Edward Abbey (1927–1989) was born in Home, Pennsylvania, and educated at the University of New Mexico and the University of Edinburgh. His many books include The Monkey Wrench Gang, Brave Cowboy, The Fool's Progress, and Down the River.
Dr. Aoife Abbey completed her undergraduate degree in biological sciences at the University of Edinburgh, before graduating from medical school at Warwick University. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, and council member at The Intensive Care Society UK.
Edwin A. Abbott (1838–1926) has been ranked as one of the leading scholars and theologians of the Victorian era and is perhaps best known as the author of the mathematical satire and religious allegory Flatland.
Megan Abbott is the Edgar Award–winning author of several novels. She received her PhD in English and American literature from New York University and has taught literature, writing, and film studies at New York University, the New School, and the State University of New York at Oswego. She lives in New York City.
Victoria Abbott is a pseudonym of writing team Victoria and Mary Jane Maffini. Victoria is an artist, photographer, and short story writer. Mary Jane is an award-winning author whose many honors include the 2012 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Amateur Sleuth, three Arthur Ellis Awards, and an Agatha Award.
Elena K. Abbott is a Seattle-based author, editor, and historian whose scholarship focuses on slavery and antislavery in the Atlantic world. She received her PhD from Georgetown University, where she was awarded the Harold N. Glassman Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Humanities.
Linda Abbott's love for Sanibel Island shines through in her debut novel, Ten Days In Paradise. Though she worked for many years as a professional writer, Linda is a late bloomer to fiction. She found the muse while vacationing on Sanibel, where she wrote the opening chapters of her novel.