For students, scholars, readers' advisors, and curious SF readers and fans, this guide provides an easy-to-use launch pad for researching and learning more about science fiction writers and their work.
Emphasizing the best popular and contemporary authors, this book covers 100 SF writers, providing for each:
· a brief biographical sketch, including a quote from theauthor, awards, etc.
· a list of the author's major works (including editions and other writings)
· research sources-biographies, criticism, research guides, and web sites
· In addition, you'll find read-alike lists for selected authors.
For anyone wanting to find information on popular SF authors, this should be the first stop.
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Start here, when doing author research on the science fiction genre—you'll find directions on how to research the genre, lists of standard print and online resources, and a wealth of quality websites and blogs for 100 popular authors.About the Author:
Maura Heaphy is a Senior Lecturer at The Ohio State University, where she teaches fiction writing, business writing and Science Fiction. She is active in local Science Fiction Readers and Writers Groups, and is currently working on a Science Fiction novel, and has published many short stories including Douglas and the Flour Baby, which was produced as a short film by Light Industry Pictures of Liverpool (1997).
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