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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
Van Loan, Derek Sausalito Fiction, Non-Fiction
Varlow, Andy San Rafael Fiction
Vaughan-Lee, Llewellyn 1953 - Non-Fiction
Veneziano, Anna Belvedere Non-Fiction
Vida, Vendela 1971 - Sausalito Fiction, Non-Fiction
Von Kreisler, Kristin Non-Fiction
Wada, Yoshiko Iwamoto Non-Fiction
Wagner, Jack R. 1916 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Wakeman, Nancy Non-Fiction
Waldron, Maggie 1927 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Walker, Ann 1944 - Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Walker, Larry 1936 - Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Walker, Mary Alexander 1927 - Fiction
Walker, Walter 1949 - Mill Valley, Fairfax Fiction
Wallace, Aubrey Tiburon Non-Fiction
Wallace, Marilyn 1942? - 2006 San Anselmo Fiction
Wallerstein, Judith 1921 - Belvedere Non-Fiction
Wallerstein, Robert S. 1921 - Belvedere Non-Fiction
Walsh, Roger N. Tiburon Non-Fiction
Warburg, Sandol Stoddard 1927 - Fiction, Non-Fiction
Ward, Francine Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Wasserman, John 1938 - 1979 Non-Fiction
Watts, Alan 1915 - 1973 Sausalito Non-Fiction
Watts, David 1940? - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Watts, Phyllis Atwood Belvedere Non-Fiction
Wehen, Joy De Weese Sausalito Fiction
Weiner, Michael A. Tiburon Non-Fiction
Weinstein, Matt Lucas Valley Non-Fiction
Weir, Wendy 1949 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Welch, Lew 1926 - 1971 Marin City Non-Fiction
Wells, George Stevens 1920? - 1993 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Wells, Iris Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Welwood, John 1943 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Wenner, Sim Non-Fiction
Wertheim, Anne Kentfield Non-Fiction
Weston, Martha 1947 - San Anselmo Fiction
Whalen, Philip 1923 - 2002 Non-Fiction
White, Jacquelinne Forest Knolls Fiction
Whitney, Elizabeth Point Reyes Non-Fiction
Whitt, Michael Point Reyes Non-Fiction
Wibberley, Leonard 1915 - 1983 Fiction, Non-Fiction
Wilcox, Collin 1924 - Fiction
Williamson, Penelope Mill Valley Fiction
Willwerth, James 1943 - Novato Non-Fiction
Wilmore, C. Ray San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Wilson, Cintra 1968 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Wise, Anna Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Wise, Nancy Baker 1921 - 1998 Novato, Tiburon Non-Fiction
Wolfe, Linda Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction
Woodbrown, V. Diane 1962? - San Anselmo Fiction