Contemporary Canadian Authors

Contemporary Canadian Authors

A Bio-bibliographical Guide to Current Canadian Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television and Other Fields

Book - 1995-
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A new Canadian version of the highly successful and award-winning Contemporary Authors Series, this publication provides biographical information on 203 Canadian contemporary novelists, playwrights, journalists and scriptwriters. More than 25 of the entries do not appear in any other Gale publication.

The remaining authors are derived from Gale's comprehensive Contemporary Authors literary database. These bio-bibliographical profiles have been researched, revised and updated to provide your patrons and students convenient, single-volume access to the most current information available on Canada's leading writers. Among the details included, you'll find:
-- Personal information -- where to get in touch with the author, career histories, writings, works in progress, biographical/critical sources
-- Author's comments and/or informative essays about their lives and works
-- English and French-speaking authors
-- Award-winning authors such as Carol Shields, Margaret Laurence, Northrop Frye and Margaret Atwood"

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Gale Canada, 1995-
ISBN: 9781896413082
Branch Call Number: REF 810.9 CON
Characteristics: volumes ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gale Research Inc
Alternative Title: Contemp. Can. authors


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