Author article - is content item from specific Category with the Title defined as author name. Author description article may be automatically created by the Author Link plugin. Also author image may be shown.
my installation gave "Written by Elizabeth Hazel" on an article.
Coders web site says some hacks are required after Joomla 1.5.13
Such hack exist already:
I'm working on the scientific site with a piles of articles and ambitious authors in addition ;) And ability to automatically link author's name to the "Our puper-super scientists" category in a "About Center" section is a pure delight. Thanks! :))
The only thing you should admire: some articles are made in co-authorship. So there can be more than one name in the Author field (separated with comma, for instance). Just think about such an improvement. Good luck!
Co-authorship is supported already. Use comma for authors separation.