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Best of the Web

  • Index to online literary author sites.
  • Online directory of sites maintained by authors, their publishers, and their fans.
  • Works by women writers and an extensive listing of links to biographical and bibliographical information. Browse by author, century, country, or ethnicity.
  • "This unique, searchable database contains up-to-date profiles of some of the UK and Commonwealth's most important living writers - biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, prizes and photographs. Searchable by author, genre, nationality, gender, publisher, book title, date of publication and prize name and date."
  • "LiteraryHistory is an index to full-text internet published articles covering more than 250 major American and British writers. Our links take you directly to thousands of thought-provoking articles by scholars, critics and poets, all screened by a literary scholar."
  • This site provides access to over 3500 recordings of literary figures who have participated in Naropa University's Writing Programs since 1974. Includes Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Diane DiPrima and more.
  • Contains more than 300 author interviews from the Paris Review.

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