Favorite Fiction Writers

The writers on this list have entertained and influenced me in one way or another in my life. It may be one book, one short story, a poem, or even a sentence. Believe me, it was tough to get this list down to 20.

Updated: 07/23/2013

  1. Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut's official site

  1. Ernest Hemingway

The Hemingway Resource Center

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

Hemingway entry on Wikipedia

  1. John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck Center

John Steinbeck's Pacific Grove

Wikipedia entry on John Steinbeck

  1. Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson's official site

AABLC link

Charles Johnson's top 20 books

  1. F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary

American Storytellers

  1. Paul Auster

The Definitive Web site

  1. Edgar Allan Poe

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe


  1. Henry David Thoreau

Wikipedia entry on Henry D. Thoreau

  1. Walt Whitman

Recovered notebooks

  1. Ambrose Bierce

The Ambrose Bierce Appreciation Society

The Literature Network

Ambrose Bierce Page

  1. T.S. Eliot

Voices and Visions

  1. William Carlos Williams


Voices and Visions

  1. Vladimir Nabakov

100 years

  1. Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury's Official Site

  1. William Styron

American Masters

  1. Ursula K. LeGuin

Ursula K. LeGuin's official site

  1. Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe's official site

  1. Raymond Carver

Wikipedia entry on Raymond Carver

  1. Anne Rice

Anne Rice's official site

  1. Tobias Wolff

    Wikipedia entry on Tobias Wolff