Assignment: Gather background and contact information for a celebrated author or someone who knows the author
Looking for articles from news organizations, trade journals, or biographical reference books is a good way of finding background material on a person depending on how well known the person is in his or her field, community, city, or country.
On the Web
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Reference sources often provide a concise overview of an individuals contribution to the field.
Strategies for finding contact, social, and demographic information about people.
Selected sites that may help you locate personal information. Please note that results will vary and some information may not be freely available.
Social Media sites are great for connecting with authors!
Social Media Considerations:
Remember: Anyone can create a fake social media account! Always verify authenticity.
Large databases include many journals and magazines with a literary focus: