Submit a Biography

We regularly seek scholars, writers, and graduate students to contribute biographies for double-blind peer review. If interested, please contact SeaLit for more information. Below are the authors for whom we’re currently seeking biographies, but please let us know of other deserving writers. When submitting an entry, please see this link for parameters: SSLSubmissionParameters2020. For peer reviewers, please see these general guidelines: SSLPeerReviewGuidelines2020.

Biographies Most Wanted (revised 21 Feb 2021):

Diane Ackerman

Hervey Allen

Andrea Barrett

Wilbur Basset

Katharine Lee Bates

Don Berry

Robert Montgomery Bird

James F. Bowman

Eugenie Clark

Edwidge Danticat

Samuel Adams Drake

Henry Dumas

Camille Dungy

Charles Fosdick

Charles Boardman Hawes

Williams Least Heat-Moon

Frank Herbert

Nicholas Isaacs

Charles Johnson

Jamaica Kincaid (in prep)

Gilbert Klingel

Rudyard Kipling

Anna Farwell de Koven

Nella Larsen 

Samuel Leech

Logan Marshall

Paule Marshall

Yann Martel

Kathleen Dean Moore

Robert Mosley

Hugh Mulzac

Marilyn Nelson (peer review recv’d)

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

William D. O’Connor

Ralph Delahaye Paine

Nathaniel Philbrick

Edward L. Stratemeyer

Janet Stevenson

Natasha Trethewey

John Thompson

Phillis Wheatley (in prep)

Ben Ames Williams

James H. Williams

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