Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'D'

Hamid Dabashi was born in the Khuzestan province of Iran and received his college education...
John D’Agata published his first book, Halls of Fame, a collection of lyric essays, in...
Charles D’Ambrosio is from the Pacific Northwest.  He has an MFA from Iowa where he...
Kate Daniels is the author of three volumes of poetry: The White Wave, The Niobe...
Mark Danner has written about foreign affairs and American politics for more than two decades...
Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Krik? Krak!, a collection of short...
Bei Dao, who was forced into exile following the Tiananmen Square Massacre in 1989, is...
Mahmoud Darwish is one of the most acclaimed poets in the Arab world. His twenty...
Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and distinguished professor emerita at the...
Jon Davis has published six collection of poetry, including Preliminary Report (2010) and Scrimmage of...
Of her work, Kathryn Davis has said, “I’m interested in the plight of a character...
Lydia Davis has been called “an American virtuoso of the short story form” (Salon.com) and...
Lynn Davis was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1944. Her work is in numerous international...
Mike Davis was born in Fontana, California, 60 miles east of Los Angeles in 1946...
Wade Davis is an ethnographer, world-traveler, writer, and filmmaker, currently Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic...
Kwame Dawes is a writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays. Born in Ghana in...
Tim DeChristopher is a climate justice activist and co-founder of the nonprofit Peaceful Uprising. In...
Melissa del Bosque is a staff reporter with the Texas Observer. Since 1998, she has covered...
Samuel R. Delany‘s novels include Hogg, The Mad Man, Dhalgren, and recently, Phallos. He is...
Don DeLillo was born and raised in New York City. He is the author of...
Gill Dennis has written several screenplays, including the acclaimed film, “Walk the Line” based on...
Stacey D’Erasmo is the author of the novel Tea. She has worked as an editor...
Toi Derricotte, co-founder of Cave Canem, is the author of five books. The latest, a...
Helen DeWitt is the author of The Last Samurai (Talk Miramax Books, 2000), which has...
Xue Di is a native of Beijing. After taking part in the 1989 demonstrations in...
W. S. Di Piero is the author of ten books of poetry including his most...
Jared Diamond, born in 1937, is a remarkable American scientist and writer and currently Professor...
Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California...
Junot Díaz is the author of Drown, a collection of ten stories that move from...
Matthew Dickman‘s debut collection of poetry, All American Poem, won the 2008 APR/Honickman First Book...

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