An invaluable source of information on the personalities and organizations of the literary world.
This essential directory and guide to the field of literature profiles the most important writers and authors, both established and up-and-coming, at work today. All entries are updated just prior to publication ensuring the utmost accuracy.
* Over 5,000 entries
* Concise biographical information on novelists, authors, playwrights, columnists, journalists, editors and critics
* Biographical details of established writers as well as those who have recently risen to prominence
* Each entry details career, works published, literary awards and prizes, membership and contact addresses where available
* A detailed listing of major international literary awards and prizes, and winners of those prizes
* A directory of major literary organizations and literary agents, and a listing of members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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