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Novelists, Short-Story, and Science Fiction Writers. . .
  • Abrahams, Peter (1919-____) South African novelist
  • Achebe, Chinua (1930-____) Nigerian novelist
  • Adams, Douglas (1952-____) English novelist
  • Ade, George (1866-1944) US humorist, playwright
  • Aesop, (620?-560? BC) Greek author
  • Agee, James (1909-1955) US novelist, poet
  • Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) US novelist
  • Aldiss, Brian (1925-____) English science-fiction writer
  • Aleichem, Sholom (1859-1916) Russian author
  • Algren, Nelson (1901-1981) US novelist
  • Allen, James (1849-1925) US novelist
  • Allingham, Margery (1904-1966) English detective story writer
  • Amis, Kingsley (1922-1995) English novelist, poet, critic, teacher
  • Andersen, Hans Christian (1805-1875) Danish short-story writer, poet
  • Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918) French novelist, critic
  • Asch, Sholem (1880-1957) US novelist
  • Ashford, Daisy (1881-1972) English novelist
  • Asquith, Margot (1864-1945) English author
  • Atwood, Margaret (1939-____) Canadian novelist, poet
  • Auchincloss, Louis (1917-___) US novelist
  • Austen, Jane (1775-1817) English novelist
  • Bach, Richard (1936-____) US novelist, author
  • Bagnold, Enid (1889-1981) English novelist, playwright
  • Baldwin, Faith (1893-1978) US novelist
  • Ballard, J. G. (1930-____) English novelist
  • Balzac, Honore de (1799-1850) French author
  • Bambara, Toni Cade (1939-1995) US writer
  • Barnes, Djuna (1892-1982) US novelist, poet, illustrator, dramatist
  • Barney, Natalie Clifford (1876-1972) US author
  • Barth, John (1930-____) US novelist
  • Bastos, Augusto Roa (1917-____) Latin-American novelist
  • Baum, Vicki (1888-1960) Austrian-USA novelist
  • Bellow, Saul (1915-____) US novelist, author
  • Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931) English novelist
  • Bentley, Edmund Clerihew (1875-1956) English journalist, novelist
  • Bernanos, Georges (1888-1948) French novelist, polemical writer
  • Bibesco, Elizabeth Asquith () 
  • Blume, Judy (1938-____) US novelist, writer
  • Bowen, Elizabeth (1899-1973) Irish author
  • Bradbury, Malcolm (1932-____) English novelist
  • Bradbury, Ray (1920-____) US science-fiction writer
  • Bramah, Ernest (1867-1942) English humorous writer
  • Brien, Alan (1925-____) English novelist, journalist, critic
  • Brodie, Fawn M. (1915-1981) US author
  • Bront‰, Anne (1820-1849) English novelist, poet
  • Bront‰, Emily (1818-1848) English novelist
  • Brown, Rita Mae (1944-____) US writer, playwright
  • Buck, Pearl (1892-1973) US author
  • Burgess, Anthony (1917-1993) English novelist, critic, man of letters
  • Buxton, Charles (1823-1871) English author
  • Cabell, James Branch (1879-1958) US novelist, writer
  • Caldwell, Taylor (1900-1985) English novelist
  • Calvino, Italo (1923-1985) Italian journalist, short-story writer, novelist
  • Canetti, Elias (1905-1994) Swiss author
  • Capote, Truman (1924-1984) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) English author
  • Carter, Angela (1940-1992) English novelist, short-story writer
  • Cartland, Barbara (1901-____) English novelist
  • Cary, Joyce (1888-1957) English novelist
  • Cather, Willa (1876-1947) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Chandler, Raymond (1888-1959) US short-story writer, novelist
  • Chekhov, Anton (1860-1904) Russian short-story writer, dramatist
  • Chesnutt, Charles W. (1858-1932) US novelist, lawyer
  • Chesterton, G. K. (1874-1936) English essayist, novelist, journalist, poet
  • Child, Lydia M. (1802-1880) US author
  • Christie, Agatha (1890-1976) English author, dramatist
  • Colette, (1873-1954) French author
  • Collins, Wilkie (1824-1889) English novelist
  • Compton-Burnett, Ivy (1892-1969) English novelist
  • Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Polish novelist, short-story writer
  • Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) US novelist
  • Craik, Dinah Mulock (1826-1887) English novelist
  • Crichton, Michael (1942-____) US novelist
  • Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) English novelist, dramatist
  • Dillard, Annie (1945-____) US author
  • Dinesen, Isak (1885-1962) Danish short-story writer
  • Doctorow, E. L. (1931-____) US author, editor
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor (1821-1881) Russian novelist
  • Douglass, Frederick (1817-1895) US lecturer, author
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Scottish author, physician
  • Drabble, Margaret (1939-____) English novelist, critic
  • DuMaurier, Daphne (1907-1989) English novelist
  • Dumas, pŠre, Alexandre (1802-1870) French novelist, dramatist
  • Durant, Ariel (1898-1981) US author
  • Eastman, Max (1883-1969) US author
  • Edgeworth, Maria (1767-1849) English children's author
  • Ellison, Ralph (1914-1994) US author
  • Ephron, Nora (1941-____) US author, screenwriter
  • Faulkner, William (1897-1962) US novelist
  • Ferber, Edna (1885-1968) US novelist
  • Field, Rachel (1894-1942) US children's author
  • Fielding, Henry (1707-1754) English novelist
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) US author
  • Fitzgerald, Zelda (1900-1948) US writer, celebrity relative
  • Flaubert, Gustave (1821-1880) French novelist
  • Fleming, Ian (1908-1964) English author
  • Forster, E. M. (1879-1970) English novelist
  • Frame, Janet (1924-____) New Zealander novelist, short-story writer, poet
  • France, Anatole (1844-1924) French author
  • Fulghum, Robert (1937-____) US author
  • Gaines, Ernest J. (1933-____) US author
  • Galsworthy, John (1867-1933) English author, dramatist
  • Gaskell, Elizabeth (1810-1865) English novelist, short-story writer
  • Genet, Jean (1910-1986) French dramatist, author
  • Gide, Andre (1869-1951) French novelist, essayist
  • Gilman, Dorothy (1923-____) US mystery novelist
  • Ginzburg, Natalia (1916-1991) Italian author
  • Glasgow, Ellen (1874-1945) US author
  • Glyn, Elinor (1864-1943) English novelist, short-story writer
  • Godwin, Gail (1937-____) US novelist, short-story writer, journalist
  • Golding, William (1911-1993) English novelist
  • Goldsmith, Oliver (1728-1774) Irish-British poet, dramatist, author
  • Gordimer, Nadine (1923-____) South African novelist
  • Gorky, Maxim (1868-1936) Russian novelist, short-story writer, dramatist
  • Grahame, Kenneth (1859-1932) Scottish author
  • Guest, Judith (1936-____) US novelist
  • Haley, Alex (1921-1992) US novelist, journalist
  • Halsey, Margaret (1910-____) US author
  • Hamsun, Knut (1859-1952) Norwegian novelist
  • Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) English novelist, poet
  • Harte, Bret (1836-1902) US short-story writer, verse writer
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Heinlein, Robert (1907-1988) US science-fiction writer
  • Heller, Joseph (1923-1999) US novelist
  • Hemingway, Ernest (1889-1961) US journalist, novelist, short-story writer
  • Henry, O. (1862-1910) US short-story writer, journalist
  • Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962) German-Swiss novelist
  • Homer, (750 -??? BC) Greek author
  • Howe, Edgar Watson (1853-1937) US editor, novelist, essayist
  • Hughes, Richard (1900-1976) Welsh author, dramatist
  • Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963) English novelist, critic
  • Irving, Washington (1783-1859) US short-story writer, essayist
  • Jackson, Helen Hunt (1830-1885) US novelist, poet, essayist
  • Jackson, Shirley (1919-1965) US novelist
  • James, P. D. (1920-____) English mystery novelist
  • James, Jr., Henry (1843-1916) English author
  • Janowitz, Tama (1957-_____) US novelist
  • Jerome, Jerome K. (1859-1927) English author
  • Jewett, Sarah Orne (1848-1909) US author
  • Jong, Erica (1942-____) US author, poet
  • Joyce, James (1882-1941) Irish novelist, poet, playwright
  • Kafka, Franz (1882-1924) Austrian author, poet
  • King, Stephen (1947-____) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Kingsley, Charles (1819-1875) English clergyman, writer
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong (1940-____) US author
  • Koestler, Arthur (1905-1983) Hungarian-English novelist, essayist
  • Konigsburg, E. L. (1930-____) US children's author
  • Krantz, Judith (1928-____) US novelist
  • L'Amour, Louis (1908-1988) US author
  • L'Engle, Madeleine (1918-____) US novelist
  • LaRochefoucauld, Francois (1613-1680) French author
  • Lawrence, D. H. (1885-1930) English novelist, short-story writer, poet
  • Le Guin, Ursula (1929-____) US science-fiction writer
  • LeCarre, John (1931-____) English novelist
  • Lee, Harper (1926-____) US novelist
  • Lewis, Sinclair (1885-1951) US novelist, playwright
  • London, Jack (1876-1916) US novelist
  • Loos, Anita (1893-1981) US screenwriter, dramatist, author
  • Lover, Samuel (1797-1868) Anglo-Irish novelist, songwriter, painter
  • MacDonald, George (1824-1905) Scottish novelist
  • Malamud, Bernard (1914-1986) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Malraux, Andre (1901-1976) French novelist, art historian, public official
  • Mann, Thomas (1875-1955) German-USA novelist
  • Mansfield, Katherine (1888-1923) New Zealander author
  • Maugham, W. Somerset (1874-1965) English novelist, short-story writer, playwright
  • Mauriac, Francois (1885-1970) French novelist, essayist, poet, playwright
  • McCarthy, Mary (1912-1989) US novelist, critic
  • McCullers, Carson (1917-1967) US novelist, short-story writer
  • McFee, William (1881-1966) US author
  • McKillip, Patricia (1948-____) US science fiction writer
  • Melville, Herman (1819-1891) US novelist
  • Meredith, George (1828-1909) English novelist, poet
  • Metalious, Grace (1924-1964) US novelist
  • Michener, James (1907-1997) US novelist
  • Miller, Henry (1891-1980) US novelist
  • Milne, A. A. (1882-1965) English humorist, children's author
  • Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) US novelist
  • Mitchison, Naomi (1897-1999) Scottish novelist
  • Mitford, Nancy (1904-1973) English novelist
  • Montagu, Mary Worley (1689-1762) English author
  • Moore, George (1852-1933) Irish author, poet, dramatist
  • Morley, Christopher (1890-1957) US novelist, journalist
  • Morrison, Toni (1931-____) US novelist
  • Murdoch, Iris (1919-1999) Irish author
  • Naipaul, V. S. (1932-____) West Indian novelist, journalist
  • Nin, Anais (1903-1977) US author
  • Norris, Frank (1870-1902) US novelist
  • Norris, Kathleen (1880-1960) US novelist
  • O'Brien, Edna (1932-____) Irish novelist, pacifist
  • O'Connor, Flannery (1925-1964) US author
  • Oates, Joyce Carol (1938-____) US novelist, poet, educator
  • Olsen, Tillie (1912-____) US novelist
  • Orwell, George (1903-1950) English novelist, critic
  • Ouida, (1839-1908) English novelist, social critic
  • Ozick, Cynthia (1928-___) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Palmer, Vance (1885-1959) Australian novelist
  • Paterson, Katherine () US children's writer
  • Paul, Jean (1763-1825) German novelist, humorist
  • Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart () US novelist
  • Phillpotts, Eden (1862-1960) English novelist, playwright, dramatist
  • Plath, Sylvia () US novelist, poet
  • Plutarch, (46-120) Greek author
  • Porter, Eleanor H. (1868-1920) US novelist
  • Porter, Katherine Anne (1894-1980) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) English author
  • Powell, Anthony (1905-____) English novelist
  • Pritchett, V. S. (1900-1997) English novelist, short-story writer, critic
  • Proust, Marcel (1871-1922) French author
  • Rand, Ayn (1905-1982) US author
  • Reade, Charles (1814-1884) English novelist
  • Reed, Ishmael (1938-____) US author
  • Renault, Mary (1905-1983) English African novelist
  • Rhys, Jean (1894-1979) English novelist
  • Rice, Anne (1941-____) US novelist
  • Richardson, Dorothy Miller (1873-1957) English novelist
  • Richter, Jean Paul (1763-1825) German novelist
  • Ripley, Alexandra (1934-____) US novelist
  • Rosten, Leo (1908-____) US novelist
  • Rule, Jane (1931-____) US novelist, critic
  • Rushdie, Salman (1947-____) Indian-English novelist
  • Saint-Exupery, Antoine de (1900-1944) French novelist, aviator
  • Saki, (1870-1916) Scottish short-story writer
  • Salinger, J. D. (1919-____) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Sand, George (1804-1876) French author
  • Sayers, Dorothy L. (1893-1957) English author
  • Schreiner, Olive (1855-1920) South African novelist
  • Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Scottish novelist, poet, historian, biographer
  • Segal, Erich (1937-____) US novelist, dramatist
  • Seredy, Kate (1899-1975) Hungarian children's writer, illustrator
  • Serling, Rod (1924-1975) US writer
  • Seuss, Dr. (1904-1991) US author, illustrator
  • Sewell, Anna (1820-1878) English novelist
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851) English author
  • Sherwood, Mary Martha (1775-1851) English children's author
  • Sinclair, Upton (1878-1968) US novelist
  • Singer, Isaac (1904-1991) Polish-USA novelist, short-story writer
  • Sitwell, Osbert (1892-1969) English author
  • Smiles, Samuel (1812-1904) Scottish author
  • Smith, Lillian (1897-1966) US novelist, educator
  • Snow, C. P. (1905-1980) English novelist, scientist, government official
  • Solzhenitsyn, Alexander (1918-____) Russian novelist
  • Spark, Muriel (1918-____) Scottish novelist, satirist
  • Spillane, Mickey (1918-____) US author
  • Stafford, Jean (1915-1979) US short-story writer, novelist
  • Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946) US author
  • Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) US novelist
  • Stendhal, (1783-1842) French novelist
  • Stephens, James (1882-1950) English author, poet
  • Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768) English novelist
  • Stewart, Mary (1916-____) English novelist
  • Stone, Robert (1937-____) US author
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) US author
  • Swetchine, Anne Sophie (1782-1857) Russian-French writer
  • Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Anglo-Irish satirist, author, clergyman
  • Tan, Amy (1952-____) US novelist
  • Tarkington, Booth (1869-1946) US novelist, dramatist
  • Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863) English novelist
  • Theroux, Paul (1941-____) US novelist
  • Thurber, James (1894-1961) US novelist, humorist, cartoonist
  • Toffler, Alvin (1928-____) US author
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. (1892-1973) English novelist, scholar
  • Tolstoy, Leo (1828-1910) Russian novelist, philosopher
  • Toomer, Jean (1894-1967) US author, poet
  • Tremain, Rose (1942-____) English novelist, playwright
  • Trollope, Anthony (1815-1882) English author
  • Turgenev, Ivan (1818-1883) Russian novelist, short-story writer
  • Tyler, Anne (1941-____) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Updike, John (1932-____) US novelist, short-story writer, poet
  • Vidal, Gore (1925-____) US novelist, dramatist, critic
  • Viorst, Judith (1931-____) US novelist, poet
  • Walker, Alice (1944-____) US author
  • Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) English novelist, letter writer
  • Walpole, Hugh (1884-1941) English novelist, critic, dramatist
  • Warner, Susan (1819-1885) US novelist
  • Warren, Robert Penn (1905-1989) US novelist, poet, critic, teacher
  • Webb, Mary (1881-1927) English novelist
  • Weldon, Fay (1931-____) English novelist
  • Wells, Carolyn (1869-1942) US author
  • Welty, Eudora (1909-____) US author
  • West, Jessamyn (1902-1984) US author
  • Westcott, Edward (1846-1898) US novelist, banker
  • Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) US novelist, short-story writer
  • White, E. B. (1899-1985) US humorist, essayist, novelist
  • Wiesel, Elie (1928-____) Romanian-USA novelist
  • Wodehouse, P. G. (1881-1975) English novelist, humorist
  • Wolfe, Thomas (1900-1938) US novelist
  • Wouk, Herman (1915-) US novelist
  • Wright, Richard (1908-1960) US novelist, short-story writer
  • Yezierska, Anzia (1885-1970) US novelist
  • Yourcenar, Marguerite (1903-1987) Belgian-USA novelist, essayist
  • Zola, Emile (1840-1902) French author, journalist
  • von Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie (1830-1916) Austrian novelist
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