The Writers Directory 2011 is the newly revised and expanded twenty-sixth edition of this acclaimed reference work. It lists over 23,990 writerswriting under 25,982 namesfrom all countries of the world who have had at least one work published in English.
The main section of the Directory lists approximately 23,717 living writers of fiction and non-fiction who have published at least one full-length work in English. Listees run the gamut from the best-known, best selling authors of fiction and the most prominent non-fiction writers to those writers just embarking on their literary careers. Included in this section are nearly 1,000 writers whose listings have not appeared in a previous edition of The Writers Directory.
The Obituaries Section contains the entries for approximately 279 writers whose listings have appeared in previous editions of The Writers Directory and whose passing was made known in preparing this edition.