Contemporary Authors provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more.
(From the Gale Group page, click on the link for Contemporary Authors.)
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If the link does not work, try going through EBSCOhost. (Log in with your library card barcode number on the home page, and scroll down until you see the NoveList logo.)