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Donald Aamodt (born 1935) is an American fantasy author.
Rachel Aaron was born in Atlanta, GA. After a lovely, geeky childhood full of books and public television, and then an adolescence spent feeling awkward about it, she went to the University of
Ben Denis Aaronovitch (born 1964) is a London-born British writer who has worked on television series including Doctor Who, Casualty, Jupiter Moon and Dark
Zoe Aarsen is a graphic designer and copywriter originally from the Midwest. She is pretty convinced that her apartment is haunted by the ghosts of every cat and hamster she’s ever owned.
|ab Hugh, Dafydd|
Dafydd ab Hugh (born David Friedman, 1960) is an American science fiction author. In the 1980s he served in the United States Navy training to be a Radar Intercept
Rafael Ábalos (born 1956) lives in southern Spain. His first novel is Grimpow: The Invisible Road (2007).
Lynn Abbey (born 1948) is an American author.
Adele Abbot graduated from Manchester University, where she majored in law. Her interest in Fantasy was first fired when she came across the Lyonesse series by Jack Vance. Working
A pseudonym of Mark Charan Newton.
|Abbott Abbott, Edwin|
Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838–1926), English schoolmaster and theologian, is best known as the author of the satirical novella Flatland (1884).
Edwin Abbott Abbott. Wikipedia.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a huge Holmesian - 7’2” tall, basketball’s all-time leading scorer, and a U.S. cultural ambassador. He’s written extensively, including What
Chelsea Abdullah is an American-Kuwaiti writer born and raised in Kuwait. Consumed by wanderlust, she has put down roots in various states, the most recent being New York. She spends her days
Kobo Abe, pseudonym of Kimifusa Abe (1924–1993) was a Japanese writer, playwright, photographer and
Shana Abé is an American author of romance novels. She is a past winner of the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and has won numerous Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice
Yoshitoshi Abe (born 1971) is a Japanese graphic artist who works predominantly in anime and manga.
Joe Abercrombie (born 1974) is a freelance film editor living in London. His family includes wife and daughter. He was nominated for the 2008 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Paul Ableman (1927–2006) was an English playwright and novelist. He was the writer of much erotic fiction and novelisations, and a freelance writer who turned his hand to
Dan Abnett (born 1965) is a British comic book writer and novelist. He has been a frequent collaborator with fellow writer Andy Lanning, and is known for his work on books for both Marvel Comics,
A pseudonym of Nik Vincent.
Author of Magicians Impossible (Thomas Dunne Books, September, 2017), creator of the Mixtape comic book series (Space Goat Productions), screenwriter of the films Fresh Meat and
Stephen Abrams is a long-time co-creator of the fictional world of Midkemia. He lives in San Diego, CA.
Diana Abu-Jaber is most recently the author of Birds of Paradise, an Indie Books Pick, as well as the award-winning memoir The Language of Baklava and the bestselling
Jus Accardo is the author of YA paranormal romance and urban fantasy fiction.
A native New Yorker, she lives in the middle of nowhere with her husband, three dogs, and sometimes guard bear,
|Ace, J. J.|
J. J. Ace is a globetrotting writer who resides in America, Argentina, Australia, and Canada. One of Ace's well known pseudonymous personas is the coauthor with New York Times
Mario Acevedo is an American author. He is a former infantry and aviation officer, engineer, and art teacher. He lives in Denver, Colorado.
Kathy Acker (née Karen Alexander) (1947–1997) was an American experimental novelist, prose stylist, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was
Peter Ackroyd (born 1949) is a highly acclaimed historian, biographer, poet, and novelist. He was born in London and studied at both Cambridge and Yale universities.
|Acosta, Jessica M.|
Marta Acosta lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a feral reader, roaming the stacks of the public library. She received a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from Stanford
Cherry Adair is an award-winning and best-selling American romantic fiction writer. She lives near Seattle, Washington with her husband and their schnauzers.
Alex Adams was born in New Zealand, raised in Greece and Australia, and currently lives in Oregon – which is a whole lot like New Zealand, minus those freaky-looking wetas. Her debut
Brock Adams is a teaches English and creative writing at the University of South Carolina Upstate. He has published stories in Sewanee Review, Best American Mystery Stories, Barrelhouse, Acapella
|Adams, C. T.|
C. T. Adams is an American author. She began writing with Cathy Clamp in 1997.
Douglas Adams (1952–2001) was an English author and dramatist. He is best known as the author of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Hitchhiker's began on radio,
Guy Adams is the author of the best-selling Rules of Modern Policing: 1973 Edition, a spoof police manual 'written' by DCI Gene Hunt of Life On Mars. Published by Transworld, it
Jocelyn Adams lives in the Muskoka region of Ontario with her high school sweetheart and five year old daughter. She's a dark fantasy author, wife, mother, blogger, carbaholic, and a former IT geek.
|Adams, John Joseph|
John Joseph Adams is an American editor.
|Adams, Pamela Crippen|
Richard George Adams (1920–2016) was an English novelist who is best known as the author of Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs. He studied modern history
Franklin Robert Adams (1933–1990) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer, formerly a career soldier. He is best known for his "Horseclans" books. He wrote as Robert Adams, an
Sean Adams is a graduate of Bennington College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His fiction has appeared in Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction,
|Adams, Terry A.|
A pseudonym of Tracy Wolff.
Siobhan Adcock received her MFA in fiction from Cornell University, and her short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for Epicurious,
Mark Adderley was born in the railway town of Crewe, England. Like many of his contemporaries, he grew up devouring the novels of C. S. Lewis and, later, Ian Fleming and J. R. R. Tolkien.
A pseudonym of Sarah Monette.
Sarah Monette is an American novelist and short story author, writing mostly in the genres of fantasy and horror.
|Addison, Linda D.|
Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach based in San Diego, California. Her debut novel, CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE, comes out March 6th, 2018 and the movie is
Martin Adil-Smith was born to a Persian mother and an English father in London, 1978. He completed a BA (Hons) in Criminology at Middlesex University in 1999, before pursuing a career in
|Adjei-Brenyah, Nana Kwame|
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is from Spring Valley, New York. He graduated from SUNY Albany and went on to receive his MFA from Syracuse University.
He was the '16-'17 Olive B. O'Connor fellow
Mari Adkins is a paranormal fiction writer who grew up in the coal mining community of Woodbine, KY. Her fiction has appeared in the anthologies Stories from the Red Light District,
|Adkins, Patrick H.|
Patrick H. Adkins (born 1948) is an American fantasy author and editor best known for his mythological fantasies. He is married and has three children.
Mark Adlard (Peter Marcus Adlard, born 1932) is a British science fiction author.
|Adleman, Robert H.|
Robert H. Adleman (1919–1995) was an American novelist and historian.
Robert H. Adleman. Wikipedia.
|Adlington, L. J.|
L. J. Adlington is the author of The Diary of Pelly D, which was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. She graduated from Cambridge University, and has lived and worked in Japan and
Alexandra Adornetto (born 1992) is an Australian author.
Chris Adrian is the author of The Great Night, Gob's Grief, The Children's Hospital, and A Better Angel. Selected by The New Yorker as one of its 20 Under 40, he lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Lara Adrian is a New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author with nearly 4 million books in print and digital worldwide and translations licensed to more than 20 countries.
Susan Adrian works by day as a scientific editor in the wilds of Montana. When she’s not hanging out with her husband and daughter, she keeps busy researching spy stuff, eating chocolate, and writing more books.
Nadia Afifi is a science fiction author who lives in Denver, Colorado. Although born in the United States, she grew up in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain before studying journalism and business in
David Afsharirad is the editor of the Year's Best Military and Adventure SF series. his short stories have appeared in various magazines and anthologies. He lives in Austin, TX with his wife and sons.
Shilpa Agarwal was born in Bombay and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Duke University and UCLA and has taught at both UCLA and UC Santa Barbara. As an unpublished novel,
Charlotte Agell (born 1959) is a Swedish-born American author for young adults and children who currently lives in Maine. Her second novel, Shift, was featured on the front cover of the
Nadia Aguiar received a BA from McMaster University in Canada and an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia. She lives in Bermuda, where she was born and raised.
|Aguirre, A. A.|
A .A. Aguirre is the pseudonym for Ann & Andres Aguirre, a husband-wife writing team.
Ann Aguirre is an American bestselling author. She lives now in Mexico. She has written romantic science fiction and fantasy and young adult fiction.
She writes apocalyptic paranormal
Renée Ahdieh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she likes to dance salsa and collect shoes. She is passionate about all kinds of curry, rescue
Cecelia Ahern (born 1981) is an Irish novelist whose work was first published in 2004. Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. She is now published in nearly fifty countries, and has sold
Jerome Morrell Ahern, USA, born 1946.
Jerry Ahern. Wikipedia.
Sarah Ahiers spent her childhood running around outside with her siblings, drawing pictures, and writing stories. Now, as a grown-up, she is working toward an MFA in writing for children and
Born in Ciechanow Poland, Ania has always been drawn to the darker, mysterious, and sometimes morbid sides of life. Her earliest childhood memory is of crawling through a hole in the chain link
Paco Ahlgren (born 1968) is an American novelist. His debut novel, Discipline, was published in July 2007 by Greenleaf Book Group and it went on to receive
|Ahmed, S. W.|
Saladin Ahmed (born 1975) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and poet. His 2012 book Throne of the Crescent Moon was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel and won the Locus
Samira Ahmed was born in Bombay, India, and grew up in Batavia, Illinois, in a house that smelled like fried onions, spices, and potpourri. She currently resides in the Midwest. She’s lived in
Robert Fordyce Aickman (1914–1981) was an English conservationist and writer of fiction and nonfiction. As a writer, he is best known for his short supernatural fiction, which he described as "strange stories".
Best known for The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Joan Aiken (1924-2004) wrote over a hundred books and won the Guardian and Edgar Allan Poe awards. After her first husband’s death,
Ante Aikio is a reindeer herder and modern entrepreneur living between two worlds himself, splitting his time between his company and his reindeer herd. Both are far beyond the polar circle -
Chingiz Aitmatov (1928–2008) was an author who wrote in both Russian and Kyrgyz. He was the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan literature.
Photo source: Wikimedia Commons. Photo author: Andreas Zak.
Michal Ajvaz (born 1949) is a Czech novelist, poet and translator, an exponent of the literary style known as magic realism.
Michal Ajvaz. Wikipedia.
|Ajvide Lindqvist, John|
John Ajvide Lindqvist (born 1968) is a Swedish novelist and author of short stories. His debut novel Låt den rätte komma in (Let the Right One In) is a romantic and
|Akers, Alan Burt|
Alan Burt Akers is a pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer.
Alan Burt Akers is the
Tim Akers was born in North Carolina. He moved to Chicago for college, where he lives with his wife and their German Shepherd.
|Akers, W. M.|
When Zamil was fourteen, he moved from the dry, dune-spotted Arabian peninsula to the hilly, arctic wasteland that is Western Massachusetts. He despises the cold, isn’t very fond of the sun, and
Karen Akins lives in the MidSouth where she writes humorous, light YA sci-fi. When not writing or reading, she loves taking care of her son and hanging out with her husband. And watching
Professor Jim Al-Khalili, OBE is an academic, author and broadcaster. He is a leading theoretical physicist based at the University of Surrey, where he teaches and carries out research in quantum
Rumaan Alam is the author of Leave the World Behind, Rich and Pretty, and That Kind of Mother. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Elle, New
|Alama, Pauline J.|
Courtney Alameda is a veteran bookseller and librarian. She holds a degree in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Brigham Young University. She lives in Salt Lake City,
Gennifer Albin is the author of Crewel. She holds a master's degree in English literature from the University of Missouri and founded the tremendously popular blog theconnectedmom.com. She lives in Lenexa, Kansas.
Kathleen Alcalá (born 1954) is the author of a short-story collection and three novels set in the American Southwest and nineteenth-century Mexico and a collection of essays. She teaches
|Alcott, Louisa May|
Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, set in the Alcott family home, Orchard
|Alden, D. C.|
Mark Alder is the pseudonym for fantasy author M. D. Lachlan.
UK, born 1941.
Ben Alderson is a collaborator in the NYT Bestselling anthology Because You Love To Hate Me.
He grew up in Berkshire, England. Not only does he write he also runs a successful
Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE (1925-2017) was an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian
Sophie is a television actor, presenter and voiceover artist best known and much loved for her role as ‘Ace’ in Doctor Who, with seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy.
Her voice is regularly
Alan Aldridge is a UK artist. Born in 1943 in east London, he currently resides in Los Angeles.
|Aldridge, Ethan M.|
Ethan M. Aldridge is a New York Times bestselling illustrator and author. He was raised in a very small town in Utah, where his parents read him books about dragons and ghosts. He studied
Buzz Aldrin (born Edwin Aldrin, Jr., 1930) is an American mechanical engineer, retired United States Air Force pilot and astronaut who was the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11, the first
Wendy Alec is an author, television host and producer. She has written the epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Brothers. Along with her husband Rory Alec, she is the co-founder of GOD
Katie Alender grew up in South Florida, which probably explains the recurring alligator dreams (one of which is documented in Bad Girls Don’t Die). She is the third of four children (three girls
|Alexander, J. E.|
Joshua Elijah Alexander loves veering off the main road in search of abandoned mines, dense bogs, and other ghost-infested settings for future stories. He is an ardent devotee of esotery,
|Alexander, Jason Shawn|
|Alexander, K. C.|
K. C. Alexander is the author of Necrotech - a transhumanist sci-fi called “a speed freak rush” by NYT bestseller Richard Kadrey and “a violent thrillride” by award-nominated Stephen
|Alexander, K. M.|
K. M. Alexander is a Pacific Northwest native and novelist living and working in Seattle with his wife and two dogs. He is an avid hiker, wannabe cyclist, and self-proclaimed beer snob. His
Lloyd Chudley Alexander (1924–2007) was a widely-influential American author of more than forty books, mostly fantasy novels for children and adolescents, as well as several adult books. His most
Marc Alexander (born 1929) is a New Zealandian author. He has written several books under the pseudonym of Mark Ronson.
Rebecca Alexander has had a career in psychology and education, and having spent years listening to the stories of the traumatised, dying and mentally ill, she was compelled to write her own.
Bruce Algozin has written numerous books for both children and adults. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife and their cat.
Hanna Alkaf is a writer from Malaysia, where the legend of the pelesit originated. She is the author of the young adult novel The Weight of Our Sky, and her work has appeared in
MJ Allaire is an American author. She grew up in South Florida and lives now in Connecticut.
|Allan, David M.|
David got hooked on reading at a young age by borrowing to the max – 3 books, twice a week – from the public library. He was caught up and transported to fabulous other worlds by the likes of
Nina Allan was born in Whitechapel, London, grew up in the Midlands and West Sussex, and studied Russian literature at the University of Exeter and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. She wrote her
Becky Allen grew up in a tiny town outside Ithaca, New York, and graduated from Brandeis University with a major in American studies and a minor in journalism. For the last
|Allen, J. Patrick|
|Allen, John F.|
|Allen, John Paul|
Judy Allen is a British writer.
Justin Allen (born 1974) is an American writer of speculative fiction.
Justin Allen received his MFA in fiction from Columbia University and his BA in philosophy from Boise State
Mike Allen is an American author.
|Allen, Nancy Campbell|
Nancy Campbell Allen is the author of thirteen novels, including Beauty and the Clockwork Beast and Kiss of the Spindle. She has been a speaker at numerous writing conferences and events. She
|Allen, Roger MacBride|
Sean Allen was born in the U.K. to American military parents. He spent a majority of his childhood and early adult years in Colorado, where he earned a B.S. degree in Economics and a M.S. in
Lisa Allen-Agostini is a poet, playwright and fiction writer from Trinidad and Tobago. The Chalice Project is her first novel. She says: "I love writing in all forms, but I especially
Alison Allen-Gray is a British author. She has studied English and Drama. After university Alison co-founded a performing arts centre and co-wrote two children's musicals. She performed in
Isabel Allende Llona (born 1942) is a Chilean-American novelist.
|Alley, Kristy Dallas|
Kristy Dallas Alley is a high school librarian in Memphis, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband, four kids, three cats, and an indeterminate number of fish. She studied creative writing at
Kit Alloway writes primarily for young adults, having always had an affection for teenagers. In addition to writing, she plays various musical instruments, decorates cakes, mixes essential
Aaron Allston (1960-2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. His works as a game designer include game supplements for
|Almasi, G. T.|
G. T. Almasi graduated from RISD and moved to Boston to pursue a career as a graphic designer. While he built his design portfolio, he joined a band as the bass player, and
Tone Almhjell grew up, then quickly un-grew up. At 33, she quit her job as a journalist to become a fantasy writer. The Twistrose Key is her debut book.
David Almond (born 1951) is a British children's writer who has penned several novels, each one to critical acclaim.
Anthony Alongi is a fantastically good-looking, talented writer who doesn't deserve his fantastically good-looking wife, the gifted writer MaryJanice Davidson (Undead and Unwed,
|Alphin, Elaine Marie|
Elaine Marie Alphin (born 1955) is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and young adults. Although she specializes in fiction, she has published many non-fiction titles,
Sasha Alsberg is the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Zenith: The Androma Saga. When Sasha is not writing or obsessing over Scotland, she is making YouTube videos on her channel, Abookutopia. She lives in North Texas.
|Alston, B. B.|
When not writing, he can be found eating too many sweets and exploring country roads to see where they lead.
Madelyn Alt is the national bestselling author of the witchy and hip Bewitching Mysteries series, published by Berkley Prime Crime. The Bewitching Mysteries features small
Tara Altebrando is the author of several middle grade and teen novels, including The Leaving and Roomies, an ALA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults pick, co-written with Sara Zarr. She lives in New York City with her family.
Steven Robert "Steve" Alten (born 1959) is an American science fiction author. He is best known for his Meg series, a set of novels around the fictitious survival of the megalodon, a giant
Paula Altenburg lives in rural Nova Scotia, Canada, with her husband and two sons. Once a manager in the aerospace industry, she now enjoys the luxury of working from home and writing
|Alter, Robert Edmond|
Genrikh Saulovich Altshuller (1926-1998), was a Soviet engineer, inventor, scientist, journalist and writer. He is most notable for
|Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn|
Jennifer Lynn Alvarez received a degree in English literature from UC Berkeley. She writes a blog (... Read more ...
Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (1912—2001) was a Brazilian writer of the Modernist school. He was the best-known of modern Brazilian writers, his work having been translated into some 49
Scarlett Amaris likes playing devil's advocate on the dark side of the moon. She spends a large amount of time tracking through ancient ruins and decoding old texts in the Pyrenees. Her more
|Ambrose, E. C.|
E. C. Ambrose is a fantasy author, history buff, and accidental scholar. She lives
Alison Ames lives in Colorado with a lot of animals and her almost-wife. She loves birds, comics, and the rule of three. To Break a Covenant is her debut novel. Find her on social media
|Ames, John Edward|
John Edward Ames (born 1949) is an American writer of novels and short stories from Toledo, Ohio. A critically acclaimed writer of western fiction, Ames began his career writing for pulp magazines
|Ames, Mel D.|
Phyllis Ames loves tramping through the forests of the Pacific Northwest with camera and binoculars. Her most treasured moments are catching sight, and photo of elusive white-tailed deer, bear
Ruth Ames has written several best-selling young adult novels under another name. She loved reading spooky stories as a child. She now lives in Manhattan, where she has yet to meet a real vampire.
Jay Amory is a pseudonym of James Lovegrove.
|Anacker, John W.|
John W. Anacker (Montana) spent thirteen years sitting behind a desk as an academic administrator. In 1999, he decided to pursue his dream of becoming a writer. He has spent his entire life in
Giovanni Anastasi is the pen name of Luca Tarenzi, winner of Premio Italia fantasy and SF literature prize in 2012, author of the novels "When the Devil Strokes you" and "Godbreaker" (Salani Editore).
Heather Anastasiu grew up in Texas and now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and young son. She spends most days most days writing at a coffee shop or daydreaming about getting a new tattoo.
K. Ancrum grew up in Chicago, Illinois, under the illusory rigor of the Chicago public school system. She attended Dominican University to study fashion merchandizing, but was lured into getting an
|Anders, Charlie Jane|
Charlie Jane Anders is the co-editor-in-chief of io9.com, the extraordinarily popular Gawker Media site devoted to science fiction and fantasy. Her Tor.com story "Six Months, Three Days" won
Laura Andersen is married with four children. She has a BA in English. After more than thirty years spent west of the Rocky Mountains, she now lives in Massachusetts with her family.
Barth Anderson lives in Minnesota with his wife and children. He has written short fiction in numerous publications and anthologies, and six of his stories have received honorable mentions in
|Anderson, Brian D.|
For more than a decade, Brian D. Anderson tried breaking into the music business while holding down day jobs. To relieve stress, he would sit at his computer and write short stories. He had always
|Anderson, C. K.|
|Anderson, C. L.|
Pseudonym of Sarah Zettel.
Chester Valentine John Anderson (1932-1991) was a novelist, poet, and editor in the underground press. Raised in Florida, he attended the University of Miami from 1952 to 1956 before becoming a
|Anderson, Dwayne G.|
Gillian Leigh Anderson (born August 9, 1968) is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on
|Anderson, James G.|
James G Anderson is a teacher, catechist, musician, and poet, and holds a BA and MA in theology from Francican University in Steubenville, OH. His interests range from gardening to flying
|Anderson, Janet S.|
Born and raised in western New York where she attended a two-room schoolhouse, Janet S. Anderson later attended Cornell University and went on to teach high school English. She has also worked in
|Anderson, Jodi Lynn|
Jodi Lynn Anderson grew up in New Jersey, where she spent her time walking in the woods and pretending she was queen. Today she spends her time daydreaming and making things up.
|Anderson, John David|
John David Anderson lives in Noblesville, Indiana, with his wife and young twins. Standard Hero Behavior is his first book.
Karen Kruse Anderson is the widow and sometime co-author of Poul Anderson, and mother-in-law of writer Greg Bear. She wrote the first published science fiction haiku (or scifaiku), ''Six
|Anderson, Kevin J.|
Kevin J. Anderson (born 1962) is an American science fiction author who has published more than 175 books, 58 of which have been national or international bestsellers. He has written numerous
Kurt Anderson has held jobs as a roofer, machine operator, toxicologist, and environmental scientist. A regular contributor to outdoor magazines, Anderson spends his free time in the woods
|Anderson, M. T.|
M. T. Anderson is the author of Feed, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; the National Book Award winning The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the
|Anderson, Margaret J.|
Margaret J. Anderson was born in 1931 in Gorebridge, Scotland. She grew up in Lockerbie, a small town in the south of Scotland. She studied biology and genetics in University of Edinburgh. After she came to live in Oregon she took up writing.
Poul Anderson (1926–2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the
|Anderson, R. J.|
Rebecca Anderson was born in Uganda, raised in Ontario, went to school in New Jersey, and has spent much of her life dreaming of other worlds entirely.
As a child she immersed herself in
|Anderson, Robert L.|
Robert L. Anderson grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from college in 2004 with a degree in philosophy. Since then, he has lived in five states and twelve countries, and on three continents. Dreamland is his first novel.
Ros Anderson trained as a dancer but now works as a copywriter and design journalist. She has written for publications including The Guardian, The Independent, and Elle Decoration. The Hierarchies is her debut novel.
|Anderson, Sean W.|
Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist and science teacher in several parts of the UK. She wrote textbooks until characters from Slavic
Taylor Anderson is a gun-maker and forensic ballistic archeologist who has been a technical and dialogue consultant for movies and documentaries. He has a Master's Degree in History and teaches at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.
|Anderson, William C.|
William Charles Anderson (1920–2003), better known as William C. Anderson, was the author of several novels, historical and true life stories, and author or coauthor of several
|Andersson, C. Dean|
C. Dean Andersson has also written books as Asa Drake.
|Andrade, R. A.|
Ron writes from a small community in Michigan, sometimes at three in the morning when ideas wake him from sleep. He was born and raised in New England, sometimes drawing on those childhood
In her own words:
"I was raised in both Alaska and Scotland, but currently live in Vermont; when not writing, I can usually be found outside swimming, skiing or hiking across the state’s
Ilona Andrews is an urban fantasy novelist. She was born in Russia (English is her second language) and came to the United States as a teenager. She attended Western Carolina University, where she
|Andrews, J. A.|
|Andrews, L. J.|
|Andrews, Lewis M.|
|Andrews, Scott K.|
Toni Andrews likes to say it's easier to list the jobs she hasn't tried. From lifeguard to lounge singer, bartender to bill collector, door-to-door salesperson to corporate business analyst
Pierre Andrézel is a pseudonym of Karen Blixen.
Melissa Anelli (born 1979) is an American author. She is the author of the bestseller Harry, A History, which chronicles the Harry Potter phenomenon with exclusive interview material and a foreword written by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling.
Janella Angeles is a Filipina-American writer and avid book-hoarder who works in children’s publishing by day while penning novels by night. She graduated from Emerson College with a B.A. in
Josie was born in a tiny town in Massachusetts called Ashland. When she meets people from Massachusetts and tells them 'what part' she hails from, she usually gets one of two answers. The first is:
Evan lives without the Mark, evading DOME and writing in the shadows of Beacon.
Swipe is his first book. But if anyone asks, you know nothing about it, and you didn't hear anything from
US, born 1921.
Born and raised in a steel-town in the Northeast of England, CM Angus now lives in Yorkshire with his better half, his children and an awesome dog.
|Aniolowski, Scott David|
|Anobile, Richard J.|
Jay Anson (1921–1980) was an American author whose most famous work was The Amityville Horror. After the runaway success of that novel, he wrote 666, which also dealt with a
|Antczak, Stephen L.|
Joëlle Anthony lives in British Columbia, Canada.
Patricia Marie Anthony (1947–2013) was an American science fiction and slipstream author. Anthony published her first science fiction novel in 1992 with Cold Allies, about the
Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born 1934) is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. He is most famous for his long-running
Kim Antieau is the author of several novels and short stories for adults and teenagers, including Mercy, Unbound. She graduated Eastern Michigan University and lives with her husband,
Antonis Antoniades is a Greek author born in Germany. He studied physiotherapy in Serbia and now lives in Greece. He has written and published many studies on weird fiction, fantasy fiction,
Nick Antosca (born 1983) is an American author of literary fiction.
Nick Antosca. Wikipedia.
Christopher Anvil (born 1922) is a pseudonym used by author Harry C. Crosby.
Christopher Anvil began writing science fiction in the early 1950s, publishing stories in the vintage SF
Toni Anzetti is a pseudonym of Ann Tonsor Zeddies.
Ryka Aoki is a writer, performer, judo black belt, and professor of English at Santa Monica College.
Marc Aplin is probably not what you would consider your 'conventional fantasy fan'. Having held British titles in Mixed Martial Arts, he has won fights both by submission and knockout within a
Allen Appel (born 1945) is a novelist best known for his series about time traveler Alex Balfour. In the series, fictional characters are interwoven with actual historical people and
John Appel volunteered to jump out of planes before he’d ever been in a plane; his friends and family say this sums up his approach to life pretty well. He writes science fiction and fantasy and
Lenore Appelhans moved frequently growing up due to her dad’s US Air Force career. To date, she’s lived in six countries and visited nearly sixty. She currently resides in
Kirsty was born in Essex and grew up in Hampshire. She has had a wide variety of jobs including bookselling, railway re-signalling, picking stones off conveyor belts, putting lids on perfume
|Applegate, K. A.|
Katherine Alice Applegate (born 1956) is an American author. Applegate's most popular books are science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels. She has won the Best New Children's Book Series Award in 1997 in Publishers Weekly.
Katherine Applegate is a pseudonym of K. A. Applegate.
Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.
The following series have been
Gill Arbuthnott (born 1958) is a Scottish author.
|Arch, E. L.|
E. L. Arch is a pseudonym of Rachel Cosgrove Payes.
Alex Archer is a house name for the Rogue Angel series, published by the Harlequin Publishing's Gold Eagle division.
E. Archer lives in New York City. He is a fantasy geek.
Jennifer Archer has
|Archer, K. C.|
Nathan Archer is a pseudonym of Lawrence Watt-Evans.
Carrie Arcos is an award-winning author of books for young adults, including the National Book Award Finalist Out of Reach, We Are All That's Left, and Crazy Messy
|Ardalan, Kian N.|
Kian N. Ardalan was born in Germany, Dusseldorf to Persian parents and has since travelled between so many places that he sees himself as a person of the world; well, with one
Born in Austin, TX, Katherine Arden has always been a wanderer. She spent her junior year of high school in Rennes, France. Following her acceptance to Middlebury College
David Rain (1961–2015), known by his pen name Tom Arden, was a British science fiction and fantasy writer. He was born in Australia. His main work is the five volume Orokon saga, as
Daniel Arenson is an epic fantasy author.
He began his career writing short stories. He sold his first story, "Worms Believe in God", in 1998. Since then, his work has appeared in
Michael David Ares is an entrepreneur and educator who has started four community service businesses while writing and editing books for other people on the side. He is now a full-time author, and lives with his family in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Amber Argyle grew up with three brothers on a cattle ranch in the Rocky Mountains. She spent hours riding horses, roaming the mountains, and playing in her family’s creepy barn. This
|Ark, Steve Vander|
Steve Vander Ark is the creator of the famed web site devoted to the seven Harry Potter novels and is much-loved by the millions of Potter fans world-wide.
|Arment, J. Frederick|
J. Frederick Arment winters in Florida on the sailboat "Serenata" and summers with his family in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He is author of "The Synthesis," an innovative techno-thriller from Blue Hot
|Armentrout, Jennifer L.|
#1 New York Times and #1 International Bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not
Ian Armer was born in Preston in 1976. He is a freelance writer, optioned screenwriter and poet. His written work has been featured in numerous newspapers, magazines and online
Julia Armfield is a fiction writer and occasional playwright with a Masters in Victorian Art and Literature from Royal Holloway University. Her work has been published in The White Review,
Jennifer Armintrout (born 1980) is an American author.
Jennifer Armintrout is the pseudonym of Jenny Trout.
Erin Armknecht lives in St. Louis with her husband, son and rescue dog. Sister of the Chosen One is her debut novel.
|Armstrong, F. W.|
F. W. Armstrong is a pseudonym of T. M. Wright.
Jon Armstrong is an American author.
|Armstrong, K. L.|
K. L. Armstrong is a pseudonym of Kelley Armstrong.
Karen Armstrong’s (born 1944) first book, the bestselling Through the Narrow Gate (1981), described her seven years as a nun in a Roman Catholic order. She has since published
Kelley Armstrong (born 1968) is a Canadian writer, primarily of fantasy novels since 2001.
She has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen to date in her Women of the
Eleanor Atwood Arnason (born 1942) is an American author of science fiction novels and short stories.
Eleanor Arnason. Wikipedia.
Mindee Arnett lives on a horse farm in Ohio with her husband, two kids, a couple of dogs, and an inappropriate number of cats. She’s addicted to jumping horses and telling tales of magic and
David Arnold lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his (lovely) wife and (boisterous) son. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Kids of Appetite,
|Arnold, Elana K.|
Elana K. Arnold is the author of many books for children and teens, including the middle grade novels A Question of Miracles, Far from Fair, and A Boy Called Bat, and the YA
For the last decade, Luke Arnold has been acting his way around the world, playing iconic roles such as Long John Silver in the Emmy-winning Black Sails and his award-winning turn as
Jason Arnopp is a British author and scriptwriter. His background is in journalism: he has worked on titles such as Heat, Q, The Word and Kerrang!. He
|Arnzen, Michael A.|
Michael A. Arnzen is a horror author and writer of the Bram Stoker Award-winning novel, Grave Markings (Dell Books). He won his second Bram Stoker Award
|Aroeste, Jean Lisette|
Lou Aronica (born 1958) is an American editor and publisher, primarily of science fiction. He co-edited the Full Spectrum anthologies with Shawna McCarthy. As a publisher he began at
Michael Aronovitz is the acclaimed author of two short story collections, Seven Deadly Pleasures and The Voices in Our Heads, and a novel, Alice Walks. Aronovitz lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
Wilbur Arron is the pseudonym of a retired professional engineer, project manager, and government official who has spent over 40 years in various engineering fields throughout the Southeast United
Raymond Arroyo is a New York Times bestselling author, producer, and lead anchor and managing editor of EWTN News. As the host of The World Over Live, he is
|Arroz, Jon Del|
Jon Del Arroz began his writing career in high school, providing book reviews and the occasional article for a local news magazine, The Valley Citizen. He is the writer of the weekly web comic,
|Arthur, A. C.|
A.C. Arthur was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where she currently lives with her husband and three children. An active imagination and a love for reading encouraged her to begin
Keri Arthur, the author of the New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, has now written more than fifty novels. She’s won five Australian Romance Readers Awards for Favourite
|Arthur, Robert P.|
"I’m a lifelong fan of fantasy and science fiction. It started with The Hobbit, The Belgariad, the Earthsea books, the Shannara books and then David Gemmell, who was a huge influence on me and my
Catherine Asaro is a scientist (Ph.D. from Harvard), a jazz and ballet dancer and a writer of science fiction and fantasy. The author of twenty-five novels, she is acclaimed for her Ruby Dynasty
Miranda Asebedo completed her master’s degree in creative writing in 2009. She currently teaches English as a second language in a university setting. Her short fiction has been published in Midway Journal and Touchstone.
Sarah Ash read music at New Hall, Cambridge for four years, studying with Robin Holloway and John Rutter for her finals. Her interests in music and drama led her into teaching where she has been
Neal Asher (born 1961) is a British science fiction author.
Asaf ashery is an author, editor, academic and screenwriter. He is also a functioning workaholic, an organic vegetable grower and a dog Lover. He lives in a cooperative village in the Jerusalem
One of the most distinctive voices in modern literature, Allen Ashley has been published in dozens of books and magazines in the UK, USA, Canada and Spain and has now passed his first century
USA Today Bestselling author Jennifer Ashley has lived and traveled all over the world, and now lives in the Southwest. She writes historical, paranormal, and contemporary
Mike Ashley is the author and editor of more than 100 books, and is one of the foremost historians of popular fiction. His books include Adventures in The Strand (British Library, 2016), Out of
|Ashman, J. P.|
Born Lancashire, England, J. P. Ashman is a Northern lad through and through. His parents love wildlife, history, fantasy and science fiction, and passed their passion on to him. They read to him
Brodi Ashton received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Utah and a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics. Her background in
Charles Ashton is the author of The Dragon Fire Trilogy – Jet Smoke and Dragon Fire (shortlisted for both the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the W. H. Smith Mind
Dyrk Ashton was born in Athens (Ohio, not Greece), on a chilly Halloween morning. He whiled away his adolescent years and teens in cornfields, woods, rivers, ditches and haymows, climbing
Edward Ashton lives with his adorably mopey dog, his inordinately patient wife, and three beautiful but terrifying daughters in Rochester, New York, where he studies new cancer therapies by
|Ashton, Francis Leslie|
Francis Leslie Ashton (1904–1994) was a British writer known for his first novel Breaking of the Seals in 1946 and a kind of sequel Alas, That Great City from 1948. The two
Sharon Ashwood is a free-lance journalist, novelist, desk jockey and enthusiast for the weird and spooky. She has an English literature degree but works as a finance geek. Interests include
Isaac Asimov (born Isaac Yudovich Ozimov, 1920–1992), was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular
Janet Asimov (maiden name Janet Opal Jeppson, born 1926) is an American science fiction author, psychiatrist, and a psychoanalyst.
Janet Asimov started
Austin Aslan was inspired to write his debut novel, The Islands at the End of the World, while living on the Big Island of Hawaii. He earned a master's degree in tropical conservation
|Aspenn, Julia P|
Julia P Aspenn is an indie author, a fantasy enthusiast, and an incurable dreamer. Her first published novel is Runecursed, the first book of an enchanting epic fantasy series The Gods' Drum.
Robert Lynn Asprin (1946–2008) was an American science fiction and fantasy author. He is best known for his humorous Myth Adventures series.
Robert Asprin. Wikipedia.
Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (1887–1960) was an English writer, now known for her ghost stories and diaries. She also wrote novels and edited a number of
Following a lengthy writer's block lasting many years, Mickey published several short stories for Kindle and is now poised to release his first fantasy novel. He is currently working on the multi-volume "Red Horn Saga", with co-author J.R.Mabry.
|Astor, John Jacob|
John Jacob Astor IV (1864–1912) was an American millionaire businessman, real estate builder, inventor, writer, a member of the prominent Astor family, and a lieutenant colonel in the
|Astor, William Waldorf|
William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor (1848–1919) was a very wealthy American who became a British nobleman. He was a member of the prominent Astor family.
Philip Athans (born 1964) was raised in Chicago. He graduated from film school in 1985 and started small circulation literary magazine called Alternative Fiction & Poetry.
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857–1948) was an American writer.
Gertrude Atherton. Wikipedia.
Kate Atkinson was born in York, Britain in 1951 and now lives in Edinburgh. She has won several prizes for her short stories. Her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum, won the
|Attanasio, A. A.|
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes wrote her first novel, In the Forests of the Night, when she was 13 years old. Other books in the Den of Shadows series are Demon in My View,
|Atwood, M. C.|
M. C. Atwood is a children’s book editor and an adjunct creative writing professor at Hamline University. She has been an active member of the kidlit community since 2000.
Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born 1939) is a Canadian author, poet, critic, feminist and social campaigner. She is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent
A pseudonym of Irene Radford.
Rachel Atwood is the author of Walk the Wild with Me. She grew up enchanted with
Edward Aubry lives in rural Pennsylvania with his wife and three daughters, where he has taught high school math for the past twelve years. His first novel, Static Mayhem was
Anselm Audley (born 1982) is a British fantasy author.
Anselm Audley. Wikipedia.
|Auel, Jean M.|
Jean Marie Auel, born Jean Marie Untinen (born 1936), is an American writer. She is best known for her Earth's Children books, a series of historical fiction novels set in prehistoric
Steve Augarde was born in Birmingham, but spent most of his life in the West Country, working as an illustrator, paper-engineer, and semi-pro jazz musician. He has written and illustrated over 70
Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, John August earned a degree in journalism from Drake University and an MFA in film from USC. As a screenwriter, his credits include Big Fish,
|Augustus, Jr., Albert|
Albert August, Jr. is a pseudonym of Charles Nuetzel.
|Ault, J. L.|
Andrew Auseon is a video game designer and the author of Jo-Jo and the Fiendish Lot and Funny Little Monkey, a finalist for the Borders Original Voices Award which received
Jane Austen (1775–1817) was an English novelist, whose realism, biting social commentary and masterly use of free indirect speech, burlesque, and irony have earned her a place as one of the
Paul Benjamin Auster (born 1947) is an American author known for works blending absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning in works such as The
|Austin, A. J.|
|Austin, J. D.|
J. D. Austin is a pseudonym of Joshua Dann.
|Austin, T. D.|
Graham Austin-King began his writing with children's stories to entertain his children when walking them to and from school. When he started getting demands to repeat the same story over and
Jonathan Auxier, raised in Canada, now lives with his wife in Los Angeles, where he works as a screenwriter. Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is his first novel.
Asa Avdic is a journalist who for years was a presenter for Swedish Public Service Radio and Television and is currently a host of Sweden’s biggest morning current events
Alan Averilllives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife Sue, his dog Sam Perkins, and a whole lot of rain.
Fiona Avery is a writer working in Los Angeles, California. Her work ranges from prose to screenwriting, with everything in between. Previous television credits include work on Babylon
Richard Avery is a pseudonym of Edmund Cooper.
Victoria Aveyard is an author and screenwriter, born and raised in a small town in Western Massachusetts. She has a BFA in Writing for Film & Television from the University of Southern
Jonathan Aycliffe is the pen name of Denis MacEoin.
Jonathan Aycliffe was born in Belfast in 1949. The author of many critically acclaimed ghost stories including Naomi's Room,
Born in the flat rural terrain of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, I occupied my mind with the escapism of fantasy novels to explore the worlds created by Robert Jordan, Brian Jacques, and
Steve Aylett (born 1967 in Bromley, United Kingdom) is a satirical science fiction and slipstream author.
Michael Ayrton (1921–1975) was an English artist and writer, known as a painter, printmaker and sculptor, and also as a critic, broadcaster and novelist. He was a stage and costume
Nafiza Azad was born in Fiji and spent the first seventeen years of her life as a self-styled Pacific Islander. Now she identifies as an Indo-Fijian Muslim Canadian, which means she is often
Karen L. Azinger has always loved fantasy fiction, and always hoped that someday she could give back to the genre a little of the joy that reading has always given her. Twelve years ago on a
|Aziz, Basma Abdel|
Basma Abdel Aziz is an Egyptian writer, psychiatrist, and visual artist. Early on, she earned the nickname ’the rebel’ for her indefatigable struggle against injustice, torture, and
Christine Aziz is a homeopath and freelance journalist. The Olive Readers is her first novel.