Organized alphabetically by author within the five genres of fiction, drama, essays, poetry and critical theory.
LSU Author Guides
This directory is an index of indexes available through the Louisiana State University Library. It contains pointers to individual author guides or other cumulative documents that deal with specific writers. Admittedly, most of these authors are "literary," and it does not include many authors from genres such as science fiction or romance.
Meet the Writers
Barnes and Noble offers this site allowing searches for authors by name and by genre. You can also sign up to be the first to know about your favorite author's new releases.
Via Michigan eLibrary: Authors and Writing
MeL is our own state's premier digital library, and this site offers a wide variety of high-quality links centered about authors and their books.
The Online Literary Criticism Collection
Over 2500 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, title, nationality and literary period.
Via Michigan Authors and Illustrators
Michigan Authors and Illustrators (MIAI) is a database of information on authors and illustrators born in Michigan, who live in Michigan, or who have written books about or set in Michigan. Each entry includes biographical information, lists of works by the person and lists of works about the person. More complete information is available for those authors and illustrators who provide information to us. The database is a collaboration of the Michigan Association of Media in Education (MAME), the Library of Michigan (LM) and the Michigan Center for the Book (MCFB).