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Nina D\'Aleo
D\'Aleo, Nina

Nina D'Aleo wrote her first book at age seven (a fantasy adventure about a girl named Tina and her flying horse). Due to most of the book being written with a feather dipped in water, no one else has ever read "Tina and White Beauty". Many more dream worlds and illegible books followed. Nina blames early exposure to Middle-earth and Narnia for her general inability to stick to reality. She also blames her parents. And her brother.

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Damien D\'Enfer
D\'Enfer, Damien

Damien D’Enfer was born a Scorpio under a blue moon in 1976 New Orleans. His mother, an fifth generation descendent of Marie Laveau, told him such children “have powers ten-fold over the rest and are usually witches and warlocks.” It was a belief she held firmly to until her death in 2005.

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Chris d\'Lacey
d\'Lacey, Chris

Chris d'Lacey (born 1954) is a British writer of children's fiction.

Junot Díaz
Díaz, Junot

Junot Díaz (born 1968) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominican-American writer. He moved to the United States with his parents at age six, settling in New Jersey. Central to Díaz's work is the duality of the immigrant experience.

Christelle Dabos
Dabos, Christelle

Christelle Dabos was born in 1980 on the French Riviera and grew up in a home filled with classical music and historical puzzles. More imaginative than cerebral, she begins to scribble her first texts on the benches of the faculty. Settled in Belgium, she intends to be a librarian when a disease occurs. Writing then becomes an escape from the medical machinery, then a slow reconstruction and finally second nature. Meanwhile, she enjoys the society of Plume d´Argent, a community of authors on the Internet. It was thanks to their encouragement that she decided to take on her very first literary challenge: to enter the First Youth Novel Contest. Great winner among the three finalists, Christelle Dabos has written 4 books in the "La Passe-Miroir" series.

Callie Dahl
Dahl, Callie

Callie Dahl is the American author of the enthralling new adult fantasy series When Kingdoms Fall. She is so excited to have you fall in love with her chaotic little monsters and deities within the Wylan Woods. 

Callie is a neurodivergent, overly caffeinated photographer who resides in Montana with her two small rescue dogs. She is actively searching for magic within the mundane, whether in the mountains with her camera or within her writing hobbit hole. 

Roald Dahl
Dahl, Roald

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.

Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, to Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, in which he became a flying ace and intelligence agent, rising to the rank of Wing Commander. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors. His short stories are known for their unexpected endings, and his children's books for their unsentimental, often very dark humour.

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Sarina Dahlan
Dahlan, Sarina

Sarina Dahlan was born into an Indonesian family in Thailand, and immigrated to the United States at the age of twelve. While children in the west grew up on fairytales, she learned parables through ghost stories, mythologies, and Japanese manga. A graduate of the University of California, San Diego with degrees in Psychology and Visual Arts, she has blended both disciplines in careers as an advertising producer, corporate marketing strategist, small business owner, and a writer. Her supernatural short story, The Bench, recently earned a Silver Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future Contest, 3rd quarter 2018. She finds inspiration for her stories in traveling, the people she knows, and the places she has lived. She currently resides in California with her family.

G. W. Dahlquist
Dahlquist, G. W.

Gordon Dahlquist is an American novelist and playwright.

Christina Dalcher
Dalcher, Christina

Christina Dalcher earned her doctorate in theoretical linguistics from Georgetown University. She specializes in the phonetics of sound change in Italian and British dialects and has taught at universities in the United States, England, and the United Arab Emirates.

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Karen Dales
Dales, Karen

Karen Dales is the award winning author of The Chosen Chronicles.

Brian Daley
Daley, Brian

Brian Charles Daley (1947–1996) was an American science fiction author. He also wrote books with James Luceno under the pseudonym of Jack McKinney.

Sarah J. Daley
Daley, Sarah J.

Sarah J. Daley is a former chef who lives and writes in the Chicago Metropolitan area with her husband and teenaged son. She earned a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Though she still enjoys the heat and chaos of a professional kitchen, she is now writing full-time. She enjoys traveling, creating costumes for comic con, riding the occasional horse, and streaming old sitcoms for background noise.

J M Dalgliesh
Dalgliesh, J M

Jason Dalgliesh is a bestselling British crime novelist. His first book, Divided House, was published in 2018 and was a runaway success topping the Amazon charts in both the UK, USA and Australia. To date, he has sold in excess of two million books across his Hidden Norfolk and Dark Yorkshire series with each book becoming bestsellers in their own right at the top of the Amazon chart.

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David Dalglish
Dalglish, David

David Dalglish currently lives in rural Missouri with his wife Samantha, daughter Morgan, and dog Asimov. He graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2006 with a degree in Mathematics and currently works as a para-professional with Special Education students. He spends his free time watching PBS and Spongebob Squarepants with his daughter.

Kara Dalkey
Dalkey, Kara

Kara Mia Dalkey is an American author of young adult fiction and historical fantasy. She was born 1953.

John Dalmas
Dalmas, John

John Robert Jones (born 1926) writes science fiction as John Dalmas.

A. J. Dalton
Dalton, A. J.

A. J. Dalton self-published his first fantasy trilogy to great acclaim and success. He teaches creative writing and currently lives and works in both Manchester and London.

Annie Dalton
Dalton, Annie

Annie Dalton (born 1948) is a British children's author.

Sean Dalton
Dalton, Sean

Sean Dalton is a pseudonym of Deborah Chester.

Jon B. Dalvy
Dalvy, Jon B.

Jon is a Nashville, TN-based author and illustrator, his work spanning from creative writing as a profession to fantasy literature. He’s told tales as a published playwright with The Nashville Repertory Theatre, a pop-culture writer for Skreeonk.com, and led several creative ventures during his four-year career as head writer of Playbuzz.com: crafting content for Disney, TIME, People, MTV, and many others. His heart, however, has never held a tale so dear as it does The Ballad of Titha Mae, a children’s fantasy novel crafted from his own life and love of the genre. It is his sincerest hope that your heart, too, will carve out a Luna-shaped spot for Titha and her companions in the near future!

Natalie J. Damschroder
Damschroder, Natalie J.

Natalie J. Damschroder writes high-stakes romantic adventure, sometimes with a paranormal bent. She's published ten novels, seven novellas, and fourteen short stories, many of them exploring magical abilities, but all with a romantic core. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her perfect partner of a husband and two amazing daughters.

Joel Dane
Dane, Joel

Joel Dane is the pseudonym of a full-time writer. As the son of an Army Private and an Air Force Staff Sergeant, he was raised on war stories and inter-service rivalry. He's the author of more than twenty books across several genres, and has written for film and TV, including a dozen episodes of a Netflix Original Series. He lives in California and Maine - not at the same time - with his family.

Jordan Dane
Dane, Jordan

Jordan Dane makes up stuff for a living. She hears voices in her head and considers that to be a good thing. Her stories weave a tapestry of vivid settings, intrigue, and dark humor. Her debut adult book, No One Heard Her Scream, was named Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2008. She writes young adult novels for Harlequin Teen: In the Arms of Stone Angels, On a Dark Wing. She lives in Texas with her husband and two very funny rescue dogs.

Raven Dane
Dane, Raven

Raven Dane lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and ten year old son.

She spends her life juggling many contrasts. Born into an emotive and lively Celtic family of mixed Irish and Welsh blood, she has lived most of her life in rather more reserved Anglo-Saxon England. She struggles with being a good wife and mother of a young son by day and writing dark tales of beautiful but amoral blood drinkers by night.

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Emily M. Danforth
Danforth, Emily M.

Emily M. Danforth is the author of the highly acclaimed young adult novel The Miseducation of Cameron Post. She has an MFA in fiction from the University of Montana and a PhD in English from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She lives with her wife and two terrible dogs in Rhode Island. Plain Bad Heroines is her first adult novel.

Tony Daniel
Daniel, Tony

Tony Daniel (born 1963) is an American science fiction writer.

Tony Daniel's short story "Life on the Moon" was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1996.

Mark Z. Danielewski
Danielewski, Mark Z.

Mark Z. Danielewski (born 1966) is an American author. He is the son of Polish avant-garde film director Tad Danielewski and the brother of singer and songwriter Annie Decatur Danielewski (a.k.a. Poe).

Cory Daniells
Daniells, Cory

Cory Daniells has also written books as Rowena Cory Daniells.

Rowena Cory Daniells
Daniells, Rowena Cory

Rowena Cory Daniells is passionate about writing. Her speculative fiction stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies including ‘Dreaming DownUnder’ which won World Best Fantasy and ‘Dreaming Again’. Previous works by Daniells from Solaris include the best-selling The Chronicles of King Rolen’s Kin and The Outcast Chronicles.

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D. J. Daniels
Daniels, D. J.

DJ Daniels is an Australian author and musician. She writes when she manages to get her husband and two daughters out of the house and during lulls in the ongoing dog-lizard war. (Lizards are well ahead.) Her first novel, What the Dead Said, was followed by a raft of short stories which have appeared in publications such as Aurealis, Andromeda Spaceways Magazine, and So It Goes. She was a judge for the 2012 Aurealis Awards and is one of the Sydney Story Factory's Ambassadors of Ink.

J. C. Daniels
Daniels, J. C.

J. C. Daniels is a pseudonym of Shiloh Walker.

Max Daniels
Daniels, Max

Max Daniels is a pseudonym of Roberta Gellis.

Hjalti Danielsson
Danielsson, Hjalti

Hjalti Danielsson is CCP's lead narrative creator for the harsh universe of New Eden, the setting for CCP's flagship game, EVE Online. After years working as a Game Master he transitioned to CCP's creative writing team. Hjalti is the author of more than sixty short stories set in the EVE Online universe, along with various other works including plays and storytelling game fiction. In his spare time he reads as many books as he can and indulges in sports where he tends to get punched in the head.

Sean Danker
Danker, Sean

Sean Danker has been writing since he was fifteen. He read entirely too much Asimov in college, and now we’re all paying the price for it. His hobbies include biting off more than he can chew, feeling sorry for himself on Twitter, and telling people to lighten up. He is currently serving in the military on a base in North Dakota.

Kate Danley
Danley, Kate

Kate Danley, an award-winning actress, playwright, and author, is a member of the Acme Comedy Improv and sketch troupes in Los Angeles. Her plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, and the Washington, DC/Baltimore area. Danley's screenplay Fairy Blood won first place in the Breckenridge Festival of Film screenwriting competition in the action/adventure category. Her debut novel, The Woodcutter, was honored with the Garcia Award for the best fiction book of the year, was the first place fantasy book in the Reader Views Literary Awards, and the winner of the sci-fi/fantasy category of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Kate currently lives in Burbank, California, and works by day as office manager for education and exhibits at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.

Colin Dann
Dann, Colin

Colin Dann (born 1943) is a British author.

Jack Dann
Dann, Jack

Jack Dann (born 1945) is an American writer best known for his science fiction, an editor and a writing teacher, who has lived in Australia since 1994. He has published over seventy books, in the majority of cases as editor or co-editor of story anthologies in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. He has published nine novels, numerous shorter works of fiction, essays and poetry and his books have been translated into thirteen languages. His work, which includes fiction in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism and historical and alternative history genres, has been compared to Jorge Luis Borges, Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, J.G. Ballard and Philip K. Dick.

Joshua Dann
Dann, Joshua

Joshua Dann also writes under the pseudonym of J. D. Austin.

Richard Dansky
Dansky, Richard

Richard "Rich" Dansky is a writer and a designer of both computer games and role-playing games. He is a former game developer for White Wolf, Inc. where he worked as developer on the Wraith: The Oblivion, Mind's Eye Theatre, Vampire: The Dark Ages, Kindred of the East, and Orpheus game lines. He is the author of over a hundred role-playing sourcebooks; he is also credited with creating the humorous t-shirt which reads "Don't Tell Me About Your Character", a reference to the habit many role-playing game enthusiasts have of talking at length about their player characters. His writing has also appeared in sources such as the Green Man Review and Lovecraft Studies.

Maurice G. Dantec
Dantec, Maurice G.

Maurice Georges Dantec (born 1959) is a French science fiction author.

Dennis Danvers
Danvers, Dennis

Dennis Danvers (born 1947) is an American author.

Dennis Danvers also writes as Robert Sydney.

Julie C. Dao
Dao, Julie C.

Julie C. Dao is a proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York. She studied medicine in college, but came to realize blood and needles were her Kryptonite. By day, she worked in science news and research; by night, she wrote books about heroines unafraid to fight for their dreams, which inspired her to follow her passion of becoming a published author. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is her debut novel. Julie lives in New England.

Frank Darabont
Darabont, Frank

Frank Darabont (born 1959) is a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been nominated for three Academy Awards and a Golden Globe. He has directed the films The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist, all based on stories by Stephen King. In 2010 he developed and executive produced the first season of the AMC network television series The Walking Dead.

Tessa Dare
Dare, Tessa

Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty historical romances.

Mixing wit, sensuality, and emotion, Tessa writes Regency-set romance novels that feel relatable to modern readers. With her bestselling “Spindle Cove”, “Castles Ever After”, and “Girl Meets Duke” series, she has had great fun creating heroines who defy the conventions of their time—engaging in “unladylike” pursuits that range from paleontology to beer-making—and dreaming up the strong-willed, sexy heroes who find their hearts ensnared by them.

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Dannika Dark
Dark, Dannika

Dannika was born on a military base in the U.S. and spent her youth traveling abroad. She developed an interest writing poetry and song lyrics early on, eventually gravitating toward a job that involved writing procedural training documentation. In her spare time, she wrote novels before she decided to pursue a career in publishing.

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Juliet Dark
Dark, Juliet

Juliet Dark is a pseudonym of Carol Goodman.

Lucinda Dark
Dark, Lucinda

Aka Lucy Smoke.

David Darke
Darke, David

David Darke is a pseudonym of Ron Dee.

Eva Darrows
Darrows, Eva

Eva Darrows is Hillary Monahan is also an international woman of mystery. Holed up in Massachusetts with three smelly basset hounds, she writes funny, creepy things for fun and profit.

Cecilia Dart-Thornton
Dart-Thornton, Cecilia

Cecilia Dart-Thornton graduated from Monash University with an honours degree in Sociology. She began as a teacher and lecturer, then started and ran a business before becoming a full-time writer. Her interests include animal welfare, environmental conservation and digital media. She lives in Australia.

Alexander Darwin
Darwin, Alexander

Alexander Darwin is a second generation Vietnamese-Jewish-American author living in Boston with his wife and two daughters. Outside of writing, he teaches and trains martial arts (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu). He’s inspired by old-school Hong Kong action flicks, jRPGs, underdog stories and bibimbap bowls.rs.

Indra Das
Das, Indra

Indra Das grew up in Kolkata, India, where he wrote his first novel during his late teens before venturing to the United States. There, undergrad Creative Writing classes convinced him to keep chasing that writing career. Das is an Octavia E. Butler scholar and a grateful graduate of the 2012 Clarion West Writers Workshop, where he wrote under the tutelage of Kelly Link, George R.R. Martin and Chuck Palahniuk, among others. He completed his M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, where he wore many hats, including TV background performer, freelance editor, writing mentor, tutor, minor film critic, occasional illustrator, environmental news writer, pretend-patient for med school students, video game tester, and dog hotel night shift attendant. The Devourers is his first published novel, though Das has written about books, comics, TV and film for various publications and has seen his short fiction published in a number of fiction magazines and anthologies. He now divides his time between India and North America and is hard at work on his next novel.

Mintie Das
Das, Mintie

Mintie Das was born in India, raised in Macomb, Illinois and now lives in Finland. She’s been traveling the globe since childhood and always finds inspiration in the discovery of the unknown. Mintie spent twelve years organizing international events for governments around the world and the UN. Mintie’s Storm Sisters: The Sinking World was translated into seven languages. Brown Girl Ghosted marks her US debut.

Sayantani DasGupta
DasGupta, Sayantani

Sayantani DasGupta grew up hearing stories about brave princesses, bloodthirsty rakkhosh, and flying pakkhiraj horses. She is a pediatrician by training, but now teaches at Columbia University. When she's not writing or reading, Sayantani spends time watching cooking shows with her trilingual children and protecting her black Labrador retriever Khushi from the many things that scare him, including plastic bags. She is a team member of We Need Diverse Books.

Darren Dash
Dash, Darren

Darren Dash was born in England in 1972, but has spent most of his life in Ireland. Under the name of Darren Shan, he has sold over 25 million books worldwide, mainly in the YA market. While Darren is as active on that front as ever, he is now also exploring other worlds and different types of stories under the Darren Dash banner, which he uses to keep his adult and YA markets separate from one another.

James Dashner
Dashner, James

James Dashner is the author of two fantasy series for children and young adults, The Jimmy Fincher Saga and The 13th Reality.

Ellen Datlow
Datlow, Ellen

Ellen Datlow (US, born 1949) is one of the most respected anthologists of modern fantasy and science fiction. The former fiction editor of Omni magazine, Event Horizon, and Scifiction.com, she is a multiple winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Bram Stoker Award. She has coedited The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

Somaiya Daud
Daud, Somaiya

Somaiya Daud was born in a Midwestern city, and spent a large part of her childhood and adolescence moving around. Like most writers, she started when she was young and never really stopped. Her love of all things books propelled her to get a degree in English literature (specializing in the medieval and early modern), and while she worked on her Master's degree she doubled as a bookseller at Politics and Prose in their children's department. Determined to remain in school for as long as possible, she packed her bags in 2014 and moved to the west coast to pursue a doctoral degree in English literature. Now she's writing a dissertation on Victorians, rocks, race, and the environment.

C. J. Daugherty
Daugherty, C. J.

Before giving fiction a shot, C. J. Daugherty worked as a journalist for Reuters, and as a crime and investigative reporter for a number of newspapers in the US.

These days she writes thrillers. Night School was her first novel. The Night School series has been translated into 21 languages.

 

Peter David
David, Peter

Peter Allen David (born 1956) is an American author. He is best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels.

Peter David has also written novels under the pseudonym of David Peters.

 

Andrew Davidson
Davidson, Andrew

Andrew Davidson was born in Pinawa, Manitoba, and graduated in 1995 from the University of British Columbia with a B.A. in English literature. He has worked as a teacher in Japan, where he has lived on and off, and as a writer of English lessons for Japanese web sites. The Gargoyle, the product of seven years' worth of research and composition, is his first book. Davidson lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Andy Davidson
Davidson, Andy

Andy Davidson holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Mississippi. His work has appeared in Drunken Boat, Carve magazine, the Santa Clara Review, and other journals. He lives in Georgia with his wife.

Avram Davidson
Davidson, Avram

Avram Davidson (1923–1993) was an American Jewish writer of fantasy fiction, science fiction and crime fiction.

Craig Davidson
Davidson, Craig

Craig Davidson is a thirty-year-old writer living in Calgary, Canada. His stories have been published in The Fiddlehead, Event, Prairie Fire and SubTerrain. He is the author of Rust and Bone, The Fighter and Sarah Court.

Craig Davidson also writes horror fiction under the pseudonym of Patrick Lestewka.

I. I. Davidson
Davidson, I. I.

I. I. Davidson is the pen name for author Gillian Philip who is based in north Scotland. She has written young adult and middle grade fiction for Bloomsbury, Tor Macmillan, Hachette, and HarperCollins. She has been nominated and short-listed for awards including the Carnegie Medal, the David Gemmell Legend Award, and the Scottish Children's Book Award. As a member of the Erin Hunter animal fantasy team, she has toured extensively in the United States.

Jenny Davidson
Davidson, Jenny

Jenny Davidson (born 1971) is an American historian and writer who writes about 18th-century literature, etiquette and culture.

Kenley Davidson
Davidson, Kenley

Kenley Davidson is a fantasy and science fiction author who loves to write clean romance, complex characters, and surprising plot twists. Her worlds (both real and imagined) are largely fueled by coffee, more coffee, and books (plus the occasional cup of tea). She currently resides in Oklahoma with her husband, two kids and two dogs, and believes everything is better with dragons.

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MaryJanice Davidson
Davidson, MaryJanice

MaryJanice Davidson (born August 1969) is an American author. She is the creator of the popular Undead series. She is both a New York Times and USA Today bestseller. Davidson lives in Minnesota with her husband and two children. She won a 2004 Romantic TimesReviewers' Choice Award and was nominated for the same award in 2005.

 

Rjurik Davidson
Davidson, Rjurik

Rjurik Davidson is an Associate editor of Overland magazine.

He is the author of the collection The Library of Forgotten Books.

His novel Unwrapped Sky was published by Tor books in 2014 and his screenplay The Uncertainty Principle is currently in development with co-author Ben Chessell.

Brenda K. Davies
Davies, Brenda K.

Brenda K. Davies is the USA Today Bestselling author of the Vampire Awakening Series, Alliance Series, Road to Hell Series, Hell on Earth Series, and historical romantic fiction. She also writes under the pen name, Erica Stevens. When not out with friends and family, she can be found at home with her husband, son, dog, cat, and horse. 

Jocelyn Davies
Davies, Jocelyn

Jocelyn Davies is the author of A Beautiful Dark and A Fractured Light, the first two books in A Beautiful Dark trilogy. She edits young adult fiction at a publishing house in New York, a job that has allowed her to cultivate a keen interest in all things angsty, hilarious, and/or unrequited. She is a graduate of Bates College, and lives in an apartment overflowing with books.

Neil Davies
Davies, Neil

Neil Davies was born in 1959 and has found everything else to be an uphill struggle. He currently lives in the North West of England with his wife and two children. Any spare time he can find he spends writing.

Robert Davies
Davies, Robert

Robert Davies writes stories about lobster girls and laser beams. Mimetic fiction is for wimps. Raised on a steady diet of weird paperbacks, Infocom games, and comic books, Rob has always wanted to be a writer (Well, actually, he first wanted to be a dinosaur, but that didn’t work out so well). When not writing, Rob likes to travel around the world, searching for the ideal pint and the perfect bookstore. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, with his wife Sara and two cats, Lilith and Tiamat. His favorite Horseman is Pestilence.

Robertson Davies
Davies, Robertson

William Robertson Davies, CC, O.Ont, FRSC, FRSL (1913–1995) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. He was one of Canada's best-known and most popular authors, and one of its most distinguished "men of letters", a term Davies is variously said to have gladly accepted for himself and to have detested. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate residential college associated with the University of Toronto.

Valentine Davies
Davies, Valentine

Valentine Davies (1905–1961) was an American film and television writer, producer, and director. His credits included Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Chicken Every Sunday (1949), The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954), and The Benny Goodman Story (1955). He was nominated for the 1954 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Glenn Miller Story.

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Barbara Davis
Davis, Barbara

After twelve years in the jewelry business, I finally surrendered to the muse, leaving the corporate world in order to pursue my lifelong dream of becoming a writer. I was born in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, but grew up and attended school in Florida. Eventually, work led me north, where I lived in Charleston for two years, and in Raleigh for fourteen, before eventually making my home in Dover, New Hampshire, which makes me a Yankee, turned southerner, turned Yankee. (I think.) 

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Bryan Davis
Davis, Bryan

Bryan Davis (born 1958) is an American author. He used to be a computer professional for over 20 years, but now he is a full time writer.

Charlotte Nicole Davis
Davis, Charlotte Nicole

A graduate of The New School’s Writing for Children MFA program, Charlotte Nicole Davis  loves comic book movies and books with maps in the front. She currently lives in Brooklyn with a cat with a crooked tail. The Good Luck Girls is her debut novel.

Graeme Davis
Davis, Graeme

Graeme Davis discovered mythology at the age of six thanks to a children’s retelling of Homer’s Odyssey in his school library and a Saturday-morning showing of Ray Harryhausen’s ’Jason and the Argonauts.’ He studied archaeology at the University of Durham and has written a host of historical roleplaying sourcebooks for GURPS, Dungeons & Dragons, and other games. He is the author of a Dungeons & Dragons novel, a co-creator of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and a credited writer on more than 30 video games.

Grania Davis
Davis, Grania

Grania Davis (born 1943) is an author and editor of science fiction and fantasy.

Gwen Davis
Davis, Gwen

Gwen Davis (born 1936) is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, songwriter, journalist and poet. Davis has written seventeen novels, including the bestselling The Pretenders. She has also written songs, reviews, and numerous articles. She has written for online publications such as the Huffington Post and maintains a popular personal blog, "Report from the Front" and also a blog reviewing Broadway theater productions, "Will Blog for Broadway."

Hank Davis
Davis, Hank

Hank Davis is Senior Editor at Baen Books. He served in Vietnam in the Army and has a story in Harlan Ellison's fabled The Last Dangerous Visions.

Heather Davis
Davis, Heather

Heather Davis is the author of Never Cry Werewolf. She lives in Seattle.

Kaitlyn Davis
Davis, Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Davis, a bestselling author with over a quarter of a million books sold, writes young adult fantasy novels under the name Kaitlyn Davis and contemporary romance novels under the name Kay Marie. Publisher's Weekly has said, "Davis writes with confidence and poise," while USA Today has recommended her work as "must-read romance."

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Kathryn Davis
Davis, Kathryn

Kathryn Davis is an award-winning American novelist.

Lauren B. Davis
Davis, Lauren B.

Lauren B. Davis is is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels The Stubborn Season, The Radiant City, Our Daily Bread, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named a best book of the year by both The Globe and Mail and The Boston Globe; and The Empty Room, named a best book of the year by The National Post and The Winnipeg Free Press,as well as two story collections, Rat Medicine & Other Unlikely Curatives and An Unrehearsed Desire. Born in Montreal, she now lives in Princeton, NJ.

William Stearns Davis
Davis, William Stearns

William Stearns Davis (1877–1930), American educator, historian, and author, has been cited as one who “contributed to history as a scholarly discipline, ... [but] was intrigued by the human side of history, which, at the time, was neglected by the discipline.” After first experimenting with short stories, he turned while still a college undergraduate to longer forms to relate, from an involved (fictional) character’s view, a number of critical turns of history. This faculty for humanizing, even dramatizing, history characterized Davis’ later academic and professional writings as well, making them particularly suitable for secondary and higher education during the first half of the twentieth century in a field which, according to one editor, had “lost the freshness and robustness... the congeniality” that should mark the study of history. Both Davis’ fiction and non-fiction are found in public and academic libraries today.

Sarah Davis-Goff
Davis-Goff, Sarah

Sarah Davis-Goff's writing has been published in the Irish Times, the Guardian and LitHub. Last Ones Left Alive is her first novel. She was born and lives in Dublin.

Isla Davon
Davon, Isla

Isla Davon is an Irish author who loves reading. Especially Paranormal Romance and Why Choose books. She enjoys creating stories with magic, strong female characters, and as many love interests as her mind can handle.

When she is not writing, she is spending time with her family and three Jack Russells. Or snuggling down to a good movie or Netflix binge with as much chocolate as she can eat. 

A. L. Davroe
Davroe, A. L.

A.L. Davroe writes both YA and adult speculative fiction. She is the author of FOR YOUR HEART (YA paranormal romance) and CITY STEAM (adult steampunk horror). She lives in Connecticut.

Tim Davys
Davys, Tim

Tim Davys is a pseudonym for a Swedish writer.

Adrian Dawson
Dawson, Adrian

Adrian Dawson (born 1971) is a British author of thriller and horror fiction, currently best known for his 2010 debut novel Codex.

Codex was written in 1999, and Dawson was signed to the Christopher Little Literary Agency, on the strength of the novel, but they failed to find a publisher. Codex deals with cryptology, religion and high-end technology, with one publisher stating that most readers would turn to non-fiction, rather than fiction for such subject matter - that self same publisher was thanked by Dan Brown in the 2003 published The Da Vinci Code.

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Delilah S. Dawson
Dawson, Delilah S.

Delilah S. Dawson is a native of Roswell, Georgia, and the author of the paranormal romance Blud series for Pocket, including Wicked as They Come, Wicked as She Wants, and the upcoming Wicked After Midnight, as well as two previous Blud novellas, The Mysterious Madam Morpho and The Peculiar Pets of Miss Pleasance. She is also the author of the YA novel Servants of the Storm.

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James Dawson
Dawson, James

James Dawson now writes as Juno Dawson.

Juno Dawson is a bestselling novelist, screenwriter, journalist, and a columnist for Attitude Magazine. Her writing has appeared in Glamour, The Pool, Dazed and the Guardian. She has also contributed to news items on BBC Women’s Hour, Front Row, ITV News, Channel 5 News, This Morning and Newsnight. She is presently adapting her 2019 novel, MEAT MARKET for television.

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Juno Dawson
Dawson, Juno

Juno Dawson is the international bestselling author of ten titles for young adults. She is a columnist at Glamour UK, Attitude Magazine and a key LGBTQ activist with Stonewall.

Alyssa Day
Day, Alyssa

Alyssa Day is the pen name (and dark and tortured alter ego) of RITA award-winning author Alesia Holliday. She is a multiple finalist in the prestigious RITA awards for excellence in romance fiction and has won several awards for her novels.

Alesia Holliday writes fantasy and paranormal romance novels as Alyssa Day.

Anna Day
Day, Anna

Anna Day is the author of The Fandom series.

Charles Day
Day, Charles

Charles Day A.K.A, the evil little Jester, is the Horror Writers Association's Mentor Program Committee Chairperson, Co-Chair for the NY/LI HWA Chapter, and a member of the New England Horror Writers Association.

His biggest success to date is the sale of his first YA western horror trilogy "KYLE MCGERTT, DESTROYER OF THE INDIAN CURSES, BOOK ONE: THE HUNT FOR THE GHOULISH BARTENDER (Blood Bound Books, spring 2013).

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Chet Day
Day, Chet

Chet Day is the author of two novels, Halo and The Hacker, published in the mid and late 1980s by Pocket Books.

David Day
Day, David

David Day is a Canadian poet and author. He was born 1947. He is best known for his books of J. R. R. Tolkien and his works. He has also written several children's books and nonfiction works about ecology, extinct and endangered species.

Julie C. Day
Day, Julie C.

Julie has published over thirty stories in magazines such as Interzone, Split Lip Magazine, Black Static, Podcastle and Flapperhouse. Her debut collection, Uncommon Miracles, was just released by PS Publishing.

Julie lives in a small town in New England with her family and a menagerie of variously sized animals. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program and a M.S. in Microbiology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Nicholas Day
Day, Nicholas

Nicholas Day writes predominantly within the horror, science fiction, and crime genres. He has studied creative writing at Southern Illinois University and at Seton Hill University. He co-owns Rooster Republic Press with fellow writer Don Noble, and their first child, a videogame called Heckpoint, is expected to arrive on Steam before the end of the 2017. Nicholas's novella, Necrosaurus Rex, and his collection of short fiction, Now That We're Alone, are both available through JournalStone and Bizarro Pulp Press. He is currently working on a multitude of projects, including two full-length novels, a novella, and a screenplay.

S. J. Day
Day, S. J.

S. J. Day's resume includes a variety of odd jobs ranging from amusement park employee to POW interrogator. She's presently a full-time writer. A native Southern Californian, S. J. thinks there's no place like home, but she loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her to Japan, Holland, Germany, France, Mexico, Jamaica, and all over the United States.

 Arwen Elys Dayton
Dayton, Arwen Elys

Arwen Elys Dayton was born on the west coast of the USA in 1974. She was named after an elf in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. After finishing high school at 16, she moved to Europe for 2 years to work as a tutor. She returned to the US with a scholarship to Stanford, but instead took a job writing magazine articles which led to writing for a PBS show called The Eddie Files. She began work on her first novel, Sovereign's Hold, during this time.

Gail Dayton
Dayton, Gail

Gail Dayton wrote her first story at the tender age of nine, and she's been writing ever since. She was a RITA finalist in 2002 for Best First Book, and won a Prism award for Best Fantasy with The Barbed Rose in 2007. She lives with her husband of thirty-something years on the Texas Gulf coast where she is working up to riding past 45th Street on her brand-new red Schwinn.

Osamu Dazai
Dazai, Osamu

Osamu Dazai (1909–1948) was a Japanese author who is considered one of the foremost fiction writers of 20th-century Japan.

Simone de Beauvoir
de Beauvoir, Simone

Simone-Ernestine-Lucie-Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, often shortened to Simone de Beauvoir (1908–1986), was a French existentialist philosopher, public intellectual, political activist, feminist theorist and social theorist. She did not consider herself a philosopher but her significant contributions to existentialism and feminist existentialism have solidified her legacy as a philosopher and feminist. She wrote novels, essays, biographies, an autobiography in several volumes, and monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues. She is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism.

Katya de Becerra
de Becerra, Katya

Katya de Becerra was born in Russia, studied in California, lived in Peru, and then stayed in Australia long enough to become a local. She was going to be an Egyptologist when she grew up, but instead she earned a PhD in anthropology. What The Woods Keep is her first novel.

Aliette de Bodard
de Bodard, Aliette

Aliette de Bodard is a French-American speculative fiction writer. She is of French/Vietnamese descent, born in the USA, and grew up in Paris. French is her mother-tongue, but she writes in English. A graduate of École Polytechnique, she works as a software engineer specialising in image processing and is a member of the Written in Blood writers group.

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L. Sprague de Camp
de Camp, L. Sprague

Lyon Sprague de Camp (1907–2000) was an American science fiction and fantasy author. His writing career spanned over fifty years. He wrote novels and works of nonfiction.

Sebastien de Castell
de Castell, Sebastien

Sebastien de Castell had just finished a degree in Archaeology when he started work on his first dig. Four hours later he realized how much he actually hated archaeology and left to pursue a very focused career as a musician, ombudsman, interaction designer, fight choreographer, teacher, project manager, actor, and product strategist. His only defence against the charge of unbridled dilettantism is that he genuinely likes doing these things and that, in one way or another, each of these fields plays a role in his writing. He sternly resists the accusation of being a Renaissance Man in the hopes that more people will label him that way.

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Timothée de Fombelle
de Fombelle, Timothée

Timothée de Fombelle is a much-admired French playwright. Initially working as a teacher/lecturer, he soon turned to writing and in 2006 produced his first novel, Toby Alone, known in his native France asTobie Lolness. Highly acclaimed, it has been translated into 22 different languages and has won numerous prizes. Toby's extraordinary story continues in Toby and the Secrets of the Tree.

Tom de Haven
de Haven, Tom

Tom De Haven (born 1949) is an American author, editor, journalist and film and television writer perhaps best known for his novels, essays and articles literary and film noir, the Hollywood studio system and American comic strip novels, more specifically, the Derby Dugan trilogy of novels, as well as his eighth novel, It's Superman.

Liz de Jager
de Jager, Liz

Liz is far too fond of coffee shops and beautiful stationery but she uses both as incentive to keep on writing. Having been born and raised in South Africa, Liz now lives in the UK with her husband and their unruly Jack Russell. Liz has always loved reading and writing, much to the annoyance of her family who could never leave pens lying about without finding her scribbling on walls or bits of paper.

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Mark de Jager
de Jager, Mark

Mark de Jager is the author of Infernal.

Melissa de la Cruz
de la Cruz, Melissa

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of Isle of the Lost and Return to the Isle of the Lost as well as many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages. Her books have also topped the USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in more than twenty countries.

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Walter de la Mare
de la Mare, Walter

Walter John de la Mare (1873–1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist, probably best remembered for his works for children and "The Listeners".

Walter De la Mare was also a significant writer of ghost stories. John Clute comments that "in his long career, De la Mare seems to have published about 100 stories, of which about eighty-five have been collected. At least forty of these have supernatural content". Many of De la Mare's ghost stories can be found in the collections Eight Tales, The Riddle and Other Stories, The Connoisseur and Other Stories, On the Edge and The Wind Blows Over.

Anders de la Motte
de la Motte, Anders

Anders de la Motte (born 1971) made his debut in 2010 with Geim ([geim]), which won the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' 'First Book Award'. He is a former Police Officer and was until recently Director of Security at one of the world's largest IT companies. He is currently an International Security Consultant. With his blend of fast-paced suspense, humor, and informed commentary on IT and social media, Anders de la Motte represents a distinct new voice in Scandinavian crime fiction: wild, playful and full of references to popular culture, including his literary cousin Philip K. Dick.

Matt de la Peña
de la Peña, Matt

Matt de la Peña is a #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author. He has penned six critically acclaimed YA novels, including Mexican WhiteBoy and The Living, which was a Pura Belpré Author Honor Book. Matt's picture book Love was a #1 New York Times bestseller, and Last Stop on Market Street was awarded a Newbery Medal. Matt lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Jane de la Vaudère
de la Vaudère, Jane

Jane de la Vaudère was baptized Jeanne Scrive and was married to Camille Gaston Crapez, who began styling himself Crapez de la Vaudère after inheriting the Château de la Vaudère from his mother. Her prolific literary work is very various but she was assimilated to the Decadent Movement firstly because of two scandalously scabrous Parisian novels, Les Demi-Sexes (1897) and Les Andrognyes (1903), and, more pertinently, because of a series of accounts of moeurs antiques, some of which - notably Le Mystère de Kama (1901) - set new standards of excess in their exotic eroticism and fascination with torture.

Michael de Larrabeiti
de Larrabeiti, Michael

Michael de Larrabeiti (1934–2008) was an English novelist and travel writer.

Charles de Lint
de Lint, Charles

Charles de Lint (born 1951) is a Canadian fantasy author and Celtic folk musician.

Silvana de Mari
de Mari, Silvana

Silvana De Mari worked as a surgeon in both Italy and Africa before becoming a practicing psychotherapist. She lives near Turin, Italy, with her family and enormous dog.

Aaron de Orive
de Orive, Aaron

Aaron de Orive was a writer on Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided, Tabula Rasa, Anarchy Online, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. He is also the creator and author of the fantasy role-playing game SHARD: World of the False DawnBlade Singer is his first novel. Aaron lives in Texas with his wife, daughter, and two very spoiled terriers.

Marianne de Pierres
de Pierres, Marianne

Marianne de Pierres is an internationally published, multi-award nominated author of The Sentients of Orion and Parrish Plessis series. She also writes crime novels under the pseudonym Marianne Delacourt.

Jorge de Reyna
de Reyna, Jorge

Jorge de Reyna is a pseudonym of Adam Lukens.

Jetse de Vries
de Vries, Jetse

Jetse de Vries has been writing SF since 1999 and had his first story published in 2003. He's been part of the editorial team for renowned SF magazine. Shine is his first anthology.

Hélène de Zuylen de Nyevelt
de Zuylen de Nyevelt, Hélène

Hélène de Zuylen de Nyevelt (1863-1947) was the version of her name used on her published work by Baroness Héléne van Zulyen van Nijevet de Haar, née de Rothschild (in the famous banking family). Her early literary work, written in collaboration with Renée Vivien, was published under the pseudonym Paul Riversadale, but she went on to produce poetry, short stories, novels and plays under her own name, all of it heavily influenced by Vivien, including the items she published after the latter’s death, scrupulously echoing the younger writer’s Decadent and Symbolist leanings.

Evan W. Deal
Deal, Evan W.

 

Evan W. Deal is the author and publisher of Lionheart, Book One of The Roots of Stone. By day, he develops consumer experience and marketing strategy for a Fortune 500 biotech company, but by night he delves into the world of Talamh to bring wondrous tales of adventure to his readers. He is literally an award-winning marketer and hopefully a soon-to-be award-winning fantasy author. Evan holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and one-year-old daughter.

Lisa Dean
Dean, Lisa

Lisa Dean is a pseudonym of L. Dean James.

Pamela Dean
Dean, Pamela

Pamela Dean (Pamela Dean Dyer-Bennet, born 1953) is an American fantasy author.

Sierra Dean
Dean, Sierra

Sierra Dean is a reformed historian. She was born and raised in the Canadian prairies and is allowed annual exit visas in order to continue her quest of steadily conquering the world one city at a time. Making the best of the cold Canadian winters, Sierra indulges in her less global interests: drinking too much tea and writing urban fantasy.

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Sunyi Dean
Dean, Sunyi

Sunyi Dean is a biracial immigrant and autistic single mom, living the inner-city life in North England. Her short stories have featured in places like The Best of British Scifi 2018 Anthology, Prole, FFO, and BBC Radio Leeds (among others). When not reading, running, falling over in yoga, or rolling d20s, she sometimes escapes the city to wildswim in lonely dales.

Whitney Dean
Dean, Whitney

Whitney grew up reading books from all genres, but her favorite has always been anything within the fantasy realm. Now, she's living her dream and creating new worlds for readers to get lost in. 

Kaitlyn Deann
Deann, Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Deann has been telling stories since she was very young, whether through at-home productions with her cousins and siblings or through verbal tellings. She decided to try her hand at writing when she was eleven, and it became a part of her in an unexplainable way. She fell in love with writing, fell in love with the stories she could tell by simply stringing together a few words. As a writer, Kaitlyn hopes to keep a reader turning pages late into the night and give them something to think about long after they finish the last page. She loves her friends, family, and God. Laughing is her favorite calorie burner. She lives in somewhere, Texas with her family.

Cathryn Deans
Deans, Cathryn

Kathryn Deans is an Australian children's fantasy author.

Kathryn Deans has been writing since parchment was invented, trying her hand at various genres but focusing mainly on children's literature, which she loves. She loves reading just about as much as she loves writing. She also likes loud music, watching DVDs with the family and going out for coffee. She does not like mowing the grass, Monday mornings or commercials on the telly. Kathryn grew up in the Dandenong Ranges, about thirty kilometres outside Melbourne and lives there now with her partner, children and pets.

Kristin Dearborn
Dearborn, Kristin

If it screams, squelches, or bleeds, Kristin Dearborn has probably written about it. She revels in comments like “But you look so normal... how do you come up with that stuff?” A life-long New Englander, she aspires to the footsteps of the local masters, Messrs. King and Lovecraft. When not writing or rotting her brain with cheesy horror flicks (preferably creature features!) she can be found scaling rock cliffs or zipping around Vermont on a motorcycle, or gallivanting around the globe.

Gavin Deas
Deas, Gavin

Gavin Deas is a pseudonym used by Gavin Smith and Stephen Deas.

Stephen Deas
Deas, Stephen

Stephen Deas was born in 1968. He once set fire to Wales. Well one bit of Wales. Twice. When not burning principalities he played too much D&D. Despite this he managed to study theoretical physics at Cambridge, get a job at BAE, marry and have two children. He now lives in Essex. With The Adamantine Palace he plans to return to his first love; of setting fire to things.

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C. M. Debell
Debell, C. M.

After completing a degree in Theology, a six month trip to Australia ended up as a four year expedition around Australia, New Zealand and Asia. C. M. Debell has worked as a journalist since her return to the UK and now edits a successful trade publication.

David Debord
Debord, David

David Debord began writing at age twelve after reading The Hobbit. He wrote two pages of a story about rogue dwarf warriors name Rancor and Ramoc. His mother found and read the pages, traumatizing him to the point that he did not attempt another fantasy novel for fifteen years.

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Keith R. A. DeCandido
DeCandido, Keith R. A.

Keith Robert Andreassi DeCandido (born 1969) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer.

While Keith R. A. DeCandido is best known for his Star Trek fiction, he has written tie-ins for other popular science fiction and fantasy series as well, such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Andromeda and Farscape, as well as comic books (Spider-Man) and videogames (World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Command & Conquer). He has also edited various anthologies, including OtherWere, Urban Nightmares, Imaginings, the Doctor Who collection Short Trips: The Quality of Leadership, and the Star Trek anthologies New Frontier: No Limits, Tales of the Dominion War, and Tales from the Captain's Table.

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John DeChancie
DeChancie, John

John DeChancie (born 1946) is an American author. A Pittsburgh native, he is most famous for his comic fantasy Castle series, and his science fiction Skyway series.

Stephen Dedman
Dedman, Stephen

Stephen Dedman (born 1959) is an Australian author of dark fantasy and science fiction stories and novels. His short stories have appeared in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, Year's Best SF, and The Best Australian Writing: A Fifty Year Collection.

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Tracy Deebs
Deebs, Tracy

A pseudonym of Tracy Wolff.

Marion Deeds
Deeds, Marion

Marion Deeds was born in Santa Barbara, California and moved to northern California when she was five. She loves the redwoods, the ocean, dogs and crows. She’s fascinated by the unexplained, and curious about power: who has it, who gets it, what is the best way to wield it. These questions inform her stories. Deeds has published Aluminum Leaves and Copper Road from Falstaff Books, with short works in Podcastle and several anthologies. She reviews fiction and writes a column for the review site Fantasy Literature.

S. M. Deeming
Deeming, S. M.

Born May 8th 1972, S. M. Deeming attributes his love of science fiction, in part, to a certain film released in the summer of 1977 and Arthur C. Clarke's A Space Odyssey (2001). Married with two young children, in his limited spare time he enjoys indulging his passion for all things science fiction and fact, as well as watching 'classic' sci-fi films, and filling his home with numerous space craft models. His other pastimes include watching classic motor sport and a love of Victorian engineering. He currently lives in Sutton-Coldfield.

Cindy Dees
Dees, Cindy

Cindy Dees is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of fifty suspense and thriller novels. She also draws upon her twenty-plus years of live action role-playing experience to write epic fantasy novels. She has participated in the Dragon Crest world since 1996.

Daniel Defoe
Defoe, Daniel

Daniel Defoe (ca. 1659-1661 – 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and is among the founders of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.

Robert DeFranco
DeFranco, Robert

Rob DeFranco partnered with Peter Facinelli to form A7SLE Films, and has produced Loosies, The Last Word, and the upcoming Street Soldier for FOX.

Terry DeHart
DeHart, Terry

Terry DeHart is a former U.S. Marine and NASA security analyst. Three of his stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His short stories have appeared in The Barcelona Review, Zoetrope All-Story Extra, Night Train Magazine, In Posse Review/Web del Sol, Paumanok Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Vestal Review and Opium, among others. Terry lives with his wife and daughters in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Keith Deininger
Deininger, Keith

Keith Deininger is an award-winning writer and poet. He is the author of numerous works of short fiction, the novella Fevered Hills, and the upcoming novel The New Flesh (June 2013). He grew up in the American Southwest and currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife and their three dogs. People think he's weird (including his wife). He is a firm believer in the landscape of the imagination as a fuel source for the human experience (whatever that means). He is cynical and a skeptic.

Tom Deitz
Deitz, Tom

Tom Deitz is an American fantasy author. He was born 1952.

Lester del Rey
del Rey, Lester

Lester del Rey (1915–1993) was an American science fiction author and editor. Del Rey is especially famous for his juvenile novels such as those which are part of the Winston Science Fiction series, and for Del Rey Books, the fantasy and science fiction branch of Ballantine Books edited by Lester del Rey and his fourth wife Judy-Lynn del Rey.

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Guillermo del Toro
del Toro, Guillermo

Guillermo del Toro Gómez (born 1964) is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican director, producer and designer whose work has gained both popular and critical acclaim. His films draw heavily on sources as diverse as weird fiction, fantasy and war.

Alexander Delacroix
Delacroix, Alexander

Alexander Delacroix earned Masters degrees from Brigham Young University and Western Governors University. As an undergraduate he majored in French, Russian, and German but ultimately became a Language Arts teacher. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing. Heart of the Impaler is his debut novel.

Claire Delacroix
Delacroix, Claire

Bestselling author Claire Delacroix always loved stories, both telling them and hearing them. She sold her first romance novel in 1992 and has been happily writing romances ever since. The Beauty, part of Claire's bestselling "Bride Quest" series, was her first title to land on the New York Times Extended List. Claire makes her home in Canada with her family, a number of incomplete knitting projects and a lot of overgrown houseplants. She loves to travel, to cook, to ride her bike and to read. Claire also writes romances as Claire Cross and as Deborah Cooke.

Bryant Delafosse
Delafosse, Bryant

Bryant Delafosse was born and raised in Southeast Texas. He holds a degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is also a screenwriter. He currently lives in Southern California with his wife, son, and Miniature Schnauzer, Luna.

Katie Delahanty
Delahanty, Katie

Katie is a fashion designer turned novelist. She graduated with a BA in Communication Studies from UCLA and a Professional Designation in Fashion Design from FIDM. It never occurred to her that she was a writer until an economic crisis induced career shift from lingerie designer to ecommerce webmistress led her to start the company blog. Not being an expert in lingerie, she decided to write the blog as a fictional serial starring a girl named Olivia Bloom who worked for the lingerie line. And that’s when Katie fell in love with storytelling. She hasn’t looked back since. Katie lives in Los Angeles with her husband.

Joseph Delaney
Delaney, Joseph

Joseph Delaney is a retired English teacher living in Lancashire. He has three children and seven grandchildren and is a wonderful public speaker available for conference, library and bookshop events. His home is in the middle of Boggart territory and his village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, which was laid to rest under the step of a house near the church. Most of the places in the Spook's books are based on real places in Lancashire. And the inspiration behind the stories often comes from local ghost stories and legends.

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Matthew B. J. Delaney
Delaney, Matthew B. J.

Matthew B. J. Delaney published his first novel, Jinn, in 2003. Winner of the International Horror Guild Award, the novel was optioned for film by Touchstone Pictures, was featured as People magazine's Page-Turner of the Week, and received a Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Delaney received a bachelorâ's degree in economics from Dartmouth College and a masterâ's in public administration from Harvard. Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, he left a career in finance and moved from Boston to New York City to join the New York City Police Department. He has been a member of the NYPD for twelve years and has been assigned to precincts throughout Manhattan and the Bronx as well as within Police Headquarters and the Intelligence Division. He is currently a decorated special operations lieutenant serving in a Brooklyn violent crime suppression unit. He continues to write in his spare time.

L. E. DeLano
DeLano, L. E.

L. E. DeLano, author of Traveler, is a blogger and autism advocate under her alternate moniker, Ellie DeLano. She comes equipped with a "useless" theater degree that has opened doors for her in numerous ways. Though mostly raised in New Mexico, she now calls Pennsylvania home. When she's not writing, which is almost never, she's binge-watching Netflix and trying her best not to be an unwitting pawn in her cat's quest for world domination.

Samuel R. Delany
Delany, Samuel R.

Samuel Ray Delany, Jr. (born 1942) is an American science fiction author.

Shannon Delany
Delany, Shannon

Since she was a child Shannon Delany has written stories, beginning writing in earnest when her grandmother fell unexpectedly ill. In 2008 her greatly abbreviated version of 13 to Life (written in just five weeks) won the grand prize in the first-ever cell phone novel contest in the western world through Textnovel.com. Previously a teacher and now a farmer raising heritage livestock, Shannon lives and writes in Upstate New York and enjoys traveling to talk to people about most anything.

Richard Delap
Delap, Richard

Richard Delap (1942–1987) was a Canadian science fiction writer, editor, and reviewer. He began in science fiction fandom and was nominated for the 1970 Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer. He edited Delap's Fantasy and Science Fiction Review for a number of years, and also rewrote film scripts in Hollywood from 1981 to 1986.

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Micah Delhauer
Delhauer, Micah

A native of California, Micah Delhauer is a nationally-produced playwright and the winner of the "Best Feature Screenplay" award from both L.A. Screamfest (2013) and the Eerie Horror Festival & Expo (2014). He is a former creative associate with the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride and director of the New York Haunted Hayride. Currently, Delhauer is working on a zombie action-horror script for Golden Hour Productions. The Final Women is his debut novel.

Don DeLillo
DeLillo, Don

Don DeLillo is the author of many bestselling novels, including Point Omega, Falling Man, White Noise, Libra and Zero K, and has won many honours in America and abroad, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize for his complete body of work and the William Dean Howells Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his novel Underworld. In 2010, he received the PEN/Saul Bellow Award. He has also written several plays.

A. M. Dellamonica
Dellamonica, A. M.

Alyxandra Margaret Dellamonica (born 1968) is a Canadian science fiction writer who has published several short stories in the field since the 1980s. She writes in a number of sub-genres including science fiction, fantasy, and alternate history.

Wendy Delsol
Delsol, Wendy

Wendy Delsol is a freelance writer who has lived in Detroit, Paris, Nice, and Los Angeles. Stork is her first novel. She lives in Des Moines, Iowa.

Sandy DeLuca
DeLuca, Sandy

Sandy DeLuca has been a painter since 1985. Her worked has been exhibited in college galleries, hair salons, tattoo parlors, bookstores and traditional galleries. Her art has been purchased throughout the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe. In addition, she has painted cover art and interior art for publications which have reached worldwide audiences.

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Denny DeMartino
DeMartino, Denny

Denny DeMartino is a pseudonym of Denise Vitola.

J. M. DeMatteis
DeMatteis, J. M.

Eisner Award winner J. M. DeMatteis was a professional musician and rock music journalist before entering the comic book field, where he worked on such flagship Marvel and DC characters as Superman, Spider-Man, Batman, Silver Surfer, and the Justice League. DeMatteis's Brooklyn Dreams, a graphic novel for adults, was praised as "a classic of the form" by Booklist in a starred review. DeMatteis, who also writes for television and film, lives with his family in upstate New York.

Arinn Dembo
Dembo, Arinn

Arinn Dembo has been a professional writer since 1991. Her articles, criticism and reviews of all popular media have appeared in a variety of print and web publications, and her short fiction and poetry have appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, H.P. Lovecraft's Magazine of Horror, and several anthologies.

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Harrison Demchick
Demchick, Harrison

Raised in Baltimore, Maryland on a steady diet of magical realism, literary fiction, science-fiction, and Spider-Man comics, Harrison Demchick spent most of his formative years inside his own head, working out strange thoughts and ideas that would eventually make their way into stories, screenplays, and songs.

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David Demchuk
Demchuk, David

David Demchuk has been writing for theatre, film, television, radio, and other media for more than thirty years. His reviews, essays, interviews and columns have appeared in such magazines as Toronto Life, Xtra, What! Magazine, and the Toronto Star. The Bone Mother is his first novel.

Kristi DeMeester
DeMeester, Kristi

After obtaining a Master's degree in Professional Writing, Kristi DeMeester came back to her love of dark fiction and began writing it in earnest. A devoted student of the Weird and all things spooky and lovely, she has published short stories in a variety of publications including Black Static, LampLight, Shock Totem, Shimmer, and appeared in best of anthologies such as Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume 1.

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Heather Demetrios
Demetrios, Heather

When she’s not traipsing around the world or spending time in imaginary places, Heather Demetrios lives with her husband in New York City. Originally from Los Angeles, she now calls the East Coast home. Heather will receive her MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts later this year and is a recipient of the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award for her debut young adult novel, Something Real.

Nelson DeMille
DeMille, Nelson

Nelson Richard DeMille was born in New York City on August 23, 1943 to Huron and Antonia (Panzera) DeMille, then moved with his parents to Long Island. He graduated from Elmont Memorial High School, where he played football and ran track.

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James DeMonaco
DeMonaco, James

James DeMonaco is the writer/director of the feature films The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, and The Purge: Election Year. He also wrote the films The Negotiator and Assault on Precinct 13, as well as created and executive-produced the cable TV miniseries The Kill Point starring John Leguizamo. He lives in both Staten Island and Manhattan with his wife and daughter. He is an avid New York Yankees fan.

Vaughn R. Demont
Demont, Vaughn R.

Writer, Scorpio, and self-professed waffle-addict, Vaughn R. Demont received his Bachelor of Arts from Oswego State University, and his Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College, where he studied Creative Writing and being poor. He has published several novelettes and novellas, including The Last Paladin series, House of Stone, and the Broken Mirrors series.

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Al Dempsey
Dempsey, Al

Al Dempsey is an American author of historical fiction.

Brendan Deneen
Deneen, Brendan

Brendan Deneen is the author of The Ninth Circle (named a Best Book of the Year by Suspense Magazine) and the critically-acclaimed picture book Night Night, Groot. He has also written comics (Scatterbrain) and graphic novels (Flash Gordon). The Executive Producer of Macmillan Entertainment, Deneen lives in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters, and is terrified every time he goes down into the basement.

Susan Dennard
Dennard, Susan

Susan Dennard has come a long way from small-town Georgia. With a masters degree in marine biology, she got to travel the world—six out of seven continents, to be exact (she’ll get to Asia one of these days!)—before she settled down as a full-time novelist and writing instructor.

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G. S. Denning
Denning, G. S.

G. S. Denning was born in Seattle, Washington. He has published articles for games company Wizards of the Coast, worked as an editor, written a video-game script for Nintendo, and written and performed shows at the Epcot Center, Walt Disney World. With a background in improv, Gabe has performed with Ryan Stiles and Wayne Brady, and he currently has a play running in Seattle. He now lives in Las Vegas with his wife and two children.

Richard Denning
Denning, Richard

Richard Denning was born in Ilkeston in Derbyshire and lives in Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands. He works as a General Practitioner with a North Birmingham practice. He is 43 and married with two children.

He is a young adult sci-fi, historical fiction and historical fantasy writer. He also writes books and board game reviews and online articles on historical and gaming related topics.

A keen player of board games and other games he is one of the directors of UK Games Expo (the UK's largest hobby games convention). He is a board game designer and his first Board Game "The Great Fire on London 1666".

Troy Denning
Denning, Troy

Troy Denning (born 1958) is a fantasy and science fiction author of the New York Times bestselling novel Waterdeep, which he wrote with Scott Ciencin under the pseudonym Richard Awlinson. Other notable works are Dragonwall, Pages of Pain and The Parched Sea. He is also known for his work on the epilogue to The Avatar Trilogy, Crucible: The Trial of Cyric The Mad.

Richard Denoncourt
Denoncourt, Richard

After majoring in English Literature in college, Richard Denoncourt entered an MFA program in hopes of becoming the next great American novelist. He crafted a series of moody, narcissistic and melodramatic short stories before realizing that the most entertaining part of life is entertaining others.

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Bradley Denton
Denton, Bradley

Bradley Clayton Denton (born 1958) is an award-winning American science fiction author. He has also written other types of fiction, such as the black comedy of his novel Blackburn, about a sympathetic serial killer.

Jason Denzel
Denzel, Jason

Jason Denzel is the founder of Dragonmount.com, the leading online community for Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time saga and the Web’s top destination for franchise-related news, features, and discussion. Dragonmount.com has been featured in USA TodayWired, the Los Angeles Times, and on CNN and ABC. Denzel lives in Northern California with his wife and two young boys, and owns a lot of swords.

Tracy Deonn
Deonn, Tracy

Tracy Deonn is a writer and second-generation fangirl. She grew up in central North Carolina, where she devoured fantasy books and Southern food in equal measure. After earning her master's degree in communication and performance studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tracy worked in live theater, video game production, and K–12 education. When she’s not writing, Tracy speaks on panels at science fiction and fantasy conventions, reads fanfic, arranges puppy playdates, and keeps an eye out for ginger-flavored everything.

August Derleth
Derleth, August

August William Derleth (1909–1971) was an American writer and anthologist. Though best remembered as the first publisher of the writings of H. P. Lovecraft, and for his own contributions to the Cthulhu Mythos genre of horror, Derleth was a prolific writer in several genres, including regional writings, historical fiction, poetry, detective fiction,science fiction, and biography.

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Kimberly Derting
Derting, Kimberly

Kimberly Derting is an American author. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and three beautiful (and often mouthy) children, who serve as an endless source of inspiration for her writing. 

Lisa DeSelm
DeSelm, Lisa

Lisa DeSelm is a debut author. She lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Bree Despain
Despain, Bree

Bree Despain is the author of The Dark Divine trilogy: The Dark Divine, The Lost Saint, and The Savage Grace. She rediscovered her childhood love for creating stories when she took a semester off from college to write and direct plays for at-risk, inner-city teens from Philadelphia and New York. She currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, two young sons, and her beloved TiVo.

Anna DeStefano
DeStefano, Anna

Anna DeStefano is the nationally best selling author of classic romance for Harlequin and Silhouette, and contemporary paranormal romantic suspense for Dorchester publishing.

Lauren DeStefano
DeStefano, Lauren

Lauren DeStefano is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Internment Chronicles and The Chemical Garden trilogy, which includes Wither, Fever, and Sever. She earned her BA in English with a concentration in creative writing from Albertus Magnus College in Connecticut.

Dennis Detwiller
Detwiller, Dennis

Dennis Detwiller (born 1972) is a computer game designer for Hothead Games as well as a role-playing game developer and artist.

Diane Detzer
Detzer, Diane

Diane Detzer is a pseudonym of Adam Lukens.

Emily Devenport
Devenport, Emily

Emily Devenport also writes as Lee Hogan and Maggy Thomas.

David Devereux
Devereux, David

David Devereux is a former professional exorcist. His non-fiction debut, Memoirs of an Exorcist, was published by Andre Deutsch in 2006. He has also written radio comedy scripts. When not writing he enjoys Noel Coward songs, cinema, art and walking. And the occasional drink.

Lindsey Devin
Devin, Lindsey

Lindsey Devin is a team of writers who enjoy delving in urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Whether it be an amazing heroine kicking butt or making a deal with a billionaire vampire, this team loves to talk and write about everything paranormal / fantasy! They hope you love their books and strive to make sure you have a wonderful and memorable experience!

Delilah Devlin
Devlin, Delilah

Delilah Devlin writes romance and paranormal romance novels.

Ivy Devlin
Devlin, Ivy

Ivy Devlin is the pseudonym of a popular and critically acclaimed author of teen fiction. With Low Red Moon and the Ivy Devlin name, she makes her paranormal fiction debut. She lives in Virginia.

Malcolm Devlin
Devlin, Malcolm

Malcolm Devlin's stories have appeared, or are forthcoming in Interzone, Black Static and the anthologies Aickman's Heirs, Gods, Memes And Monsters and Nightscript Volume 2. He attended the Clarion West writers's workshop in 2013.

Danielle Devon
Devon, Danielle

Danielle Devon is a multi-published author who has settled comfortably into her unique realm of romance. She looks to each new title as a chance to explore her own creativity and enchant readers with her fanciful stories. Her writing has been hailed by reviewers as "darkly poetic and erotically moving", her stories "vividly painted with a colorful canvas which comes to life before your eyes". She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and several local and special interest chapters.

Kelly deVos
deVos, Kelly

Kelly deVos is from Gilbert, Arizona, where she lives with her high school sweetheart husband, amazing teen daughter and superhero dog. She holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. When not reading or writing, Kelly can typically be found with a mocha in hand, bingeing the latest TV shows and adding to her ever-growing sticker collection.

Lori Devoti
Devoti, Lori

Lori Devoti grew up in southern Missouri and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she earned a Bachelor of Journalism. The author of two contemporary romances and half-a-dozen paranormal romances Lori made her fantasy debut with Amazon Ink.

Gene DeWeese
DeWeese, Gene

Thomas Eugene DeWeese (born 1934) is an American writer of fiction, particularly science fiction but including Gothics, mysteries, romances, suspense, fantasy, and horror; as well as non-fiction books on technology and folk art. He has published as Gene DeWeese and Jean DeWeese; his pseudonyms as a collaborator include Thomas Stratton and Victoria Thomas.

J. S. Dewes
Dewes, J. S.

After graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in film production, J. S. Dewes went on to serve as cinematographer for independent films, write, produce, and shoot a zombie musical, slay internet dragons, and act as lighting designer for presidents and presidential-hopefuls so many times it became mundane. Having grown weary of such pedestrian exploits, she decided to begin forging worlds in the form of novels, returning to her roots in science fiction and the written word.

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Jasper DeWitt
DeWitt, Jasper

Jasper DeWitt is an award-winning horror fiction writer.

Saranna DeWylde
DeWylde, Saranna

Saranna DeWylde is a full time Amazon Goddess and former corrections officer who decided she'd seen enough shanks and skanks. Originally a horror writer, having written her first story at her 8th birthday party in colored pencil after watching The Exorcist, she further decided that her dark quill was meant for Happily Ever After instead of the things that grab your feet if they hang off the end of the bed.

Andrew DeYoung
DeYoung, Andrew

Andrew DeYoung is a writer, editor, and dad living in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Exo Project is his first novel.

Pasquale di Falco
di Falco, Pasquale

Pasquale’s career began in law, government, and politics. Then he saw the light. After passing the Illinois bar exam, he left his native Chicago and embarked on a magical, five-year pilgrimage across the American West. He now lives with his wife and their newborn son.

Graham Diamond
Diamond, Graham

Graham Diamond (born 1945) is a fantasy and science fiction author.

Photo used by permission from the author.

Steve Diamond
Diamond, Steve

Steve is your typical reader of books who loves to tell you what is good and, more importantly, what he hates. He grew up reading Lloyd Alexander, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Terry Brooks. Then he got a job at a Waldenbooks. In addition to improving his literary tastes, he was soon doing a lot of the managing duties there, and helped that particular store become the Numero Uno ranked store in the country. It was during this time that he decided his taste in books was better than everyone else’s (duh), and his customers/friends/family agreed.

Stephanie Diaz
Diaz, Stephanie

Twenty-one-year-old Stephanie Diaz wrote her debut novel, Extraction, when she should've been making short films and listening to college lectures at San Diego State University. When she isn't lost in books, she can be found singing, marveling at the night sky, or fan-girling over TV shows.

Damian Dibben
Dibben, Damian

Damian Dibben is the internationally acclaimed author of The History Keepers series. The books have been translated into 25 languages, available in over forty countries. A feature film is in development with Working Title (Les Miserables).

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Ansen Dibell
Dibell, Ansen

Ansen Dibell (1942–2006) was the penname used by Nancy Ann Dibble, an American science fiction author, who also published books about fiction writing. She wrote The King of Kantmorie series (the final books of this series, Tidestorm Limit and The Sun of Return, were published only in Dutch and French translations).

Kate DiCamillo
DiCamillo, Kate

Katrina Elizabeth "Kate" DiCamillo (born 1964) is an American children's author. She is known for her Newbery Award-winning books including Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux, and the Mercy Watson series.

Philip K. Dick
Dick, Philip K.

Philip Kindred Dick (1928–1982) was an American novelist and short story writer whose published work during his lifetime was almost entirely in the science fiction genre. Dick explored sociological, political and metaphysical themes in novels dominated by monopolistic corporations, authoritarian governments, and altered states. In his later works, Dick's thematic focus strongly reflected his personal interest in metaphysics and theology. He often drew upon his own life experiences and addressed the nature of drug use, paranoia and schizophrenia, and transcendental experiences in novels such as A Scanner Darkly.

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Charles Dickens
Dickens, Charles

Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812–1870), who also wrote under the pen name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era. He was a vigorous social campaigner, both in his own personal endeavours as well as through the recurrent themes of his literary enterprise.

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Melanie Dickerson
Dickerson, Melanie

Melanie is the Christy award-winning author of Regency and Medieval fairy tale romances.

Growing up about 50 miles from Harper Lee’s hometown in rural Alabama, Melanie wrote stories in notebooks for her friends, who passed them around in class as soon as she finished a scene. (And no, they didn’t get in trouble—much.) These stories always involved adventure, danger, and a hero and heroine falling in love, with a happily-ever-after ending. She’s been a romantic for as long as she can remember!

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Peter Dickinson
Dickinson, Peter

Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson OBE (born 1927) is an English author and poet who has written a wide variety of books, notably children's books and detective stories, over a long and distinguished career.

Seth Dickinson
Dickinson, Seth

A lapsed social neuroscience doctoral student at NYU, student and instructor of the Alpha Workshop for Young Writers.

Allison M. Dickson
Dickson, Allison M.

Allison M. Dickson is the author of two published novels: horror-thriller Strings, and the dystopian epic, The Last Supper. She has nearly two dozen short stories in publications such as Apex Magazine. Her "Colt Coltrane" indie series features a detective and his robot sidekick in 1940s Los Angeles.

Gordon R. Dickson
Dickson, Gordon R.

Gordon Rupert Dickson (1923–2001) was a Canadian science fiction and fantasy author.

William C. Dietz
Dietz, William C.

William Corey Dietz (born 1945) is an American science fiction author.

Adeline Dieudonné
Dieudonné, Adeline

Adeline Dieudonné is a Belgian author and lives in Brussels. Real Life, her debut novel, was published in France in Autumn 2018 and has since been awarded most of the major French literary prizes: the prestigious Prix du Roman FNAC, the Prix Rossel, the Prix Renaudot des Lycéens, the Prix Goncourt - Le Choix de la Belgique, the Prix des Étoiles du Parisien, the Prix Première Plume, and the Prix Filigrane, a French prize for a work of high literary quality with wide appeal. Dieudonné also performs as a stand-up comedian.

Kevin Dilmore
Dilmore, Kevin

Kevin Dilmore was a newspaper reporter and long-time contributing writer to Star Trek Communicator magazine before breaking into fiction writing. In addition to novels and short stories, both solo and with partner Dayton Ward, Kevin also contributed the author interviews in 2003's "Star Trek: Signature Collection" releases.

Craig DiLouie
DiLouie, Craig

Craig DiLouie is an author of popular thriller, apocalyptic/horror, and sci-fi/fantasy fiction.

In hundreds of reviews, Craig's novels have been praised for their strong characters, action, and gritty realism. Each book promises an exciting experience with people you'll care about in a world that feels real.

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Michael Dante DiMartino
DiMartino, Michael Dante

Michael Dante DiMartino is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife. The Rebel Genius series is his debut prose work.

John Dimes
Dimes, John

John Dimes is an author, artist, singer, actor and award-winning comedian. He is best known as the Horror Host, Dr. Sarcofiguy, the first (and still only) African-American Horror Host. In addition to this, Dimes has written several novels, such as the graphic novel Tales of Home, the surreal thriller Coincidissonance and the mockumentary guidebook The White Corpse Hustle: A Guide for the Fledgeling Vampire, which has been favorably compared to the writings of Douglas Adams. This is the first of a planned trilogy. A young adult fantasy novel,The Rites of Pretending Tribe, was published in February 2007. Outside of his illustrations for his novels, John's artwork has been showcased in Washington, D.C. galleries.

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Francesco Dimitri
Dimitri, Francesco

Francesco Dimitri is an Italian magic realist author living in London, a business story-teller, and a lifetime searcher for wonder. He has written in many different forms (nonfiction, fiction, comics, cinema, digital media, essays, magazines) and worked for top business clients. In his quest for wonder he has shot documentaries about UFO cults, slept deep into the forests of Transylvania, conversed with mathematicians, artists, chefs, psychologists, stage magicians, and strangers in crowds.

Milosh Dimkovski
Dimkovski, Milosh

Milosh Dimkovski was born on October 7, 1991, in Kumanovo, Macedonia. As a young man, he was fascinated by children's fiction literature and comic books, as well as movies and most popular computer games. Showing a marvelous talent for writing, it was his dream to write a book that would be both compelling and interesting, as well as to give a moral guideline to his peers. In 2006, at the age of fifteen, he already published Mystergonia in his home country, and in 2007, he finished the second sequel, Mystergonia and the Effect of Adam's Kiss. By the end of 2008, he wrote a book that touches the hearts of young people called The Beauty of Success. Milosh is presently a high school student and a rising star in literature.

Ana Lal Din
Din, Ana Lal

Ana Lal Din is an #ownvoices author who was born in a Danish southwestern city and raised in a small town outside Copenhagen. Passionate about culture, language, religion and social justice issues, Ana's story worlds are usually full of all four. What drives her as a writer is developing characters that are psychologically and emotionally complex, reflecting human nature at its darkest and brightest - and everything in between. Since Ana is a Danish-Pakistani Muslim with Indian heritage, she often explores the intricacies of a multicultural identity through her characters. “The Descent of the Drowned” is her debut novel.

Isak Dinesen
Dinesen, Isak

Isak Dinesen is a pen name of Karen Blixen.

Matt Dinniman
Dinniman, Matt

Matt Dinniman is a writer and artist from Gig Harbor, Washington. He is the published author of dozens of short stories and four books. In addition, his art publications—from greeting cards to stationery kits to calendars—can be found in boutique and stationery shops around the world.

Robert Dinsdale
Dinsdale, Robert

Robert Dinsdale was born in 1981 in North Yorkshire and currently lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. He is the author of The Harrowing, Little Exiles, Gingerbread and The Toymakers.

Tony DiTerlizzi
DiTerlizzi, Tony

Tony DiTerlizzi (born 1969) is an American fantasy artist, children's book creator and motion picture producer.

Shannon Dittemore
Dittemore, Shannon

Shannon Dittemore has an overactive imagination and a passion for truth. Her lifelong journey to combine the two is responsible for a stint at Portland Bible College, performances with local theater companies, and a focus on youth and young adult ministry. The daughter of one preacher and the wife of another, she spends her days imagining things unseen and chasing her two children around their home in Northern California. Angel Eyes is her first novel.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (Chitralekha Banerjee, born 1957) is an Indian-American author and poet. She is also the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the nationally-ranked University of Houston Creative Writing Program.

Lucienne Diver
Diver, Lucienne

Lucienne Diver is a literary agent by day and a writer by night. A graduate of SUNY, Potsdam, New York, she is the author of the novel Playing Nice, and her fiction, The Problem with Piskies, has been serialized in Quantum Gothic magazine. The author lives in Florida.

S. B. Divya
Divya, S. B.

S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She is the Hugo and Nebula-nominated author of Runtime and coeditor of Escape Pod, with Mur Lafferty. Her short stories have been published in various magazines, and her short story collection, Contingency Plans For the Apocalypse and Other Situations, is out now from Hachette India.

Shane Dix
Dix, Shane

Shane Dix is an Australian science fiction author. He is best known for his collaborative work with Sean Williams.

Heather Dixon
Dixon, Heather

Heather Dixon is the author of Entwined. By day, she is a storyboard artist for Disney Interactive. She lives in Utah.

John Dixon
Dixon, John

John Dixon is a former Golden Gloves boxer, youth services caseworker, prison tutor, and middle school English teacher.

Ruby Dixon
Dixon, Ruby

Ruby Dixon loves to write sexy, dirty things. Right now she's obsessed with dirty aliens. She's also dabbled in dirty bikers, dirty bears, and well, just dirty things in general.

Sean Dixon
Dixon, Sean

Sean Dixon is the author of several plays, including Billy Nothin', Aerwacol, The Painting and an adaptation of The White Bone, Barbara Gowdy's novel about a community of elephants. His first novel, The Girls Who Saw Everything (aka The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal in the UK and the US), was chosen by Quill & Quire as one of the top books of 2007.

Ariel Djanikian
Djanikian, Ariel

Ariel Djanikian graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004, with majors in English, Chemistry, and Philosophy. She holds an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Michigan, and she lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband.

J. L. Dobias
Dobias, J. L.

Jerry L. Dobias is a native of Michigan and makes his home there with his wife and their extended family.

He has worked as the head of the electronic drafting and documentation department of the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. He presently works as Lead CAD Engineer and Technical and Engineering Support for Instrumented Sensor Technology, an instrument maker that makes impact data recorders. He provides support for a wide range of customers in shipping, racecars, ammusement parks, accident reconstruction and aerospace, just to name a few.

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Ben S. Dobson
Dobson, Ben S.

Ben S. Dobson has always dreamed of writing fantasy novels. When he isn't indulging his lifelong passion for spinning tales, he can probably be found playing Dungeons and Dragons, or watching a Joss Whedon show, or something equally geeky.

Stephen Dobyns
Dobyns, Stephen

Stephen J. Dobyns (born 1941) is an American poet and novelist born in Orange, New Jersey, and residing in Westerly, RI.

Cory Doctorow
Doctorow, Cory

Cory Doctorow (born 1971) is a Canadian author.

Cory Doctorow is a coeditor of Boing Boing and the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He writes columns for Make, Information Week, the Guardian online, and Locus. He has won the Locus Award three times, been nominated for the Hugo and the Nebula, won the Campbell Award, and was named one of the Web's twenty-five influencers by Forbes magazine and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He hopes you'll use technology to change the world.

Christina Dodd
Dodd, Christina

Christina Dodd is a best-selling American author of romance novels.

Zachary Thomas Dodson
Dodson, Zachary Thomas

Zachary Thomas Dodson founded featherproof books, a small press in Chicago dedicated to publishing daring works of designed fiction, in 2005. Bats of the Republic is his first novel.

Ian Doescher
Doescher, Ian

Ian is a Portland native, and lives in Portland with his spouse and two children. He has a B.A. in Music from Yale University, a Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary. He is currently the Director of Nonprofit Marketing at Pivot Group LLC, a full service marketing, research and web agency in Portland, Oregon.

Kellie Doherty
Doherty, Kellie

Kellie Doherty is an author from Eagle River, Alaska, who writes science fiction and fantasy. Living in Alaska gave her an appreciation for nature, a hankering for a good cup of tea, and a passion for all things below zero. During those dark winter nights, she kept herself busy by writing stories and creating characters. When she noticed a lack of queer characters in science fiction and fantasy stories, she decided to create her own. Her first sci-fi book "Finding Hekate" was published by Desert Palm Press in April 2016, and the sequel "Losing Hold" was published in April 2017. She's currently working on a five-book fantasy series, and the first book "Sunkissed Feathers & Severed Ties" will be out in March 2019.

Paul Doherty
Doherty, Paul

Paul Doherty is the author of several mystery series, including the Ancient Egypt Trilogy, the Ancient Roman Mysteries series, and The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan series.

Jaclyn Dolamore
Dolamore, Jaclyn

Jaclyn Dolamore lives in Florida, USA. Magic Under Glass is her first book and it marks the debut of a very exciting new talent.

N. S. Dolkart
Dolkart, N. S.

By day, N.S Dolkart works in a nursing home, and is somewhat of an expert in dementia. In his spare time he is a fan of singing base and Israeli Folk Dancing.

N. S. has also written a murder mystery party game of which he is currently soliciting beta-testers and a children’s book which is illustrated by his wife.

Ronlyn Domingue
Domingue, Ronlyn

Ronlyn Domingue (pronounced ron-lin doh-mang, equal emphasis on all syllables) is the author of The Mapmaker's War and The Chronicle of Secret Riven, Books 1 and 2 of the Keeper of Tales Trilogy. The third book, The Plague Diaries, is forthcoming in August 2017.

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Stephen R. Donaldson
Donaldson, Stephen R.

Stephen R. Donaldson (US, born 1947) is one of the most successful fantasy authors. Every volume of his epic fantasy The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, beginning with Lord Foul's Bane in 1977, has been an international bestseller. Donaldson returned to the series with The Runes of the Earth in 2004. He lives in New Mexico.

Kim Doner
Doner, Kim

Kim Doner is an award-winning illustrator and author who juggles art, writing, workshops, research and wildlife rehabilitation with plenty of play – which often includes P. C. Cast (for the play part, not the wildlife rehabilitation – Kim knows her limits). She lives in Tulsa with her husband, Dennis and a constant stream of friends, family and wild animals.

Kevin L. Donihe
Donihe, Kevin L.

Kevin L. Donihe lives in Tennessee. He is the Wonderland Award-winning author of House of Houses, Space Walrus, Night of the Assholes, The Traveling Dildo Saleman, The Flappy Parts, Washer Mouth: The Man Who Was a Washing Machine, The Greatest Fucking Moment in Sports, Shall We Gather at the Garden?, and Grape City from Eraserhead Press or its imprints.

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Charlie Donlea
Donlea, Charlie

Charlie Donlea is the #1 internationally bestselling author of Summit Lake, The Girl Who Was Taken, Don't Believe It, Some Choose Darkness, The Suicide House, Twenty Years Later, and Those Empty Eyes. Praised for his "soaring pace, teasing plot twists" (BookPage) and talent for writing an ending that "makes your jaw drop" (The New York Times Book Review), Donlea has been called a "bold new writer...on his way to becoming a major figure in the world of suspense" (Publishers Weekly). A late bloomer, he was twenty years old when he read his first novel––THE FIRM by John Grisham––and knew he would someday write thrillers. His books have now been translated into twenty languages across nearly forty countries. 

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B. Ella Donna
Donna, B. Ella

B. Ella Donna describes herself as a spiritual being having human experiences. A writer of paranormal fiction and long-time practicing astrologer, Ella's been blessed by notable teachers including author Trish Telesco, Jamie Samms, author and creator of Medicine Cards, and the late Robert "Buz" Myers, internationally respected astrologer. She's a Reiki practitioner and Priestess as well as an artist. Her writing's appeared in magazines both on and off the net. Spirituality has always been a part of her life. Since childhood, she knew spirits existed and often saw them. You know, a ghost whisperer.

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Alexa Donne
Donne, Alexa

When she's not writing science fiction and fantasy, Alexa Donne works in international television marketing. A proud Boston University Terrier, she lives in Los Angeles with two fluffy ginger cats named after YA literature characters.

Jennifer Donnelly
Donnelly, Jennifer

Jennifer Donnelly is an award-winning author of both adult and young adult books, including Deep Blue, the first book in the Waterfire Saga. For adults she has written a trilogy of best-selling books that includes The Tea Rose, The Winter Rose, and The Wild Rose. Her first young adult novel, A Northern Light, received many accolades, among them the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Carnegie Medal in the UK, and a Michael L. Printz Honor. Her second young adult novel, Revolution, was named a Best Book of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal, and the audiobook received a 2011 American Library Association Odyssey Honor. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Lara Elena Donnelly
Donnelly, Lara Elena

The all-singing, all-dancing Lara Elena Donnelly is a graduate of the Alpha and Clarion writers' workshops. Her work has appeared in venues including Strange Horizons, Escape Pod, Nightmare, and Mythic Delirium.Her debut novel, vintage-glam spy thriller Amberlough, is available now from Tor Books. A veteran of small town Ohio and the Derby City, Lara now lives in Manhattan.

Florinda Donner
Donner, Florinda

Florinda Donner (originally Regine Margarita Thal, later Florinda Donner-Grau) is an American author and anthropologist. She disappeared in 1998.

Emma Donoghue
Donoghue, Emma

Emma Donoghue (born 1969) is an Irish-born playwright, literary historian and novelist now living in Canada. Her 2010 novel Room was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and an international bestseller. Donoghue's 1995 novel Hood won the Stonewall Book Award and Slammerkin (2000) won the Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction. Her most recent collection of short stories, Astray was published in 2012.

Keith Donohue
Donohue, Keith

Keith Donohue (born 1960) is an American novelist.

Kerry J Donovan
Donovan, Kerry J

Kerry J Donovan was born in Dublin. A citizen of the world, he now lives with his partner, Margaret, in Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire. He has three children and four grandchildren. When he's not creating more mayhem for Ryan Kaine and DCI David Jones to clean up, he's riding the countryside on his motorbike, keeping fit by running and swimming, and doing little bits of DIY.

K. A. Doore
Doore, K. A.

K. A. Doore was born in Florida but has since lived in Washington, Arizona, and Germany. She has a BA in Classics and Foreign Languages and an enduring fascination with linguistics. These days she writes fantasy in mid-Michigan and develops online trainings for child welfare professionals. The Perfect Assassin is her debut novel.

Michael Dorn
Dorn, Michael

Michael Dorn (born 1952) is an American actor, and voice artist who is best known for his role as the Klingon Worf from the Star Trek franchise.

Betsy Dornbusch
Dornbusch, Betsy

Betsy Dornbusch is the author of over a dozen short stories, three novellas, and four novels. She lives in Colorado with her family.

James Dorr
Dorr, James

Indiana writer James Dorr's The Tears of Isis was a 2014 Bram Stoker Award nominee for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. Other books include Strange Mistresses: Tales of Wonder and Romance, Darker Loves: Tales of Mystery and Regret, and his all-poetry Vamps (A Restrospective). An Active Member of HWA and SFWA with nearly 400 individual appearances from Airships & Automatons and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine to Xenophilia and Yellow Bat Review, Dorr invites readers to visit his blog.

Candas Jane Dorsey
Dorsey, Candas Jane

Candas Jane Dorsey (born 1952) is a Canadian poet and science fiction novelist.

Doug Dorst
Dorst, Doug

Doug Dorst teaches creative writing at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, his work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, Epoch, and other journals, as well as in the anthology Politically Inspired.

 Steven dos Santos
dos Santos, Steven

Steven dos Santos is author of The Torch Keeper novels, a Young Adult Post-Apocalyptic series. Book One, The Culling, was released by FLUX Books in March of 2013, and named an American Library Association 2014 Rainbow List Top Ten Selection. Book Two, The Sowing, was released on March 8, 2014. Steven is currently finalizing Book 3 of The Torch Keeper series, The Raising. His new novel, Dagger, a Young Adult Paranormal Espionage Adventure, was released by Evernight Teen in September 2015! Steven is a Team Member of We Need Diverse Books and is represented by literary agent, Ginger Knowlton of Curtis Brown, Ltd. Steven studied Motion Picture production at University of Miami and graduated from Florida International University with a B.S. Degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Television Broadcasting program. He is a passionate advocate of LGBT rights.

Mark Doten
Doten, Mark

Mark Doten's writing has appeared in Conjunctions, Guernica, The Believer, and New York magazine. He has an MFA from Columbia University and is the recipient of fellowships from Columbia and the MacDowell Colony. He is currently a senior editor at Soho Press and lives in Brooklyn.

J. L. Doty
Doty, J. L.

Jim has eight published SF&F books, with two more due out in 2015. He's been unusually successful as a self-published writer; Child of the Sword went word-of-mouth viral about two years ago, and among all his books he has since sold close to 50,000 copies. With that success, he was able to quit his day-job as a running-dog-lackey for the Bourgeois capitalist establishment, and work for himself as a full-time writer. He says his new boss is a real jerk - so demanding.

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Sébastien Doubinsky
Doubinsky, Sébastien

Seb Doubinsky is a bilingual French writer, born in Paris in 1963. He has published a number of novels and poetry collections in France, the United Kingdom and the United States. He currently lives in Aarhus, Denmark, with his wife and their two children.

Gene Doucette
Doucette, Gene

Gene Doucette is the author of more than twenty sci-fi and fantasy titles, including The Spaceship Next Door and The Frequency of Aliens, the Immortal series, Fixer and Fixer Redux, Unfiction, and the Tandemstar books. Gene lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Kirk Dougal
Dougal, Kirk

Kirk Dougal has had works in multiple anthologies and released his debut novel, Dreams of Ivory and Gold in May of 2014 through Angelic Knight Press with a 2nd edition in February 2015. His YA science fiction thriller, Jacked, leads the launch of Ragnarok Publications' Per Aspera SF imprint in 2016. He is also waiting on the publication of his SF/LitRPG novel, Reset, while completing the sequel to Dreams, Valleys of the Earth.

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Helen Douglas
Douglas, Helen

A keen stargazer, one of Helen Douglas's first memories is of getting up in the middle of the night to sneak outside and watch the Perseids meteor shower. It was a telescope that she received as a birthday gift that helped inspire After Eden. She lives in Cornwall, England with her husband and children. After Eden is her first novel.

Ian Douglas
Douglas, Ian

Ian Douglas is a pseudonym of William H. Keith, Jr..

 

L. Warren Douglas
Douglas, L. Warren

L. Warren Douglas (born 1943) is an American author.

Penelope Douglas
Douglas, Penelope

Penelope Douglas is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. Their books have been translated into twenty languages and include The Fall Away Series, The Devil’s Night Series, and the stand-alones, Misconduct, Punk 57, Birthday Girl, Credence, and Tryst Six Venom. Please look for The Hellbent Series, in the works now! 

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Sara Douglass
Douglass, Sara

Sara Douglass (1957-2011) was born in Penola, South Australia. She spent her early working life as a nurse before completing three degrees at the University of Adelaide. After receiving a PhD in Early Modern English history, Sara worked as a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at La Trobe University, Bendigo. She left the University to start her own business in 2000.

Sara’s first novel, BattleAxe, was published in 1995. Three of her novels were winners of the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy.

Sara lived in Hobart, Tasmania.

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze
Dousteyssier-Khoze, Catherine

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze is Associate Professor of French at Durham University, U.K. She is the author of numerous books, critical editions and articles on nineteenth-century literature and French cinema. Her latest book, Claude Chabrol’s Aesthetics of Opacity, was released by Edinburgh University Press in 2018. The Beauty of the Death Cap, published in France in 2015, is her début novel. It won the André Dubreuil Prize awarded by the Société des Gens de Lettres and a Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco Prize.

Alechia Dow
Dow, Alechia

Alechia Dow is a former pastry chef, teacher, and librarian. When she's not writing, you can find her having epic dance parties with her little girl, baking, reading, or traveling.

Siobhan Dowd
Dowd, Siobhan

Siobhan Dowd (1960–2007) was a British writer and activist. The last book she completed, Bog Child posthumously won the 2009 Carnegie Medal in Literature from the professional librarians, recognising the year's best book for children or young adults published in the UK.

Robert Dowell
Dowell, Robert

Robert Dowell has genius in his blood – he is a descendant of Sir Isaac Newton. He has been fascinated by science fiction and the wonders and dangers of technology since he was a child and takes his inspiration from mid-20th-century writers such as Eric Frank Russell, Robert Silverberg and Robert A. Heinlein. He has worked in the IT industry for more than twenty years and has recently set up his own photographic and design company. The Lazarus Principle is the first fruit of a long-held ambition to create a fully realized science-fiction world that explores his thoughts and beliefs about technology, humanity and God.

Terry Dowling
Dowling, Terry

Terry Dowling is an Australian writer, freelance journalist, award-winning critic, editor, game designer and reviewer, who was born 1947. He writes speculative fiction and dark fantasy.

Terry Dowling's fiction has been compared to that of Jack Vance, Ray Bradbury, J. G. Ballard, Harlan Ellison, Gene Wolfe and Frank Herbert, Dennis Etchison and Peter Straub, as well as South American writers like Borges and Cortazar.

Ann Downer
Downer, Ann

Ann Downer (born 1960) is an American author.

Kit Downes
Downes, Kit

Kit Downes was 19 when he finished his first book, Zal and Zara and the Great Race of Azamed. He was struck by the idea of telling the story of the greatest magic carpet race in the world while having lunch in Hay-on-Wye. He began writing the book the same day and finished it four months later in his first term at university. He lives in Norfolk.

Paula E. Downing
Downing, Paula E.

Paula E. Downing is a pseudonym of Paula King.

Amanda Downum
Downum, Amanda

Amanda Downum was born in Virginia, and has since spent time in Indonesia, Micronesia, Missouri, and Arizona. In 1990 she was sucked into the gravity well of Texas, and has not yet escaped. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in English Literature, and has spent the last ten years working in a succession of libraries and bookstores; she is very fond of alphabetizing. She currently lives near Austin in a house with a spooky attic, which she shares with her long-suffering husband and fluctuating numbers of animals and half-finished novels. She spends her spare time making jewelry and falling off perfectly good rocks.

Catherine Doyle
Doyle, Catherine

Catherine Doyle grew up beside the Atlantic Ocean in the west of Ireland. Her love of reading began with great Irish myths and legends, and fostered in her an ambition to one day write her own. She holds a first class BA in Psychology and a first class MA in Publishing from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and is the author of the YA Blood for Blood trilogy. The Storm Keeper’s Island is her debut middle-grade novel and was inspired by her real-life ancestral home of Arranmore Island, where her grandparents grew up, and the adventures of her many sea-faring ancestors. After living in Dublin City for two years, Catherine is now based in Galway but spends a lot of her time in London and the US.

Debra Doyle
Doyle, Debra

Dr. Debra Doyle (born 1952-2020) was an American author writing in multiple related genres, including science fiction, fantasy, and mystery. Many of her stories were co-written with her husband, James D. Macdonald. Their novel, Knight's Wyrd, was awarded the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature in 1992 and appeared on the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age list in 1993.

Justin Doyle
Doyle, Justin

Justin was born in Galveston, TX and raised in the Houston area. In middle school, he fell in love with two life-long pursuits: space and writing. He knew he wanted to work at NASA and write science fiction/fantasy on the side, and lo and behold, that’s exactly what he ended up doing.

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Larry Doyle
Doyle, Larry

Larry Doyle, a former writer for The Simpsons, works in showbiz and writes somewhat funny things for the New Yorker. He is the author of I Love You, Beth Cooper, which won the 2008 Thurber Prize for American Humor and was made into a motion picture.

Molly Doyle
Doyle, Molly

Molly Doyle has been writing since she was in grade school, and has been a published author since she was sixteen. Once she moved her talents to an online platform, her writing took off. She has reached millions of readers across the globe, with many of them crediting her for their mask kink. When she’s not fantasizing about masked men, she’s plotting her next erotic story.

Sarah Doyle
Doyle, Sarah

Sarah Doyle is Poet-in-Residence to the Pre-Raphaelite Society. Her poetry has been placed in many competitions including “Poetry on the Lake”, “The Poetry Kit” and Ware Poets. She has been published in anthologies and in journals such as Orbis, Poetry News and BFS Journal/Dark Horizons.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a British author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Tom Doyle
Doyle, Tom

The Internet Review of Science Fiction has hailed Tom Doyle's writing as “beautiful & brilliant.” Locus Magazine has called his stories “fascinating,” “transgressive,” “witty,” “moving,” and “intelligent and creepy.” A graduate of the Clarion Writing Workshop, Doyle has won the WSFA Small Press Award and third prize in the Writers of the Future contest.

Gardner Dozois
Dozois, Gardner

Gardner Raymond Dozois (1947-2018) was an American science fiction author and editor. He was the founding editor of The Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies (1984-present) and was editor of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine (1984-2004), garnering multiple Hugo and Locus Awards for those works almost every year. He also won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story twice. He was inducted to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame on June 25, 2011.

Ty Drago
Drago, Ty

Ty Drago is a computer programmer, husband, father, and a born Quaker who has lived in New Jersey almost his entire life. An avid fan of history, he has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe. Many years ago, Isaac Asimov gave a book signing in Philadelphia to promote his non-fiction work, One in a Trillion. Drago went to obtain an autographed copy, and when Dr. Asimov learned that Drago was a struggling young SF writer, he penned the following: To Ty: Please keep trying. Isaac Asimov. And he did.

Tonke Dragt
Dragt, Tonke

Tonke Dragt was born in 1930 in Jakarta. When she was twelve, she was imprisoned in a Japanese camp during the war, where she wrote her very first book using begged and borrowed paper. After the war, she and her family moved to the Netherlands, where she became an art teacher. In 1962 she published her most famous story, The Letter for the King, which won the Children’s Book of the Year Award and has been translated into sixteen languages. The Secrets of the Wild Wood followed in 1965. Dragt was awarded the State Prize for Youth Literature in 1976 and was knighted in 2001.

Adrian Drake
Drake, Adrian

Adrian considers himself to be a spiritual man, and does his best to follow the druidic path of enlightenment. He attempts to convey his own sense of spirituality in his writing, and show that any faiths that believe in love and peace can exist harmoniously with each other and hopes his writing reflects that feel.

Asa Drake
Drake, Asa

Asa Drake is a pseudonym of C. Dean Andersson.

Brenda Drake
Drake, Brenda

Brenda Drake, the youngest of three children, grew up an Air Force brat and the continual new kid at school. Her fondest memories growing up is of her eccentric, Irish grandmother’s animated tales, which gave her a strong love for storytelling. So it was only fitting that she would choose to write stories with a bend toward the fantastical. When Brenda’s not writing or doing the social media thing, she’s haunting libraries, bookstores, and coffee shops or reading someplace quiet and not at all exotic (much to her disappointment).

Darrell Drake
Drake, Darrell

Darrell Drake spent years researching Sasanian Iran before writing so much as a word of A Star-Reckoner's Lot. He often finds himself inspired by his research to take on new hobbies. Birdwatching, archery, stargazing, and a heightened interest in history have all become a welcome part of his life thanks to this habit.

David Drake
Drake, David

David Drake (born 1945) is an American science fiction and fantasy author.

Emily Drake
Drake, Emily

Emily Drake is a pseudonym of Rhondi A. Vilott Salsitz.

Jocelynn Drake
Drake, Jocelynn

The oldest of three kids, Jocelynn grew up and continues to reside in the Cincinnati, Ohio region. She started writing when she was 12, spending all of one summer re-writing the story of Robin Hood in the battered remains of a notebook. While life has brought many changes and surprises, the love of writing and a good story has been a constant. When not writing (which isn't too often), she can be found with her nose buried in a good book, wandering through the woods with her camera cradled protectively against her body, traveling to interesting locations, or relaxing with her family, who have also remained in the Cincinnati area.

Keira Drake
Drake, Keira

Keira Drake began her career in writing as a copywriter for Entrepeneur Magazine, but the desire to connect with individual clients soon led to her 10+ years of success as a freelance marketing consultant. Now she works part-time with a select clientele, while writing novels, poetry and music. When she is not writing, Keira is likely reading, napping, painting, drawing or spending time with her husband and sassy seven-year-old daughter. She lives in Utah, but is a native Californian, and will remind you of that fact at every opportunity.

Maxwell Alexander Drake
Drake, Maxwell Alexander

Maxwell Alexander Drake, or Drake as he prefers to be called, is an award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author. His first novel, Farmers & Mercenaries – Book One of the Genesis of Oblivion Saga, was released in June of 2009 and won both a 2009 Moonbeam Young Adult Fantasy Award for Excellence in Literature, as well as being named Dragon Roots Magazine’s Best New Fantasy Saga of 2009.

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Temple Drake
Drake, Temple

Temple Drake is a writer based in London.

Scott Drakeford
Drakeford, Scott

Scott Drakeford is a longtime lover of the written word, especially fantasy fiction. Rise of the Mages is his debut epic fantasy.

He had his first taste of ‘the good stuff’ in his younger years. He spent countless hours reading and re-reading his favorite fantasy novels, shaping him more than was probably healthy, and lurking sites like Wotmania (RIP) while waiting for each new book to come out.

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Kate Dramis
Dramis, Kate

Kate Dramis is an Atlanta-based writer whose obsession with fantasy worlds and escaping into a good love story eventually drove her to chase her dreams of being an author.

Inspired by a dream about a woman calling down lightning to save a friend, The Curse of Saints is Kate's debut fantasy novel and the first in the trilogy.

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Grace Draven
Draven, Grace

Grace Draven is a Louisiana native living in Texas with her husband, kids and a big, doofus dog. She is the winner of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice for Best Fantasy Romance of 2015 and a USA Today Bestselling author.

Stephanie Dray
Dray, Stephanie

Stephanie Dray writes historical fiction and fantasy. Using the transformative power of magic realism, she illuminates the stories of women in history so as to inspire the young women of today. She remains fascinated by all things Egyptian and has–to the consternation of her devoted husband–collected a house full of cats and ancient artifacts.

Nicky Drayden
Drayden, Nicky

A systems analyst who dabbles in prose when she’s not buried in code, Nicky Drayden is the author of The Prey of Gods, a madcap adventure through a futuristic South Africa. She resides in Austin, Texas, where being weird is highly encouraged, if not required.

Wayland Drew
Drew, Wayland

Wayland Drew (1932–1998) was a Canadian author.

Dekker Dreyer
Dreyer, Dekker

Ryan Dekker Dreyer (born 1980) is a television producer, writer, director, and entrepreneur. He is one of the original founders of the cable network Illusion On-Demand, producer of several television series and films, and the creator of Tentacle Grape brand soda.

Aaron Dries
Dries, Aaron

Aaron Dries is a former pizza boy, retail clerk, kitchen hand, aged care worker, data entry specialist, video director and copywriter (take a breath) who is now finally doing what he really loves ... scaring people. He won the international Rue Morgue/ChiZine/Dorchester Publications ‘Fresh Blood’ contest for the novel that would become House of Sighs. This award-winning debut was released through Samhain Horror in March 2012. His second novel, The Fallen Boys, hit bookshelves with a bloody splat in October of the same year. Dries, an avid backpacker, has finally followed the trail of breadcrumbs home and is currently living in Newcastle, Australia. His third novel is A Place for Sinners.

Mike Dringenberg
Dringenberg, Mike

Mike Dringenberg is a German/American comic book artist.

William H. Drinkard
Drinkard, William H.

William H. Drinkard is an American science fiction author from Alabama. He is a life long SF addict and novice SF writer.

His main interest is SF novels with realistic alien cultures. He collects old books and first editions (non-SF, mostly 18th & 19th century works); he also collects Pre-Colombian Art and middle-eastern artifacts. He is the outgoing Chairman of the Alabama Historical Commission, which has charge of the State Capitol plus many of the state’s historical sites. In his multifaceted life, he has been the V.P of an advertising agency, politician, hospital administrator, and real estate developer. He now operates a consulting business. Drinkard earned a BS at Auburn University and a MBA at Jacksonville State University.

Debra Driza
Driza, Debra

Debra Driza is an avid blogger. She lives in California with her husband, two children, and three dogs.

D. B. Drumm
Drumm, D. B.

D. B. Drumm is a pseudonym used by Ed Naha and John Shirley.

Ed Naha and John Shirley wrote the Traveler series under the pseudonym of D. B. Drumm (books 1-6 and 8 were written by John Shirley, and books 7 and 9-13 were written by Ed Naha).

Allen Drury
Drury, Allen

Allen Stuart Drury (1918–1998) was an American novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.

Walker Dryden
Dryden, Walker

A pen name used by Mike Walker and John Dryden.

Daphne du Maurier
du Maurier, Daphne

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was an English author and playwright.

Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (the film adaptation of which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and Don't Look Now. The first three film adaptations were directed by Alfred Hitchcock and the last by Nicolas Roeg.

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Diane Duane
Duane, Diane

USA, born 1952.

J-F. Dubeau
Dubeau, J-F.

J-F. Dubeau is a Montreal native learning to cope with a crippling addiction to storytelling and long-form narrative. So far, writing seems to be the only treatment. His first book, the Dragon Award–nominated and Sword & Laser Contest–winning The Life Engineered, is an optimistic science-fiction tale of the future published by Sword & Laser (Inkshares). A God in the Shed is Dubeau’s second novel.

Brendan DuBois
DuBois, Brendan

Brendan DuBois is the award-winning author of twenty novels and more than 150 short stories. His short stories have twice won him the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, and have also earned him three Edgar Award nominations. He is also the author of science fiction novels Dark Victory and Red Vengeance. Brendan lives in New Hampshire. A former Jeopardy! champion, he has recently appeared on - and won - the game show The Chase.

L. Timmel Duchamp
Duchamp, L. Timmel

L. Timmel Duchamp is an American science fiction author.

David Duchovny
Duchovny, David

David William Duchovny (born 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, novelist, and singer-songwriter. He is known for playing FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the television series The X-Files and writer Hank Moody on the television series Californication, both of which have earned him Golden Globe awards.

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Joe Ducie
Ducie, Joe

Joe Ducie (born 1987) is a writer from Perth, Western Australia. By day, he charges a toll to cross a bridge he doesn’t own. Yet by night, in a haze of scotch-fuelled insanity, he works tirelessly on an array of stories both short and long. Joe possesses a fierce love of a smooth finish. Under no circumstances should you ask him just what that means.

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Katharine Duckett
Duckett, Katharine

Katharine Duckett's fiction has appeared in Uncanny MagazineApex Magazine, Interzone, PseudoPod, and various anthologies. She is also the guest fiction editor for the Disabled People Destroy Fantasy issue of Uncanny. She hails from East Tennessee, has lived in Turkey and Kazakhstan, and attended Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she majored in minotaurs. Miranda in Milan is her first book. In addition to writing, Katharine works as the Publicity Manager for Tor.com Publishing. She currently resides in Brooklyn with her wife.

Peter N. Dudar
Dudar, Peter N.

Peter N. Dudar was born in Albany, NY, and raised in the neighboring town of Latham. After his graduation from the State University of New York at Albany, he moved to Maine where he began his writing career. His fiction has been published in numerous anthologies, including the HWA sponsored BELL, BOOK AND BEYOND, NEW TRADITIONS IN TERROR, and EPITAPHS; The Journal of the New England Horror Writers. Dudar currently writes the movie review column "Me and Lil' Stevie" for CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT (which showcases film adaptations of the works of Stephen King), keeps a blog called "Dead By Friday" on Facebook, and continues to write and publish new fiction. He currently resides in Lisbon Falls, ME with his wife, Amy and their daughter, Vivian.

Karen Dudley
Dudley, Karen

"I am tweaker of words, a procrastinator of work, a scribbler of novels, and a maker of gourmet meals. I am also a mum, which is more work than all of the above put together. Great perqs though!

My checkered past includes field biology, production art, photo research, palaeo-environmental studies, editing,  archaeology and Classical Studies. Needless to say, I just couldn't seem to settle on one job and sometimes I thought there was something wrong with me - a sentiment echoed by my mum. Then, a number years ago, an epiphany! I finally realized that what I really wanted to do was... everything! And if you want to do everything, the best way to do it is to be a writer.

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Tananarive Due
Due, Tananarive

Tananarive Due (born 1966) is an American author.

Kathleen Duey
Duey, Kathleen

Kathleen Duey grew up in Colorado. She loved riding her horses, hiking, being in the mountains. Reading was always important to her. Writing became a fascination early in her life. In the fourth grade, Kathleen began writing stories and told everyone who would listen that she was going to be an author. Then she did nothing about it until she was 35 years old. In the last decade, Kathleen has learned about computers, the internet, research and writing. Writing is her passion and her dream-come-true. She is in love and feels lucky to have a such a wonderful and loving partner in her life.

M.E. Duffield
Duffield, M.E.

Mary “M.E.” Duffield is the author of the dystopian novel Awake in Olaiya (oh-lie-uh). M.E. Duffield loved writing since the nineteen hundreds, when she would stare at the wall, thinking up stories and accidentally forgetting to do her math. Mary adores old picture books, adventurous tales, and the smell of paper. A Colorado native, M.E. Duffield enjoys the occasional mountain-escapade with her husband and four kids. Mary adores sunshine, coffee, and being barefoot. She dreams of the day when she will be able to buy a door knocker that is, in fact, in the shape of the head of Peregrin Took.

Shannon Duffy
Duffy, Shannon

Shannon Duffy is a middle grade and young adult author. Born and raised in the scenic province of Newfoundland, she currently lives in beautiful Ontario. She also spends as much time as possible in Florida, which is her home away from home. If she’s not hanging out with her family, she’s writing or reading, working out, shopping, or trolling a beach somewhere tropical.

Lindsey Duga
Duga, Lindsey

Lindsey Duga is a middle grade and young adult writer with a passion for fantasy, science fiction, and basically any genre that takes you away from the real world. She wrote her first novel in college while she was getting her bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University.

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Robert Dugoni
Dugoni, Robert

Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and #1 Amazon bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite police series set in Seattle, which has sold more than 10 million books worldwide. He is also the author of The Charles Jenkins espionage series, the David Sloane legal thriller series, the Keera Duggan legal thriller series, and several stand-alone novels including The 7th Canon, Damage Control, the literary novels, The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell - Suspense Magazine’s Book of the Year, for which Dugoni’s narration won an AudioFile Earphones Award and the critically acclaimed, The World Played Chess; historical novels based on true events: A Killing on the Hill about Seattle during the great depression and Hold Strong, a WWII novel; as well as the nonfiction exposé The Cyanide Canary, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Several of his novels have been optioned for movies and television series. Dugoni is the recipient of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction and multiple awards for best novel set in the Pacific Northwest. He has also been a finalist for many other awards including the International Thriller Award, the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, the Silver Falchion Award for mystery, and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award.

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Dominic Dulley
Dulley, Dominic

Dominic Dulley is a British science fiction writer whose first novel, Shattermoon, is the start of the fast-moving space opera The Long Game.

His short fiction has appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Magazine, Far Orbit: Apogee, The Novel Fox SF Anthology I and Bastion Science Fiction Magazine among others.

He lives in Warwick with his wife and two children.

Helene Dunbar
Dunbar, Helene

Called the "queen of heartbreaking prose" by Paste Magazine, Helene Dunbar is the author of We Are Lost and Found (Sourcebooks, September 2019), Boomerang (Sky Pony 2018), and Prelude for Lost Souls (2020) as well as These Gentle Wounds, and What Remains. Over the years, she's worked as a drama critic, journalist, and marketing manager, and has written on topics as diverse as Irish music, court cases, theater, and Native American Indian tribes. She lives in Nashville with her husband and daughter.

Robert Dunbar
Dunbar, Robert

Robert Dunbar is the author of the supernatural thrillers The Pines and The Shore, both of which garnered profoundly postive reviews. He is also the author of Martyrs & Monsters - a collection of his short fiction - and a dark literary novel Willy as well as the novella Wood and the nonfiction book Vortex. He has been called "the catalyst for the new literary movement in horror" and "one of the saviors of contemporary dark fiction."

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Alexandra Duncan
Duncan, Alexandra

Alexandra Duncan is a librarian and the author of several short stories and Salvage, an Indies Introduce pick for Spring 2014. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Andy Duncan
Duncan, Andy

Andy Duncan (born 1964) is an award-winning American science fiction and fantasy writer whose work frequently deals with Southern themes.

His fiction has appeared in a number of venues, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, Weird Tales, SciFiction, and Escape Pod (podcast). He has won the Theodore Sturgeon Award and two World Fantasy Awards, and has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula Award.

Dave Duncan
Duncan, Dave

David John Duncan (1933-2018) was an award-winning Scottish Canadian fantasy and science fiction author.

Duncan was a prolific writer and penned over fifty books. His sixth book, West of January, won the 1990 Aurora award, an award he would win again in 2007 for Children of Chaos. He was a member of SF Canada and in 2015 he was inducted into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

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David Duncan
Duncan, David

David Duncan (1913–1999) was an American author.

 

Emily A. Duncan
Duncan, Emily A.

Emily A. Duncan works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science from Kent State University, which mostly taught her how to find obscure Slavic folklore texts through interlibrary loan systems. When not reading or writing, she enjoys playing copious amounts of video games and dungeons and dragons. Wicked Saints is her first book. She lives in Ohio.

Glen Duncan
Duncan, Glen

Glen Duncan is a British author born in 1965 in Bolton, Lancashire, England to an Anglo-Indian family. He studied philosophy and literature at the universities of Lancaster and Exeter. In 1990 Duncan moved to London, where he worked as a bookseller for four years, writing in his spare time. In 1994 he visited India with his father (part roots odyssey, part research for a later work, The Bloodstone Papers) before continuing on to the United States, where he spent several months travelling the country by Amtrak train, writing much of what would become his first novel, Hope, published to critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic in 1997. Duncan lives in London.

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Hal Duncan
Duncan, Hal

Hal Duncan is a Scottish science fiction and fantasy writer based in Glasgow. A graduate of Glasgow University, his first book, Vellum, about a war between heaven and hell, was released in 2005. It has since been translated into several other languages and nominated to the World Fantasy Award and Locus Award. Ink, the follow up, was released in 2007.

Hugh Duncan
Duncan, Hugh

Hugh Duncan hatched in Leicester in 1957. He studied astronomy at University College London and, though very lazy, got his degree. His final thesis was on Martian craters and, after, he worked at the UCL observatory cataloguing the Viking Mission photos.

Having fallen in love with a French woman and wanting to live happily ever after, he ruined that plan by becoming a science teacher. The temporary job became a lifelong career, first in the UK then for 32 years at the International School of Nice, from which he has recently retired. A few years ago, UCL launched the maths journal Chalkdust, in which Hugh has had a number of articles published.

Hugh started in science fiction aged five, when he wrote ‘Dr Who goes to the balloon planet’ and some have said it’s his best work to date. In 1997 he sent off a novel which was rejected by many publishers, including Elsewhen Press. He was talked down off the ledge by Oxford Study Courses, who asked him to write revision guidebooks for IB Physics, which continues to this day.

Inspired by the Mighty Terry Pratchett, for school charity projects he started writing his own ‘Deskworld’ stories, parodying his school as one for witches and wizards. Three dozen stories sold using a captive audience scared of getting bad grades if they didn’t buy them, hmm…

Hugh’s interest in the Turin Shroud has led to a number of articles for the British Society For The Turin Shroud. With Louise Thomas, he translated a 17th century French local history book ‘An Undiscovered Treasure’ by Brother Raphael, and he is making the first English translation of Paul Vignon’s 1938 french science book on the Turin Shroud.

He is a punk at heart. You can’t keep him off stage, even when no one wants to hear him (which is most of the time) and he has managed to force his home grown albums of punk, ska and pop rock songs onto the unsuspecting public, using real musician Rick Preston. There is a good chance that if he makes any money from Life on Mars, he will waste it recording more of his songs. He is also finishing an album based on the life of Mary Magdalene sung by real singer Penny Mac McMorris. Check out his Youtube channel if he ever gets his finger out!

Hugh has been married for 40 years and has four children – most don’t seem to want to leave home in spite of being adults and having to listen to his songs and stories all the time. He lives in the South of France, not very far from the village with two famous house martins who appear in Life on Mars. He owns a Hermann’s tortoise called Sophie Rose.

Rod Duncan
Duncan, Rod

Rod Duncan is the Phillip K. Dick Award-nominated author of the Fall of The Gas-Lit Empire series. His first novel Backlash was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger, and he has since written three other crime novels (all Simon & Schuster UK), and had his first screenplay produced.

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Clare B. Dunkle
Dunkle, Clare B.

Clare B. Dunkle (born 1964) is an American author.

Helen Dunmore
Dunmore, Helen

Helen Dunmore FRSL (1952-2017) was a British poet, novelist and children's writer.

Dunmore was born in Beverley, Yorkshire, in 1952, the second of four children of Betty (née Smith) and Maurice Dunmore. She studied English at York University, and lived in Finland for two years (1973–75) and worked as a teacher. She lived after that in Bristol. Dunmore was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL). Some of Dunmore's children's books are included in reading schemes for use in schools.

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J. R. Dunn
Dunn, J. R.

J.R. Dunn is the author of time travel novels This Side of Judgment, Days of Cain - widely hailed as one of the most powerful time travel novels to deal with the Holocaust - and Full Tide of Night. He was the long-time associate editor ofThe International Military Encyclopedia and is now an editor at The American Thinker. His nonfiction appears regularly on Baen.com.

Kat Dunn
Dunn, Kat

Guardian, worked as a translator for Japanese television and co-hosts the YA podcast YA OUGHTA! Her fiction has been shortlisted for the Mslexia Novel Competition. She lives in London.

Pintip Dunn
Dunn, Pintip

When her first-grade teacher asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, Pintip replied, "An author." Although she has pursued other interests over the years, this dream has never wavered. Pintip graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with an A.B. in English Literature and Language and her J.D. at Yale Law School. She is a 2012 Golden Heart® finalist and a 2014 double-finalist. She lives with her husband and children in Maryland.

Saul Dunn
Dunn, Saul

Saul Dunn is the pseudonym of Philip Dunn.

 

Lexie Dunne
Dunne, Lexie

They say that the stars aligned in perfect harmony in early October of 1984, creating a celestial site unseen before or after, wowing people across time and space... and Rory Gilmore was born. The next day, Lexie Dunne burst forth into the world, and even better, she's not fictional. Now, years and years later, she's a science-fiction fantasy author with a love for superheroes, sarcastic women protagonists, Boston Terriers, and Dr Pepper. Not necessarily in that order.

Rachel Dunne
Dunne, Rachel

Living in the cold reaches of the upper Midwest with her great beast of a dog, Rachel Dunne has developed a great fondness for indoor activities. In the Shadow of the Gods, her first novel, was a semi-finalist for the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award before being picked up for publishing. For as long as snow continues falling in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, she promises to keep writing.

Kristyn Dunnion
Dunnion, Kristyn

Kristyn studied English Literature and Theatre at McGill University. Her passion for children's literature and wigs led her to the University of Guelph where she completed a Masters Degree in English. She hosts burlesque parties, cabaret evenings, drag king shows and weddings, and her performance pieces are innovative and thought provoking. She also enjoys making school visits, facilitating creative writing workshops with learners of all ages, and is an excellent guest speaker.

Lord Dunsany
Dunsany, Lord

Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878–1957) was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work in fantasy published under the name Lord Dunsany. He was born to one of the oldest titles in the Irish peerage, lived much of his life at perhaps Ireland's longest-inhabited home, Dunsany Castle near Tara, and died in Dublin.

 

S. K. Dunstall
Dunstall, S. K.

S. K. Dunstall is the author of Linesman.

Jeff Duntemann
Duntemann, Jeff

Jeff Duntemann's father was an engineer who wanted to know how things worked, his mother read SF to him from an early age, and his tinkerer uncle was happy to give him bits and pieces of stuff and show him how they could be assembled to make radios and telescopes. When he was ten, his grandmother gave him her ancient Underwood typewriter, enabling him to put his fascination with words and gadgets to good use.

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Robert J. Duperre
Duperre, Robert J.

Robert J. Duperre is a really great guy. Actually, he's not. Though he is the author of eight novels that offer a mix of horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and co-wrote The Breaking World with David Dalglish an epic fantasy adventure series published by 47North. Robert lives in rural Connecticut with his wife, the artist Jessica Torrant.

Jeanne DuPrau
DuPrau, Jeanne

Jeanne DuPrau (born 1944) is an American writer, best known for The City of Ember, a series of novels for young people. She lives in Menlo Park, California.

Maxime J. Durand
Durand, Maxime J.

A wizard from the magical land of France, Maxime J. Durand (also known as Void Herald) started writing web novels as a hobby, after being inspired by works such as Worm or Mother of Learning. Now he works full-time as the author of LitRPG, Fantasy and Scifi works. He has no intention of stopping. 

Julia Durango
Durango, Julia

Julia Durango lives in Ottawa, IL, with her two teenage sons. She first fell in love with video games when she bought a Nintendo 64 for her oldest son, Kyle, on the birth of his baby brother, Ryan. Many hours of game play and several game systems later, both boys have long surpassed Julia in video gaming prowess, though she still clings to a time when Kyle would beg her to beat the bosses for him in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Ryan envied her super-posh village in Animal Crossing. Her picture book, Cha-Cha Chimps, was selected for the 2014 Illinois Reads list.

Erin Durante
Durante, Erin

Erin Durante has several short stories appearing in small fiction magazines and print anthologies. Before focusing her career on writing, Erin worked as a freelance airbrush artist, touching up bad paint jobs on lifted trucks and decorating kids rooms with murals of dinosaurs and fairytale kingdoms.

She lives in San Diego, California.

Brian Lee Durfee
Durfee, Brian Lee

Brian Lee Durfee is an artist and writer raised in Fairbanks Alaska and Monroe Utah. He has done illustrations for Wizards of the Coast, Tolkien Enterprises, Dungeons & Dragons, Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust (Denali National Park) and many more.

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Doranna Durgin
Durgin, Doranna

Doranna Durgin is an American author.

Doranna Durgin writes eclectically and across genres, with an award-winning international backlist in fantasy, media tie-in, anthologies, mystery, thriller romance, and paranormal romance; she also runs Blue Hound Visions, her web design business, and is on staff at Helix SF, an online quarterly. In her spare time she trains her dogs for agility, rally, and obedience trials, or heads for the high desert backyard barn where the Lipizzan lives.

David Anthony Durham
Durham, David Anthony

David Anthony Durham was born in New York City to parents of Caribbean descent. He grew up mostly in Maryland, but has spent the last fifteen years on the move, jumping from East to West Coast to the Rocky Mountains, and back and forth to Scotland and France several times. He’s married to a Scot that’s just as restless as he is, though they claim they’re settling down in Western Massachusetts after one more move...

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Jonathan Edward Durham
Durham, Jonathan Edward

Jonathan Edward Durham was born near Philadelphia in one of many satellite rust-belt communities where he read voraciously throughout his youth and beyond. After attending the College of William and Mary, where he recieved a degree in neuroscience while also studying literature, Jonathan waded into the professional world before deciding he was better suited for more artistic pursuits and turned the page on his career.

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Paul Durham
Durham, Paul

Paul Durham was raised in Massachusetts and now lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two young daughters. An entertainment lawyer, Paul also serves as a trustee of the not-for-profit New Hampshire Writers' Project, an organization that helps get unpublished authors published and published authors read. Paul writes in an abandoned chicken coop at the edge of a swamp and keeps a tiny porcelain frog in his pocket for good luck.

Sarah Beth Durst
Durst, Sarah Beth

Sarah Beth Durst is the award-winning author of fourteen fantasy books for adults, teens, and kids, including Drink Slay Love, the basis for the recent TV movie of the same name. Her latest book for adults, The Reluctant Queen, came out in July 2017 from Harper Voyager; her latest book for kids, Journey Across the Hidden Islands, came out in April 2017 from HMH/Clarion Books; and her first picture book, Roar and Sparkles Go to School, came out in June 2017 from Hachette/Running Press Kids. Sarah won an ALA Alex Award and a Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and has been a finalist for SFWA's Andre Norton Award three times. She is a graduate of Princeton University, where she spent four years studying English, writing about dragons, and wondering what the campus gargoyles would say if they could talk. Sarah lives in Stony Brook, New York, with her husband, her children, and her ill-mannered cat.

Alex Duval
Duval, Alex

Alex Duval was born and raised in Paris, before moving to California to pursue a career in fashion photography. Alex loves all sports, especially surfing. When not writing books, Alex loves watching movies, especially The Lost Boys, and visiting art galleries around the world. Alex has homes in both Paris and LA.

Dianne Duvall
Duvall, Dianne

Dianne Duvall is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Immortal Guardians and The Gifted Ones series. Reviewers have called Dianne's books "fast-paced and humorous" (Publishers Weekly), "utterly addictive" (RT Book Reviews), "extraordinary" (Long and Short Reviews), and "wonderfully imaginative" (The Romance Reviews). Her books have twice been nominated for RT Reviewers' Choice Awards and are routinely deemed Top Picks by RT Book Reviews, The Romance Reviews, and/or Night Owl Reviews.Dianne loves all things creative. When she isn't writing, Dianne is active in the independent film industry and has even appeared on-screen, crawling out of a moonlit grave and wielding a machete like some of the vampires she so loves to create in her books.

Corinne Duyvis
Duyvis, Corinne

A lifelong Amsterdammer, Corinne Duyvis spends her days writing speculative MG and YA novels. She enjoys brutal martial arts and gets her geek on whenever possible.

She also sleeps an inordinate amount.

Andre Duza
Duza, Andre

Andre Duza was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a leading member of the Bizarro movement, writing under the sub-style Brutality Chronic. His style has been described as an unconventional mixture of hardcore horror, sci-fi, dark humor, and socio-political commentary delivered with a penchant for the surreal.

Christopher J. Dwyer
Dwyer, Christopher J.

Christopher J. Dwyer is a writer from Boston, Massachusetts. His work has appeared in numerous online and print publications, as well as many anthologies. He describes his fiction as a mix of horror, noir and science fiction. Christopher is the author of When October Falls, a novel that breached the emotional limits of science fiction.

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Deanna Dwyer
Dwyer, Deanna

Deanna Dwyer is a pseudonym of Dean Koontz.

The Dwyer novels are horror and dark fantasy novels.

K. R. Dwyer
Dwyer, K. R.

K. R. Dwyer is a pseudonym of Dean Koontz.

Marina Dyachenko
Dyachenko, Marina

Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, a former actress and a former psychiatrist, are the co-authors of Vita Nostra and twenty-eight other novels and numerous short stories and screenplays. They were born in Ukraine, lived in Russia, and now live in the United States. Their books have been translated into several foreign languages and awarded multiple literary and film prizes, including the 2005 Eurocon Award for Best Authors. They live in Marina Del Rey, California.

Sergey Dyachenko
Dyachenko, Sergey

Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, a former actress and a former psychiatrist, are the co-authors of Vita Nostra and twenty-eight other novels and numerous short stories and screenplays. They were born in Ukraine, lived in Russia, and now live in the United States. Their books have been translated into several foreign languages and awarded multiple literary and film prizes, including the 2005 Eurocon Award for Best Authors. They live in Marina Del Rey, California.

Nictzin Dyalhis
Dyalhis, Nictzin

Nictzin Wilstone Dyalhis (1873–1942) was an American chemist and short story writer who specialized in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. He wrote as Nictzin Dyalhis. During his lifetime he attained a measure of celebrity as a writer for the pulp fiction magazine Weird Tales.

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K. C. Dyer
Dyer, K. C.

K. C. Dyer was born in Calgary, and has lived and worked in Toronto, Seattle and Vancouver. For many years she was a teacher in public, private and Montessori schools. Currently, she lives with her children and other animals just outside Vancouver, British Columbia.

Thoraiya Dyer
Dyer, Thoraiya

Thoraiya Dyer is a four-time Aurealis Award-winning, three-time Ditmar Award-winning Australian writer based in Sydney. Her stories have appeared in Clarkesworld, Apex, Analog, Redstone SF, Nature and Cosmos magazines, and anthologies, including War Stories, Long Hidden, and Cranky Ladies of History.

Josh Dygert
Dygert, Josh

Josh Dygert’s short stories have appeared in a number of online magazines and anthologies, including in the #1 Amazon Bestselling Horror Anthology Secret Stairs. He is also the author of a middle-grade fantasy novel called The Story Traveler, which is available from Amazon. He studied English and Theater in college and now teaches middle school English.