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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
Moore, Kate Mill Valley Fiction
Moore, Midge Belvedere Fiction
Moore, Rosalie 1910 - 2000 Novato Non-Fiction
Morin, Anne Non-Fiction
Mornell, Pierre 1935 - Bolinas Non-Fiction
Morris, Susan Tiburon Non-Fiction
Morris, Wright 1910 - 1998 Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction
Moser, Norman Calvin 1931 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Moskowitz, Milton 1928 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Muir, Denis Non-Fiction
Munoz-Kiehne, Marisol 1964 - Novato Non-Fiction
Murdock, Dick 1917 - Ross Non-Fiction
Murdock, Jayne Ross Non-Fiction
Murphy, Austin San Rafael Non-Fiction
Murphy, Michael 1930 - Mill Valley, San Rafael Fiction, Non-Fiction
Nagler, Michael 1937 - Non-Fiction
Neely, Richard 1916? - 1999 Kentfield Fiction
Nelson, Christie Woodacre Fiction
Neuharth, Dan 1954 - Greenbrae Non-Fiction
Neville, Katherine 1945 - Sausalito Fiction
Newell, Theron A. 1916 - 1993 Novato Non-Fiction
Newsom, Samuel 1898 - 1996 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Nichols, Peter 1927 - Mill Valley Fiction
Nicosia, Gerald Martin 1949 - Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Normandi, Carol Emery 1960 - Woodacre Non-Fiction
Norris, Kathleen Thompson 1880 - 1966 Mill Valley Fiction
Novello, Don 1943 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Nunn, Kem Tomales Fiction
O'Brien, Meg Sausalito Fiction
O'Connell, Daniel 1849 - 1899 Sausalito Non-Fiction
O'Connor, Martha Mill Valley Fiction
O'Hanlon, Ann Non-Fiction
O'Hehir, Diana 1929 - Bolinas Fiction, Non-Fiction
O'Keefe, John San Rafael Non-Fiction
Oda, Mayumi 1941 - Muir Beach Non-Fiction
Ogden, Bradley Terra Linda Non-Fiction
Ojeda, Linda Sausalito Non-Fiction
Olds, Lee Sausalito Fiction
Olmstead, Marty Non-Fiction
Olmstead, Nancy C. Kentfield Non-Fiction
Olmsted, Roger R. 1927 - 1981 Kentfield Non-Fiction
Orbach, Susie 1946 - Forest Knolls, San Rafael Non-Fiction
Ornish, Dean 1954? - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Orsborn, Carol 1948 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Osborn, John Jay 1945 - Fairfax, Belvedere Fiction, Non-Fiction
Osmun, Mark 1952 - Mill Valley Fiction
Owings, Alison Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Park, Helen Van Cleave 1899 - 1989 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Parnell, Laurel 1955 - San Rafael Non-Fiction
Pastore, Robert Sausalito Non-Fiction