This is an excellent, well researched source for getting information about authors. Nimitz has online access as well as the print volumes on the library's ground deck.
The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides comprehensive access to the series dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers while simultaneously satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers, and scholars.
Click "person search" at the top of the page to focus your results on biographical information. This source is also a gateway to literary criticism and reviews.
Resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world. Includes full-text scholarly articles, book reviews, biographical essays, full-text of thousands of poems and short stories published in journals and magazines, and essays on thousands of books and topics.