Author Pages

Chip Bishop

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Chip Bishop is the author of The Lion and the Journalist: the Unlikely Friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and Joseph Bucklin Bishop, published by Lyons Press in the fall of 2011. […]

Sonja D. Williams


Sonja D. Williams is currently working on a book about the life and times of Richard Durham (1917-1984), a pioneering African American writer and gifted broadcast dramatist who was inducted […]

Natascha Scott-Stokes

Natascha Scott-Stokes

Natascha Scott-Stokes established herself as a pioneering traveller in 1989, when she became the first woman to travel the length of the Amazon River alone, from its headwaters in the […]

Hershel Parker

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Hershel Parker is the author of the 1997 Pulitzer finalist, Herman Melville: A Biography, 1819-1851 (Johns Hopkins, 1996) and its continuation, Herman Melville: A Biography, 1851-1891 (Johns Hopkins, 2002). The […]

Joan Kane Nichols


Joan Kane Nichols writes biographies for young adults, specializing in historical figures and women in the arts. The New York Public Library named Mary Shelley: Frankenstein’s Creator a Notable Book […]

Andrew Marble


Andrew Marble is currently researching and writing a biography of Gen. (ret.) John M.D. Shalikashvili, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1993-97). He is the Founding Editor and Editor […]

Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs


Charlotte De Croes Jacobs is the author of Henry Kaplan and the Story of Hodgkin’s Disease,published in 2010 by Stanford University Press. The book chronicles the life of an esteemed […]

Jack Harpster


Jack Harpster is the author of four personal biographies and two institutional biographies. His The Railroad Tycoon Who Built Chicago: A Biography of William B. Ogden (Southern Illinois University Press, […]

R. Bruce Craig

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R. BRUCE CRAIG (Ph.D.) is a specialist in the history of espionage. He is author of the acclaimed Treasonable Doubt: The Harry Dexter White Spy Case, a biography praised by […]

David Lee McMullen

Experience is the fuel of good writing.  During the past half century, McMullen has been a vice cop, Marine Corps tank commander, VISTA volunteer, newspaper journalist, speechwriter, media spokesperson, lobbyist, […]