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Authors of fiction and non-fiction, in print or out of print, are included on this list if they were born or have lived in the county.  Journalists are not included unless they have published a book.  Self-published authors are not included unless there is strong local interest.  Birth and death dates are included if known.  Most recent place of residence is listed first when known.  The Anne T. Kent California Room has an expanded list that includes local poets whose work appears only in journals as well as self-published authors.

Marin Author Name Birth - Death In Marin Genres Website
MacLachlan, Cheryl San Rafael Non-Fiction
Maggipinto, Donata 1962? - Ross Non-Fiction
Maier, Melanie Non-Fiction
Mander, Jerry Non-Fiction
Marcus, Adrianne 1935 - San Rafael Non-Fiction
Marion, Peller Fiction
Marks, Edward B. Non-Fiction
Marlis, Stefanie 1951 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction http://www.stefaniemarlis.com/
Marsh, George Turner 1857 - 1932 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Martel, John Sheldon 1931 - Sausalito Fiction
Martin, Don San Anselmo Non-Fiction http://www.marin.cc.ca.us/~don/
Martin, James A. 1954 - San Rafael Non-Fiction http://www.islandsofsfbay.com/
Martin, Jody Nicasio Non-Fiction
Martin, Kay San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Martin, Ned Nicasio Non-Fiction
Mason, Jack 1911 - 1985 Inverness Non-Fiction
Mautner, Gabriella Mill Valley Fiction
Maxwell, Kathryn Mill Valley Non-Fiction
May, Rollo 1909 - Tiburon Non-Fiction
Maynard, Joyce 1953 - Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction http://www.joycemaynard.com/Joyce_Maynard/ENTRY_TO_SITE.html
McCarthy, Michael Novato Non-Fiction http://www.themanwhomadeitrain.com/
McCoy, John 1968 - Tiburon Fiction
McCullough, Donald 1949 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction
McEvoy, Nora Jean Corte Madera Non-Fiction
McFadden, Cyra 1937 - Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction
McGahey, Jeanne (Mrs. Lawrence Hart) 1906 - 1995 San Rafael Non-Fiction
McGee, Seana 1954 - Sausalito Non-Fiction http://www.newcouple.com/
McGoon, Cliff Fiction
McGuane, Tom 1939 - Fiction, Non-Fiction
McHoul, Lilian 1897 - 1987 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
McMann, Jean Mill Valley Non-Fiction
McNaughton, Duncan 1942 - Bolinas Non-Fiction
McNeil, M. E. A. San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Meader, Jonathan Mill Valley Non-Fiction http://www.jmeader.com/
Melbostad, Gloria Wyeth Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Mellin, Bob Non-Fiction
Mellin, Laurel San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Mendel, Stephanie Belvedere Non-Fiction http://themendels.org/widows/
Mercer, Judy 1945 - Sausalito Fiction
Meyers, Frederick H. Non-Fiction
Meyers, Susan 1942 - Mill Valley Fiction
Michael, E. J. San Rafael Fiction
Miller, William C. Sausalito Fiction
Millman, Dan San Rafael Fiction, Non-Fiction http://www.danmillman.com/
Mitchell, Dave Non-Fiction
Mitchell, Shirley Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Miyagi, Maria San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Molarsky, Osmond 1909 - Ross Fiction
Montgomery, Jean 1906? - 1996 Mill Valley Fiction
Montgomery, John McVey 1919 - 1992 San Rafael Non-Fiction