Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Each entry contains the nationality, birth/death date, a brief biography, career summary, list of writings, and a bibliography of additional writings on the author. Published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959 is also available.
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