PROFESSION - Novelist

Writer

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born i…more

Writer

Harper LeeNelle Harper Lee is an American novelist known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-…more

Writer

H. G. WellsHerbert George "H. G." Wells was a prolific English writer in many genres, …more

Poet

Langston HughesJames Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelis…more

Writer

Gabriel García MárquezGabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, sh…more

Writer

Albert CamusAlbert Camus was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philo…more

Philosopher

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His body of w…more

Writer

Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann was a German dramatist and novelist. He is counted among …more

Writer

Lewis CarrollCharles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was …more

Novelist

Boris PasternakBoris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary tran…more

Writer

Alex HaleyAlexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer. He is best kno…more

Actor

William ShatnerWilliam "Bill" Shatner is a Canadian actor, singer, author, film director, …more

Novelist

Stephen CraneStephen Crane was an American author. Prolific throughout his short life, h…more

Writer

James Fenimore CooperJames Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the ear…more

Writer

Henry MillerHenry Valentine Miller was an American writer. He was known for breaking wi…more

Writer

T.H. WhiteTerence Hanbury "Tim" White was an English author best known for his sequen…more

Novelist

Peter BenchleyPeter Bradford Benchley was an American author, best known for his novel Ja…more

Writer

Selma LagerlöfSelma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author. She was the first fema…more

Writer

E. B. WhiteElwyn Brooks "E. B." White was an American writer. He was a contributor to …more

Novelist

Mo YanGuan Moye, better known by the pen name Mo Yan, is a Chinese novelist and s…more

Novelist

Bram StokerAbraham "Bram" Stoker was an Irish author known today for his 1897 Gothic n…more

Novelist

J. K. RowlingJoanne "Jo" Rowling, OBE FRSL, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith…more

Writer

Ambrose BierceAmbrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short sto…more

Novelist

Emily Jane BronteEmily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet, best remembered for he…more

Writer

Elie WieselEliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE is a Romanian-born Jewish-American professor and …more

Novelist

ColetteColette was the surname of the French novelist and performer Sidonie-Gabrie…more

Novelist

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian heritage.…more

Writer

Imre KertészImre Kertész is a Hungarian author, Holocaust concentration camp survivor,…more

Writer

Anne McCaffreyAnne Inez McCaffrey was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the D…more

Writer

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery OBE, called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly …more

Poet

Rudyard KiplingJoseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelis…more

Novelist

R.K. NarayanR. K. Narayan, full name Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, was an …more

Writer

Muriel SparkDame Muriel Spark, DBE was an award-winning Scottish novelist. In 2008 The …more

Poet

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse was a German born, Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His bes…more

Novelist

Danielle SteelDanielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel, better known by the name Dani…more

Writer

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston…more

Author

Ernest HemingwayErnest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economic…more

Writer

Mary ShelleyMary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dr…more

Jose RizalJosé Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, …more

Writer

Upton Beall SinclairUpton Beall Sinclair, Jr., was an American author who wrote nearly 100 book…more

Writer

Franz KafkaFranz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regar…more

Novelist

V. S. NaipaulVidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, is a Trinidad-born Nobel Prize-winning Briti…more

Novelist

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author. Though best known f…more

Poet

Arna BontempsArnaud "Arna" Wendell Bontemps was an African-American poet, novelist and l…more

Writer

James BaldwinJames Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, …more

Writer

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeSir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS was a British science fiction writer, …more

Writer

Stephen KingRichard Bachman is a pen name used by horror fiction author Stephen King.more

Actor

Craig FergusonCraig Ferguson is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedi…more

Writer

D. H. LawrenceDavid Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist,…more

Novelist

Fyodor DostoyevskyFyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a…more

Novelist

James JoyceJames Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet, considered t…more

Writer

Arthur Conan DoyleSir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KGStJ, DL was a British writer and physicia…more

Novelist

Mario PuzoMario Gianluigi Puzo was an Italian American author and screenwriter, known…more

Writer

Graham GreeneHenry Graham Greene, OM, CH was an English novelist and author regarded as …more

Novelist

Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon was an American writer. His TV works spanned a 20-year perio…more

Writer

Mark TwainSamuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an A…more

Writer

F. Scott FitzgeraldFrancis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short sto…more

Writer

Truman CapoteTruman Streckfus Persons, known as Truman Capote, was an American author, s…more

Novelist

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and…more

Poet

Brendan BehanBrendan Francis Behan was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and …more

Nobel Laureate

William GoldingSir William Gerald Golding CBE was an English novelist, playwright, and poe…more

Writer

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the nove…more

Novelist

Charles DickensCharles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He cre…more

Poet

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore, also written Rabīndranātha Thākura, sobriquet Gurud…more

Writer

Kurt Vonnegut JrKurt Vonnegut, Jr. was an American writer. His works, such as Cat's Cradle,…more

Novelist

Roch CarrierRoch Carrier, OC is a Canadian novelist and author of "contes". He is among…more

Novelist

Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His fir…more

Novelist

José SaramagoJosé de Sousa Saramago, GColSE was a Portuguese writer and recipient of th…more

Writer

William FaulknerWilliam Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate f…more

Writer

Jacqueline SusannJacqueline Susann was an American author, whose first novel Valley of the D…more

Writer

Douglas AdamsDouglas Noel Adams was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Adams is…more

Novelist

Thomas MannPaul Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, …more

Poet

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright…more

Writer

John SteinbeckJohn Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, inc…more

Writer

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer is an American young-adult fiction writer and film producer…more

Novelist

Saul BellowSaul Bellow was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contribut…more

Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. He…more

Musician

Leonard CohenLeonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poe…more

Writer

George R.R. MartinGeorge Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as GRRM, is an American no…more

Novelist

Thomas WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe was a major American novelist of the early 20th centur…more

Novelist

Norman MailerNorman Kingsley Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, play…more

Writer

Samuel BeckettSamuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theat…more

Writer

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE, was an Argentine short-story write…more

Writer

George OrwellEric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 21 January 1950), better known by his psued…more

Writer

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer…more

Writer

William Peter BlattyWilliam Peter Blatty is an American writer and filmmaker. The Exorcist, wri…more

Novelist

Alice WalkerAlice Malsenior Walker is an American author and activist. She wrote the cr…more

Writer

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literar…more

Writer

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet…more

Writer

Roald DahlRoald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot,…more

Writer

Andre GideAndré Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Priz…more

Writer

Shirley JacksonShirley Hardie Jackson was an American author. She was a popular writer in …more

Writer

R. L. StineRobert Lawrence Stine, known as R. L. Stine, and Jovial Bob Stine, is an Am…more

Writer

Victor HugoVictor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romanti…more

Writer

John GrishamJohn Ray Grisham, Jr. is an American lawyer, politician, and author, best k…more

Economist

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC was a Canadian and, later, American econom…more

Writer

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas, also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer.…more

Novelist

Anthony BurgessJohn Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL – who published under the pen name Anth…more

Writer

Washington IrvingWashington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, …more

Writer

Aldous HuxleyAldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent me…more

Novelist

J. D. SalingerJerome David "J. D." Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early …more

Writer

Hans Christian AndersenHans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of …more

Writer

Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraMiguel de Cervantes Saavedra, often known mononymously as Cervantes, was a …more

Novelist

Agatha ChristieDame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE was an English crime novelist, shor…more

Writer

Virginia WoolfAdeline Virginia Woolf was an English writer and one of the foremost modern…more

Writer

Dan BrownDaniel "Dan" Brown is a renowned American author of thriller fiction who is…more

Novelist

Jane AustenJane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set am…more

Writer

Ken FollettKen Follett is a film producer and writer.more

Singer

Nick CaveNicholas Edward "Nick" Cave is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, …more

Writer

Anne RiceAnne Rice is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, an…more

Writer

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynAleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, historian, and cri…more

Novelist

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in En…more

Writer

Margaret MitchellMargaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was an American author and journalist. One nove…more

Writer

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story w…more

Philosopher

Marquis de SadeDonatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade, w…more

Cartoonist

Robert CrumbRobert Dennis Crumb, known as Robert Crumb and R. Crumb, is an American car…more

Writer

Nathaniel HawthorneNathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer. He was…more

Writer

Simone de BeauvoirSimone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone…more

Writer

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novel…more

Novelist

Daniel DefoeDaniel Defoe, born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, p…more

Actor

Gene HackmanEugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is a retired American a…more

Writer

Susan SontagSusan Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker, teacher and political ac…more

Writer

C. S. LewisClive Staples Lewis, commonly called C. S. Lewis and known to his friends a…more


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