Authors with Last Names Beginning with "C"
James Cagney was born on the Lower East Side of New York and was educated at Columbia College of Columbia University. He became famous as a dancer and actor with a marvelous career on the big screen.
Glen Campbell was from a poor Arkansas family and grew to be a studio musician with many famous celebrities finally becoming a star in his own right. His career went on hold as he recovered from and survived alcohol and drug addiction.
Cannell, Stephen J.
Melody Carlson is a prolific author in fiction, romance, historical fiction, and historical romance for all ages. After trying several vocations, her love for writing has proven its merit and over one hundred books have found their way from her creativity.
Tom Carter was a successful newspaper reporter and a noted co-author for such celebrity biographies as Glen Campbell, Ronnie Milsap, and Reba McEntire
Catton, William B.
Ron Chernow was born in Brooklyn, New York to a Jewish family that owned a discount store and eventually founded a stock brokerage company. He received his education at Yale University and Cambridge University and become a writer and journalist of particular note for his histories and biographies.
Lesley Choyce has served as an editor of anthologies of poetry and fiction and has collaborated with Rita Joe as co-authors.
Tom Clancy was born and raised in Maryland and attended Loyola College (now University) where he participated in the Army ROTC program and received a degree in English literature. A medical condition prevented him from pursuing a military career so he entered the insurance business writing novels part time. Ultimately his writing paved his future pathways in both fiction and non-fiction involving military themes. He is noted for his action adventures but also wrote general fiction and thrillers. He encouraged other writer's by offering concepts or creations for them to pursue now sometimes referred to as "apostrophe writers".
Clark, Carol Higgins
Clark, Mary Higgins
Clark, Mary Jane
Cleland, Robert Glass
Robert Glass Cleland was born in Kentucky and moved with his family to California at the age of four. He was educated at Occidental Academy and Princeton University and served as a teacher within the history department of Occidental College, and later as vice-president and dean of the same institution. He is known for his histories of Mexico and California.
Sonia Cole attended University College in London where she studied geology. She traveled extensively in East Africa and worked on geological and archaeological expeditions with Dr. Leakey. She has served as a member of the Council of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Cooper, James Fenimore
Corron, Elizabeth Hicks
Elizabeth Hicks Corron began writing the local history of her home community in Virginia as part of an assignment for the community college she was attending at the time. Over time she realized the value of recording the local history as many of the best sources are often lost from a community without a trace of their knowledge and passion.
Crispin, A. C.
Crow, Donna Fletcher
Charles Culbertson was a Georgia native that became a Virginia transplant and fell in love with the area. Having dabbled in various occupations he became a reporter for several local newspapers and over time received numerous awards for his articles. He has served as a writer from James Madison University