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  • Millen Brand (1906 - 1980)
    Millen Brand was an American writer and poet. His novels, The Outward Room (1938) and Savage Sleep (1968), addressed mental health institutions and were bestsellers in their day. Wikipedia: Millen ...
  • Ben Barzman (deceased)
    Ben Barzman was a Canadian journalist, screenwriter, and novelist, blacklisted during the McCarthy Era and known best for his screenplays for the movies Back to Bataan (1945), El Cid (1961), and The Bl...
  • Jean Rouverol Butler (1916 - 2017)
    Jean Rouverol ButlerPawling - Jean Rouverol Butler passed away in Pawling, Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 100.Born in St. Louis, MS on July 8, 1916, she was the daughter of Joseph Rouverol and pl...
  • Dalton Trumbo (1905 - 1976)
    James Dalton Trumbo (December 9, 1905 – September 10, 1976) was an American screenwriter and novelist. As one of the Hollywood Ten, he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committ...
  • William L. Shirer (1904 - 1993)
    Briefly, Quoting Wikipedia: "Simon & Schuster published The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich in 1960. The hardback was reprinted twenty times in the first year and sold more than 600,000 copies through...


This is a universal project for profiles of Novelists on GENi

A novelist is a person who writes novels

A novel is a book length narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story.

Fictionality is most commonly cited as distinguishing novels from historiography.

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