More From UCI’s Card Catalog

Interested in reading more Anteater authors? Aside from the new and established M.F.A. writing program alumni highlighted on the preceding pages, UCI is alma mater to several other accomplished novelists. Among them: Best-selling author T. Jefferson Parker, a 1976 English graduate, writes mystery and crime fiction set in Southern California, including Laguna Heat and The Fallen. Neal Shusterman, a 1985 psychology and theater major, has authored dozens of young adult novels. One of his newest, Challenger Deep, won a National Book Award. Nevada Barr, who graduated in 1978 with an M.F.A. in drama, is best known for her mystery series featuring Anna Pigeon, a law enforcement ranger for the U.S. National Park Service. And Chelsea Cain, a 1994 political science alumna, has penned humor books, Marvel comics and popular gory thrillers, including Heartsick.