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Louis L'Amour
L'Amour, Louis

Louis Dearborn L'Amour ( 1908-1988) was an American author. His books consisted primarily of Western novels (though he called his work 'Frontier Stories'), however he also wrote historical fiction (The Walking Drum), science fiction (The Haunted Mesa), nonfiction (Frontier), as well as poetry and short-story collections. Many of his stories were made into movies. L'Amour's books remain popular and most have gone through multiple printings. At the time of his death some of his 105 existing works were in print (89 novels, 14 short-story collections, and two full-length works of nonfiction) and he was considered "one of the world's most popular writers"

Madeleine L'Engle
L'Engle, Madeleine

Madeleine L'Engle (1918–2007) was an American writer best known for her young adult fiction. 

Paul La Farge
La Farge, Paul

Paul B. La Farge (born November 17, 1970) is an American novelist, essayist and academic. As of 2012, he has published four novels: The Artist of the Missing (1999), Haussmann, or the Distinction (2001), The Facts of Winter (2005) and Luminous Airplanes (2011), all of which, particularly Haussmann, have earned positive critical attention. His essays and reviews have been published in outlets such as The Village Voice, Harper's, and The New Yorker.

Ryan La Sala
La Sala, Ryan

Ryan La Sala has always lived on the partition between the real and unreal. He writes about surreal things happening to real people, and his stories are almost always queer. His first book, REVERIE,  focuses on the worlds we build within ourselves - our dreams and our delusions - and how they warp our reality.

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Victor La Salle
La Salle, Victor

Victor La Salle is a pseudonym of R. L. Fanthorpe.

Greye La Spina
La Spina, Greye

Greye La Spina (1880–1969) was an American writer who published over one hundred short stories, serials, novelettes, one-act plays and short stories.

Her stories appeared in Metropolitan, Black Mask, Action Stories, Ten-Story Book, The Thrill Book, Weird Tales, Modern Marriage, Top-Notch Magazine, All-Story, Photoplay, and many other magazines.

W. S. Lach-Szyrma
Lach-Szyrma, W. S.

The Reverend Wladislaw Somerville Lach-Szyrma, M.A., F.R.H.S. (1841-1915) was an English curate, historian and science fiction writer who is credited as the first writer to use the word Martian as a noun.

Jeremy Lachlan
Lachlan, Jeremy

Jeremy Lachlan, a Sydney bookseller, has always been obsessed with the big epic adventures such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and The Chronicles of Narnia – and was inspired to write The Cradle of All Worlds while lost in the Cairo Museum. The first book in a duology, The Cradle of All Worlds is his debut novel.

M. D. Lachlan
Lachlan, M. D.

M. D. Lachlan is the pseudonym of a successful mainstream fiction and non-fiction writer, Mark Barrowcliffe. A one-time stand-up comedian he also writes for the Guardian. He was born in 1964 in Coventry, where he grew up and now lives with his wife and children in Brighton.

M. D. Lachlan also writes under the pseudonym of Mark Alder

Lindsay Lackey
Lackey, Lindsay

Lindsay Lackey has trained as an opera singer, worked in children’s and teen services at a public library, and worked for a major publishing house in publicity and marketing. Born and raised in Colorado, she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their spoiled dog. All the Impossible Things is her debut novel.

Mercedes Lackey
Lackey, Mercedes

Mercedes Ritchie Lackey (born 1950) is an American writer of fantasy novels. Many of her novels and trilogies are interlinked and set in the world of Velgarth, mostly in and around the country of Valdemar. Her Valdemar novels form a complex tapestry of interaction between human and non-human protagonists with many different cultures and social mores.

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Nina LaCour
LaCour, Nina

Nina LaCour grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her first job was at fourteen in an independent bookstore, and she has since worked in two others. She has tutored and taught in various places, from a juvenile hall to a private college. She now teaches English at an independent high school.

Gabriela Romero Lacruz
Lacruz, Gabriela Romero

Born and raised in Venezuela, Gabriela Romero now lives two-thousand miles from home, in the land of barbeque and cowboys. She graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, and has since split her time between her love for science with her love for the arts.

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R. L. LaFevers
LaFevers, R. L.

Robin LaFevers, author of the New York Times best-selling His Fair Assassin books, was raised on fairy tales, Bulfinch’s mythology, and nineteenth-century poetry. It is not surprising that she grew up to be a hopeless romantic. She was lucky enough to find her one true love, and is living happily ever after with him in California.

Linda Lafferty
Lafferty, Linda

The daughter of a naval commander, Linda Lafferty attended fourteen different schools growing up, ultimately graduating from the University of Colorado with a master's degree and a PhD in education. Her peripatetic childhood nourished a lifelong love of travel, and she studied abroad in England, France, Mexico, and Spain. Her uncle introduced her to the sport of polo when she was just ten years old, and she enjoys playing to this day. She also competed on the Lancaster University Riding Team in England in stadium jumping, cross country, and dressage. A veteran school educator, she juggled teaching and horse training while writing The Bloodletter's Daughter. She lives in Colorado.

Mur Lafferty
Lafferty, Mur

Mur Lafferty is the author of Playing For Keeps, The Afterlife Series, and Marco and the Red Granny. She is the editor of Escape Pod magazine and a pioneer podcaster behind the shows I Should Be Writing and Angry Robot Books Podcast.

R. A. Lafferty
Lafferty, R. A.

Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (1914–2002) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer known for his original use of language, metaphor, and narrative structure, as well as for his etymological wit. He also wrote a set of four autobiographical novels, In a Green Tree; a history book, The Fall of Rome; and a number of novels that could be more or less loosely called historical fiction.

Selma Lagerlöf
Lagerlöf, Selma

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. She is best known for her Nils Holgersson series.

Tim LaHaye
LaHaye, Tim

Timothy F. LaHaye (born 1926) is an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker. He is best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with Jerry B. Jenkins. He has written over 50 books, both fiction and non-fiction.

S. L. Lahna
Lahna, S. L.

S. L. Lahna goes by they pronouns and knows way too much about Weird Things and Cold War history. Will tell you all of the reasons why James Bond is Wrong. They are hard at work on various novels for teens and adults. Some are about asexual magicians and their demonic mentors, some are about mentally-ill monster hunters, some are about pansexual teenage boys trying to survive a horror movie. Their day job is tearing apart books for money as a freelance editor at Word Vagabond. The Bulletproof Spy series is their debut novella.

Larissa Lai
Lai, Larissa

Larissa Lai (born 1967) is a Canadian writer, critic, and professor.

Marc Laidlaw
Laidlaw, Marc

Marc Laidlaw (born 1960) is an American writer of science fiction and horror. He is also a computer game designer.

Douglas Lain
Lain, Douglas

Douglas Lain's short fiction has appeared in many magazines and journals here and abroad. Since 2009, he has produced the weekly podcast Diet Soap, interviewing a wide range of fascinating, engaging people with insights for the new millennium: philosophers, mystics, economists, and a diverse group of fiction writers. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and children.

T. H. Lain
Lain, T. H.

T. H. Lain was a collective pseudonym used by nine separate authors writing under Wizards of the Coast's Dungeons & Dragons novels imprint.

Alexander Laing
Laing, Alexander

Alexander Laing was a writer and editor known for his novel The Sea Witch (1933). He was also a professor at Dartmouth College.

Kojo Laing
Laing, Kojo

Kojo Laing is renowned Ghanaian poet and novelist.

Dawn Lairamore
Lairamore, Dawn

Dawn Lairamore earned a B.A. in English from the University of California, Davis. She wrote Ivy's Ever After, her first novel, because she thought it would be fun to write a fairy tale where the princess and the dragon team up against the handsome prince.

A. J. Lake
Lake, A. J.

A. J. Lake is a former teacher with a lifelong interest in the period of British History known as the Dark Ages. She is inspired by mountains, storms, and places of ice and snow. She secretly hopes that dragons are real.


David J. Lake
Lake, David J.

David John Lake (born 1929) is an Indian-born Australian science fiction author and literary critic.


Jay Lake
Lake, Jay

Joseph Edward Lake, Jr. (1964-2014) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. In 2003 he was a quarterly first place winner in the Writers of the Future contest. In 2004 he won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in Science Fiction. He lived in Portland, Oregon, and worked as a product manager for a voice services company.

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Joss Lake
Lake, Joss

Joss Lake is a trans writer and educator based in New York whose work has been supported by Queens Council of the Arts, Women and Performance Studies Collective, the Watermill Center, and Columbia University. He runs a literary sauna series called Trans at Rest. Future Feeling is his debut novel.

Nick Lake
Lake, Nick

Nick Lake is the Michael L. Printz Award winner for In Darkness and has written several other novels for teens. Nick works in publishing in the UK and lives near Oxford with his wife and family.

Perry Lake
Lake, Perry

Perry Lake lives in Northern California. FATE Magazine, the Overstreet Monthly, Fantasy Theater, Orion’s Child, Tales of Fantasy, and the prestigious Journal of Dracula Studies, amongst other local and international publications, have presented both his fiction and non-fiction work.

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Claude Lalumière
Lalumière, Claude

Claude Lalumière is the editor of eight anthologies, including Island Dreams: Montreal Writers of the Fantastic and the Aurora Award-nominated Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction. He writes the Fantastic Fiction column for The Montreal Gazette. Claude is the co-creator, with artist Rupert Bottenberg, of Lost Myths.

L.R. Lam
Lam, L.R.

Originally from sunny California, L.R. Lam now lives in cloudy Scotland. Lam is a Sunday Times Bestselling author whose work includes epic fantasy romance Dragonfall (The Dragon Scales Trilogy), the near-future space thriller, Goldilocks, feminist space opera Seven Devils and Seven Mercies (co-written with Elizabeth May), BBC Radio 2 Book Club section False Hearts, the companion novel Shattered Minds, and the award-winning Micah Grey series: Pantomime, Shadowplay, and Masquerade.

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Laura Lam
Lam, Laura

Laura Lam was raised near San Francisco, California by two former Haight-Ashbury hippies. She relocated to Scotland in 2009 to be with her husband.

Shawn Lamb
Lamb, Shawn

Shawn Lamb has written for children's television and has won several screenwriting awards, including a Certificate of Merit from the American Screenwriters Association. She is active in various church ministries and has created her own curriculum based upon Proverbs 31. Shawn lives outside Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband of 25 years and their college-aged daughter.

Cormac Lambe
Lambe, Cormac

Cormac Lambe (PhD) is a writer, editor, and educator from Dundalk, Ireland, based in Atlanta, Georgia. His research interests are in Irish literary history. He lives with his fiancée, Amanda, and a cat named Elizabeth.

Christophe Lambert
Lambert, Christophe

Christophe Lambert is a well-known name in the world of children’s literature and is an established author of sixty novels in various adult genres.

Eugene Lambert
Lambert, Eugene

Eugene Lambert is a refugee from the world of science and engineering, and a graduate from Bath Spa University's MA in Writing For Young People. When not scribbling away in his cabin, he flies gliders and goes for long walks. The rumours of him suffering from a severe work allergy and being an identical twin are both true...

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L. Jagi Lamplighter
Lamplighter, L. Jagi

L. Jagi Lamplighter is a writer of fantasy and children's stories. When not writing, she reverts to her secret ID where she lives in fairytale happiness with her husband, writer John C. Wright, and their four delightful children Orville, Ping-Ping, the Cherubim, and Justinian the Elf King.

Margo Lanagan
Lanagan, Margo

Margo Lanagan (born 1960) is an Australian author of short stories and young adult fiction.

Mike A. Lancaster
Lancaster, Mike A.

"Mike Lancaster was born in a fold in time that allows past and present to mix like paints on a pallette. 

He was schooled by Plato, H P Lovecraft and Groucho Marx and dictated three of Shakespeare's plays to Kit Marlowe, but cannot remember which ones.

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John Lanchester
Lanchester, John

John Lanchester is a contributing editor to the London Review of Books and a regular contributor to the New Yorker. He has written four novels, The Debt to PleasureMr Phillips and Fragrant Harbour, and Capital, and three works of non-fiction: Family Romance, a memoir; and Whoops!: Why everyone owes everyone and no one can pay, about the global financial crisis and How to Speak Money, a primer in popular economics. His books have won the Hawthornden Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Prize, E.M Forster Award, and the Premi Llibreter, been longlisted for the Booker Prize, and been translated into twenty-five languages.

Melissa Landers
Landers, Melissa

Melissa Landers is a former teacher who left the classroom to pursue other worlds. A proud sci-fi geek, she isn’t afraid to wear her Princess Leia costume in public - just ask her husband and three kids. She lives outside Cincinnati and in the small town of Loveland, "Sweetheart of Ohio."

Geoffrey A. Landis
Landis, Geoffrey A.

Geoffrey A. Landis works as a scientist and writer of science fiction.

Lauren Landish
Landish, Lauren

Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post and #1 Amazon best-selling author Lauren Landish welcomes you into a world of rock-hard abs and chiseled smiles. Her sexy, contemporary romances—including her wildly successful Irresistible Bachelor Series—have garnered a legion of praise from her readers. When Lauren isn’t plotting ways to introduce readers to their next sexy-as-hell book boyfriend, she’s deep in her writing cave and furiously tapping away on her keyboard, writing scenes that would make even a hardened sailor blush. 

Dena Landon
Landon, Dena

Dena Landon grew up in Seattle and wrote her first novel in third grade. She now lives in Minnesota. Shapeshifter's Quest is her first book.

Keren Landsman
Landsman, Keren

Keren Landsman is a mother, a writer, a medical doctor who specializes in Epidemiology and Public health, and a blogger. She is one of the founders of Mida'at, an NGO dedicated to promoting public health in Israel. She works in the Levinski clinic in Tel Aviv. She has won the Geffen Award three times, most recently for the short story collection Broken Skies.

Derek Landy
Landy, Derek

Derek Landy (born 1973) lives near Dublin, Ireland. Before writing his children's story about a sharply dressed skeleton detective, he wrote the screenplays for a zombie movie and a slasher thriller in which everybody dies. As a black belt in Kenpo Karate, he has taught countless children how to defend themselves, in the hopes of building his own private munchkin army. He firmly believes that they await his call to strike against his enemies (he doesn't actually have any enemies, but he's assuming they'll show up sooner or later). The reason Derek writes his own biographical blurb is so that he can finally refer to himself in the third person without looking pompous or insane.

Andrew Lane
Lane, Andrew

Andrew Lane is the author of twenty-nine books and multiple short stories, television scripts and audio dramas. He is perhaps best known for his Young Sherlock series, which have sold to 42 countries. He has also written three well-reviewed adult crime novels under a pseudonym, the first of which has been optioned as a US TV series. He is currently writing another series featuring Doyle’s Professor Challenger. He lives in Dorset.

Jex Lane
Lane, Jex

Geek. Gamer. Ambivert. Bookworm. Author.

Joel Lane
Lane, Joel

Joel Lane (1963–2013) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, critic and anthology editor. He received the British Fantasy Award twice.

Born in Exeter, he was the nephew of tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott. At the time of his death, Lane lived in south Birmingham, where he worked in health publishing. The latter city frequently provided settings for his fiction.

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Val E. Lane
Lane, Val E.

Hi! I’m Val. I love to write. From the first time I picked up a Little House on the Prairie book in my elementary school library, I knew I wanted to be a writer. 

When I’m not writing, I love to spend time outdoors, especially when it involves horseback riding or lying in a hammock with a good book.

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Andrew Lang
Lang, Andrew

Andrew Gabriel Lang was a prolific Scots man of letters. He was a poet, novelist, and literary critic, and a contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.

King Lang
Lang, King

King Lang is a pseudonym of E. C. Tubb (with George Hay and John W. Jennison).

Ruth Emmie Lang
Lang, Ruth Emmie

Ruth Emmie Lang was born in Glasgow, Scotland and has the red hair to prove it. When she was four years old, she immigrated to Ohio where she has lived for the last 27 years. She has since lost her Scottish accent, but still has the hair. Ruth currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and dreams of someday owning a little house in the woods where she can write more books. Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance is her first novel.

Simon Lang
Lang, Simon

Simon Lang is the nom de plume of science fiction writer, speaker, and grandmother Darlene Artell Hartman (born 1934). Her principal works are the "Einai series".

Marie Langager
Langager, Marie

Marie Langager lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and son. She has a BA in English. She’s certain that many new adventures await us beyond our stars.

John Langan
Langan, John

John Langan (born 1969) is an American author and writer of contemporary horror. Langan has been a finalist for International Horror Guild Award. In 2008, he was a Bram Stoker Award nominee for Best Collection. He is on the Board of Directors for the Shirley Jackson Awards.

Sarah Langan
Langan, Sarah

Sarah Langan is an American author.

Lorie Langdon
Langdon, Lorie

Lorie Langdon is the Amazon best-selling author of YA novels such as; the Doon Series, Gilt Hollow, and the upcoming historical retelling, Olivia Twist, which has received a starred review from Booklist Magazine and will be sold in Target Stores across the nation. She has been featured on such media outlets as;, NPR Radio,,, Girl's Life Magazine, and Her first novel, Doon, has over 2,200 five-star reviews on Goodreads and has been optioned for film by Dreamstreet and Lonetree Entertainment. She is a self-professed Wonder Woman Wannabe who lives in Ohio with her husband and two superhero obsessed teenage sons.

Oliver Langmead
Langmead, Oliver

Oliver Langmead was born in Edinburgh and lives in Glasgow. He has an LLB in Law, and an MLitt in Writing Practice and Study with a distinction, and is currently working towards an MLitt in Fantasy. His first book, Dark Star, featured in the Guardian's Best Books of 2015.

Katherine Langrish
Langrish, Katherine

Katherine Langrish grew up in Yorkshire, studied English at university and has always enjoyed writing and telling stories. Married with two daughters, Katherine lived in France near the edge of the Forest of Fontainebleau, where she ran a storytelling group for children. She has also lived in New York State, near the Finger Lakes, said by Native American legends to be the hand-print of the Great Spirit. Katherine currently lives in Oxfordshire and is enjoying her life as a full-time author.

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Josh Langston
Langston, Josh

Josh Langston has been a writer all his life, beginning as a child in Minneapolis, MN, and continuing to his current residence in Marietta, GA, which he shares with his bride of nearly four decades, their two undisciplined mutts, and an indeterminate number of oversized goldfish. A graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Journalism, Josh's writing tastes quickly shifted away from non-fiction. His short stories have been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies. When not writing fiction, Josh develops multi-media presentations about Georgia's past for historical societies around the state.

Sterling E. Lanier
Lanier, Sterling E.

Sterling Edmund Lanier (1927–2007), was an editor, science fiction author and sculptor who wrote under the names Sterling Lanier and Sterling E. Lanier. He is perhaps best known as the book editor who single-handedly championed the publication of Frank Herbert’s bestselling Dune.

Joe R. Lansdale
Lansdale, Joe R.

Joe R. Lansdale (born 1951) is an American author and martial-arts expert. He has written novels and stories in many genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, and suspense. He has also written for comics as well as Batman: The Animated Series.

Alessio Lanterna
Lanterna, Alessio

Alessio Lanterna was born in 1983 in Pavia, where he still lives. He has a degree in Political Science, with a major in Political Theory. He also works as a web and game designer, and he’s an active organizer and promoter of live RPG events.

Josh Lanyon
Lanyon, Josh

A distinct voice in gay fiction, multi-award-winning author Josh Lanyon has been writing gay mystery, adventure and romance for over a decade. In addition to numerous short stories, novellas, and novels, Josh is the author of the critically acclaimed Adrien English series, including The Hell You Say, winner of the 2006 USABookNews awards for GLBT Fiction. Josh is an Eppie Award winner and a three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist.

Shari Lapena
Lapena, Shari

SHARI LAPENA is the #1 internationally bestselling author of seven suspense novels including The Couple Next Door, A Stranger in the House, An Unwanted Guest, Someone We Know, The End of Her, Not a Happy Family, and Everyone Here is Lying. 

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Jason W. LaPier
LaPier, Jason W.

Jason W. LaPier is a multi-genre writer, delving into science fiction, speculative fiction, horror, slipstream, literary fiction, and surrealism. Originally from Upstate NY, Jason now lives in Portland, OR with his wife and their dachshund. By day, he is a software engineer at Elemental Technologies, where he creates the kinds of virtual worlds that actually do something. He is always in search of the perfect Italian sandwich.

Justine Larbalestier
Larbalestier, Justine

Justine Larbalestier is an Australian young-adult fiction author. She is best known for the Magic or Madness trilogy: Magic or Madness, Magic Lessons and Magic's Child. She also wrote one adult non-fiction book, the Hugo-nominated The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction (Best Related Book, 2003), and edited another, Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century.

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Rosalie Lario
Lario, Rosalie

Formally a corporate and real-estate lawyer, Rosalie Lario practiced law for five years before finally admitting to herself that it wasn’t nearly as fun as dreaming up stories. As an avid reader of romances and supernatural stories, she knew she wanted to write urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Tales of vampires, demons, and other supernatural beings ensued. When not writing, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son in her home state of Florida.

Sarah Lariviere
Lariviere, Sarah

Sarah Lariviere's debut middle grade novel The Bad Kid (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers) was a 2017 Edgar Award finalist. Sarah grew up in Champaign, Illinois, graduated with a degree in theater from Oberlin College and has a master's degree in social work from Hunter College in New York City, where she specialized in casework with children and families. She lives in San Francisco, California, where she is the Program Director at Arion Press, publisher of fine limited-edition artist books.

Glenda Larke
Larke, Glenda

Glenda Larke is an Australian who now lives in Malaysia where she works on the two great loves of her life: writing fantasy and the conservation of rainforest avifauna.

Glendar Larke has written one book as Glenda Noramly.

A. K. Larkwood
Larkwood, A. K.

A. K. Larkwood studied English at St John’s College, Cambridge. She has worked in higher education & media relations, and is now studying law. She lives in Oxford, England, with her wife and a cat. The Unspoken Name (Tor 2020) is her debut novel.

Jeanne Larsen
Larsen, Jeanne

Jeanne Larsen (born 1950) is a poet, novelist, translator, and essayist. Much of her work shows the growing influence of Buddhist perspectives on U.S. literature. This includes not only the poetry and creative nonfiction, but also the novels in her Avalokitesvara trilogy.

M. A. Larson
Larson, M. A.

M. A. Larson is a film and television writer who lives with his wife, daughter, and two dogs in a canyon in California. Larson has written for Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney UK, Discovery Kids Channel, The Hub, and Nickelodeon. Pennyroyal Academy is his first novel.

Rich Larson
Larson, Rich

Rich Larson was born in Galmi, Niger, has studied in Rhode Island and worked in the south of Spain, and now lives in Ottawa, Canada. Since he began writing in 2011, he's sold over a hundred stories, the majority of them speculative fiction published in magazines like Analog, Asimov's, Clarkesworld, F&SF, Lightspeed, and

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Sara B. Larson
Larson, Sara B.

Sara B. Larson can't remember a time when she didn't write books. Although she now uses a computer instead of a Little Mermaid notebook. Sara lives in Utah with her husband and their three children. She writes during naptime and the quiet hours when most people are sleeping. Her husband claims she should have a degree in "the art of multitasking." On occasion you will find her hiding in a bubble bath with a book and some Swedish Fish.

Stieg Larsson
Larsson, Stieg

Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson (15 August 1954 - 9 November 2004) was a Swedish journalist and writer. He is best known for writing the Millennium trilogy of crime novels, which were published posthumously and adapted as motion pictures. Larsson lived much of his life in Stockholm and worked there in the field of journalism and as an independent researcher of right-wing extremism.

Kieran Larwood
Larwood, Kieran

Kieran Larwood is the author of Freaks, and was the winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2011.

Kieran is one of only two male Reception class teachers on the Isle of Wight. His days mainly consist of singing nursery rhymes, tying shoelaces, trying to locate who has had an ‘accident’ by sense of smell alone, and vast, endless mountains of paperwork.

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C. W. LaSart
LaSart, C. W.

C.W. LaSart is the author of Ad Nauseam: 13 Tales of Extreme Horror, her debut story collection, as well as multiple other stories in publications such as Shock Totem Magazine, Nightscape, Dark Moon Presents, and Fifty Shades of Decay. She is also one of three winners of the "Cemetery Dance" Amateur Writing Contest in 2011, and a card-carrying member of the Horror Writers' Association.

Kathryn Lasky
Lasky, Kathryn

Kathryn Lasky is the American author of many critically acclaimed books, including several Dear America books, several Royal Diaries books, 1984 Newbery Medal-winning Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series.

Rhiannon Lassiter
Lassiter, Rhiannon

Rhiannon Lassiter (born 1977) is a British author of science-fiction, fantasy, magical realism and thriller stories for juniors, teenagers and adults.

Kurd Lasswitz
Lasswitz, Kurd

Kurd Lasswitz (1848–1910) was a German author, scientist, and philosopher. He has been called the father of German science fiction. He sometimes used the pseudonym Velatus.

Mark A. Latham
Latham, Mark A.

Mark Latham is an author, editor and games designer with a passion for nineteenth century history, from Staffordshire, UK. Formerly the editor of Games Workshop’s White Dwarf magazine and head of Warhammer 40,000, Latham is now a writer of novels, short stories, and tabletop games, such as Legends of the Old West, and Waterloo. Latham is published in Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes.

E. Latimer
Latimer, E.

E. Latimer lives on Vancouver Island with her husband, one small, destructive child and a cat name Muse. Her first novel, The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray, was published by Tundra Books. She can usually be found camped out in a coffee shop or the local library. When she's not writing, talking about writing, or daydreaming about writing, she makes vlogs with the Word Nerds, drinks too much tea, and reads excessively.

Alexis Glynn Latner
Latner, Alexis Glynn

Alexis Glynn Latner's novelettes and short stories have been published in science fiction magazines, including Analog, and horror anthologies, including Bending the Landscape: Horror. In an analysis done in 2005, she is the seventh most published woman fiction author in the 75-year history of Analog Science Fiction & Fact magazine, originally called Astounding Stories. Her short story Kindred in Bending the Landscape won the 2002 Spectrum Award for short fiction. She is the South-Central Regional Director of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Besides speculative fiction, she writes magazine articles about science, technology, and aviation, does editing, teaches and coaches creative writing, and works in the Rice University Library.

Miller Lau
Lau, Miller

Miller Lau is a pseudonym of Deborah J. Miller.

Sanders Anne Laubenthal
Laubenthal, Sanders Anne

Sanders Anne Laubenthal (1943–2002) was an Americanpoet, novelist, historian and textbook writer.

Keith Laumer
Laumer, Keith

John Keith Laumer (1925–1993) was an American science fiction author.


André Launay
Launay, André

André Joseph Launay is a novelist, essayist, humourist and dramatist of French descent who writes in English under the pen names André Launay, Drew Launay, Andrew Laurance and Drew Lamark.

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Andrew Laurance
Laurance, Andrew

Andrew Laurance is a pen name of André Launay.

Estelle Laure
Laure, Estelle

Estelle Laure believes in love, magic, and the power of facing hard truths. She has a BA in Theatre Arts and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults, and she lives in Taos, New Mexico, with her family. Her work is translated widely around the world.

Christina Lauren
Lauren, Christina

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of long-time writing partners/besties/soulmates/brain-twins Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. The coauthor duo writes both Young Adult and Adult Fiction, and together has produced seven New York Times bestselling novels. Their books have been translated into 22 languages. (Some of these books have kissing. Some of these books have A LOT of kissing.)

Ruth Lauren
Lauren, Ruth

Ruth Lauren is the author of Prisoner of Ice and Snow and its sequel Seeker of the Crown. She lives in a Victorian house in the West Midlands, England with her family and a lot of cats. She likes chocolate, walking in the woods, cheese, orchids, going to the movies, and reading as many books as she can. She’s been a teacher and worked in many different offices, but she likes writing best.

Sasha Laurens
Laurens, Sasha

Sasha Laurens is originally from Northern California and has lived in New York and St. Petersburg, Russia. When she's not writing fiction and missing the West Coast, she is pursuing a PhD in political science on protest movements in authoritarian states.

Shelly Laurenston
Laurenston, Shelly

Originally from Long Island, New York, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelly Laurenston has resigned herself to West Coast living which involves healthy food, mostly sunny days, and lots of guys not wearing shirts when they really should be. Shelly Laurenston is also The New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author G.A. Aiken, creator of the Scarred Earth Saga and the Dragon Kin series.

Rosemary Laurey
Laurey, Rosemary

Rosemary Laurey also writes under the pseudonym of Georgia Evans.

Victor LaValle
LaValle, Victor

Victor LaValle (born 1972) is an American author who was raised in the Flushing and Rosedale neighborhoods of Queens, New York. He is the author of a short-story collection, Slapboxing with Jesus and two novels, The Ecstatic and Big Machine. LaValle writes fiction primarily, though he has also written essays and book reviews for GQ, Essence Magazine, The Fader, and The Washington Post, among others.

Chandelle LaVaun
LaVaun, Chandelle

Chandelle LaVaun is the ultimate fangirl. Her love of Harry Potter and The Mortal Instruments inspired her to write her own books. When she’s not writing she’s on the beach soaking up the sun with a book in her hand. 

Ingrid Law
Law, Ingrid

Ingrid Law is an American author. She has sold shoes, worked in a bookstore, helped other people get jobs, and assembled boxes for frozen eggplant burgers. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, in a lovely old mobile home that she like to believe is a cross between a spaceship and a shoe box. She and her daughter have two harps, a flute, and a ukulele, as well as a fondness for muffins.

Stephen R. Lawhead
Lawhead, Stephen R.

Stephen R. Lawhead (born 1950) is an American author, who writes fantasy, science fiction and mythical history novels.

Shauna Lawless
Lawless, Shauna

Shauna Lawless is an avid reader of Irish mythology and folklore. As an Irish woman, she loves that Irish mythology has inspired so many stories over the years, however, she wanted to explore the history and mythology of Ireland in a more authentic way. She lives in Northern Ireland with her family.

D. H. Lawrence
Lawrence, D. H.

David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885–1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct.

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Iain Lawrence
Lawrence, Iain

Iain Lawrence is a bestselling author for children and young adults.

Kale Lawrence
Lawrence, Kale

Since the early age of 6, Kale Lawrence knew she either wanted to be an astronaut or an author. Obviously, the astronaut gig didn’t work out, so instead, Kale turned to fantastic fictional worlds. When Kale is not writing creatively, she works as a Marketing Manager at a pet product company, and pretends she’s an Olympic swimmer at the gym. She has also served as a board member for the South Dakota Writes organization.

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Louise Lawrence
Lawrence, Louise

Louise Lawrence (born 1943) is the pen name of Elizabeth Rhoda Wintle Holden. She is a British author, who has been classified as a writer for young adults, though due to the content of her books some have disagreed.


Mark Lawrence
Lawrence, Mark

Mark Lawrence is married with four children, one of whom is severely disabled. His day job is as a research scientist focused on various rather intractable problems in the field of artificial intelligence. He has held secret level clearance with both US and UK governments. At one point he was qualified to say "this isn't rocket science... oh wait, it actually is".

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Theo Lawrence
Lawrence, Theo

Theo Lawrence grew up on Long Island, where he lived with his parents, younger sister, and multiple dachshunds. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Juilliard School. A Presidential Scholar in the Arts for Voice, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Off-Broadway.

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Robin D. Laws
Laws, Robin D.

Robin D. Laws is a writer and game designer who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Stephen Laws
Laws, Stephen

Stephen Laws (born 1952) is a British horror writer.

Carl Laymon
Laymon, Carl

Carl Laymon is a pseudonym of Richard Laymon.

Richard Laymon
Laymon, Richard

Richard Carl Laymon (1947–2001) was an American horror writer.

He also wrote books under the pseudonyms of Carl Laymon and Richard Kelly.

Edward Lazellari
Lazellari, Edward

Edward Lazellari was born in New York while the Beatles were still a band, and began writing fiction when he was a staff artist at Marvel Comics. After a decade as a writer/illustrator, he enrolled at Rutgers University to earn his BA in English literature, with a concentration in creative writing, and soon after began working as an editor in Manhattan. Edward's first prose story, "The Date," was published in Playboy Magazine. He is a budding poker player, a devoted father, a die-hard Yankee fan, and the author of The Guardians of Aandor trilogy.

Sheridan Le Fanu
Le Fanu, Sheridan

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the premier ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and had a seminal influence on the development of this genre in the Victorian era.

Ursula K. Le Guin
Le Guin, Ursula K.

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929-2018) was an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and short stories, most notably in the fantasy and science fiction genres.

Le Guin was first published in the 1960s. Her works explore philosophical, psychological and sociological themes. She has received several Hugo and Nebula awards, and was awarded the Gandalf Grand Master award in 1979 and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award in 2003.

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Bob Le Normand
Le Normand, Bob

Robert "Bob" Le Normand was born in St Helier, Jersey in 1954. As a child he moved to the mainland with his parents. Although leaving school with no formal qualifications, Bob had caught the writing bug at an early age, and was earmarked as a "future author" by his English teacher.

Rand Le Page
Le Page, Rand

Rand Le Page is a pseudonym of David O'Brien.

Amy Lea
Lea, Amy

Amy Lea is a Canadian bureaucrat by day and international bestselling romance author by night (and weekends). She writes romantic comedies featuring strong heroines, banter, mid-2000s pop culture references, and happily ever afters.

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C. W. Leadbeater
Leadbeater, C. W.

Charles Webster Leadbeater (1854–1934) was a prominent early member of the Theosophical Society, author on the occult and co-founder with J. I. Wedgwood of the Liberal Catholic Church. Originally a clergyman in the Church of England, his interest in spiritualism led him to give up the Church in favour of the Theosophical Society, where he became a protege of Annie Besant. He quickly rose to the upper echelons of that society, but resigned abruptly in 1906 in the midst of accusations that he had been engaging in mutual masturbation with teenage boys left in his care. With Besant's support he was readmitted a few years later, and although similar rumours were to follow him throughout his career, Leadbeater's talents as a prolific author on occult subjects kept him at the forefront of the Theosophical Movement until his death in 1934.

J. A. Leary
Leary, J. A.

J. A. Leary was educated as a mathematician and computer scientist. He holds a BS in Mathematics and an MBA from the University of Central Florida, and an MS in Computer Science from Boston College. After a long career as a software engineer at Kennedy Space Center, he turned to writing. He openly admits a timeless infatuation with his wife whom he married in 1987. She was his first motivation to write and the inspiration for Victoria Hunter, heroine of "The Angel Hunter."

Jeff Leavell
Leavell, Jeff

Jeff Leavell is a writer who lives between Los Angeles and Berlin. He has written for Vice, Them, Hornet, to name a few. His blog, The Discerning Daddy, ranks as one of the top LGBTQ blogs on Queer Sexuality, Culture, and Politics.

Lindsey Leavitt
Leavitt, Lindsey

Lindsey Leavitt grew up in Las Vegas and now lives in Alabama with her husband and two small daughters. Although she has been a substitute teacher and a homecoming princess, she has never been a substitute princess. Yet. She's still scanning the job pages. Until then, Lindsey is hard at work on the next book in the Princess for Hire series.

Tim Lebbon
Lebbon, Tim

Tim Lebbon (born 1969) is a horror and dark fantasy writer, and a judge at the 2005 World Fantasy Convention.

Tim Lebbon was born in London. His short story "Reconstructing Amy" won the Bram Stoker Award for Short Fiction in 2001 and his novel Dusk won the 2007 August Derleth Award from the British Fantasy Society for best novel of the year. His novelisation of the movie 30 Days of Night became a New York Times bestseller and won a Scribe Award in 2008. Tim lived in Devon until he was eight and then in Newport until the age of 26. He now lives in Goytre, Monmouthshire with his wife and two children.

Deborah LeBlanc
LeBlanc, Deborah

Deborah LeBlanc is an American horror author.

Ann Leckie
Leckie, Ann

The author of many published science fiction short stories, Ann Leckie lives in St Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children and cats. She's currently the Secretary for the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America).

Deborah J Ledford
Ledford, Deborah J

DEBORAH J LEDFORD is the award-winning author of the upcoming Eva "Lightning Dance" Duran thriller REDEMPTION from Thomas & Mercer Amazon Publishing, set in Northern New Mexico. 

Her first series, the Smoky Mountain Intrigue Native American police procedural series, includes the titles, CAUSING CHAOS, CRESCENDO, STACCATO, and The Hillerman Sky Award Finalist SNARE. CAUSING CHAOS and CRESCENDO, are Anthony Award Finalists for Best Audiobook. The recordings are produced by the media production company IOF Productions Ltd, available from Audible.

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Adam Lee
Lee, Adam

Adam Lee is a pseudonym of A. A. Attanasio.

Alan Lee
Lee, Alan

Alan Lee is an Academy Award winning, English book illustrator and movie conceptual designer. He was born on August 20, 1947 in Middlesex, England and studied at the Ealing School of Art.

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Bruno Lee
Lee, Bruno

Bruno Lee is a pseudonym of C. L. Werner.

C. B. Lee
Lee, C. B.

C. B. Lee is a Lambda Literary Award–nominated writer of young-adult science fiction and fantasy. Her works include the Sidekick Squad series, Ben 10, and Seven Tears at High Tide.

Corry L. Lee
Lee, Corry L.

Corry L. Lee has a PhD in physics from Harvard University and works as a data scientist at a major tech company. She attended the Odyssey Writing Workshop, and her short story "Shutdown" won the Writers of the Future contest in 2011 (Vol 28). When not writing or thinking about data, Corry loves doing yoga, listening to French audiobooks to keep ahead of her 4-year-old's French, exploring the zoo, hiking, and attending the theatre.  She lives in Seattle, Washington, and is starting to accept rainy days.

Edward Lee
Lee, Edward

Edward Lee was born Lee Edward Seymour in 1957, and was raised in Bowie, Maryland.

Edward Lee has also written books under the pseudonym of Richard Kinion.

Eeleen Lee
Lee, Eeleen

Eeleen Lee was born in London, UK but has roots in Malaysia. After graduating from Royal Holloway College she several years as a lecturer and a copywriter until she took the leap into writing. As a result, her fiction since has appeared in various magazines and anthologies in the U.K, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia, such as Asian Monsters from Fox Spirit Books, and Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction. When she is not writing she can be found editing fiction and non-fiction, being an armchair gemmologist, and tweeting at odd hours.

Eli Lee
Lee, Eli

Eli Lee was born in Dorset and is now is based in London. As well as writing fiction and non-fiction for a variety of anthologies, magazines and websites, she is fiction editor and contributor to literary journal Minor Literature[s] and has also worked for Strange Horizons.

Fonda Lee
Lee, Fonda

Fonda Lee is a black belt martial artist, a former corporate strategist, and action movie aficionado. Born and raised in Calgary, Canada, she now lives in Portland, Oregon with her family. Lee is the award-winning author of the YA science fiction novels Zeroboxer and Exo; Jade City is her adult debut.

Frazer Lee
Lee, Frazer

Frazer Lee is a writer and filmmaker whose screen credits include the award-winning short horror movies On Edge, Red Lines, Simone, and the horror/thriller feature film (and movie novelization) Panic Button. His Bram Stoker Award nominated first novel The Lamplighters is published by Samhain Horror and his short stories have appeared in anthologies including the acclaimed Read By Dawn series. He lives with his family in Buckinghamshire, England, where he is working on new fiction and film projects.

Gentry Lee
Lee, Gentry

Gentry Lee (born 1942) is the chief engineer for the Planetary Flight Systems Directorate at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a science fiction writer. As an author he is best known for co-writing, with Arthur C. Clarke, the books Cradle in 1989, Rama II in 1989, The Garden of Rama in 1991 and Rama Revealed in 1993. He collaborated with Carl Sagan on the 1980 series Cosmos.

J. Ardian Lee
Lee, J. Ardian

J. Ardian Lee is a pseudonym of Julianne Lee.

J. M. Lee
Lee, J. M.

J.M. (Joe) Lee is a Minneapolis author, illustrator and writing mentor with a background in linguistics and film. He was the winner of the prestigious Jim Henson’s the Dark Crystal Author Quest and author of Shadows of the Dark Crystal, the official prequel fantasy novel to the 1982 classic fantasy film.

Jae Lee
Lee, Jae

Jae Lee (born 1972) is an American comic book author.


Jayci Lee
Lee, Jayci

Jayci Lee writes poignant, sexy, and laugh-out-loud romance every free second she can scavenge. She lives in sunny California with her tall-dark-and-handsome husband, two amazing boys with boundless energy, and a fluffy rescue whose cuteness is a major distraction. At times, she cannot accommodate real life because her brain is full of drool worthy heroes and badass heroines clamoring to come to life.

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Julianne Lee
Lee, Julianne

Julianne Lee also writes as J. Ardian Lee.

Lori M. Lee
Lee, Lori M.

Lori is an avid writer, reader, artist, and lover of unicorns. She should probably spend less time on the internet (but she won't). She considers herself a unicorn aficianado, is fond of talking in capslock, and loves to write about magic, manipulation, and family.

Mackenzi Lee
Lee, Mackenzi

Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA from Simmons College in writing for children and young adults. She loves Diet Coke, sweater weather, and Star Wars. On a perfect day, she can be found enjoying all three. She lives in Boston, where she works as a bookseller. This Monstrous Thing is her first novel.

Molly E. Lee
Lee, Molly E.

Molly E. Lee is an author best known for her romance novels, the Grad Night series and the Love on the Edge series. Molly writes Adult and Young Adult contemporary featuring strong female heroines who are unafraid to challenge their male counterparts, yet still vulnerable enough to have love sneak up on them. In addition to being a military spouse and mother of two + one stubborn English Bulldog, Molly loves watching storms from her back porch at her Midwest home, and digging for treasures in antique stores.

Patrick Lee
Lee, Patrick

Patrick Lee lives in Michigan. He is the author of The Breach and Ghost Country.

Peter J. Lee
Lee, Peter J.

I'm a mechanical engineer and general all around nerd that began to write a book in 2020 when the D&D campaign I had been running ended for obvious reasons. I always wanted to write a book but didn't want to write something just for myself. When I discovered web serials in the wee hours of the night when my newborn son wouldn't sleep, eventually I started to write my own.

Rachel Lee
Lee, Rachel

Rachel Lee is a pseudonym of Sue Civil-Brown, who is an American author of romance novels with a humorous twist.

Sarah Natalia Lee
Lee, Sarah Natalia

Sarah Natalia Lee was born in a dusty old town in Idaho. She began writing at the age of seven, creating original children's stories even though she could barely spell. She continued writing until she finishedSaving Amy, her first full-length novel. She plans to write inspiring, meaningful novels until the end of her life.

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Sharon Lee
Lee, Sharon

Sharon Lee was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1952. She graduated high school in 1970, attended University of Maryland Baltimore County as a mild-mannered night student while simultaneously cutting a fearsome swath through the secretarial field by day.

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Stan Lee
Lee, Stan

Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber) was an American writer, editor, creator of comic book superheroes, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics.

With several artist co-creators, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Thor as a superhero, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, Daredevil, the Silver Surfer, Dr. Strange, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Scarlet Witch, The Inhumans, and many other characters, introducing complex, naturalistic characters and a thoroughly shared universe into superhero comic books. He subsequently led the expansion of Marvel Comics from a small division of a publishing house to a large multimedia corporation.

Tanith Lee
Lee, Tanith

Tanith Lee (1947-2015) was a British writer of science fiction, horror and fantasy. She was the author of over 90 novels and 300 short stories, a children's picture book (Animal Castle), and many poems. She also wrote two episodes of BBC science fiction series Blake's 7. She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award best novel award (also known as the August Derleth Award), for her book Death's Master (1980).

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Victoria Lee
Lee, Victoria

Victoria Lee grew up in Durham, North Carolina, where she spent twelve ascetic years as a vegetarian before discovering that spicy chicken wings are, in fact, a delicacy. She's been a state finalist competitive pianist, a hitchhiker, a pizza connoisseur, an EMT, an expat in China and Sweden, and a science doctoral student. She's also a bit of a snob about fancy whiskey. Lee writes early in the morning and then spends the rest of the day trying to impress her border collie puppy and make her experiments work. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her partner.

Yoon Ha Lee
Lee, Yoon Ha

Yoon Ha Lee is a writer from Houston, Texas, whose work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Lightspeed and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He has published over forty short stories, and his critically acclaimed collection Conservation of Shadows was released in 2013. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators.

Ben Leech
Leech, Ben

Ben Leech is a pseudonym of Stephen Bowkett.

Claire Legrand
Legrand, Claire

Claire Legrand used to be a musician until she realized she couldn’t stop thinking about the stories in her head. Now she is a writer and librarian living in central New Jersey (although her heart will always live in her home state of Texas).

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Dennis Lehane
Lehane, Dennis

Dennis Lehane (born Aug 4th, 1966) is an American author. He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon (Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film). The novel was a finalist for the PEN/Winship Award and won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France's Prix Mystere de la Critique. 

Ulff Lehmann
Lehmann, Ulff

German born but English writing author, Ulff Lehmann, was raised reading, almost any and everything, from the classic Greek to Roman to Germanic myths to more appropriate fiction for children his age. Initially devouring books in his native language, he switched to reading English books during a year long stay in the USA as a foreign exchange student.

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Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt is the author of the novel A Crooked Man and Me and DiMaggio, a baseball memoir. Formerly senior daily book reviewer for The New York Times, he lives with his wife, the writer Natalie Robins, in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.

Fritz Leiber
Leiber, Fritz

Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. (1910–1992) was an American author of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. The son of a pair of Shakespearian actors, Leiber was also an actor, expert chess player, and champion fencer. Born in Chicago in 1910, Leiber spent his youth touring with his parents' theater company. He graduated with honors in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1932. Leiber married Jonquil Stephens in 1936. In 1938, their son Justin was born. After Jonquil's death in 1969, Fritz Leiber moved to San Francisco, where he died on September 5, 1992.

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Stina Leicht
Leicht, Stina

Stina Leicht is a science fiction and fantasy writer living in central Texas. Her second novel, And Blue Skies from Pain, was on the Locus Recommended Reading list for 2012. She was a Campbell Award finalist in 2013 and in 2012. In 2012 she was also shortlisted for the Crawford Award. When she was small Stina wanted to grow up to be like Vincent Price.

Kyra Leigh
Leigh, Kyra

Kyra Leigh grew up in Utah playing classical piano. She and her four sisters were homeschooled and spent most of their time reading. She works off and on at the annual Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers ( workshop. She loves to travel, hike, and talk books with her friends. You can visit Kyra on Facebook, Instagram, and on the blog she shares with her Mom, Reaper is her first novel.

Lora Leigh
Leigh, Lora

Lora Leigh (born 1965) is a New York Times bestselling author of erotic romance novels. Leigh is most highly noted for The Breeds series and won the 2009 RT Award for erotica.


Melinda Leigh
Leigh, Melinda

#1 Amazon Charts and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh has sold over 14 million books. As a fully recovered banker and a life-long lover of books, she started writing as a way to preserve her sanity while raising her kids. Melinda's debut novel, SHE CAN RUN, was an International Thriller Award finalist. Since then, she has garnered numerous writing accolades, including two RITA® Award nominations and an induction into the NJ Romance Writers Hall of Fame.

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Stephen Leigh
Leigh, Stephen

Stephen W. Leigh (born 1951) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer.

Stephen Leigh has written novels under two pseudonyms: Matthew Farrell and S. L. Farrell.

Trisha Leigh
Leigh, Trisha

Trisha Leigh is a product of the Midwest, which means it’s pop, not soda, garage sales, not tag sales, and you guys as opposed to y’all. Most of the time. She’s been writing seriously for five years now, and has published 4 young adult novels and 4 new adult novels (under her pen name Lyla Payne). Her favorite things, in no particular order, include: reading, Game of Thrones, Hershey’s kisses, reading, her dogs (Yoda and Jilly), summer, movies, reading, Jude Law, coffee, and rewatching WB series from the 90’s-00’s. 

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Anne Leinonen
Leinonen, Anne

Anne Leinonen is a journalist, editor and author, and active in the Finnish SF/Fantasy community. Her short fiction has won multiple awards, and she moves effortlessly within and between the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Her works are noted for the recurring themes of otherness and crossing the borders of different worlds.

Murray Leinster
Leinster, Murray

Murray Leinster (1896–1975) was a nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer of science fiction and alternate history. He wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles, 14 movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays.

Valery Leith
Leith, Valery

Valery Leith is a pseudonym of Tricia Sullivan.

Brad Leithauser
Leithauser, Brad

Brad E. Leithauser (born 1953) is an American poet, novelist, essayist, and teacher. After serving as the Emily Dickinson Lecturer in the Humanities at Mount Holyoke College and visiting professor at the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he is now on faculty at The Johns Hopkins University in the writing seminars department.

Cynthia Leitich Smith
Leitich Smith, Cynthia

New York Times best-selling and award-winning author Cynthia Leitich Smith writes fiction for everyone, but she has a particular affection for young readers, from kids to twenty-somethings. 

Cynthia's fiction is noted for its diversity, humor, lyricism, imaginativeness, compelling action, and mid-to-southwestern settings.

Eric Leland
Leland, Eric

Eric Leland grew up in Massena, NY and entered Army basic training upon high school graduation. He was an MP in the Army for six years and reclassified to a Special Agent with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. Eric deployed to Honduras in 2002, and Iraq in 2003 and 2009 where he was awarded an Army Commendation Medal with “V” device for valor. He completed his MA in Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University and has happily traded in his gun for a pen. Eric lives in Seattle with his wife.

Thomas Leland
Leland, Thomas

Thomas Leland (1722-1785) was born in Dublin. Ordained to ministry in the Church of Ireland, his works include History of Philip, King of Macedon (1758), History of Ireland (1773), and a posthumous collection of sermons (1788). His only work of fiction, Longsword, Earl of Salisbury, was published in 1762. It was adapted for stage in 1765 as The Countess of Salisbury by fellow Dubliner Hall Hartson. The play remained popular into the early nineteenth century.

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Simon Lelic
Lelic, Simon

Simon Lelic was born in 1976 and has worked as a journalist in the UK and currently runs his own business in Brighton, England, where he lives with his wife and two sons.

Stanislaw Lem
Lem, Stanislaw

Stanisław Lem (1921–2006) was a Polish science fiction, philosophical and satirical writer.

Bob Leman
Leman, Bob

Robert J. Leman (1922–2006) was an American science fiction and horror short story author, most associated with The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He was not published until he was 45, but had been a member of First Fandom before that.

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R. B. Lemberg
Lemberg, R. B.

R. B. Lemberg is a queer, bigender immigrant from Eastern Europe and Israel. Their stories and poems have appeared in Lightspeed Magazine’s Queers Destroy Science Fiction!, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Uncanny Magazine, Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology, and many other venues. R.B.’s work has been a finalist for the Nebula, Crawford, and other awards.

Noah Lemelson
Lemelson, Noah

In his own words:

"A short-story writer and novelist based in LA. I write Science Fiction, Fantasy, Surreal-Horror, "Insert-Adjective-Here"-Punk and all sort of weird nonsense.

I received my B.A. in Biology from the University of Chicago in 2014, then made a hard pivot into the world of fiction. Since then I have completed my MFA in Creative Writing at CalArts in 2019, and am about to publish my first novel, The Sightless City. I have also published short fiction pieces in online magazines such as "Space Squid," "Literally Stories," "Silver Blade," and "Allegory.""

Jeff Lemire
Lemire, Jeff

Jeff Lemire is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of such graphic novels as Essex County, Sweet Tooth, The Underwater Welder, and Roughneck, as well as the co-creator of Descenderwith Dustin Nguyen, Black Hammer with Dean Ormston, Gideon Falls with Andrea Sorrentino, and many others. He also collaborated with celebrated musician Gord Downie on the graphic novel and album The Secret Path, which was made into an animated film in 2016. Jeff has won numerous awards, including an Eisner Award and Juno Award in 2017. Jeff has also written extensively for both Marvel and DC Comics. Many of his books are currently in development for film and television, including both Descender and A.D. After Death at Sony Pictures, Essex County at the CBC, The Underwater Welder and Plutona at Waypoint Entertainment, and Gideon Falls with Hivemind Media, as well as the Eisner-Award winning The Black Hammer Universe at Legendary Entertainment. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife and son and their troublesome pug, Lola.

Vanessa Len
Len, Vanessa

Vanessa Len is Australian author of Chinese-Malaysian and Maltese heritage. An educational editor, she has worked on everything from language learning programs to STEM resources, to professional learning for teachers. Vanessa is a graduate of the Clarion Workshop in San Diego, and she lives in Melbourne.

John Lenahan
Lenahan, John

John Lenahan is a popular TV magician who became the first person in 85 years to be expelled from the Magic Circle. He has had a prime time BBC1 TV show called "Secrets of Magic" and also a BBC2 series "Stuff the White Rabbit". He was the voice of the toaster in "Red Dwarf" and has made guest appearances on numerous variety shows. He has toured with Jack Dee, Lenny Henry and Victoria Wood. Shadowmagic was an award-winning podcast novel prior to being signed to The Friday Project.

Christer Lende
Lende, Christer

Christer Lende began writing in a library, which sounds fitting, only he was supposed to be there working on his engineering degree. He's a professional screenwriter, working with the Norwegian movie producer behind “One Love”, “Who Killed Birgitte” and “All about my Father” Bjørn Eivind Aarskog. Together they are developing the manuscript for a Norwegian thriller. Bjørn hired Christer after reading The Beast Hunters, trusting Christer could bring his vision to life. Christer lives in what Norwegians call a city, but people from actual cities would call a town. Of proud Viking blood, he honours his ancestors by heroically sitting in front of a computer writing Fantasy and Science Fiction books. He believes in writing a little bit every day, through weekends, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, even his own birthday. When he’s not writing, he takes care of his two dogs and tries to broker peace with his girlfriend. He’s often found at a gym, trying to compensate for his height issues, or lazily playing video games.

F. J. Lennon
Lennon, F. J.

F. J. Lennon is a novelist, screenwriter, and independent digital media producer, designer, and writer.

During his 25-year career, Lennon has been actively employed in multiple industries including video games, interactive television, advertising, and toys.

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Thomas Lennon
Lennon, Thomas

Thomas Lennon is a writer, comedian, and actor who has worked on a number of things you probably love, including Reno 911! and Night at the Museum. Lennon lives in Los Angeles with his wife, the actress Jenny Robertson, and their son, Oliver.

Katrina Leno
Leno, Katrina

Katrina Leno is the author of Everything All at Once, The Lost & Found, The Half Life of Molly Pierce, and Summer of Salt. In real life, she lives in Los Angeles. But in her head, she lives on an imaginary island off the coast of New England where it sometimes rains a lot.

Christy Lenzi
Lenzi, Christy

Christy Lenzi enjoys reimagining well-known tales in unusual ways. She lives with her husband and three kids in California's sunny Central Valley, not far from mountains, big trees, and the Pacific Ocean. When she's not working, writing, or reading, Christy is fond of stuffing messages into bottles, exploring art museums, and zooming around on her motor scooter, Roxanne.

Forrest Leo
Leo, Forrest

Forrest Leo was born in a log cabin in 1990. He grew up in Alaska, and holds a BFA in drama from NYU/Tisch. While living in New York, he worked as a carpenter, a photographer, and in a cubicle. He now lives in LA, where he worked at Walgreens for one day. He writes plays and novels and things.

Jacqueline Lepore
Lepore, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Lepore grew up in Philadelphia and attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a Ph. D. in professional psychology in 1987. She has worked as a licensed psychologist in practice for over twenty years. She resides in Maryland with her husband of twenty-six years. They have three children.
The Emma Andrews series, which combines elements of horror and romance with a strong mystery/thriller element, has Lepore delving deep into her psychological background. Set amidst the elements of the gothic romances she read voraciously growing up, these books give her the chance to explore the intricacies of relationships and personality in an ongoing series featuring an ensemble cast thrown into high stakes situations. She is ecstatic to have recaptured the pure love of storytelling that seems-similar to what Emma Andrews finds out in her quest-to be in her blood. 

Edan Lepucki
Lepucki, Edan

Edan Lepucki is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and is a staff writer for the influential blog The Millions. Her work has already appeared in publications including McSweeny'sLA Times Magazine and Best American Short Stories 2012.

Peter Lerangis
Lerangis, Peter

Peter Lerangis is the author of more than one hundred and sixty books, which have sold more than five and half million copies and been translated into thirty-three different languages. These include the five books in the New York Times bestselling Seven Wonders series and two books in the 39 Clues series. Peter is a Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry. He has run a marathon and gone rock climbing during an earthquake - though not on the same day. He lives in New York City with his wife, musician Tina deVaron, and their two sons, Nick and Joe. In his spare time, he likes to eat chocolate.

Mikhail Lerma
Lerma, Mikhail

Mikhail Lerma was raised in the small town of Holdrege Nebraska. In the third grade he wrote his first short story, in which the main character was a monkey. Not taking his career as a writer too seriously after that, he finished his high school years by joining the army when he was only 17.

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Edward M. Lerner
Lerner, Edward M.

Edward M. Lerner (born 1949) is an American author of science fiction and techno-thrillers.

Shane Leslie
Leslie, Shane

Sir John Randolph Leslie, 3rd Baronet, generally known as Shane Leslie (1885–1971), was an Irish-born diplomat and writer. He was a first cousin of the British war time Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. In 1908, Shane Leslie converted to Roman Catholicism and supported Irish Home Rule.

V. H. Leslie
Leslie, V. H.

V. H. Leslie's stories have appeared in a range of speculative publications, including Black Static, Interzone, Shadows & Tall Trees, Weird Fiction Review and Strange Tales IV and have been reprinted in a range of "Year's Best" anthologies. She is a Hawthornden Fellow and was recently awarded a place at the Saari Institute in Finland, where she'll be working on a novel concerning various strands of Nordic myth and folklore. She was the winner of the Lightship First Chapter Prize 2013 and is a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award in the category of novelette. When Victoria isn't writing, she is drawing or etching and is a member of the Omega Printmakers.

Milton Lesser
Lesser, Milton

Milton Lesser (1928–2008) is the birth name and sometime pseudonym of Stephen Marlowe.

Doris Lessing
Lessing, Doris

Doris May Lessing CH OMG (née Tayler; 1919–2013) was a British-Zimbabwean (Rhodesian) novelist. She was born to British parents in Iran, where she lived until 1925. Her family then moved to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where she remained until moving in 1949 to London, England. Her novels include The Grass Is Singing (1950), the sequence of five novels collectively called Children of Violence (1952–1969), The Golden Notebook (1962), The Good Terrorist (1985), and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos: Archives (1979–1983).

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Andrew Lester
Lester, Andrew

Andrew Lester is a pseudonym of Terry Greenhough.

Patrick Lestewka
Lestewka, Patrick

Patrick Lestewka is a pseudonym of Craig Davidson.

Jonathan Lethem
Lethem, Jonathan

Jonathan Allen Lethem (born 1964) is an American author.

Jason Letts
Letts, Jason

Jason Letts is an author and editor of young-adult and paranormal fiction. The books of his young-adult fantasy series, Powerless, are available now, as well as the first book in a new paranormal romance trilogy, entitled Inevitable, with Amanda Hocking.

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Julie Leung
Leung, Julie

Julie Leung was raised in the sleepy suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. She now lives in New York City and works in book publishing as a digital marketer.

Rebecca Levene
Levene, Rebecca

Rebecca Levene is an experienced author of fiction and non-fiction and has written scripts for TV and video games, including one voiced by Mickey Rourke. She began her career writing media tie-ins for properties ranging from Doctor Who to the Final Destination movies. More recently, she haS published two original supernatural thrillers and a short story which the Guardian said, '...combines thwarted ambition and a gallery of fascinating secondary characters to wonderfully readable effect'. She is currently helping to storyline and script the hit app Zombies, Run!.

Tricia Levenseller
Levenseller, Tricia

Tricia Levenseller is the author of the Daughter of the Pirate King duology, Warrior of the Wild, The Shadows Between Us, Blade of Secrets, and Master of Iron. She writes young adult high fantasies with heavy romantic subplots.

Tricia grew up in Oregon, where she spent her childhood climbing trees and playing make believe. She now lives in Utah with her bossy dog, Rosy, where she writes full time. When she’s not writing or reading, Tricia enjoys putting together jigsaw puzzles, playing Overwatch and Sea of Thieves on her Xbox, and finding tasty restaurants to frequent.

Marissa Levien
Levien, Marissa

Marissa Levien is a writer and artist who hails from Washington State, but now lives in New York with a kindly journalist and their two cats. Her writing and illustrations have been published in Slice, The Toast, Literary Manhattan, Storychord, Sundog Lit, and Pure Coincidence. She also regularly contributes her literary wiles to the Greenwich Village Literary Pubcrawl.

Adam Levin
Levin, Adam

Adam Levin is the author of The Instructions and Hot Pink. He has been a New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award winner, a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a National Jewish Book Award finalist. A long-time Chicagoan, Levin currently lives in Gainesville, Florida.

Ira Levin
Levin, Ira

Ira Levin (1929–2007) was an American author, dramatist and songwriter.

David D. Levine
Levine, David D.

David D. Levine is the author of more than fifty science fiction and fantasy stories. His story "Tk'Tk'Tk"won the Hugo Award in 2006, and he has been shortlisted for such awards as the Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. His stories have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, Analog, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, five Year's Best anthologies, and his award-winning collection Space Magic. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, Kate Yule. Arabella of Mars is his first novel.

Gail Carson Levine
Levine, Gail Carson

Gail Carson Levine (born 1947) is an American author of young adult books.

Paul Levinson
Levinson, Paul

Paul Levinson (born 1947) is an American science fiction author and professor of communications and media studies.

David Levithan
Levithan, David

David Levithan (born 1972) is an American young-adult fiction editor and award-winning author. His first book, Boy Meets Boy, was published in 2003. He has written numerous works featuring strong male gay characters, most notably Boy Meets Boy and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.

Alison Levy
Levy, Alison

Alison Levy lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with her husband, son, and variety of pets. When she’s not writing or doing mom things, she crochets, gardens, walks her collies, and works on home improvement projects. She lives in Greensboro, NC.

Robert Levy
Levy, Robert

Robert Levy is a Harvard graduate subsequently trained as a forensic psychologist. He is also an award-winning playwright, having multiple shows developed Off Broadway. His work has been called “frank and funny” (Time), “idiosyncratic and disarming” (The New York Times), “ambitious and clever” (Variety), “smart” (Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine), and “bloody brave” (SFX magazine, UK).

Roger Levy
Levy, Roger

Roger Levy is a British science fiction writer. He is the author of Reckless Sleep, Dark Heavens and Icarus, published by Gollancz. He works as a dentist when not writing fiction, and was described as the ‘heir to Philip K. Dick’ by Strange Horizons.

Beth Lewis
Lewis, Beth

Beth Lewis was raised in the wilds of Cornwall and split her childhood between books and the beach. She has travelled extensively throughout the world and has had close encounters with black bears, killer whales, and Great White sharks. She has been, at turns, a bank cashier, fire performer, juggler, and is currently a Commissioning Editor at a leading London publisher.

C. S. Lewis
Lewis, C. S.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925-1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954-1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

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Caryl Lewis
Lewis, Caryl

Caryl Lewis is an award winning Welsh language novelist. She was raised in Aberaeron before moving at the age of twelve to her family's farm in the parish of Dihewyd. She is an alumnus of Durham University and University of Wales Aberystwyth. Her first novel, Dal hi!, was published in 2003.

D. F. Lewis
Lewis, D. F.

D. F. Lewis (born 1948) is an English author who has had approximately 1,500 short fictions published in print from 1986 to 2000, some in hard-to-find outlets, others in literary journals such as Stand, Iron, Orbis, Panurge and London Magazine. Others have appeared in anthologies. From 2001 until 2010, he has been editor and publisher of the Nemonymous "megazanthus" of short fiction. In 2008, he was the first exponent of Real-Time Reviewing of books.

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Eric Lewis
Lewis, Eric

By day Eric Lewis is a research scientist weathering the latest rounds of mergers and layoffs and still trying to remember how to be a person again long after surviving grad school. In addition to subjecting his writing to one rejection after another, he can be found gathering to himself as many different sharp and pointies as possible and searching for the perfect hiking trail or archery range. Don't ask where, because he's never lived anywhere for longer than five years.

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Erika Lewis
Lewis, Erika

Erika Lewis grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, where she spent most of her childhood riding her dirt bike through Fort Ward, the Union Army Civil War stomping grounds. She graduated from Vanderbilt University and went on to earn a master’s degree from Georgia State University and an advanced certificate in creative writing from Stony Brook University. Game of Shadows is her debut novel, and The Color of Dragons is her young adult debut.

J. F. Lewis
Lewis, J. F.

J. F. Lewis lives in Birmingham, Alabama and is older than is necessary. He decided that he wanted to be a writer when a supposed creative writing teacher questioned his sanity and suggested therapy. The author spent eight wonderful years working in a comic and game shop, until financial considerations required him to become a corporate schmoe. He abides with his patient wife, two adorable sons, and an ornery Akita.

Jon S. Lewis
Lewis, Jon S.

Born early enough to remember rotary phones, typewriters, and the glory years of Atari, Jon S. Lewis has lived a rather obscure life in the shadows of many nearly famous people.

A member of the Grey Griffins (a secret club of courageous children who have vowed to save the world from evil overlords, alien invasions and brussel sprouts), Lewis grew up in the heartland of America. Yearning to become a marine biologist, but perplexed by the lack of exotic saltwater marine life in Iowa and Minnesota, he headed west. Sadly, his quest for the sea ended too soon, stranding him in the blustering desert of Arizona, where dreams of discovering new breeds of ferocious sharks were all but destroyed.

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Linden A. Lewis
Lewis, Linden A.

Linden A. Lewis is a queer writer and world wanderer currently living in Madrid with a couple of American cats who have little kitty passports. Tall and tattooed, and the author of The First Sister, Linden exists only because society has stopped burning witches.

Maria Lewis
Lewis, Maria

Maria Lewis got her start covering police rounds in a newsroom as a teenager and has been working as a professional journalist for the past 10 years. Her work has appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, the New York Post, Empire magazine, Huffington Post, the Sunday Mail, Junkee and BuzzFeed, to name but a few. Maria is based in Sydney.

Matt E. Lewis
Lewis, Matt E.

Matt E. Lewis is the editor of The Radvocate, a literary arts magazine, and co-editor of the horror anthology series States of Terror.

Matthew Lewis
Lewis, Matthew

Matthew Gregory Lewis (1775–1818) was an English novelist and dramatist, often referred to as "Monk" Lewis, because of the success of his classic Gothic novel, The Monk.

Paul Lewis
Lewis, Paul

Paul Lewis has written hundreds of comedy sketches for UK network TV, including "Spitting Image", as well as radio sitcoms and plays. Paul co-edited the "Cold Cuts" horror anthology and is co-author of the novels "The Ragchild" and "The Quarry", several novellas and numerous short stories including a Doctor Who contribution for BBC Books. Paul works as a journalist and lives with his wife and son in a village near Swansea, Wales.

R. C. Lewis
Lewis, R. C.

R. C. Lewis teaches math to teenagers - sometimes in sign language, sometimes not - so whether she's a science geek or a bookworm depends on when you look. That may explain why her characters don’t like to be pigeonholed. Coincidentally, R.C. enjoys reading about quantum physics and the identity issues of photons.

Roy Lewis
Lewis, Roy

Roy Lewis (1913-1996) was an English writer and small press printer.

Sinclair Lewis
Lewis, Sinclair

Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American society and capitalist values, as well as for their strong characterizations of modern working women.

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V.A. Lewis
Lewis, V.A.

V.A. Lewis, also known as MelasDelta, is a full-time web serial author who picked up writing in the early Winter of 2019. He was inspired to first start writing by Pirate Aba, author of The Wandering Inn, and began publishing his novels on popular webnovel platforms such as Royal Road, Scribble Hub, Yonder, and Tapas. He primarily writes Progression Fantasy stories such as LitRPG and Cultivation as of right now. 

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S. N. Lewitt
Lewitt, S. N.

S. N. Lewitt has also written books as Shariann Lewitt.

Shariann Lewitt
Lewitt, Shariann

Shariann Lewitt (born 1954) is an American author, specializing in science fiction.

Shariann Lewitt has also written books as S. N. Lewitt.

Vince A. Liaguno
Liaguno, Vince A.

Vince Liaguno is the Bram Stoker Award-winning editor of Unspeakable Horror: From the Shadows of the Closet (Dark Scribe Press 2008), an anthology of queer horror fiction, which he co-edited with Chad Helder. His debut novel, 2006’s The Literary Six, was a tribute to the slasher films of the 80’s and won an Independent Publisher Award (IPPY) for Horror and was named a finalist in ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Awards in the Gay/Lesbian Fiction category.

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Jacqueline Lichtenberg
Lichtenberg, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Lichtenberg (born 1942) is an American science fiction author. She also writes as Daniel R. Kerns.

Alex Lidell
Lidell, Alex

Alex Lidell lives in New Jersey.

Josh Lieb
Lieb, Josh

Josh Lieb is the Producer and showrunner of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He won seven Emmy awards as writer and producer of The Daily Show with John Stewart, and has written and produced multiple other television shows, including The Simpsons and NewsRadio. His YA novel I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President was a New York Times best seller. In 2013, he wrote and directed a series of ads, “Matt Damon Goes on Strike,” for Matt Damon’s Water.Org charity. He was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, and graduated from Harvard. He’s married with two children and lots of animals.

Kim Liggett
Liggett, Kim

At sixteen, Kim Liggett left her rural Midwestern town for New York City, where she pursued a career in music and acting. While attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kim sang backup for some of the biggest rock bands of the 80s. After settling down to have a family, she became an entrepreneur, creating a children's art education program and a travel company specializing in tours for musicians. She's married to jazz musician Ken Peplowski, and has two beautiful teenagers.

Alan Lightman
Lightman, Alan

Alan Lightman (born 1948) is American novelist, essayist, physicist, and educator. He is Adjunct Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is married has two daughters. He is the author of the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams (1993).

Lee Lightner
Lightner, Lee

Lee Lightner is the penname for two authors who live in Baltimore, USA. Lifelong friends, they are both avid Space Wolf fans.

 T. Q. Lightyears
Lightyears, T. Q.

T.Q. Lightyears is a sibling writing duo both graduates of Columbia College Chicago. With backgrounds in film and journalism and work with inner-city Chicago youth. Their passion is to inspire a more compassionate world one heart at a time.

Thomas Ligotti
Ligotti, Thomas

Thomas Ligotti (born 1953) is a contemporary American horror author and reclusive literary cult figure. His writings, while unique in style, have been noted as major continuations of several literary genres – most prominently Lovecraftian horror – and have overall been described as works of "philosophical horror", often written as philosophical novels with a "darker" undertone which is similar to gothic fiction. The Washington Post called him "the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction"; another critic declared "It's a skilled writer indeed who can suggest a horror so shocking that one is grateful it was kept offstage."

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Leena Likitalo
Likitalo, Leena

Leena Likitalo is a writer from Finland, the land of thousands of lakes and at least as many untold tales. She breaks computer games for living and plays polocrosse for fun. She enjoys embarking on new adventures, be it participating in a surfer sauna ritual or getting lost on her way back from a volcano and having to hitchhike home aboard a garbage truck. Likitalo is also a Clarion San Diego graduate and Writers of the Future 2014 winner. Her short fiction has appeared in several international venues, including Clarkesworld, Weird Tales, and Galaxy’s Edge.

Patricia Lillie
Lillie, Patricia

Patricia Lillie grew up in a haunted house in a small town in Northeast Ohio. Since then, she has worked as a waitress, an illustrator, a librarian, a design director, a copywriter, a web designer, a typeface designer, and a laundromat attendant. She has published six picture books (not scary), a few short stories (scary), and dozens of fonts. A graduate of Parsons the New School for Design and of Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction program, she is a freelance writer and designer addicted to coffee, chocolate, and cake.

Adrian Lilly
Lilly, Adrian

Adrian Lilly is the author of The Devil You Know, Red Haze and The Wolf at His Door. He is a fan of Gothic suspense movies and novels, which greatly influence his writing. Adrian's writing focuses on strong character development and the nuances of fear that build toward horror. The mansion in his first novel was inspired by houses in the Victorian neighborhood where he lives.

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Elizabeth Lim
Lim, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Lim grew up on a hearty staple of fairy tales, myths, and songs. Her passion for storytelling began around age 10, when she started writing fanfics for Sailor Moon, Sweet Valley, and Star Wars, and posted them online to discover, "Wow, people actually read my stuff. And that's kinda cool!" But after one of her teachers told her she had "too much voice" in her essays, Elizabeth took a break from creative writing to focus on not flunking English.

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Rebecca Lim
Lim, Rebecca

Rebecca Lim is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She worked as a commercial lawyer for several years before leaving to write full time.

Maria Lima
Lima, Maria

Sometime before the Revolution, Maria Lima was born in Matanzas, Cuba, to a family of voracious readers and would-be writers. In 1961, when it was clear that the situation wasn't going to change, her family emigrated to the United States, where Maria then discovered the magic of books. She started writing her own stories and has been at it ever since.

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Nile J. Limbaugh
Limbaugh, Nile J.

Nile Limbaugh is a native of southeast Missouri. This makes him either a hillbilly (while living near Chicago) or a Yankee (where he now lives near Chattanooga TN). Between these locales he has lived in Virginia, New Jersey, Germany, Texas and Georgia while being employed, at various times, as an auto mechanic, car wash manager, soldier, illustrator, draftsman and machine designer. He has acted in a variety of community theater stage productions and once landed a small part in an independent movie. When not writing or reading he can usually be found in the garage working on his antique car.

Ann Sei Lin
Lin, Ann Sei

Ann Sei Lin is a writer and librarian with a love for all things fantasy. If found not studying, writing, or with her nose buried in a book, please report her to the nearest writing guild. She has deadlines.

Cindy Lin
Lin, Cindy

A former journalist with degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, Cindy Lin has worked for Sony Pictures Entertainment and has written and produced many multimedia news features for children, one of which received a Peabody Award. The Twelve is her debut novel.

Brad Linaweaver
Linaweaver, Brad

Bradford Swain Linaweaver (born 1952) is a Nebula Award finalist for the novella version, and Prometheus Award winner for the novel version of Moon of Ice. His other novels include Sliders (based on the television series) and The Land Beyond Summer.Doom Collaborative novels are four best-selling novels with Dafydd ab Hugh, three Battlestar Galactica novels with actor Richard Hatch, and Anarquia with J. Kent Hastings, from James A. Rock & Co., Publishers: Sense of Wonder Press. Linaweaver has sold over eighty short stories, and three hundred articles, as well as various scripts and original stories that have been produced as audio dramas and low budget movies.

Christopher Lincoln
Lincoln, Christopher

Christopher Lincoln graduated from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University and spent nearly a decade working as an animator. He credits animation for teaching him how to write, because an animator must learn how to inhabit a character's body and move him in a world of his own. Billy Bones: Tales from the Secrets Closet is his first book for young readers.

K.A. Linde
Linde, K.A.

K.A. Linde is the USA Today bestselling author of more than fifteen novels including the Avoiding series and the Record series. She has a Masters degree in political science from the University of Georgia, was the head campaign worker for the 2012 presidential campaign at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as the head coach of the Duke University dance team. She loves reading fantasy novels, geeking out over Star Wars, binge-watching Supernatural, and dancing in her spare time.

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Eugene Linden
Linden, Eugene

Eugene Linden is an award-winning journalist and author on science, nature, and the environment. Deep Past draws on his long career in non-fiction as the author of ten books, including his celebrated works on animal intelligence and climate change: Apes, Men, and Language, the New York Times “Notable Book” Silent Partners, and the bestselling The Parrot’s Lament. His book, Winds of Change, which explored the connection between climate change and the rise and fall of civilizations, was awarded the Grantham Prize Special Award of Merit. For many years, Linden wrote about nature and global environmental issues for TIME where he garnered several awards including the American Geophysical Union’s Walter Sullivan Award. He has also contributed to the New York TimesForeign Affairs, and National Geographic, among many other publications.

Astrid Lindgren
Lindgren, Astrid

Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) was a Swedish author of several children's books. She is best remembered for writing the Pippi Longstocking and Karlsson-on-the-Roof book series.

Megan Lindholm
Lindholm, Megan

Megan Lindholm is alias for Margaret (Megan) Lindholm Ogden. She also writes as Robin Hobb.

Lindholm was born in 1952 in California, US. She is married with sailor Fred Ogden and they have four children and grandchildren. She lives in Tacoma, Washington with her cats and youngest child.

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David Lindsay
Lindsay, David

David Lindsay (1876–1945) was a Scottish author. He is best known for the philosophical science fiction novel A Voyage to Arcturus (1920).

Jeffry P. Lindsay
Lindsay, Jeffry P.

Jeff Lindsay is the pen name of American playwright and crime novelist Jeffry P. Freundlich (born 1952), best known for his novels about sociopathic vigilante Dexter Morgan. Many of his earlier published works include his wife Hilary Hemingway as a co-author. His wife is the niece of Ernest Hemingway and an author in her own right. Lindsay was born in Miami and graduated from Ransom Everglades high school in 1970, and from Middlebury College, Vermont, in 1975.

Erin Lindsey
Lindsey, Erin

Erin Lindsey is the pseudonym of E. L. Tettensor.

Mary Lindsey
Lindsey, Mary

Mary Lindsey is a teacher, writer, and ex-attorney who is fascinated with the work of Edgar Allan Poe. She lives in Houston with her husband, three kids, and many pets.

Jane Lindskold
Lindskold, Jane

Jane M. Lindskold is an American fantasy and science fiction author.

Laura Lindstedt
Lindstedt, Laura

Laura Lindstedt was born in Kajaani, Finland. Her debut novel, Sakset (2007), was nominated for Finland's most prestigious literary award, the Finlandia Prize. Her second novel from 2015, Oneiron, received both the Finlandia Prize and the Toisinkoinen Prize, along with several nominations.

Peter Liney
Liney, Peter

Peter Liney was born in Wiltshire but has spent a large part of his life overseas. He has written sitcoms for ABC and Channel 4, and drama for the BBC and South African radio. The Detainee is his debut novel. He lives in London.

Kelly Link
Link, Kelly

Kelly Link (born in 1969) is an American author. Her stories might be described as slipstream or magical realism: sometimes a combination of science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, and realism.

Link is a graduate of Columbia University in New York and the MFA program of UNC Greensboro. In 1995 she attended the Clarion East Writing Workshop.

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Catherine Linka
Linka, Catherine

Catherine Linka is the author of A Girl Called Fearless, which is a finalist for the SCIBA Young Adult Book Award, an ABA Summer Kids Indie Next Selection, and nominee for the ALA’s Amelia Bloomer Project. With an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Catherine is the children’s and young adult fiction buyer for an independent bookstore in Los Angeles, and a frequent speaker at book fests and writing conferences.

Eric Linklater
Linklater, Eric

Eric Linklater (1899–1974) wrote scores of novels for adults and children. He also was a journalist in India, commander of a wartime fortress in the Orkney Islands, and rector of Aberdeen University.

Gina Linko
Linko, Gina

Gina Linko lives with her family in the suburbs outside Chicago.

Jyrki Linnankivi
Linnankivi, Jyrki

Jyrki 69 (born Jyrki Linnankivi on 1968), is the lead vocalist for Finnish rock band The 69 Eyes. The 69 Eyes prefer to label their sound as Goth'n'Roll.

JD Linton
Linton, JD

JD Linton is the debut author of The Last Storm.

She is married to her high school sweetheart and a mother of one. She enjoys reading and writing spicy fantasy romance, and as with most writing mamas, she’s also a midnight writer—up all day with her real baby and up all night with her fictional babies.

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Kristen Lippert-Martin
Lippert-Martin, Kristen

"I earned my MFA from Columbia University. My debut YA thriller, Tabula Rasa, and its sequel, Incognita (both from Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner), feature a girl whose memory is forcibly stripped from her and so naturally she must kick everyone’s butt in retaliation. I live with my husband and four kids in Arlington, VA."

Robert Lipsyte
Lipsyte, Robert

Robert Lipsyte (born 1938) is an American sports journalist and author. Lipsyte is a member of the Board of Contributors for USA Today's Forum Page, part of the newspaper's Opinion section.

Mikki Lish
Lish, Mikki

Mikki creates worlds together with her Australian co-author Kelly Ngai, even though they don’t live on the same continent. The Mysterious House on Hoarder Hill is their second collaboration and is being developed for television with Sam Raimi’s Ghost House and Wiip. She has worked with many musicians and actors and now lives in America with her husband, dog, and cats.

Holly Lisle
Lisle, Holly

Holly Lisle is an American suspense and fantasy author. She was born 1960.

Janet Taylor Lisle
Lisle, Janet Taylor

Janet Taylor Lisle is an award winning author of books for children, tweens and young adults.

David Liss
Liss, David

David Liss (born 1966) is an American writer of novels, essays and short fiction; more recently working also in comic books. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in South Florida. Liss received his B. A. degree from Syracuse University, an M. A. from Georgia State University and his M. Phil from Columbia University. He left his post-graduate studies of 18th Century British literature and unfinished dissertation to write full-time. "If things had not worked out with fiction, I probably would have kept to my graduate school career track and sought a job as a literature professor," he said. Now (2010) a full-time writer, Liss lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wife and children.

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Jonathan Littell
Littell, Jonathan

Jonathan Littell (born 1967) is a bilingual (English/French) writer living in Barcelona. He grew up in France and United States and is a dual citizen of both countries. After acquiring his bachelor degree he worked for a humanitarian organisation for nine years, leaving his job in 2001 in order to concentrate on writing. His first novel written in French, The Kindly Ones (2006; Les Bienveillantes), won two major French awards, including the Prix Goncourt.

Bentley Little
Little, Bentley

Bentley Little (born 1960) is an American author of several horror novels.

Sophie Littlefield
Littlefield, Sophie

Sophie grew up in Missouri, attended Indiana University, and worked in technology before becoming a stay-at-home Mom. She lives in California with her family.

Alison Littlewood
Littlewood, Alison

Alison Littlewood was raised in Penistone, South Yorkshire, and went on to attend the University of Northumbria at Newcastle (now Northumbria University). Originally she planned to study graphic design, but “missed the words too much” and switched to a joint English and History degree. She followed a career in marketing before developing her love of writing fiction.

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Cixin Liu
Liu, Cixin

Liu Cixin (born 1963) is a best-selling and award-winning science fiction writer based in the People's Republic of China. Liu is a nine-time winner of the Galaxy Award (China's most prestigious literary science fiction award) and a winner of the Nebula Award. Liu's work is considered hard science fiction.

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Ken Liu
Liu, Ken

Ken Liu (born 1976) is an American science-fiction and fantasy writer and translator of science fiction and literary stories from Chinese into English. His short stories have appeared in F&SF, Asimov's, Analog, Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, and multiple "Year's Best" anthologies.

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Marjorie M. Liu
Liu, Marjorie M.

Marjorie M. Liu is a New York Times best-selling author who has written more than 10 romance novels, starting in March 2005 with the novel Tiger Eye.

Kristin Livdahl
Livdahl, Kristin

Kristin Livdahl spent 14 years working for an agency that serves people who are homeless, doing a variety of jobs including volunteer coordinator and shelter director. She currently works for a large animal welfare organization where she supervises animal care at her local shelter. Her short fiction has appeared in Flytrap and Say and the Exquisite Corpuscle, an anthology published by Fairwood Press. With author Christopher Barzak and her husband Alan DeNiro, she runs Rabid Transit Press.

Margot Livesey
Livesey, Margot

Margot Livesey (born 1953) is a Scottish born writer. She is the author of novels, numerous short stories, and essays on the craft of writing fiction.

Anna Livia
Livia, Anna

Anna Livia Julian Brawn (1955–2007),who used the pen name Anna Livia for her novels, was a "widely read lesbian feminist writer and linguistic theorist", well-known for her fiction and non-fiction regarding issues of sexuality. From 1999 until the time of her death she was a member of staff at University of California, Berkeley.

Martin Livings
Livings, Martin

Perth-based writer Martin Livings has had over sixty short stories in a variety of magazines and anthologies. His short works have been listed in the Recommended Reading list in Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and he's had stories in both The Year's Best Australian SF & Fantasy, Volumes Two and Five and Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2006 and 2008 editions.

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Alex Livingston
Livingston, Alex

Alex Livingston grew up in various quiet New England towns before moving to Buffalo, NY to study English at Canisius College. His fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Bastion, Quantum Fairy Tales, Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi, and other venues. He lives in an old house with his brilliant wife and a pile of aged videogame systems.

Lesley Livingston
Livingston, Lesley

Lesley Livingston is a writer and actress living in Toronto. She has a master's degree in English from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in Arthurian literature and Shakespeare. She is the author of Starling, the first book in a darkly romantic series set against the backdrop of Manhattan and Norse mythology. Lesley has also written Wondrous Strange, which won the Canadian Librarian Association Young Adult Book Award in addition to being a White Pine Honor Book; Darklight; and Tempestuous.

Michael Livingston
Livingston, Michael

A native of Colorado, Michael Livingston holds degrees in History, Medieval Studies, and English. He lives today in Charleston, South Carolina, where he teaches at The Citadel.

In his author life, he is a winner of the prestigious international Writers of the Future Contest (in 2005), and his novel SHARDS OF HEAVEN, the first in a trilogy of historical fantasies, will be published by Tor Books in November 2015. He has also published in a variety of other genres and venues, from a historical retelling of BEOWULF to a brief story about quantum physics in the world-renowned journal of science, NATURE.

Caryn Lix
Lix, Caryn

Caryn Lix has been writing since she was a teenager and delved deep into science fiction, fantasy, and the uncanny while working on her masters in English literature. Caryn writes novels for teens and anyone else who likes a bit of the bizarre to mess up their day. When not writing, Caryn spends her time obsessively consuming other people’s stories, plotting travel adventures, and exploring artistic endeavors. She lives with her husband and a horde of surly and entitled animals in southern Alberta.

Livia Llewellyn
Llewellyn, Livia

Born in Anchorage, Alaska, a childhood spent in Tacoma, Washington, and now a life in New Jersey. Livia is not not quite sure how that happened... By day she is a secretary, filing papers, creating spreadsheets, updating calendars, sorting papers the usual secretarial things. At night, she writes about lonely young girls who can speak to engines, Nikola Tesla's secret journals, long-horned demons lost in Northwest suburbia, giant biomechanical insects, mothers who are good monsters, monsters who are good mothers, and lots of consensual human-&-creature sex.

Robert Llewellyn
Llewellyn, Robert

Robert Llewellyn is an English actor, presenter, and writer. He is best known for his roles as presenter of Scrapheap Challenge, and as the android Kryten in the hit sitcom Red Dwarf.

Sam Llewellyn
Llewellyn, Sam

Sam Llewellyn (born 1948) is a British author of literature for children and adults.

David Lloyd
Lloyd, David

David Lloyd is a British comics artist best known as the illustrator of the story V for Vendetta, written by Alan Moore.

Rebecca Lloyd
Lloyd, Rebecca

Winning the 2008 Bristol Short Story Prize for her story 'The River', Rebecca Lloyd, a writer and editor from Bristol, UK, was shortlisted in the 2010 Dundee International Book Prize and was a semi-finalist in the Hudson Prize for a short story collection in the same year. Her novel Halfling was published by Walker Books in 2011, and in the following year she was co-editor with Indira Chandrasekhar, of Pangea, an Anthology of Stories from Around the Globe, with Thames River Press. In 2014, her short story collection Whelp and Other Stories was shortlisted in the Paul Bowles Award for Short Fiction, and her collection The View From Endless Street was published by WiDo Publishing.

Saci Lloyd
Lloyd, Saci

Saci Lloyd has worked as a script editor for Camouflage Films, where she was involved in several projects including a $20m Columbia Tri-Star co-production, Amy Foster. She is now head of Media at Newham Sixth Form College.

Tom Lloyd
Lloyd, Tom

Tom Lloyd was born in 1979 and showed almost no interest in writing until the age of eighteen. I blame the teachers myself.

Nevertheless he did eventually find himself with a long summer to spare before university, and decided to start a novel when it was suggested he get a job to pass the time. This tells you much of what there is to know about him. The rest can be derived from the fact that he first had the idea of writing a book to annoy a schoolfriend by getting published before him.

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Emily Lloyd-Jones
Lloyd-Jones, Emily

Emily Lloyd-Jones grew up on a vineyard in rural Oregon, where she played in evergreen forests and learned to fear sheep. After graduating from Western Oregon University with an English degree, she enrolled in the publishing program at Rosemont College just outside of Philadelphia. She currently resides in Northern California, working in a bookstore by day and writing by night. Illusive is her debut novel.

Morgan Llywelyn
Llywelyn, Morgan

Morgan Llywelyn (born 1937) is an American-born Irish author of historical fantasy, historical fiction, and historical non-fiction.


Robin Llywelyn
Llywelyn, Robin

Robin Llywelyn (born 1958) lives in Minffordd, in north-west Wales, where he is Managing Director of the Italianate village of Portmeirion, designed by his architect grandfather Clough-Williams Ellis. He came to prominence as a writer when his first novel, Seren Wen ar Gefndir Gwyn (White Star on a White Background, 1992) won the National Eisteddfod's Prose Medal in 1992. His subsequent works confirmed his reputation as one of Wales's most innovative contemporary prose writers. His second novel, O'r Harbwr Gwag i'r Cefnfor Gwyn (From Empty Harbour to White Ocean, 1994), a tender love story which can also be read as a political fable, moves through unspecified countries reminiscent of parts of Eastern Europe before ending in New York. It won him the Prose Medal for the second time and the BBC Writer of the Year award.

Malinda Lo
Lo, Malinda

Malinda Lo was born in China and moved to the United States as a child. She grew up in Colorado and has since lived in Boston, New York, London, Beijing, Los Angeles and San Francisco. She is the former managing editor of, the largest entertainment news website for lesbians and bisexual women. In 2006, Malinda was awarded the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for Excellence in LGBT Journalism by the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and has master's degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities. Malinda now lives in Northern California with her partner and their dog. Ash is her first novel.

M.K. Lobb
Lobb, M.K.

M. K. Lobb is a fantasy writer with a love of all things dark— be it literature, humour, or general aesthetic. She grew up in small-town Canada and now lives by the lake with her partner and their cats. When not reading or writing, she can be found at the gym or contemplating the harsh realities of existence.

Caitlin Lochner
Lochner, Caitlin

Caitlin Lochner is a long-time nerd, traveler, and architecture enthusiast who worked as an assistant English teacher in Tokyo for three years before pursuing her MFA in creative writing at the University of Central Florida. She can typically be found absorbed in books, games, or manga, or else obsessing over said books, games, and manga. A Soldier and a Liar is her debut novel.

Bob Lock
Lock, Bob

Bob Lock (born 1949) is a Welsh science fiction and fantasy writer, born in Gower, Wales. His work first appeared on Youwriteon.

Joseph Locke
Locke, Joseph

Joseph Locke is a pseudonym of Ray Garton.

M. J. Locke
Locke, M. J.

M. J. Locke is a pseudonym of Laura J. Mixon.

Thomas Locke
Locke, Thomas

Thomas Locke is an award-winning novelist with total worldwide sales of seven million copies.

His work has been published in twenty languages, and critical acclaim includes four Christy Awards for excellence in fiction and his 2014 induction into the Christy Hall of Fame.

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Wolfe Locke
Locke, Wolfe

Husband, Father, Veteran, Social Worker.


I go by the pen name Wolfe Locke. 

I write Romantic Light Novels, GameLit, and LitRPG, usually weaving a bit of all into it. 

Back in the day, there's a good chance you've already read something I've written. I used to ghost write champion guides for a certain League of Legends e-sports team. 

Ross E. Lockhart
Lockhart, Ross E.

Ross E. Lockhart is an author, anthologist, editor, and publisher. A lifelong fan of supernatural, fantastic, speculative, and weird fiction, Lockhart is a veteran of small-press publishing, having edited scores of well-regarded novels of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. Lockhart edited the anthologies The Book of Cthulhu I and II, Tales of Jack the Ripper, The Children of Old Leech: A Tribute to the Carnivorous Cosmos of Laird Barron (with Justin Steele), Giallo Fantastique, Cthulhu Fhtagn!, and Eternal Frankenstein. He is the author of Chick Bassist. Lockhart lives in a state of quantum flux in Petaluma, California, with his wife Jennifer, hundreds of books (currently residing in boxes), and Elinor Phantom, a Shih Tzu moonlighting as his editorial assistant.

Rebecca Locksley
Locksley, Rebecca

Rebecca Locksley was born in Melbourne. She spent her early life studying classical singing, only to eventually abandon it to become a vocalist in local rock bands. Rebecca held down a variety of careers, including traveling fruit picker and Occult librarian, before running away to Europe to work as a journalist and writer. After a decade abroad, she has once again returned to Melbourne, where she now lives with her lead guitarist and a garden full of birds.

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Cara Lockwood
Lockwood, Cara

Cara Lockwood is the author of I Do (But I Don't), which was made into a Lifetime movie, as well as Pink Slip Party and Dixieland Sushi, and Every Demon Has His Day, all available from Downtown Press. She was born in Dallas, Texas, and earned a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked as a journalist in Austin, and is now married and living in Chicago. Her husband is not a rock star, but he does play the guitar – poorly.

Todd Lockwood
Lockwood, Todd

Todd Lockwood’s art has appeared on New York Times-bestselling novels, industry magazines, and fantasy/science fiction games, such as Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. He has won more than 15 Chesley Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, and two World Fantasy Art Show Awards. He currently lives in Washington with his wife and three children. The Summer Dragon is his debut novel.

Nikki Loftin
Loftin, Nikki

Nikki Loftin lives with her Scottish photographer husband just outside Austin, Texas, surrounded by dogs, chickens, and small, loud boys. Her first middle-grade novel, The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy was published in August 2012.

Hugh Lofting
Lofting, Hugh

Hugh John Lofting (1886–1947) was a British author, who created the character of Doctor Dolittle.

Norah Lofts
Lofts, Norah

Norah Lofts (1904–1983) was a 20th century best-selling British author. She wrote over fifty books specialising in historical fiction, but she also wrote non-fiction and short stories. Many of her novels, including her Suffolk Trilogy, follow the history of a specific house and the residents that lived in it.

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James Logan
Logan, James

James Logan was born in the southeast of England where he grew up on a diet of Commodore 64 computer games and classic 80s cartoons, which left him with a love of all things fantastical. He lives in London and works in publishing. The Silverblood Promise is his first novel. 

Kirsty Logan
Logan, Kirsty

Kirsty Logan is a professional daydreamer. Her first book, The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales, is out now. Her second, The Gracekeepers, will be out in Spring 2015 in the UK, US and Canada.

Michael Logan
Logan, Michael

Michael Logan is a Scottish journalist, whose career has taken him across the globe. He left Scotland in 2003 at the age of 32, has lived in Bosnia, Hungary, Switzerland and Kenya, and reported from many other countries. His experience of riots, refugee camps and other turbulent situations helps fuel his writing.

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Anne Logston
Logston, Anne

Anne Logston (born 1962) is an American fantasy author.

David Lomax
Lomax, David

Born in Scotland and raised in Toronto, David Lomax divides his time between four great passions – writing, reading, teaching high-school English, and his wonderful family. He lives in Toronto with his awesome wife and three precocious children.

His debut novel, Backward Glass is out now from Flux Books.

Nicola Lombardi
Lombardi, Nicola

Nicola Lombardi was born in Italy in 1965 and grew up in the Emilia-Romagna. He was heavily influenced by the traditional ghost stories told by his grandparents, the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Lovecraft, and the graphic comics and horror films of the time.

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Alex London
London, Alex

Alex London writes books for adults, children and teens. As a journalist he traveled the world reporting from conflict zones and refugee camps. He now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

J. A. London
London, J. A.

J. A. London is the mother-son writing team of Rachel Hawthorne and her son, Alex London. Rachel has written many novels for teens, including the popular Dark Guardian series. Alex, a recent graduate with a degree in Historical Studies, enjoys combining history and fiction to create unique worlds. The Darkness Before Dawn series is their first joint project.

Jack London
London, Jack

Jack London (1876–1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone. He is best remembered as the author of White Fang and Call of the Wild, set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life". He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and The Sea Wolf, of the San Francisco Bay area.

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Frank Belknap Long
Long, Frank Belknap

Frank Belknap Long (19011994) was a prolific American writer of horror fiction, fantasy, science fiction, poetry, gothic romance, comic books, and non-fiction. Though his writing career spanned seven decades, he is best known for his horror and science fiction short stories, including early contributions to the Cthulhu Mythos. During his life, Long received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (at the 1978 World Fantasy Convention), the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement (in 1987, from the Horror Writers Association), and the First Fandom Hall of Fame Award (1977).

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H. M. Long
Long, H. M.

H. M. Long is a Canadian writer who inhabits a ramshackle cabin in Ontario, Canada, with her husband and dog. However, she can often be spotted snooping about museums or wandering the Alps.

She is the author of HALL OF SMOKE, TEMPLE OF NO GOD, BARROW OF WINTER, and the upcoming PILLAR OF ASH, along with DARK WATER DAUGHTER and BLACK TIDE SON, the first two installments in a new swashbuckling adult fantasy series, THE WINTER SEA.

Jeff Long
Long, Jeff

Jeff Long is an American author. He is an experienced climber, and rock climbing often manifests in his writing. Many of his stories include plot elements that rely heavily on religious history or popular perceptions of religious events.

Lyda Belknap Long
Long, Lyda Belknap

Lyda Belknap Long is a pseudonym of Frank Belknap Long.

Meg Long
Long, Meg

Once upon a time, Meg wanted to be a spy or a diplomat but she ended up teaching because the hours were better. She taught English in China and high school in America before switching careers. Now, she writes content for tech companies while plotting SFF adventures for her books.

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R. F. Long
Long, R. F.

R. F. Long always had a thing for fantasy, romance and ancient mysteries. The combination was bound to cause trouble. In university she studied English literature, history of religions and Celtic civilisation, which just compounded the problem.

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Roxanne Longstreet
Longstreet, Roxanne

Roxanne Longstreet also writes as Rachel Caine.

Barry B. Longyear
Longyear, Barry B.

Barry B. Longyear (born 1942) is an American author. He is best known for the Hugo and Nebula Award winning novella "Enemy Mine", which was subsequently made into an identically titled movie and a novelization in collaboration with David Gerrold.


David R. Lord
Lord, David R.

David lives in South Gloucestershire with his partner. He enjoys acting and cosplaying, as well as writing. The Figment Wars: Through the Portals is his first book and The Figment Wars: Search for the Caretaker is his second book.

Karen Lord
Lord, Karen

Karen Lord was born in Barbados in 1968. She holds a science degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD in the sociology of religion from The University of Wales. She has taught physics, trained soldiers, and worked in the Foreign Service. Redemption in Indigo is her first novel.

Pittacus Lore
Lore, Pittacus

Pittacus Lore is a pseudonym for authors James Frey and Jobie Hughes.

Dayna Lorentz
Lorentz, Dayna

Dayna Lorentz has an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College. She used to practice law but now is a full-time writer. She lives in South Burlington, Vermont.

Dean Lorey
Lorey, Dean

Dean Lorey (born 1967) is an American author and screenwriter.

Jean Lorrah
Lorrah, Jean

Jean Lorrah (born 1938) is a science fiction and fantasy author.

Jean Lorrain
Lorrain, Jean

Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), born Paul Alexandre Martin Duval, was a French poet and novelist of the Symbolist school.

Lorrain was a dedicated disciple of dandyism, and openly gay. He contributed to the satirical weekly Le Courrier français. Lorrain wrote a number of collections of verse, including La forêt bleue (1883) and L'ombre ardente, (1897). He is also remembered for his Decadent novels and short stories, such as Monsieur de Phocas (1901) and Histoires des masques (1900), as well as for one of his best novels, Sonyeuse, which he links to portraits exhibited by Antonio de La Gándara in 1893. He also wrote the libretto to Pierre de Bréville's 1910 opera Éros vainqueur.

Marina J. Lostetter
Lostetter, Marina J.

Marina Lostetter’s original short fiction has appeared in Lightspeed’s Women Destroy Science Fiction and InterGalactic Medicine Show, among other publications. Originally from Oregon, the former winner of the Writers of the Future Award now lives in Arkansas with her husband, Alex, and enjoys globetrotting, board games, and all things art-related.

Sarah Lotz
Lotz, Sarah

Sarah Lotz is a screenwriter and novelist with a fondness for the macabre and fake names. She writes critically acclaimed urban horror novels under the name S. L. Grey with author Louis Greenberg and a YA pulp fiction zombie series with her daughter, Savannah, under the pseudonym Lily Herne. She lives in Cape Town with her family and other animals.

Jennifer Loudon
Loudon, Jennifer

Jennifer is an 18-year-old university student, she is currently studying biology with forensic investigation. She has always loved to write, and this second novel is the result of two summer breaks from high school. As a child, she loved the idea of creating stories and characters from scratch and was thrilled by the encouragement of relatives and teachers.

Amber Lough
Lough, Amber

Amber Lough lives with her husband, their two kids, and their cat, Popcorn in Syracuse, NY. She spent much of her childhood in Japan and Bahrain. Later, she returned to the Middle East as an Air Force intelligence officer to spend eight months in Baghdad, where the ancient sands still echo the voices lost to wind and time.

Jess Lourey
Lourey, Jess

Jess Lourey writes about secrets. 

She's the Amazon Charts bestselling, Edgar-nominated, ITW Thriller, Anthony, and Minnesota Book Award-winning author of young adult, magical realism, crime fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. She's a retired professor of writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft's Excellence in Teaching fellowship, and a TEDx presenter (check out her TEDx Talk to discover the surprising inspiration behind MAY DAY, her first published novel).

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Damien Love
Love, Damien

Damien Love’s writing on movies, music and television has appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines.

Dianna Love
Love, Dianna

Dianna Love is an American author. She writes paranormal romances.

John Love
Love, John

John Love spent most of his working life in the music industry. He was managing director of PPL, the world's largest record industry copyright organization. He also ran Ocean, a large music venue in Hackney, East London. He lives just outside London in North West Kent with his wife, Sandra, and cats. Love's first novel, Faith, was published by Night Shade Books in 2012.

H. P. Lovecraft
Lovecraft, H. P.

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) is a well known American horror, fantasy and science fiction author. He is especially known for creating the Cthulhu Mythos.

H. P. Lovecraft's readership was limited during his life, but his reputation has grown over the decades and he's regarded as one of the greatest and most influential horror writers of the 20th century. Lovecraft's short stories have inspired many authors, artists and directors.

J. M. H. Lovegrove
Lovegrove, J. M. H.

J. M. H. Lovegrove is a pseudonym of James Lovegrove.

James Lovegrove
Lovegrove, James

James Lovegrove is the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin. He was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1998 and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 2004, and reviews fiction for the Financial Times. He is the author of Firefly: Big Damn Hero with Nancy Holder, Firefly: The Magnificent Nine, and Firefly: The Ghost Machine, along with several Sherlock Holmes novels. He lives in south-east England.

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Samuel Loveman
Loveman, Samuel

Samuel Loveman (1887-1976) was a American poet, critic, and dramatist. His exotic and imaginative verse included 1926's the Hermaphrodite and Other Poems and 1944's the Sphinx (which appeared in The Recluse published by Paul W. Cook. His friends included Ambrose Bierce, Allen Tate, Hart Crane, H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith and George Sterling. Loveman functioned as executor of Hart Crane's estate. A collection of Loveman's work, edited by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schulz, was published in 2004 as Out of the Immortal Night: Selected Works of Samuel Loveman.

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Karin Lowachee
Lowachee, Karin

Karin Lowachee is a Canadian author of science fiction.

James Lowder
Lowder, James

James Daniel Lowder (born 1963) is an American author and editor, working most often within the fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror genres.

James Lowder's earliest novels were part of the Forgotten Realms and Ravenloft shared universe book lines, but beginning in the late 1990s he turned his attention more often to creator-owned projects. Some of his short stories have been cited in the honorable mention list of the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. He was an Origins Award finalist in the Best Short Fiction category for his 2003 novella, "The Night Chicago Died", a story that featured the debut of his mystery man character, The Corpse. His novels have been translated into more than ten languages.

Adam Lowe
Lowe, Adam

Adam Lowe is an award-winning writer, publisher and creative producer from Leeds, who now lives in Manchester. In 2013, he was LGBT History Month Poet Laureate and Manchester Pride Writer in Residence. He has written a ‘national anthem’ poem for the Cook Islands to be performed at Headingley Carnegie Stadium for the Rugby World Cup.

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Helen Lowe
Lowe, Helen

Helen Lowe won the inaugural Robbie Burns National Poetry Award in 2003 and was the recipient of a New Zealand Society of Authors/Creative New Zealand award for emerging writer. For Thornspell, she received the Sir Julius Vogel Award for best young adult novel. She received a second Vogel Award as best new talent in the fantasy field.

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Katie Lowe
Lowe, Katie

Katie is a writer living in Worcester, UK. A graduate of the University of Birmingham, Katie has a BA(Hons) in English and an MPhil in Literature & Modernity, and is returning to Birmingham in 2019 to commence her PhD in female rage in literary modernism and contemporary women's writing. The Furies is her first novel.

Michelle E. Lowe
Lowe, Michelle E.

Michelle E. Lowe is the author of The WarningAtlantic Pyramid, Cherished Thief, the action adventure/fantasy novel with the elements of steampunk, titled Legacy. Children's books, Poe's Haunted House Tour, and the three part adventure children's series, The Hex Hunt. She is also a mother, wife, and painter. Her works in progress are the continuations for Legacy. Currently, she lives in Lake Forest, California. 

Natasha Lowe
Lowe, Natasha

Natasha Lowe knew as a child that she wanted to be either a writer, an adventurer, or to open a fancy teashop. So she did a little bit of everything, traveling from her native London to America where she ran The Tea House bed and breakfast and wowed guests with her grandmother’s shortbread recipe. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and four children. She is the author of The Power of Poppy Pendle and The Courage of Cat Campbell.

Simon Lowe
Lowe, Simon

Simon Lowe is the non-nom de plume of the author Simon Lowe. From humble beginnings inside a Melton Mowbray pork pie, Simon spent a summer building insulation for the millennium dome (nobody ever complained about being cold, did they?) before working the daytime shift as a flair cocktail waiter in a bar next to Leicester train station, impressing commuters with his juggling skills before pouring their coffee and thanking them for their patience. He would eventually find his feet in the big smoke as a bookseller. For ten years, he passed sharpies to famous authors with an envious, often murderous smile. He later went on to take charge of a primary school library, issuing fines to four year olds with indiscriminate glee. Fearing burn out, from the heady world of books, he chose to settle down in Hertford of all places.

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Nathan Lowell
Lowell, Nathan

Nathan Lowell  has been a writer for more than forty years, and first entered the literary world by podcasting his novels. His sci-fi series, The Golden Age of the Solar Clipper grew from his long time fascination with space opera and his own experiences shipboard in the United States Coast Guard. Unlike most works which focus on a larger-than-life hero (prophesized savior, charismatic captain, or exiled prince), Nathan centers on the people behind the scenes – ordinary men and women trying to make a living in the depths of space. In his novels, there are no bug-eyed monsters, or galactic space battles, instead he paints a richly vivid and realistic world where the "hero" uses hard work and his own innate talents to improve his station and the lives of those of his community.

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Robert A. W. Lowndes
Lowndes, Robert A. W.

Robert Augustine Ward "Doc" Lowndes (1916–1998) was an American science fiction author, editor and fan. He was best known as the editor of Future Science Fiction, Science Fiction and Science Fiction Quarterly.

Lois Lowry
Lowry, Lois

Lois Lowry (born Lois Ann Hammersburg, 1937) is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. Her first novel, A Summer to Die, was awarded the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine.

Marie Lu
Lu, Marie

From author's official website:

"I write young adult novels, and have a special love for dystopian books. Ironically, I was born in 1984. During the day, I'm an Art Director at a video game company where I enjoy discussing Facebook game apps with my co-workers, hearing amusing insider stories about World of Warcraft bugs, and delighting in cute 3D renditions of buildings - all via Skype.

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S. Qiouyi Lu
Lu, S. Qiouyi

S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and edits between two coasts of the Pacific. Their fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov’sF&SF, and Strange Horizons, and their translations have appeared in Clarkesworld. They edit the flash fiction and poetry magazine Arsenika.

Dale Lucas
Lucas, Dale

Dale Lucas is a novelist, screenwriter, and film critic from St. Petersburg, Florida.

George Lucas
Lucas, George

George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born 1944) is an American film producer, screenwriter, and director, and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive of Lucasfilm. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful directors/producers, with an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion as of 2011.

I. T. Lucas
Lucas, I. T.

Isabell T. Lucas is the bestselling, top 10 Kindle All-Star author of the Children of the Gods & Perfect Match series. In addition to action, mystery, and sizzling romance, her stories blend paranormal elements with mythology, ancient civilizations, alternative history, and contemporary science. Her idea of bliss is relaxing with a great cup of coffee and a good book.

Tim Lucas
Lucas, Tim

Tim Lucas is the author of the acclaimed novel Throat Sprockets and the mammoth critical biography Mario Bava – All the Colors of the Dark. The editor and copublisher of Video Watchdog, the award-winning monthly review of fantastic cinema, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

James Luceno
Luceno, James

James Luceno (born in 1947) is a science fiction author. He has also written book with Brian Daley under the pseudonym of Jack McKinney.

Kevin Lucia
Lucia, Kevin

Kevin Lucia is a Submissions Reader for Cemetery Dance Magazine and his podcast "Horror 101" is featured monthly on Tales to Terrify. His short fiction has appeared in several anthologies.

He’s currently finishing his Creative Writing Masters Degree at Binghamton University, he teaches high school English and lives in Castle Creek, New York with his wife and children.

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Aidan Lucid
Lucid, Aidan

Born in July 1981 with a very rare syndrome known as Moebius Syndrome, Aidan has never let that stop him achieving his goals in life. Mr. Lucid began writing back in 2002 after a religious experience. In 2004 after plucking up the courage to send out his material, he was published seven times that year. Over the next decade, Aidan's works appeared in various local and international anthologies, magazines and e-zines. From March to December 2007, Aidan wrote film reviews for the award winning Irish newspaper, "The Kerryman".

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Makiia Lucier
Lucier, Makiia

Makiia Lucier grew up on the Pacific island of Guam and has degrees in journalism and library science from the University of Oregon and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Her books have appeared on many notable lists, including the Kids’ Indie Next, the American Booksellers Association’s ‘Best Books for Children,’ and the American Library Association’s ‘Best Fiction for Young Adults.’ A Death-Struck Year, her debut, is set in Portland, Oregon during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. The world of St. John del Mar, in which Isle of Blood and Stone and Song of the Abyss take place, was inspired by a childhood love of the Indiana Jones movies, as well as a lifelong fascination with old, old maps.

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Margaret Lucke
Lucke, Margaret

Margaret Lucke is an American author.

Dave Luckett
Luckett, Dave

Dave Luckett (born 1951) is an Australian children's writer born in Stanmore, New South Wales. He has written three non-fiction books about cricket and medieval weapons and armor. He has also written three series of fantasy books as well as a number of standalone fantasy books. One of the series, The Rhianna Chronicles, has been reprinted in the United States and Poland. His A Dark Winter won the Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel in 1998.

G. S. Luckett
Luckett, G. S.

G. S. Luckett is a screenwriter and indie author of dark fantasy and supernatural action thrillers.

Will Ludwigsen
Ludwigsen, Will

Will Ludwigsen's work has appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Strange Horizons, and the Interfictions 2 anthology - among many other places.

He artfully avoids writing as much as possible by training sales agents by day and teaching creative writing to undergraduates by night. Yet sometimes, he's stricken by a dissociative fugue and manages to compose some fiction anyway.

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Cody T. Luff
Luff, Cody T.

Cody’s stories have appeared in Pilgrimage, Cirque, KYSO Flash, Menda City Review, Swamp Biscuits & Tea, and others. He is fiction winner of the 2016 Montana Book Festival Regional Emerging Writers Contest.

Cody teaches at Portland Community College and works as a story editor. He completed an intensive MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Cody grew up listening to stories in his grandfather’s barber shop as he shined shoes, stories told to him at bedsides and on front porches, deep in his father’s favorite woods, and in the cabs of pickup trucks on lonely dirt roads. Cody’s work explores those things both small and wondrous that move the soul, whether they be deeply real or strikingly surreal.

Leopoldo Lugones
Lugones, Leopoldo

Leopoldo Lugones Argüello (1874–1938) was an Argentine writer and journalist.

Amy Lukavics
Lukavics, Amy

Amy Lukavics lurks within the forested mountains of Prescott, Arizona, along with her husband and two precious squidlings. When she isn't reading or writing creepy stories, she enjoys cooking, crafting and playing many video games. She prefers sour candy over chocolate and deeply enjoys a good movie soundtrack. Her debut novel, Daughters unto Devils, was published in 2015.

Thomas Luke
Luke, Thomas

Thomas Luke is a pseudonym of Graham Masterton.

Adam Lukens
Lukens, Adam

Adam Lukens is a pseudonym used by Diane Detzer de Reyna.

F. T. Lukens
Lukens, F. T.

F.T. Lukens is an award-winning author of Young Adult fiction. A sci fi enthusiast, F.T. loves Star Wars and Star Trek and is a longtime member of their college’s science-fiction club. F.T. holds degrees in Psychology and English Literature and has a love of cheesy television shows, superhero movies, and writing. F.T. lives in North Carolina with their spouse, three kids, three dogs, and three cats.

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Sergei Lukyanenko
Lukyanenko, Sergei

Sergei Vasilievich Lukyanenko (born 1968) is a Russian science fiction and fantasy author.

Brian Lumley
Lumley, Brian

Brian Lumley (born 1937) is an English horror fiction writer.

Born in County Durham, he joined the British Army's Royal Military Police and wrote stories in his spare time before retiring with the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1 in 1980 and becoming a professional writer.

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Kris Luna
Luna, Kris

Kris Luna is a pseudonym of David O'Brien.

Maja Lunde
Lunde, Maja

Maja Lunde is a Norwegian author and screenwriter. Lunde has written ten books for children and young adults. She has also written scripts for Norwegian television, including for the children’s series Barnas supershow (“The Children’s Super Show”), the drama series Hjem (“Home”) and the comedy series Side om Side (“Side by Side”). The History of Bees is her first novel for adults. She lives with her husband and three children in Oslo.

Catherine Lundoff
Lundoff, Catherine

Catherine is originally from Brooklyn, NYC, and currently lives in Minneapolis with her wife Jana, an amazingly talented book artist, and a couple of cats. When not writing, she works as a professional computer geek. In former lives, Catherine owned a feminist bookstore (Grassroots Books in Iowa City) and has lived in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Mexico. She was once a professional archaeologist and before that, worked at a bar in St. Louis that that claimed to have the world's largest collection of Elvis memorabilia outside Memphis. Catherine started writing professionally in 1996 while in law school. She sold the first story she ever wrote and quit law school a week or two later.

Catherine is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), Broad Universe, GCLS and the Erotic Authors Association (EAA) - useful organizations to belong to at any stage of a writing career.

Catherine was also a member of the Arise! Bookstore Collective (now defunct). Arise! was one of a shrinking number of independent bookstores. As a former bookstore owner and frequent bookstore visitor, the survival of indies is near and dear to Catherine's heart. She asks that you please support your remaining local independent bookstores; their survival is essential for new writers and nonmainstream voices to be heard.

Jenny Lundquist
Lundquist, Jenny

Jenny Lundquist was born and raised in Huntington Beach, CA. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Studies with a minor in TESOL at Biola University. Lundquist is the author of The Princess in Opal Mask and two middle-grade novels, Seeing Cinderella and Plastic Polly. She lives in Rancho Cordova, California, with her husband and two sons.

Sam J. Lundwall
Lundwall, Sam J.

Sam Jerrie Lundwall (born 1941) is a Swedish science fiction writer, translator, publisher and singer.

Demitria Lunetta
Lunetta, Demitria

Chicago native Demitria Lunetta holds a BA in Human Ecology and has spent countless hours studying the many ways in which people are capable of bringing about their own destruction. In case the end is near, she always carries a good book and a chocolate bar — the two items essential for postapocalyptic survival. In the After is her debut novel.

Kesia Lupo
Lupo, Kesia

Kesia Lupo studied history at Oxford University and creative writing at Bath Spa. She lives in Bristol with her husband and works as a children's book editor, writing in the mornings before work. We Are Blood and Thunder is her first novel

Richard A. Lupoff
Lupoff, Richard A.

Richard Allen "Dick" Lupoff (born 1935) is an American science fiction and mystery author, who has also written humor, satire, non-fiction and reviews. In addition to his two dozen novels and more than 40 short stories, he has also edited science-fantasy anthologies. He is an expert on the writing of Edgar Rice Burroughs and has an equally strong interest in H. P. Lovecraft.

John Lutz
Lutz, John

John Lutz (born 1939) is an American writer who mainly writes mystery novels. He has received an Edgar Award and the Shamus Award twice, and his novel Single White Female was the basis for the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. John Lutz also writes stories for jigsaw puzzles.

Leslie Lutz
Lutz, Leslie

Leslie Karen Lutz is a devoted fan of scuba diving and creature horror. Her writing has appeared in various journals, including Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, Typishly, Number One, The Lyric, and Raintown Review. She has been a speaker at the DFW Writers Convention and is an active member of the DFW Writers' Workshop. She draws on her volunteer experiences — including her time teaching GED courses at the Atlanta Women's Prison — to tell stories that challenge stereotypes about forgotten people. Her short fiction, “The Ross Barnett,” is forthcoming this fall in Orca Literary Journal.

Barry Lyga
Lyga, Barry

Barry Lyga is the author of several acclaimed young adult novels, including the I Hunt Killers series, and his debut, The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl.

Anne Lyle
Lyle, Anne

Anne Lyle was born in what is popularly known as “Robin Hood Country”, and grew up fascinated by English history, folklore, and swashbuckling heroes. Unfortunately there was little demand in 1970s Nottinghamshire for diminutive swordswomen, so she studied sensible subjects like science and languages instead.

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John Lymington
Lymington, John

John Lymington (1911–1983) was born John Richard Newton Chance in London. He was a prolific writer of short stories, children's literature, mystery and science fiction novels. He used several pen names: John Drummond, David C. Newton and Jonathan Chance.

Scott Lynch
Lynch, Scott

Scott Lynch was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1978 and currently lives in Wisconsin. He moonlights as a game designer and volunteer firefighter.

Barré Lyndon
Lyndon, Barré

Barré Lyndon (a pseudonym of Alfred Edgar, 1896–1972) was a British playwright and screenwriter. The pseudonym was presumably taken from the title character of Thackeray's novel.

Born in London, he may be best remembered for three screenplays from the 1940s: The Lodger (1944), Hangover Square (1945) and The Man in Half Moon Street (1945). The latter was remade by Hammer Film Productions in 1959 as The Man Who Could Cheat Death.

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Elizabeth A. Lynn
Lynn, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. Lynn (Elizabeth Anne Lynn) is an American fantasy and science fiction author. She was born 1946.

Erin Lynn
Lynn, Erin

Erin Lynn is a pseudonym of Erin McCarthy.

J. Lynn
Lynn, J.

A pen name of Jennifer L. Armentrout.

Jenn Lyons
Lyons, Jenn

Jenn Lyons is the director of an indie game company, Pixel Constructor, based out of Atlanta. She previously worked on The Saboteur and Lord of the Rings: Conquest at EA Games. The Ruin of Kings is her first novel.

Sonia Orin Lyris
Lyris, Sonia Orin

Author Sonia Orin Lyris's fiction includes fantasy, horror, mainstream, SF, software documentation, and business plans. She has a shodan in Aikido, can wield a range of weapons, and dances Argentine tango and Blues. She has raised an emu from a hatchling, been kicked and spat on by llamas, and been pounced on by a cougar cub - not all at the same time. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her web site is:

Robin Lythgoe
Lythgoe, Robin

"I was born in Maryland, but spent several years in Oregon and did a short stint in upstate New York before moving to Utah. I married an artist, and together we have four wonderful children. Reading and writing have always been a part of my life, and I am particularly drawn to fantasy. Before I managed the art of the pen I dictated my first fiction — a tale about a rabbit — to a scribe (my sister). My mother often headed up expeditions to the library, from which the entire party invariably returned laden with a stack of books guaranteed to make the arms longer. I read everything voraciously, and when I finished my stack, I'd start on my mother's'... and then my sisters'. Today I write tales about wizards and magic, fantastical places and extraordinary journeys."

Alex Lyttle
Lyttle, Alex

Alex Lyttle is a pediatrician living in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and four children. His first novel, From Ant to Eagle, was based on his experiences as a doctor and won several awards. His second novel, The Rise of Winter, steps away from the medical world and enters that of fantasy.