An Infobox Writer may be used to summarize information about a person who is a writer/author (includes screenwriters).
Do not alter this template without first discussing the changes on the talk page.
This infobox may be added by pasting the template as shown below into an article.
Note: * denotes required fields.
|name *||Insert name of writer.|
|image||Insert *.jpg image.|
|imagesize||Insert image width with "px" suffix (defaults to "200px" if left empty).|
|caption||Insert photograph caption. Try to include date of photo and the photographer.|
|pseudonym||Insert any of the writer's aliases or pen names.|
|birth_date *||Insert date of birth: month, day, year.|
|birth_place||Insert place of birth: town, city, country.|
|death_date||Insert date of death: month, day, year.|
|death_place||Insert place of death: town, city, country.|
|occupation||Insert the type of writer: novelist, short story writer, journalist, etc.|
|nationality||Insert nationality of writer.|
|period||Insert the dates from first publication to last publication.|
|genre||Insert all genres that the writer wrote in. (fiction writers only)|
|subject||Insert all subjects that the writer wrote about. (non-fiction writers only)|
|movement||Insert the literary movement associated with or involving the writer.|
|debut_works||Insert first published work. If listing multiple formats, such as debut short story, debut novel, etc., bold the format names and separate entries with line breaks (<br />)|
|influences||Insert the names of writers who influenced his/her work.|
|influenced||Insert the names of writers who were influenced by his/her work.|
|signature||Insert an image of the writer's signature.|
|website||Insert the writer's official website.|
|footnotes||Insert any miscellaneous information here.|
The HTML mark up produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the person's details parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue article across Wikipedia, or via a browser tool operated by a reader, to (for example) add the subject to an address book. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.
Date-of-birth ("bday") parameters will only be included in the microformat if