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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
Chan, Janis Fisher 1946 - San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Chang, Leonard 1968 - Mill Valley Fiction
Chapline, Claudia Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Chapman, Sally Tiburon Fiction
Chernoff, Maxine 1952 - Mill Valley Fiction, Non-Fiction
Cherry, Nancy W. Fairfax Non-Fiction
Chessman, Caryl Whittier 1921 - 1960 San Quentin Non-Fiction
Chesus, Thomas Edward Novato Non-Fiction
Chiang, Cecilia Sun Yun Non-Fiction
Chiang, Doug San Rafael Fiction
Child, Julia 1912 - 2004 Non-Fiction
Chriss, Jim Fiction
Chu, Chin-Ning Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Church, Jok R. 1950? - Santa Venetia Non-Fiction
Chutkow, Paul 1947 - Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Cirincione, Diane V. Tiburon Fiction, Non-Fiction
Clark, Kristine Setting Novato Non-Fiction
Clark, Thomas Willard 1941 - Fiction, Non-Fiction
Clark-Sayles, Catherine T. San Rafael Non-Fiction
Clements, Alan 1951 - Larkspur Non-Fiction
Coats, Laura Jane Larkspur Fiction
Coblentz, Stanton Arthur 1896 - 1982 Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Cohen, David Elliot 1955 - Ross Non-Fiction
Cohen, Irving R. 1917 - 1985 Mill Valley Fiction
Cohen, Marilyn Saitz Greenbrae Non-Fiction
Cohn, Keith 1935 - Non-Fiction
Collins, John M. 1960 - Marin City Non-Fiction
Colman, Arthur 1937 - Sausalito Non-Fiction
Colman, Libby Lee 1940 - Point Reyes Non-Fiction
Colver, John Non-Fiction
Connell, Evan Shelby 1924 - Sausalito Fiction
Conoley, Gillian 1955 - Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Conrad, Barnaby 1953 - Belvedere Non-Fiction
Conrad, Winston Stuart Non-Fiction
Cook, David Non-Fiction
Coplin, Maxine Belvedere Tiburon Non-Fiction
Cottom-Winslow, Margaret Mill Valley Non-Fiction
Coulter, Catherine Mill Valley Fiction
Craig, Mary Shura 1923 - 1991 Tiburon Fiction
Crain, Paulette 1942 - Belvedere Fiction
Crittenden, Lindsey 1961 - Belvedere Fiction
Croutier, Alev Lytle 1944 - Corte Madera Fiction, Non-Fiction
Crystal, Graef S. Lucas Valley Non-Fiction
Cutler, Jonathan Stinson Beach Non-Fiction
Dadd, Debra Lynn 1955 - Forest Knolls Non-Fiction
Dahan, Bonnie Trust San Anselmo Non-Fiction
Daigon, Ruth Mill Valley, Corte Madera Non-Fiction
Dakin, Susanna Bryant 1905 - ? Non-Fiction
Dalessandro, James 1949 - Fairfax Fiction, Non-Fiction
Darms, Greg San Anselmo, Inverness Non-Fiction