Literature

William Spencer (poet)

William Spencer (poet)

9 January 1770 - 22 October 1834

British poet

Joseph Skipsey

Joseph Skipsey

17 - 03

miner, author, poet

Joseph Henry Shorthouse

Joseph Henry Shorthouse

September 9, 1834 - March 4, 1903

British writer

Mary Martha Sherwood

Mary Martha Sherwood

6 May 1775 - 22 September 1851

author

Clara Reeve

Clara Reeve

1729 - 1807

English novelist

Jane Porter

Jane Porter

17 January 1776 - 24 May 1850

Scottish novelist

Donald E. Westlake

Donald E. Westlake

July 12, 1933 - December 31, 2008

American novelist

Hanif Kureishi

Hanif Kureishi

5 December 1954 -

English playwright, screenwriter, novelist

Srečko Kosovel

Srečko Kosovel

1904 - 1926

Slovenian poet

Göran Wahlenberg

Göran Wahlenberg

1 October 1780 - 22 March 1851

Swedish naturalist

Miguel Algarín

Miguel Algarín

September 11, 1941 -

Puerto Rican poet, writer, co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café, and retired professor of English

Manuel Zeno Gandía

Manuel Zeno Gandía

January 10, 1855 - 1930

Puerto Rican writer

Leroy F. Aarons

Leroy F. Aarons

December 8, 1933 - November 28, 2004

American dramatist and playwright

Charlotte Bingham

Charlotte Bingham

29 June 1942 -

British writer

James D. Hudnall

James D. Hudnall

April 10, 1957 -

American writer

Rosario Ferré

Rosario Ferré

September 28, 1938 -

Writer

Ana Marie Cox

Ana Marie Cox

23 September 1972 -

Political author, editor, columnist, and blogger

Mateiu Caragiale

Mateiu Caragiale

March 25, 1885 - January 17, 1936

poet, short story writer, novelist, visual artist, heraldist, civil servant

Paul Zacharia

Paul Zacharia

1945 -

Indian writer

William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon

August 27, 1939 -

American writer

Bo Yang

Bo Yang

7 March 1920 - 29 April 2008

Writer, historian

Jane Goldman

Jane Goldman

11 June 1970 -

British writer, presenter, producer

Teresa de la Parra

Teresa de la Parra

October 5, 1889 - April 23, 1936

Venezuelan novelist

Thunchaththu Ezhuthachan

Thunchaththu Ezhuthachan

1495 - 1575

Malayali poet

Nathaniel Parker Willis

Nathaniel Parker Willis

January 20, 1806 - January 20, 1867

American magazine writer, editor, and publisher

Mary Lamb

Mary Lamb

3 December 1764 - 20 May 1847

England writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb (writer)

Barry Unsworth

Barry Unsworth

August 10, 1930 - June 5, 2012

English novelist

David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer

1965 -

Writer

Larry Brown (author)

Larry Brown (author)

July 9, 1951 - November 24, 2004

Novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist

Richard Marcinko

Richard Marcinko

November 21, 1940 -

Navy SEAL, Author

Martina Cole

Martina Cole

1959 -

Writer

Michael Madhusudan Dutt

Michael Madhusudan Dutt

25 January 1824 - 29 June 1873

Bengali poet, writer

Seanbaby

Seanbaby

June 15, 1976 -

American writer

Pamela Hansford Johnson

Pamela Hansford Johnson

29 May 1912 - 19 June 1981

English writer and critic

Philippa Pearce

Philippa Pearce

23 January 1920 - 21 December 2006

English children's writer

Vahan Tekeyan

Vahan Tekeyan

January 21, 1878 - April 4, 1948

Armenian poet

Guy Davenport

Guy Davenport

November 23, 1927 - January 4, 2005

Novelist, short story writer, poet, illustrator, translator, teacher

Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam

31 August 1919 - 31 October 2005

Novelist, poet, essayist

Jaime Sabines

Jaime Sabines

March 25, 1926 - March 19, 1999

Mexican poet

B. S. Johnson

B. S. Johnson

5 February 1933 - 13 November 1973

British writer

Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley

14 September 1916 -

American playwright

Nguyen Binh Khiem

Nguyen Binh Khiem

1491 - 1585

Vietnamese poet

V. C. Andrews

V. C. Andrews

June 6, 1923 - December 19, 1986

Novelist

Herbert Huncke

Herbert Huncke

January 9, 1915 - August 8, 1996

Subculture icon, writer, poet

Patrick Dennis

Patrick Dennis

May 18, 1921 - November 6, 1976

Novelist

Robert Pollok

Robert Pollok

19 October 1798 - 15 September 1827

Scottish poet

Micha Josef Berdyczewski

Micha Josef Berdyczewski

August 7, 1865 - November 18, 1921

Ukrainian Jewish writer

Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen

May 17, 1939 -

American children's writer

William Wall

William Wall

6 July 1955 -

Irish writer

Leonhard Rauwolf

Leonhard Rauwolf

June 21, 1535 - September 15, 1596

Writer

Rita Mae Brown

Rita Mae Brown

November 28, 1944 -

Novelist, poet, screenwriter, activist

Joan Bennett Kennedy

Joan Bennett Kennedy

September 2, 1936 -

Former model, author, pianist

S. P. Somtow

S. P. Somtow

December 30, 1952 -

Thai writer

Adnan Oktar

Adnan Oktar

1956 -

Turkish author

Sinclair Ross

Sinclair Ross

January 22, 1908 - February 29, 1996

Canadian banker and writer

Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz

Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz

September 24, 1878 - May 23, 1947

Swiss writer

Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach

Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach

3 January 1823 - 6 May 1889

Writer

Xan Fielding

Xan Fielding

26 November 1918 - 19 August 1991

British Army officer, SOE agent, author and translator

Stetson Kennedy

Stetson Kennedy

October 5, 1916 - August 27, 2011

Author, folkorist, anti-Ku Klux Klan crusader

Alfred Sant

Alfred Sant

28 February 1948 -

Maltese writer, editor, politician

Srinatha

Srinatha

1365 - 1450

Indian poet

Kandukuri Veeresalingam

Kandukuri Veeresalingam

16 April 1848 - 27 May 1919

Indian writer

Nevada Barr

Nevada Barr

March 1, 1952 -

Novelist

Miguel Delibes

Miguel Delibes

17 October 1920 - 12 March 2010

Spanish writer

Edmund James Banfield

Edmund James Banfield

4 September 1852 - 2 June 1923

British-born Australian writer, journalist and naturalist

Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat

January 19, 1969 -

Novelist, short story writer, memoirist

Katherine Kurtz

Katherine Kurtz

18 October 1944 -

American writer

Stanley J. Weyman

Stanley J. Weyman

1855 - 1928

English writer

William Gilmore Simms

William Gilmore Simms

April 17, 1806 - June 11, 1870

American writer

Russell Kirk

Russell Kirk

October 19, 1918 - April 29, 1994

American political theorist and writer

Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain

August 2, 1943 -

Writer, academic

Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs

1950 -

American writer

Chester Himes

Chester Himes

July 29, 1909 - November 12, 1984

Novelist

Arturo Uslar Pietri

Arturo Uslar Pietri

16 May 1906 - 26 February 2001

Venezuelan diplomat and writer

Michael Dorris

Michael Dorris

January 30, 1945 - April 10, 1997

Novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist

Mika Antić

Mika Antić

March 14, 1932 - June 24, 1986

Serbian writer

Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

June 6, 1891 - June 6, 1986

Indian writer

Victor Klemperer

Victor Klemperer

1881 - 1960

Philologist, author of ''LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii''

Jung Chang

Jung Chang

1952 -

Writer from China

Mário de Sá-Carneiro

Mário de Sá-Carneiro

May 16, 1890 - April 26, 1916

Portuguese poet

Felipe Alfau

Felipe Alfau

1902 - 1999

Writer, poet

Richard B. Wright

Richard B. Wright

March 4, 1937 -

Canadian writer

Wayne Johnston (writer)

Wayne Johnston (writer)

22 May 1958 -

Canadian writer

Gurram Jashuva

Gurram Jashuva

28 September 1895 - 24 July 1971

Indian poet

Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters

21 July 1966 -

novelist

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson

17 December 1945 -

English children's writer

Michael Maltese

Michael Maltese

February 6, 1908 - February 22, 1981

cartoon writer

Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts

October 10, 1950 -

Romance novelist

Robert E. Sherwood

Robert E. Sherwood

4 April 1896 - 4 November 1955

American writer

Ronald Firbank

Ronald Firbank

17 January 1886 - 21 May 1926

British novelist

John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley

October 3, 1950 -

American writer

Susan Choi

Susan Choi

1969 -

American novelist

Jimmy Hibbert

Jimmy Hibbert

23 November 1956 -

English television writer and voice actor

Ian Irvine

Ian Irvine

1950 -

Australian writer

Stephen Tall

Stephen Tall

June 14, 1908 - January 15, 1981

American writer

İsmail Cem İpekçi

İsmail Cem İpekçi

15 February 1940 - 24 January 2007

Turkish writer

Gloria Monty

Gloria Monty

August 12, 1921 - March 30, 2006

American soap opera writer

Stephen Merchant

Stephen Merchant

1974 -

British writer, director, and comic actor

Andrew J. Offutt

Andrew J. Offutt

August 16, 1934 - April 30, 2013

Author, editor


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine