Literature

Tommaso Landolfi

Tommaso Landolfi

9 August 1908 - 8 July 1979

Italian author and translator

Fujiwara no Teika

Fujiwara no Teika

1162 - September 26, 1241

Major classical Japanese poet; master of the waka

Ignacy Potocki

Ignacy Potocki

28 February 1750 - 30 August 1809

Writer

George Pelecanos

George Pelecanos

February 18, 1957 -

American author

Johan Norberg

Johan Norberg

27 August 1973 -

author

John McGahern

John McGahern

12 November 1934 - 30 March 2006

Writer

John Gray (U.S. author)

John Gray (U.S. author)

1951 -

American Writer

Alice Fulton

Alice Fulton

1952 -

American poet

Peter Robinson (novelist)

Peter Robinson (novelist)

17 March 1950 -

Canadian Author

Brian K. Vaughan

Brian K. Vaughan

1976 -

Writer

Frederick Goddard Tuckerman

Frederick Goddard Tuckerman

February 4, 1821 - May 9, 1873

American poet

Joel Siegel

Joel Siegel

July 7, 1943 - June 29, 2007

American writer

Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Oodgeroo Noonuccal

3 November 1921 - 16 September 1993

Twentieth century Indigenous Australian poet, actress, writer, teacher, artist and a campaigner for Indigenous rights

David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch

8 July 1954 -

British author, broadcaster, and journalist

Neville Cardus

Neville Cardus

3 April 1888 - 28 February 1975

English writer

Jim Lewis (astrologer)

Jim Lewis (astrologer)

June 5, 1941 - February 21, 1995

American astrologer and astrological writer

Max Bunker

Max Bunker

24 August 1939 -

Writer

Tukaram

Tukaram

1608 - 1650

Indian poet and guru

Vincent Brome

Vincent Brome

1910 - 2004

English Author

Eric Garcia

Eric Garcia

1972 -

An amazing author who has written several wonderful books!

Agnes Strickland

Agnes Strickland

19 August 1796 - 8 July 1874

English writer

Anna Vyrubova

Anna Vyrubova

July 16, 1884 - July 20, 1964

Friend of Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia; author of memoirs about the Romanovs.

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

October 31, 1852 - March 13, 1930

Novelist, short story writer, poet, children's author

Vijay Tendulkar

Vijay Tendulkar

6 January 1928 - 19 May 2008

Indian writer

Angelus Silesius

Angelus Silesius

December 25, 1624 - July 9, 1677

German writer

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

1961 -

British writer

Fernando Vallejo

Fernando Vallejo

October 24, 1942 -

Colombian writer

Richard Rolle

Richard Rolle

1290 - 1349

English hermit and writer

Sydney, Lady Morgan

Sydney, Lady Morgan

1781? - 1859

Irish author

Edith Ellis

Edith Ellis

1861 - September 1916

Novelist

Wally Amos

Wally Amos

1936 -

American author

Nancy Cato

Nancy Cato

11 March 1917 - 3 July 2000

Australian author

Ada Cambridge

Ada Cambridge

21 November 1844 - 19 July 1926

English writer

James Redfield

James Redfield

1950 -

American Author

George Payne Rainsford James

George Payne Rainsford James

August 9, 1799 - June 9, 1860

English writer and historian

Elizabeth Inchbald

Elizabeth Inchbald

1753 - 1821

British writer

Endre Ady

Endre Ady

November 22, 1877 - January 27, 1919

Poet

A. J. Quinnell

A. J. Quinnell

25 June 1940 - 10 July 2005

British writer

Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley

7 August 1936 -

New Zealand author

Al Jean

Al Jean

January 9, 1961 -

American writer and producer

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

1960 -

Author, philosopher, statistician, trader

Cicely Saunders

Cicely Saunders

22 June 1918 - 14 July 2005

British writer

Elliot Warburton

Elliot Warburton

1810 - 4 January 1852

Irish writer

Rudolfo Anaya

Rudolfo Anaya

October 30, 1937 -

Novelist, poet

Jane Wagner

Jane Wagner

February 2, 1935 -

Playwright, actress

Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer

15 April 1931 -

Poet

Slobodan Vuksanović

Slobodan Vuksanović

1965 -

Serbian writer

Herbert Asquith (poet)

Herbert Asquith (poet)

March 11, 1881 - August 5, 1947

English poet, novelist and lawyer

M. P. Shiel

M. P. Shiel

21 July 1865 - 17 February 1947

British writer

Craig Cash

Craig Cash

11 September 1960 -

English comedy writer and performer

George R. Stewart

George R. Stewart

May 31, 1895 - August 22, 1980

American writer

Brian Howard (poet)

Brian Howard (poet)

13 March 1905 - 15 January 1958

English poet, whose work belied a spectacularly precocious start in life; in the end he became more of a journalist, writing for the ''New Statesman''

Edgar Jepson

Edgar Jepson

1863 - 1938

English writer

F. W. Harvey

F. W. Harvey

26 March 1888 - 13 February 1957

Gloucestershire poet

Thomas Jefferson Hogg

Thomas Jefferson Hogg

24 May 1792 - 27 August 1862

British writer and barrister

Raja Rao

Raja Rao

November 8, 1908 - July 8, 2007

Indian-born English writer

Norman Maclean

Norman Maclean

December 23, 1902 - August 2, 1990

Fiction writer, angling writer, academic

Anna Maria Hall

Anna Maria Hall

6 January 1800 - 30 January 1881

Irish novelist

Francis Hindes Groome

Francis Hindes Groome

30 August 1851 - 24 January 1902

miscellaneous writer, son of a clergyman, wrote for various encyclopaedias, etc

P. N. Elrod

P. N. Elrod

-

author, editor

Ned Buntline

Ned Buntline

March 20, 1821/1823 - July 16, 1886

American novelist

Minna Canth

Minna Canth

19 March 1844 - 12 May 1897

Finnish writer

Thomas Berger (novelist)

Thomas Berger (novelist)

July 20, 1924 -

Novelist

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve

1966 -

English children's writer and illustrator

Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran

5 April 1975 -

Feminist author

Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao

Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao

30 January 1886 - 7 January 1950

Writer

Anita Desai

Anita Desai

1937 -

Indian fiction writer

W. G. Sebald

W. G. Sebald

18 May 1944 - 14 December 2001

German writer and academic

Zona Gale

Zona Gale

August 26, 1874 - December 27, 1938

Novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist

Barry Sadler

Barry Sadler

November 1, 1940 - September 8, 1989

American author and musician

Ibn Hisham

Ibn Hisham

- 833

Egyptian writer

Aharon Appelfeld

Aharon Appelfeld

February 16, 1932 -

Israeli novelist

Ivan Shamiakin

Ivan Shamiakin

January 30, 1921 - October 14, 2004

Belarusian writer

Derek Kirk Kim

Derek Kirk Kim

1974 -

Writer

Dick Morris

Dick Morris

1947 -

Political author and commentator

Jimmy Mulville

Jimmy Mulville

5 January 1955 -

English writer, producer and actor

Celia Thaxter

Celia Thaxter

June 29, 1835 - August 25, 1894

American writer

Alfred Winslow Jones

Alfred Winslow Jones

9 September 1900 - 2 June 1989

Australian-American sociologist, author, and financial journalist

George Ade

George Ade

February 9, 1866 - May 16, 1944

Writer, newspaper columnist, playwright

Glenn Reynolds

Glenn Reynolds

August 27, 1960 -

Professor, writer, blogger

Ejler Jakobsson

Ejler Jakobsson

December 6, 1911 - October 1984

American writer

Yury Tynyanov

Yury Tynyanov

October 18, 1894 - December 20, 1943

Russian writer

Kaspar Maria von Sternberg

Kaspar Maria von Sternberg

1761 - 1838

Czech botanist

Erico Verissimo

Erico Verissimo

December 17, 1905 - November 28, 1975

Brazilian writer

Maria Konopnicka

Maria Konopnicka

23 May 1842 - 8 October 1910

Polish poet, novelist, writer for children and youth, a translator, journalist and critic, as well as an activist for women's rights and Polish independence

Sacheverell Sitwell

Sacheverell Sitwell

15 November 1897 - 1 October 1988

British writer

Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans

1898 - 1962

American children's writer and illustrator

Ted Dekker

Ted Dekker

October 24, 1962 -

Writer

T. P. Kailasam

T. P. Kailasam

July 29, 1884 - 1946

Writer

Mark Lawson

Mark Lawson

11 April 1962 -

Writer and broadcaster

Waris Shah

Waris Shah

1722 - 1798

Punjabi poet

Rod McKuen

Rod McKuen

1933 -

American writer, singer, composer

Louise Fitzhugh

Louise Fitzhugh

October 5, 1928 - November 19, 1974

Children's author, novelist, illustrator

Mo Yan

Mo Yan

17 February 1955 -

Chinese writer

Robert Walser (writer)

Robert Walser (writer)

15 April 1878 - 25 December 1956

Swiss writer

Gertrude Atherton

Gertrude Atherton

October 30, 1857 - June 14, 1948

Novelist, short story writer

Iolo Morganwg

Iolo Morganwg

10 March 1747 - 18 December 1826

Antiquarian, poet, collector, literary forger

Karl Maximovich

Karl Maximovich

1827 - 1891

Writer

George H. Scithers

George H. Scithers

14 May 1929 - 19 April 2010

American writer

Ted White (author)

Ted White (author)

February 4, 1938 -

American writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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