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Definition a line giving the name of the writer of an article — typically at the top of the article
  • He uses Jonathan in his byline, but everyone calls him Jon.
byline = a line giving the name of the writer of an article — typically at the top of the article
  • They moved the byline from the top of the article to the bottom.
  • Then I sorted out the carbons, stamped on a byline, put the stuff in a couple of big manila envelopes and rang for a boy to take them to the Gare St. Lazare.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • byline = a line giving the name of the writer of an article
  • My first national byline: "By Rebecca Bloomwood."
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The public reads about all sorts of international crises and you're lucky if they ever notice your by-line.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Can I expect a blistering commentary in the Catholic Advocate with your byline on it?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He had now gone behind the scenes to look at the code-the line-by-line instructions that told the computer how to behave.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • The picture was from her old byline at Millennium and could be downloaded off the Net.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • The first thing I'll want written into the contract is that each of our pictures carries our own bylines.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • Issue had been on sale half a lunar before Alvarez noticed it, or had it called to his attention; we were fretted, we wanted that by-line noticed.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • The byline belonged to Josh Brannigar, a muck-raking investigator of the Jack Anderson breed.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • I hear he's considered so good the paper is doubling his salary and giving him his own byline.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Her byline appeared on each of the widely read front-page features.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • She downloaded copies of some of Svensson's articles and found a photographic byline of him.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The byline read Cindy Thomas.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • He said he'd been following her byline and seemed to know every piece she'd written better than she did herself.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • For the foreseeable future, editors would hesitate to publish a story under his byline.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • As a crime reporter with a frequently seen byline, he had from time to time received story tips from newspaper readers who, to put it charitably, were not well glued together.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Only a handful of students wanted to work for the Wave, and I ended up writing so many of the articles that I abolished bylines; it looked a little ridiculous having my name appear four times on the front page.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • The main story appeared under the joint byline of Mikael Blomkvist and Erika Berger.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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