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Authors that are from or live in Virginia.
 
Authors that are from or live in Virginia.
  
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:From Falls Church, VA  
 
:From Falls Church, VA  
 
:Historical novels
 
:Historical novels
*Rita Mae Brown – Sneaky Pie series
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?brown+rita+mae'''Brown, Rita Mae'''] – Sneaky Pie series
 
:Lives near Crozet, VA  
 
:Lives near Crozet, VA  
 
:Cozy mystery novels
 
:Cozy mystery novels
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:Lives in Bedford, VA  
 
:Lives in Bedford, VA  
 
:Mystery crime novels
 
:Mystery crime novels
*John Grisham – A Time to Kill, The Firm,  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?grisham+john'''Grisham, John'''] – A Time to Kill, The Firm,  
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
:Legal thriller
 
:Legal thriller
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*Gary Jennings – Aztec
 
*Gary Jennings – Aztec
 
:Born in Buena Vista, VA
 
:Born in Buena Vista, VA
*Jan Karon – At Home in Mitford
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?karon+jan '''Karon, Jan'''] – At Home in Mitford
 
:Lives in Albemarle County, Va
 
:Lives in Albemarle County, Va
 
*Barbara Kingsolver – Prodigal Summer
 
*Barbara Kingsolver – Prodigal Summer
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*Edgar Allan Poe
 
*Edgar Allan Poe
 
:From Richmond, VA, went to UVA
 
:From Richmond, VA, went to UVA
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?preston+caroline '''Preston, Caroline''']
 
*Tom Robbins
 
*Tom Robbins
 
:Grew up in Richmond, VA  
 
:Grew up in Richmond, VA  
 
:Serio-comedies
 
:Serio-comedies
*Andy Straka –  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?straka+andy '''Straka, Andy'''] Author of the Frank Pavlicek mystery series
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
*Adriana Trigiani – Big Stone Gap
 
*Adriana Trigiani – Big Stone Gap
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*Joe Bageant – Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War
 
*Joe Bageant – Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War
 
:From Winchester, VA  
 
:From Winchester, VA  
*Stefan Bechtel – Roar of the Heavens, Mr. Hornaday’s War
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?bechtel+stefan'''Bechtel, Stefan'''] Author of ''Roar of the Heavens''
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
:Lives in Charlottesville, VA  
 
*Cece Bell  
 
*Cece Bell  
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*Joel Salatin – Folks, This Ain’t Normal
 
*Joel Salatin – Folks, This Ain’t Normal
 
:From Swoope, VA
 
:From Swoope, VA
*Henry Wiencek
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?wiencek+henry '''Wiencek, Henry''']
  
  
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*Gabby Douglas – Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith
 
*Gabby Douglas – Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith
 
:From Virginia Beach
 
:From Virginia Beach
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?erskine+kathryn '''Erskine, Kathryn''']
 
*Nikki Giovanni
 
*Nikki Giovanni
 
*Elizabeth Massie –  
 
*Elizabeth Massie –  
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:Attended the College of William and Mary
 
:Attended the College of William and Mary
 
*Nikki Giovanni
 
*Nikki Giovanni
*Ann Marie Pace – Vampirina Ballerina
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?pace+anne+marie '''Pace, Anne Marie'''] – Vampirina Ballerina
:Attended College of William and Mary
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*Ruth White  - Belle Prater’s Boy
 
*Ruth White  - Belle Prater’s Boy
 
:From Whitewood, VA
 
:From Whitewood, VA
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For more Virginia Authors, please see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Writers_from_Virginia this list].
 
For more Virginia Authors, please see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Writers_from_Virginia this list].
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Article in Location category.


Authors that are from or live in Virginia.

Writing Adult Fiction

  • Corbin Addison – Author of A Walk Across the Sun
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
  • Donna Andrews – Author of Murder with Peacocks
From Yorktown, UVA alum, now lives in Reston, VA
Cozy Mystery
  • V. C. Andrews – Flowers in the Attic, Petals on the Wind
From Portsmouth, VA
  • David Baldacci – Wish You Well
From Richmond, VA
Legal thrillers
  • Ann Beattie – The New Yorker Stories, Follies and New Stories,
Lives in Charlottesville, teaches at UVA
Short stories
  • Matt Bondurant – The Wettest County in the World
From Alexandria, VA
  • Gillian Bradshaw – Island of Ghosts – The Beacon of Alexandria
From Falls Church, VA
Historical novels
Lives near Crozet, VA
Cozy mystery novels
  • Diane Mott Davidson – Double Shot
From Charlottesville, VA
Cozy mystery novels involving food
  • Rita Dove –
Poet Laureate of VA 2004-2006, Teaches at UVA
Poetry
  • Kathleen Eagle – Night Falls Like Silk
From Virginia
Romance novels
  • Diane Fanning – Lucinda Pierce Mystery series – The Trophy Exchange
Lives in Bedford, VA
Mystery crime novels
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
Legal thriller
  • William Hoffman -
  • Gary Jennings – Aztec
Born in Buena Vista, VA
Lives in Albemarle County, Va
  • Barbara Kingsolver – Prodigal Summer
Lives in Washington County, VA
  • Tosca Lee – Iscariot
From Roanoke, VA
Sci-fi writer, Christian Fiction
  • T.R. Pearson - Polar
  • Edgar Allan Poe
From Richmond, VA, went to UVA
Grew up in Richmond, VA
Serio-comedies
  • Straka, Andy – Author of the Frank Pavlicek mystery series
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
  • Adriana Trigiani – Big Stone Gap
Born in Big Stone Gap, VA
  • Nikki Turner – A Hustler’s Wife
Urban fiction
Born in Richmond, VA
  • Jeannette Walls – Half Broke Horses
Jeannette Walls currently lives in Virginia with her writer husband, John Taylor. http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Jeannette-Walls/19723841
  • Tom Wolfe – Bonfire of the Vanities
Born in Richmond, VA
  • Sherryl Woods – Driftwood Cottage
From Arlington, VA
Romantic, mystery novels

Writing Adult Nonfiction

  • Denise Austin – Pilates for Every Body
Lives in Alexandria, VA
  • Joe Bageant – Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War
From Winchester, VA
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
  • Cece Bell
Grew up in Salem, VA; Currently lives in Virginia with husband Tom Angleberger
Attended the College of William and Mary
  • Rick Britton – Albemarle & Charlottesville: an Illustrated History of the first 150 years
Lives in Charlottesville, VA
  • Virginius Dabney – Mr. Jefferson’s University
From Charlottesville, VA
  • Joel Salatin – Folks, This Ain’t Normal
From Swoope, VA


Writing Young Adult Literature

  • Kwame Alexander – The Crossover
  • Gabby Douglas – Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith
From Virginia Beach
Lives near Waynesboro, VA
  • Gigi Amateau
  • Maggie Stiefvater
  • Elizabeth Scott
  • A.B. Westrick - Brotherhood
Lives near Richmond, VA

Writing Children’s Literature

  • Kwame Alexander – The Crossover
  • Tom Angleberger - The Origami Yoda series
Lives in Virginia with wife Cece Bell
Attended the College of William and Mary
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Pace, Anne Marie – Vampirina Ballerina
  • Ruth White - Belle Prater’s Boy
From Whitewood, VA
  • Charlotte Zolotow – Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present
From Norfolk, VA

For more Virginia Authors, please see this list.