authors | Los Angeles Public Library
Print this page

authors

Pages

Author Anne Youngson and her debut novel, Meet Me at the Museum
Daryl M., August 15, 2018

Anne Youngson had a long, successful career in the motor industry before taking an early retirement to focus on her writing. She is currently studying for a PhD at Oxford Brookes. Anne and her husband live on a farm in Oxfordshire, where they have a two-acre garden open to the public.


Richard Foss wearing a top hat
Wendy Westgate, August 03, 2018

Richard Foss has been a restaurant critic and food writer for over 30 years, and has taught classes in culinary history and Elizabethan theater at UCLA Extension.


Author Ruthann Emrys with her book covers
Daryl M., July 26, 2018

Ruthanna Emrys lives in a mysterious manor house in the outskirts of Washington DC with her wife and their large, strange family.


Author Kathryn Harkup and her book Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Daryl M., July 06, 2018

Dr. Kathryn Harkup is a chemist and author. Kathryn completed a Ph.D. then a postdoc at the University of York before realizing that talking, writing and demonstrating science appealed far more than spending hours slaving over a hot fume-hood.


3 pictures of Nguyen Tran
Wendy Westgate, July 06, 2018

Meet Nguyen Tran - the unlikely banana suit-wearing, Virginia born, culturally confused Vietnamese-American son of Vietnam War refugees who settled in Dallas, TX. There, he worked at a dot.com before the first internet bubble burst.


Author Ian McDonald and his book Time Was
Daryl M., June 22, 2018

Ian McDonald was born in 1960 in Manchester, England, to an Irish mother and a Scottish father. He moved with his family to Northern Ireland in 1965. He has won the Locus Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.


Books by author Louise Erdich
Keith Chaffee, June 05, 2018

Louise Erdrich was born on June 7, 1954. Most of Erdrich's novels are set in the same fictional continuity, exploring life on and around a fictional Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota.


Photo of author C.L. Polk  and her book Witchmark
Daryl M., May 31, 2018

C. L. Polk wrote her first story in grade school and still hasn't learned any better. After spending years in strange occupations and wandering western Canada, she settled in southern Alberta with her rescue dog Otis. C. L.


Collage of books by and about Ian Fleming
Keith Chaffee, May 29, 2018

On May 28, 1908. Ian Fleming was born. Fleming was the author of one of the most popular series of novels ever written, the James Bond spy stories.


Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners for 2018
Janice B., May 23, 2018

Sing, Unburied, Sing, Jesmyn Ward’s novel set in the fictional town of Bois Sauvage in rural Mississippi, was presented with the 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction in March.


Pages

Top