Submitted by Liz: Jerry Spinelli (Writer of Crash and Stargirl, just to name a couple)
This is Jerry Spinneli's official site, but it is more for little kids, except the FAQ section:
http://www.jerryspinelli.com/newbery_002.htm
This site is pretty good:
http://www.edupaperback.org/showauth.cfm?authid=74.
These aren't great, but they're better than some others: http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=3649,
http://www.biblio.com/authors/352/Jerry_Spinelli_Biography.html, http://www.carmelmiddle.org/library/authors/nosnop/index.htm



Submitted by Luke: Karen Traviss (Writer of Star Wars Book series--LEGACY OF THE FORCE: REVELATION -
February 2008, book eight of the Legacy of the Force series was a #1 New York Times bestseller)
http://www.karentraviss.com/html/real.htm
*This website even has excerpts of her short stories*

Avi: (especially great author if you like historical novels)
http://www.avi-writer.com/
http://www.ipl.org/div/askauthor/Avi.html



Jack London:
http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/london.htm
a website created by Dr. Donna Campbell
Department of English, Washington State University that provides many excellent links.

http://www.jacklondons.net/links.html
The World of Jack London




Stephen King:
http://www.stephenking.com/
"official website"
Submitted by Theresa: I found a Steven King biography for any one interested. It may not be the best, but it is pretty good:
http://www.netglimse.com/cgi-bin/search/search.cgi?search_string=stephen+king&search=yes&image.x=0&image.y=0



Mark Twain (this is the author Matt was reading):
http://www.marktwainhouse.org/
Mark Twain House and Museum plus link to other sites



Oscar Wilde (the second link--similar to the first--was submitted by Megan):
http://www.cmgww.com/historic/wilde/index.php
http://www.cmgworldwide.com/historic/wilde/
THE OFFICIAL WEB SITES OF OSCAR WILDE

Submitted by Danielle: Edgar Allen Poe who writes poems and short stories:
http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/default_flash.asp


Submitted by Danielle: William Blake, artist and poet:
http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/main.html


Submitted by Danielle: Emily Dickinson who writes poems and short stories:
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/dickinson/dickinson.htm


George Orwell (author of Animal Farm)
http://students.ou.edu/C/Kara.C.Chiodo-1/orwell.html

http://www.online-literature.com/orwell/