MLA Platinum Award Press Release

Guidance on how to pronounce author names, for authors whose last name begins with "F"!

Author Pronunciations

24 last names beginning with "F"

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Mih-shell Fay-ber
Sh-vawn
fariNANgo
Nansee FAHR-muhr
fi-ler (first syllable rhymes with my)
Can be pronounced Nigh-al or Neil depending on country of origin. The author pronounces his name Neil
Rah-shee
Ford
fines
FY-jeez
an-twone (rhymes with one)
FLAN-er-ree
The g is pronounced hard as in gill, not jill
A-mi-na-tta FOR-na
fred-rick
fohldz
ta-reece
mar-gar-leet
LEE-ah FRAN-key
free-mantle
FROY-den-burger
F(Y)OO-GAHRD (same for her father, Athol)
cor-neelia funka -click the link in the bio to hear the author pronounce her own name (funke is German for 'spark')
fooh-ZEEL-lee
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The phonetic pronunciation of each author's name has been verified by the author's publisher. If you are the author, or personally familiar with the author, and disagree with the phonetic spelling of a particular name, please tell us. Thank you!

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