamson, Marianne   Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. She has published eight books, four of which - including the mega bestseller A RETURN TO LOVE and the newly-released EVERYDAY GRACE - have been #1 New York Times bestsellers.

Williamson, Michael Z.  

Williamson, Philip G  

Wilson, Ann  

Wilson, Charles  

Wilson, David Niall  

Wilson, F. Paul  

Wilson, Mehitobel  

Wilson, Robert Anton  

Wilson, Robert Charles  

Windling, Terri  

Winters, Lisa M.A.  

Witcover, Paul  

Wood, Eleanor  

Wood, N. Lee  

Worthen, Lyn  

Wretcho, Ningos  

Wright Jr., James L.  

Wright, John C.  

Wu, William F.   Nominated five times for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards, William F. Wu has published over a dozen novels as well as over 50 short stories that have appeared in a wide variety of magazines and anthologies, which include Omni Magazine and the best-selling 1996 STAR WARS: Tales from Jabba's Palace.

Wurts, Janny   Janny Wurts, author and illustrator, is the author of To Ride Hell's Chasm and twelve other novels, and a short story collection, as well as the internationally best selling Empire trilogy, co authored with Raymond E. Feist.

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Yalow, Ben  Although his page was under construction the last we checked (Dec 2003), there are still several interesting facts at the site about this editor and SF fan.

Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn   "Fans of this prolific writer of historical horror novels will delight in (Out of the House of Life). Yarbro's knowledge of history and fastidious attention to detail combine to form a fascinating backdrop for these supernatural intrigues ... Whether you follow horror or if it's historical fiction you love, Yarbro's work will come as a welcome discovery." -- R*A*V*E Reviews

Yolen , Jane  Proud Grandmother, writer of over 200 books, Past President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, and on the Board of Directors for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators for over 25 years, Jane Yolen lives a very active life.

York, J. Steven   Science Fiction Author, Marvel Comic Novelist, Computer Game Writer, Part-time Rocket Scientist, Certified Eclectic Individual.

Youatt, Kat  The last time we checked (Dec 2003) we had no page for Kat Youatt. I also haven't been able to find much information about the author.

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Zachary, Hugh   Hugh Zachary (or Zach Hughes as he know by Science Fiction fans)start his page with "A Brief Summary Of The Life And Times of the most published and underpaid and unknown writer in the U.S.". He goes on to say "One Day In Hell, my first published book, wasn't a bad book. It was an awful book. The scenes inspired by grapefruit brandy were probably the best part of it." An interesting person.

Zammana, Lytchcov   When last checked (Dec, 2003) we had no page for Lytchcov Zammana

Zelazny, Roger  Roger Zelazny died on June 14, 1995, but his novels and short stories are still in print and he has many fan sites of which this is just one. He has at least 47 stories which received nomination for either the Nebula, Hugo, or Locus awards (and sometimes all three). He won 3 Nebulas, 6 Hugos, and 2 Locus awards. My favorite? It varies, depending on the mood I'm in. I'm a re-reader and can find a Zelazny story to fit any mood. Lets start with Lord of Light, move on to Jack of Shadows, then Isle of the Dead and Dilvish, the Damned. Oh, and don't forget the Amber stories. Too many really to list. He is missed, not only for his stories but as the great person that he was.

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