Submit a Biography

We are looking for scholars, writers, or qualified graduate students to contribute biographies by 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. Click this link to see our guidelines: Searchable Sea Lit Submission Parameters


Biographies Most Wanted (revised July 2020):

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

Sylvia Earle (in prep)

Charles Fosdick

Charles Boardman Hawes

Williams Least Heat-Moon

Frank Herbert

Joseph Hergesheimer

Nicholas Isaacs

Charles Johnson

Jamaica Kincaid (in prep)

Rudyard Kipling

Anna Farwell de Koven

Nella Larsen

Samuel Leech

Sarah Lindsay

Logan Marshall

Paule Marshall

Yann Martel

Sy Montgomery

Kathleen Dean Moore

Toni Morrison (in prep)

Robert Mosley

Hugh Mulzac

Marilyn Nelson (in prep)

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

William D. O’Connor

Ralph Delahaye Paine

Nathaniel Philbrick

Edward L. Stratemeyer

Jared Sparks

Dava Sobel (in peer review 7.2020)

Janet Stevenson

Natasha Trethewey

John Thompson

Phillis Wheatley (in prep)

Ben Ames Williams

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