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Listed below are Mississippi writers who wrote fiction, which includes short stories, novels, novellas, and other fictional forms. A plus sign (+) after an author's name indicates he or she also has written in other genres.

  1. Margaret Walker Alexander+ (1915-     )
  2. John Armistead (1941-    )
  3. William Attaway (1911-1986)
  4. Howard Bahr+ (1946-    )
  5. Joseph Glover Baldwin+ (1815-1864)
  6. Nevada Barr (1952-    )
  7. Frederick Barthelme+ (1943-    )
  8. Steven Barthelme+ (1951-    )
  9. Franz Baskett
  10. Rick Bass+ (1958-    )
  11. Charles G. Bell (1916-    )
  12. Katherine Bellamann+ (1877-1956)
  13. Maxwell Bodenheim+ (1892-1954)
  14. Sherwood Bonner+ (1849-1883)
  15. Joseph Bosco (1948-    )
  16. Larry Brown+ (1951-2004)
  17. Jimmy Buffett+ (1946-   )
  18. Jack Butler+ (1944-    )
  19. Price Caldwell (1940-    )
  20. Will Davis Campbell+ (1924-2013)
  21. Robert Canzoneri+ (1925-   )
  22. Anne Carsley (1935-    )
  23. Joseph Beckham Cobb+ (1819-1858)
  24. Hubert Creekmore+ (1907-1966)
  25. Patrick Creevy (1947-    )
  26. Jack Crocker+ (1940-   )
  27. Rosalie Burkes Daniels+ (1944-   )
  28. David Davis+ (1948-    )
  29. Borden Deal (1922-1985)
  30. Margaret-Love Denman+ (1940-     )
  31. Harris Dickson+ (1868-1946)
  32. Louisa Dixon (1950-    )
  33. Louis Dollarhide+ (1918-    )
  34. Ellen Douglas (1921-2012)
  35. Wylene Dunbar
  36. Charles East (1924-    )
  37. William Clark Falkner+ (1826-1889)
  38. John Faulkner+ (1901-1963)
  39. William Faulkner+ (1897-1962)
  40. Shelby Foote+ (1916-2005)
  41. Richard Ford+ (1944-    )
  42. Jim Fraiser+
  43. Frances Gaither+ (1889-1955)
  44. David Galef+ (1959-    )
  45. Ellen Gilchrist (1935-    )
  46. Edwin Granberry+ (1897-    )
  47. John Grisham (1955-    )
  48. Carolyn Haines (1953-    )
  49. Loyle Hairston+ (1926-   )
  50. Martha Lacy Hall+ (1923-    )
  51. William C. Hall (1819-1865)
  52. Barry Hannah (1942-2010)
  53. Evans Harrington+ (1925-1997)
  54. Charlaine Harris (1951-     )
  55. Thomas Harris (1940-    )
  56. Rabiul Hasan+
  57. Jim Henson+ (1936-1990)
  58. Jay Higginbotham+ (1937-    )
  59. Rebecca Hill (1944-    )
  60. Jere Hoar (1929-    )
  61. Kenneth Holditch+ (1933-   )
  62. James Hughes (1957-   )
  63. Greg Iles
  64. Prentiss Ingraham (1843-1904)
  65. Angela Jackson+ (1951-   )
  66. Joan Johnson+ (1953-   )
  67. Larry Johnson+ (1945-   )
  68. Shirley Jean Johnson
  69. Don Lee Keith+ (1940-   )
  70. Randall Kenan
  71. J. Gregory Keyes
  72. Henry Clay Lewis (1825-1850)
  73. John Little (1939-   )
  74. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870)
  75. Beverly Lowry (1938-    )
  76. Neil McGaughey
  77. Thomas [Tom] McHaney+ (1936-   )
  78. Alexander G. McNutt (1802?-1848)
  79. Birthalene Miller
  80. Margaree King Mitchell+ (1953-     )
  81. Anne Moody+ (1940-    )
  82. Berry Morgan (1919-2002)
  83. Willie Morris+ (1934-1999)
  84. Jane Mullen (1948-    )
  85. Lewis Nordan+ (1939-2012)
  86. Gloria Norris+ (1937-    )
  87. Linda Peavy+ (1943-   )
  88. Walker Percy+ (1916-1990)
  89. Thomas Hal Phillips+ (1922-    )
  90. Shannon Riley+ (1941-   )
  91. Mary Robison (1949-    )
  92. Paul Ruffin+ (1941-   )
  93. James R. Scafidel (1942-    )
  94. Jessie Schell (1941-   )
  95. Kevin Sessums+ (1957-    )
  96. Dorothy Sample Shawhan (1942-     )
  97. Cynthia Shearer (1955-    )
  98. Patrick D. Smith (1927-    )
  99. Elizabeth Spencer+ (1921-    )
  100. Frank Stanford+ (1949-1978)
  101. Stuart Stevens+ (1952-    )
  102. James Howell Street (1903-1954)
  103. Cid Ricketts Sumner (1890-1970)
  104. Glenn Robert Swetman+ (1936-   )
  105. Donna Tartt+ (1963-    )
  106. Clifton L. Taulbert+ (1945-    )
  107. Mildred D. Taylor (1943-    )
  108. Phillip Thompson+ (1962-    )
  109. Carolyn Thornton
  110. Mildred Spurrier Topp (1897-1963)
  111. Frank Trippett+ (1926-1998)
  112. Glennray Tutor+ (1950-   )
  113. Catherine Ann Warfield+ (1816-1877)
  114. Brad Watson
  115. Sheldon B. Webster (1944-    )
  116. Lawrence Wells+ (1941-    )
  117. Eudora Welty+ (1909-2001)
  118. John Milton Wesley+ (1948-   )
  119. James Whitehead+ (1936-2003)
  120. Ben Ames Williams (1889-1953)
  121. Joan Williams+ (1928-2004)
  122. John A[lfred] Williams+ (1925-     )
  123. Tennessee Williams+ (1911-1983)
  124. Charles Wilson (1939-    )
  125. Richard Wright+ (1908-1960)
  126. Steve Yarbrough (1956-    )
  127. Al Young+ (1939-    )
  128. Stark Young+ (1881-1963)


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