Charlotte Vale Allen
One of Canada's most successful novelists, Charlotte Vale Allen titles include Daddy's Girl, her autobiography.
Maya Angelou: Teacher Resource File
All you ever wanted to know about Maya Angelou, writer of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
The Margaret Atwood Information Web Site
Margaret Atwood is a modern author of novels, essays, short stories and poetry. Her books include The Handmaid's Tale, The Robber Bride, and Cat's Eye.
Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice are among the works of Jane Austen. Links to all sorts of information about Jane Austen and her works.
Lost Souls: The Official Website of Clive Barker
Clive Barker's energy and imagination seem to have no bounds. Having written over a dozen novels and being the creative force behind thirteen major motion pictures, Clive's assiduousness and talent are truly inspiring.
L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Land of Oz
Oz is a fairyland that was written about by L. Frank Baum, and later hundreds of other authors. Fourteen Oz books were written by L. Frank Baum and hundreds were written by many other authors. They are all about different adventures that Dorothy, Glinda, Ozma, and other fun and interesting characters have.
Astounding Worlds of Barrington Bayley
The work of this criminally neglected writer is visually dazzling, energetic and enigmatic; metaphysics weaved together with traditional themes. "The most interesting SF writer of his generation... There is no one else to match him." - Michael Moorcock
The Ray Bradbury Page
The goal of this page is to provide information about Ray Bradbury and his work to scholars, researchers, students, and fans. It includes comprehensive bibliographic and biographic information, up-to-date news, and related data.
There are over forty books in print written by Bukowski, who passed away in March 1994.
The William S. Burroughs Files
William S. Burroughs, author of ground-breaking books Naked Lunch, Junky, and The Soft Machine, died August 2, 1997, at age 83. His influence on American letters goes far beyond being a founder of the Beats of the 1950s. (Unofficial site.)
Here is an essay about Camus, and links to more. He is probably most famous for his novel The Stranger, but he published many more essays, plays and novels.
James Branch Cabell
A special exhibit on the once-controversial author from Virginia Commonwealth University, site of the James Branch Cabell Library.
The Unofficial Beverly Cleary Home Page
The Beverly Cleary Home Page was designed to be a comprehensive source of information about the award-winning children's author and her books.
Jeff Meaney's Roald Dahl Page
A strictly non-commercial page dedicated to Roald Dahl, his children's books and his short stories. [Unfortunately, it features extremely intrusive Flash animation that may cause problems with your computer.]
Charles Dickens — Gad's Hill Place
"This site helps the world of Dickens to come alive via the use of art, quotes, interesting presentation and a substantial amount of content."
Home site for the author of My Year of Living Heterosexually and Other Adventures in Hell.
The Chronicles of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Biographical information, quotes and games dealing with the life and works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger.
221b Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the stories of Sherlock Holmes formed the template (for many if not most) detective stories of the last century. Now you can find 48 of the 60 stories here (the remainder have not entered the public domain), and a wealth of quotes, pictures, and sound files.
The Universal Sherlock Holmes
The Web version of an extensive bibliography.
Realization and Recognition: The Art and Life of John Fante
An article about John Fante by Neil Gordon.
Allen Ginsberg Memorial Page
"Well, while I am here I'll do the work — And what is the work? To ease the pain of living… everything else, drunken dumb show."
Thomas Hardy Resource Library
A site devoted to the life and works of Thomas Hardy. Whether you are a scholar, a student, or you just enjoy reading Hardy, you'll find something of value here.
Kerouac wrote books about his life experiences including his time traveling, his alcoholism and his enlightenment from the Buddhist religion.
Key-Z Productions, Further Travels with Ken Kesey
The late Ken Kesey, one of the Merry Pranksters and participant in the infamous Acid Tests of the 60s, was the author of, among others, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion, and more recently Last Go Round.
Into the Wardrobe: The C. S. Lewis Web Site
A wealth of information on Clive Staples ("Jack") Lewis, the writer of the childrens series the Narnia Chronicles.
The Halls of Mithgar - A Dennis L. McKiernan Fan Site
A site dedicated to the Mithgarian fantasy works of author Dennis L. McKiernan. Includes: art, discussion board, histories, maps, and a glossary. The author frequents the page quite often.
Henry Miller: The Life and Literature of Obscenity
Most famous for his books The Tropic of Cancer and The Tropic of Capricorn, Henry Miller has been one of the most controversial authors in American history.
Thinking of Anais Nin
Author of avant-garde novels in the French surrealistic style, Anais Nin is best known for her life and times in The Diary of Anais Nin, Vols. I-VII.
The Posner File
The official site for journalist Gerald Posner, find out more about his six published books, some of his articles from the New York Times, New Yorker, Time, and other leading publications and media, bookstore, and lecture appearances.
The Pynchon Files
Dedicated to the life of Mr.Thomas Pynchon, America's second-most reclusive and elusive author (after J.D. Salinger). [Apparently defunct.]
Poems by Clyde Sanborn
These pages are in memory of the poet Clyde Sanborn, who drowned near his home on the Skagit River in March, 1996. He was only 47 but already a clear voice drawing images of life and feeling. Some of his illustrations are included, and a link to a memorial page created by his family. This page shows how easily the Web can give voice to poetry which hitherto has been so limited in its reach.
The Official Anne Rice Web Site
One of America's most read and celebrated authors, Anne Rice is known for weaving the visible and supernatural worlds together in epic stories that both entertain and challenge readers. Her books are rich tapestries of history, belief, philosophy, religion, and compelling characters that examine and extend our physical world beyond the limits we perceive.
Shel Silverstein - Collected Information
A page of collected information about the works and life of the late Shel Silverstein.
Official website of Lakambini Sitoy, a Filipino writer. Her writing (once you can find it) is first-rate and much better organized than this severely over-designed site.
Best selling UK thriller writer; reviews and original research notes plus reviews of all previous works.
J. R. R. Tolkien Information Page provides one-stop-shopping for Tolkien information available on the Internet, and I do say, this is an impressive list.
A professional author whose works have appeared in: Today's Black Woman, Sisters In Style, HeartBeat, Your Church Magazine, Modern Dad Magazine, Strive, KaNupepa, The Bean Field Creative Review, Moondance, Family Times, The Preacher's Magazine, Norton Avenue Express, Crane News, Tunnel Times, US 1, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, The Empty Shelf, Women Can Be Anything Except Roosters, Pif, Aspire, Q, The Trenton State College Literary Review, The Blackstone Circular and various other magazines and newspapers across the nation.
Omar Tyree Website
Omar Tyree, Author of Flyy Girl and A Do Right Man. Omar's website allows you to purchase his books directly from him. Also available are Omar's earlier works Capital City and Battlezone. "Besides an author, Omar is also a Poet, Lecturer, Businessman and Mentor. Omar spends much of his time speaking to children about the advantages of reading and writing."
Alice Walker is an African-American novelist and poet. Her writings include The Color Purple, the award winning and controversial novel.
John Waters has written three nonfiction books, though he is probably more famous for his movies. Here is a summery of the three books, Shock Value, Crackpot and Trash Trio, as well as links to John Waters information and ordering information.
Genres and Movements
Bookbug on the Web
Resources for Romance Readers. A site filled with wonderful information on all types of romance books.
Comic Books, Publishers and Resources
Information and Links about the comic book industry.
Fairy Tales: Origins and Evolution
An interesting look at fairy tales and what they mean. Although the main focus is on the early folk tales and French literary fairy tales, this site is not limited to a specific aspect of fairy tales. It explores what fairy tales are today, and what they where yesterday. we see how the tales we read now have been changed and watered down. Submissions are welcomed and encouraged, as to expand these pages to cover more tales, and from more angles.
Information on the Beat Generation, specifically Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Neal Cassady, William S. Burroughs, Gary Snyder, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Michael McClure and more. Lots of information on these people and links snaking between, showing how they related with each other. Their lifes, their works and their influences are all here as well as interviews. This is really a great site full of information.
Of Ages Past: The Online Magazine For Historical Fiction
The only monthly magazine, on or off the net, dedicated to Historical Fiction. Issues feature short stories, novel excerpts, book reviews, and articles on the art of writing and history. Authors have a message board, and readers can offer story feedback. Site also includes numerous writing and history-related links.
The Pulp Zone
Vintage science fiction pulp magazines, from the 1930's to the 1950's.
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