Alex Dictionary of Authors contains articles about fiction writers from around the world. Most of the articles are in Swedish, but there are also articles in English and German.

There are many search possibilities, for example searches can be made on birthdays, places of birth, countries, literary genres, literary awards and prizes, adaptations and special theme articles.

All articles are written by librarians, literary scholars and culture writers. The database is updated daily and the average growth is twenty new writers per month.

All types of fiction authors are included. A part of the database is "Deckarlexikon" which contains facts about crime fiction writers and their books.

You can find Alex Dictionary of Authors here

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