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John Kessel and his book Pride and Prometheus
Daryl M., May 09, 2018

John Kessel holds a B.A. in Physics and English and a Ph.D. in American Literature. He helped found and served as the first director of the MFA program in creative writing at North Carolina State University, where he has taught since 1982. He is also an award-winning author.

Claire Evans author photo
Angi Brzycki, May 08, 2018

Claire L. Evans is a writer and musician.

Collage of books by Thomas Pynchon
Keith Chaffee, May 08, 2018

On May 8, 1937, Thomas Pynchon was born. Pynchon's novels are usually long and complex, with large casts of characters. He explores large social and political themes – racism, class, imperialism – and often blurs the lines between high and low culture.

Linda Addison and her award winning book
Daryl M., April 27, 2018

Linda Addison is an award-winning poet and author writing in the genres of Fantasy, Horror and Science Fiction.

Photo of Nick Hornby and some of his books
Keith Chaffee, April 17, 2018

On April 17, 1957, Nick Hornby was born. Hornby is a novelist, screenwriter, and critic whose recurring themes include the emotional resonance of pop music and the lives of men who haven't quite made the transition to adulthood.

Sarah Kendzior: the view from flyover country
Daryl M., April 16, 2018

Sarah Kendzior is a writer, journalist, and researcher who has studied authoritarian states in Central Asia. She is a former columnist for Al Jazeera English and is credited with being one of the first to predict the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.

California Author Project logo
Catherine Royalty, April 11, 2018

Have you written and self-published a novel? Get the recognition you deserve for writing a great book.

photos of Bacigalupi and Buckell, and their book The Tangled Lands
Daryl M., April 10, 2018

Paolo Bacigalupi is the New York Times best-selling and multiple award-winning author of The Windup Girl, Ship Breaker, The Drowned Cities, Zombie Baseball Beat

Oil painting of the Brontë Sisters
Tina Lerno, April 10, 2018

The Brontë sisters are some of the most famous siblings in literature.

photo of author Carter Wilson and his book
Daryl M., March 24, 2018

Carter Wilson is an award-winning, best-selling author who specializes in domestic thrillers filled with tension, paranoia, and psychological terror.