Many contemporary authors have websites that include biographical information and possibly links to interviews, or even posts about the author's inspiration or writing process.
Other websites to consider might include:
Arts or cultural agencies or organizations, which often feature a particular country's writers and literary works..
Colleges or universities where the writer teaches or taught.
Libraries, especially in the town, state, or country your writer comes from, or special libraries which collect and study manuscripts.
Literary awards websites - some major literature prizes are the Bailey, Booker, Nobel, PEN awards, Pulitzer. There are also genre prizes like the Hugo and Nebula. Many of these sites include speeches, reflections, or Q&As with winners.
Museums, birthplaces or homes of writers, or other historical sites.
Societies or centers devoted to the life and work of a particular writer, or a genre or period in literary history.
Note that you cannot just look at the suffix of the website address (.org, .gov, .edu, .com) to determine which of these sites are quality sources. Many of the organizations above will have .com websites. See the MCC Library's guides for Evaluating Sources to review the strategies for assessing website information.
Here are some examples:
The following databases may be good places to find sources for your critical literary analysis paper.
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