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Alphabetical List of American Authors in PAL

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z (Number of Authors = 458)

A: | Henry Adams | John Adams and Abigail Adams | James Agee | Conrad Aiken | Zoe Akins | Edward Albee | Amos Bronson Alcott | Louisa May Alcott | Sherman Alexie | Horatio Alger | Dorothy Allison | A. R. Ammons | Rudolfo Anaya | Maxwell Anderson | Sherwood Anderson | Maya Angelou | Susan B. Anthony | Mary Antin | Gloria Anzaldúa | William Apess (Pequot) | John Ashbery | Elizabeth Ashbridge | Mary Austin | George Axelrod | (25)

B: | James Baldwin | Toni Cade Bambara | Amiri Baraka | Djuna Barnes | Joel Barlow | Philip Barry | John Barth | Donald Barthelme | Saul Bellow | Stephen Vincent Benét | Gwendolyn Bennett | John Berryman | Ambrose Bierce | Elizabeth Bishop | John Peale Bishop | Black Elk | Nellie Bly | Robert Bly | Louise Bogan | Marita Bonner | Arna Bontemps | Dion Boucicault | Elias Boudinot | Randolph Bourne | Paul Bowles | Kay Boyle | H. H. Brackenridge | Ray Bradbury | William Bradford | Anne Bradstreet | Richard Brautigan | Gwendolyn Brooks | Charles Brockden Brown | Sterling A Brown | William Hill Brown | William Wells Brown | Orestes Augustus Brownson | Joseph Bruchac | Louise Bryant | William Cullen Bryant | Pearl S. Buck | Charles Bukowski | Carlos Bulosan | Ed Bullins | Edgar Rice Burroughs | William S. Burroughs | María Amparo Ruiz de Burton | Witter Bynner | William Byrd | (49)

C: | George Washington Cable | James Branch Cabell | Erskine Caldwell | Truman Capote | Raymond Carver | Alice and Phoebe Cary | Willa Cather | Lorna Dee Cervantes | Raymond Chandler | William Ellery Channing | William Henry Channing | Paddy Chayefsky | John Cheever | Mary Boykin Chesnut | Charles Waddell Chesnutt | Lydia Maria Child | Alice Childress | Frank Chin | Kate Chopin | John Ciardi | Sandra Cisneros | James Freeman Clarke | Lucille Clifton | Ina Coolbrith | James Fenimore Cooper | George Copway (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh) | Christopher Pearse Cranch | Hart Crane | Stephen Crane | Robert Creeley | St. Jean De Crevecoeur | Davy Crockett | Victor Hernandez Cruz | Countee Cullen | E. E. Cummings | Maria Susanna Cummins | (37)

D: | Caroline Dall | Richard Henry Dana, Jr. | Rebecca Harding Davis | Martin Robison Delany | Don DeLillo | James Dickey | Emily Dickinson | Joan Didion | E. L. Doctorow | H.D. | John Dos Passos | Frederick Douglass | Rita Dove | Theodore Dreiser | W. E. B. Du Bois | Paul Laurence Dunbar | Alice Dunbar-Nelson | Robert Duncan | William Dunlap | John Sullivan Dwight | Timothy Dwight | (21)

E: | Charles Alexander Eastman, Sioux/Ohiyesa | Richard Eberhart | Jonathan Edwards | T. S. Eliot | Ralph Ellison | Ralph Waldo Emerson | Olidah Equiano | Louise Erdrich | Mari Evans | William Everson/Brother Antoninus | (10)

F: | James T. Farrell | William Faulkner | Jessie R. Fauset | Edna Ferber | Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Fanny Fern | Rudolph Fisher | F. Scott Fitzgerald | Hannah Webster Foster | Robert Francis | Benjamin Franklin | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman | Philip Freneau | Robert Frost | Charles Fuller | Margaret Fuller | (16)

G: | Ernest J. Gaines | John Gardner | Hamlin Garland | William Lloyd Garrison | Marcus Garvey | William Gibson | Charlotte Perkins Gilman | Allen Ginsberg | Nikki Giovanni | Ellen Glasgow | Susan Glaspell | Michael Gold | Emma Goldman | Caroline Gordon | Horace Greeley | Paul Green | Josiah Gregg | Angelina W. Grimke | Sarah & Angelina Grimke | A. R. Gurney | (21)

H: | Jessica Hagedorn | Jupiter Hammon | Lorraine Hansberry | Frances E. W. Harper | Michael S. Harper | E. Lynn Harris | Joel Chandler Harris | Joy Harjo | Bret Harte | Nathaniel Hawthorne | Robert Hayden | Lafcadio Hearn | Frederick Henry Hedge | Robert Heinlein | Joseph Heller | Lillian Hellman | Ernest Hemingway | O. Henry | Caroline Lee Hentz | John Hersey | Thomas Wentworth Higginson | Tony Hillerman | Ronaldo Hinojosa-Smith | Oliver Wendell Holmes | Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins | Robert E. Howard | Sidney Howard | Julia Ward Howe | William D. Howells | Langston Hughes | Zora Neale Hurston | Anne Hutchinson | (32)

I: | Lawson Inada | William Inge | Washington Irving | (3)

J: | Helen Hunt Jackson | Harriet A. Jacobs | Randall Jarrell | Thomas Jefferson | Henry James | Robinson Jeffers | Gish Jen | Sarah Orne Jewett | Charles Spurgeon Johnson | James W. Johnson | June Jordan | (11)

Top K: | George Kaufman | Jack Kerouac | Ken Kesey | Grace King | Maxine Hong Kingston | Galway Kinnell | Caroline Kirkland | Carolyn Kizer | Etheridge Knight | Sarah Kemble Knight | Yusef Komunyakaa | Maxine Kumin | Stanley Kunitz | (13)

L: | Sidney Lanier | Ring Lardner | Nella Larsen | Harper Lee | Li-Young Lee | Ursula K. Le Guin | Denise Levertov | Ira Levin | Philip Levine | Henry Clay Lewis | Sinclair Lewis | Abraham Lincoln | Vachel Lindsay | George Lippard | Alain Locke | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Jack London | Audre Lorde | H. P. Lovecraft | Amy Lowell | James Russell Lowell | Robert Lowell | Mina Loy | (23)

M: | Archibald Macleish | Norman Mailer | Bernard Malamud | David Mamet | James Marsh | Paule Marshall | José Martí | Edgar Lee Masters | Cotton Mather | Cormac McCarthy | Mary McCarthy | Frank McCourt | Carson McCullers | Claude McKay | Terrence McNally | D'arcy McNickle | Herman Melville | H. L. Mencken | James Merrill | Josephine Miles | Edna St. Vincent Millay | Arthur Miller | Henry Miller | N. Scott Momaday | Marianne Moore | Pat Mora | Toni Morrison | Thomas Morton | Mourning Dove | Judith Sargent Murray | Anna Cora Mowatt | Bharati Mukherjee | (32)

N: | Vladimir Nabokov | John Neal | Howard Nemerov | Lorine Niedecker | Mordecai Noah | Frank Norris | Richard Bruce Nugent | (7)

O: | Joyce Carol Oates | Tim O'Brien | Samson Occom | Flannery O'Connor | Frank O'Hara | Frederick Law Olmsted | Tellie Olsen | Charles Olson | Eugene O'Neill | George Oppen | Simon Ortiz | Mary White Ovington | Cynthia Ozick | (13)

P: | Thomas Paine | Grace Paley | Francisco Palou | Dorothy Parker | Theodore Parker | James Kirke Paulding Elizabeth Palmer Peabody | Ann Petry | Elizabeth Stuart Phelps | Wendell Phillips | Pedro Pietri | Sylvia Plath | Edgar Allan Poe | Katherine Anne Porter | Chaim Potok | Ezra Pound | Thomas Pynchon | (17)

R: | Ayn Rand | John Crowe Ransom | Saunders Redding | Ishmael Reed | John Reed | Kenneth Rexroth | Charles Reznikoff | Anne Rice | Elmer Rice | Adrienne Rich | Willis Richardson | John Rollin Ridge | George Ripley | Elizabeth Madox Roberts | Edwin Arlington Robinson | Richard Rodriguez | Theodore Roethke | Wendy Rose | Philip Roth | Mary Rowlandson | Susanna Rowson | Muriel Rukeyser | Rebecca Rush | (23)

S: | J. D. Salinger | Sonia Sanchez | Carl Sandburg | William Saroyan | George Schuyler | Catharine Maria Sedgwick | Anne Sexton | Samuel Sewall | Ntozake Shange | Sam Shepard | Thomas Shepard | Lydia Sigourney | Leslie Marmon Silko | William Gilmore Simms | Neil Simon | Upton Sinclair | Anna Deavere Smith | John Smith | W. D. Snodgrass | Gary Snyder | Susan Sontag | Gary Soto | Terry Southern | Anne Spencer | Harriet Prescott Spofford | William Stafford | Elizabeth Cady Stanton | Wallace Stegner | Gertrude Stein | John Steinbeck | Wallace Stevens | Elizabeth Stoddard | Harriet Beecher Stowe | William Styron | (34)

T: | Gay Talese | Amy Tan | Allen Tate | Edward Taylor | Sara Teasdale | Hunter S. Thompson | Henry David Thoreau | Wallace Thurman | James Thurber | Alexis de Tocqueville | Melvin B. Tolson | Jean Toomer | Sojourner Truth | Frederick Goddard Tuckerman | John Turnbull | Mark Twain | Royall Tyler | (17)

U: | John Updike | (1)

V: | Luis Valdez | Carl Van Vechten | Jones Very | Gore Vidal | Helena Maria Viramontes | Gerald Vizenor | Kurt Vonnegut | (7)

W: | Alice Walker | David Walker | Margaret Walker | David Foster Wallace | Eric Walrond | Susan and Anna Warner | Mercy Otis Warren | Robert Penn Warren | Booker T. Washington | Wendy Wasserstein | Frank J. Webb | James Welch | Eudora Welty | Dorothy West | Nathanael West | Edith Wharton | Phillis Wheatley | Walter White | Walt Whitman | John Greenleaf Whittier | John Wideman | Michael Wigglesworth | Richard Wilbur | Thorton Wilder | C. K. Williams | John Williams | Roger Williams | Tennessee Williams | William Carlos Williams | August Wilson | Harriet E. Wilson | Lanford Wilson | John Winthrop | John Woolman | Thomas Wolfe | Tom Wolfe | Constance Fenimore Woolson | James Wright | Richard Wright | Elinor Wylie | (40)

Y: | Hisaye Yamamoto | Richard Yates | Anzia Yezierska | (3)

Z: | Louis Zukofsky | (1)

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