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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
Boyle, Kay 1902 - 1992 Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction
Boyle, Richard J Non-Fiction
Bracken, Peg 1920 - Bolinas Non-Fiction
Bradley, Ernest San Rafael Non-Fiction
Brand, Stewart 1938 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Brandelius, Jerilyn Non-Fiction
Brauer, Barbara Swift San Geronimo Non-Fiction
Braun, Ernest Non-Fiction
Brautigan, Richard F. 1935 - 1984 Bolinas Fiction, Non-Fiction
Brayton, Susan M. Inverness Fiction
Brezsay, Robert M. San Rafael Fiction
Bridges, William Emery 1933 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Bridgman, Margaret Belvedere Fiction
Brier, Royce 1894 - 1975 Non-Fiction
Brizendine, Louann Sausalito Non-Fiction
Broadbent, Tony Mill Valley Fiction
Broder, Bill 1931 - Sausalito Fiction
Broder, Gloria Kurian Sausalito Fiction
Broughton, James Richard 1913 - 1999 Novato, Mill Valley, Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Brown, Edward Espe Fairfax Non-Fiction
Brown, Larine 1915 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Brown, M. K. San Anselmo Fiction
Brown, Rosalie Moore 1910 - 2000 Novato, Fairfax Fiction, Non-Fiction
Bruce, Maggie San Anselmo Fiction, Non-Fiction
Bryan, John E. 1931 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Bullis, Douglas Non-Fiction
Burgess, Anthony 1917 - 1993 Fiction, Non-Fiction
Burnham, Carol 1942 - Belvedere Fiction
Burns, Aubrey San Rafael, Fairfax, San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Burns, Marilyn 1941 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Burton, Robert A. 1941 - Sausalito Fiction, Non-Fiction
Butler, Pamela Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Butterfield, Margaret Lagunitas Non-Fiction
Byrne, Robert 1930 - Mill Valley, San Rafael Fiction, Non-Fiction
Cameron, Frank Thomas 1909 - Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Cannon, Patricia M. San Rafael Non-Fiction
Caple, John San Rafael Non-Fiction
Cappelloni, Nancy Non-Fiction
Carlton, Josephine Non-Fiction
Carpenter, Don 1931 - 1995 Mill Valley Fiction
Case, Samuel Fairfax Non-Fiction
Casey, E. Terrence Marin Heights Non-Fiction
Castellini, Mary M. Non-Fiction
Castle, Coralie 1924 - San Rafael Non-Fiction
Castleman, David W. Mill Valley, San Geronimo Non-Fiction
Castor, Henry 1909 - Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Catell, Padma 1944 - Non-Fiction
Caufield, Catherine Inverness Non-Fiction
Cavagnaro, David Non-Fiction
Cavagnaro, Maggie 1943 - Non-Fiction