To search the library collection for books about an author's life, do a keyword search on the author's name and the word biography.
Herman Melville biography
Flannery O'Connor homes and haunts
Mark Twain childhood and youth
From Films for the Humanities and Sciences, the Films on Demand streaming video collection includes titles concerning individual authors and literary history.
Provides thoughtful overviews of a poet's work and life.
In depth biographical profiles of world authors with images and some primary sources.
Interviews with important modern and contemporary authors