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EBSCO's Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a database that encompasses over 100,000 current writers from 1962 to present, with some pre-1960's "greats" included. Covers all literary genres, as well as other kinds of writers such as print journalists, screenwriters and cartoonists. Major international writers whose work was published in the U.S. or translated are also included. Entries provide detailed information with references and addresses included. The database can be searched by: author, title, genre, full text, personal information, career information, honors and awards and media adaptations.

After performing a search (you can use the search box on this page), click on biographies under the source types section to the left of the page to see relevant biographical information.

Literary Reference Center

Major Reference Works