Literature

Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley

September 13, 1964 -

Talk show host, author, entrepreneur, advocate, philanthropist

Gabriela Zapolska

Gabriela Zapolska

30 March 1857 - 21 December 1921

novelist, playwright, prose writer, publicist, feuilletonist, theatre critic, stage actress

Kate Seredy

Kate Seredy

November 10, 1899 - 1975

Children's writer

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

13 November 1969 -

Dutch feminist, author

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

September 13, 1830 - March 12, 1916

Austrian writer

Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić

Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić

18 April 1874 - 21 September 1938

Croatian writer

James Lipton

James Lipton

September 19, 1926 -

Poet, talk show host, writer, teacher

Jari Tervo

Jari Tervo

February 2, 1959 -

Finnish writer

Pira Sudham

Pira Sudham

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Thai author

Alexander Bek

Alexander Bek

1903 - 1972

Russian-Soviet novelist and war correspondent

Brian Caswell

Brian Caswell

13 January 1954 -

Author

Sherwood Schwartz

Sherwood Schwartz

1916 - 2011

American television writer and producer

Ned Sherrin

Ned Sherrin

1931 - 2007

Author and broadcaster

Judy Lewis

Judy Lewis

November 6, 1935 - November 25, 2011

American psychotherapist, writer and actor

Peter Dickinson

Peter Dickinson

16 December 1927 -

English children's writer

Lynne Truss

Lynne Truss

1955 -

British writer

Jerry Stahl

Jerry Stahl

September 28, 1953 -

American writer

Herminie Templeton Kavanagh

Herminie Templeton Kavanagh

1 January 1861 - 30 October 1933

English writer

Scott Cunningham

Scott Cunningham

June 27, 1956 - March 28, 1993

U.S. writer about Wicca and the occult

Hope Cooke

Hope Cooke

June 24, 1940 - April 1, 2013

Author, historian

William Kennedy (author)

William Kennedy (author)

January 16, 1928 -

Novelist, journalist

Israel Joshua Singer

Israel Joshua Singer

November 30, 1893 - February 10, 1944

American writer

Alan Davis

Alan Davis

1956 -

Writer

Kateb Yacine

Kateb Yacine

1929 - October 28, 1989

Algerian writer

Walter Wager

Walter Wager

September 4, 1924 - July 11, 2004

American novelist

Robert Cormier

Robert Cormier

1925 - 2000

American children's writer

Mark Waid

Mark Waid

March 21, 1962 -

American comics writer

Mark Millar

Mark Millar

24 December 1969 -

Writer

Sydney Box

Sydney Box

1907 - 1983

Writer, Screenwriter

Abbas el-Akkad

Abbas el-Akkad

June 28, 1889 - March 12, 1964

Egyptian writer

Simon Bradstreet

Simon Bradstreet

March 18, 1603/4 - March 27, 1697

Last governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, husband of poet Anne Bradstreet

Patricia Wrede

Patricia Wrede

March 27, 1953 -

Author

Billy Meier

Billy Meier

1937 -

Swiss farmer, author and claimed UFO contactee

Jeremiah Clemens

Jeremiah Clemens

December 28, 1814 - May 21, 1865

U.S. Senator, novelist

Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff

1957 -

Canadian fantasy author

Florbela Espanca

Florbela Espanca

December 8, 1894 - December 8, 1930

Portuguese poet

Parke Godwin

Parke Godwin

January 28, 1929 - June 19, 2013

Writer

Roger Stern

Roger Stern

September 17, 1950 -

American writer

Robert Morison

Robert Morison

1620 - 1683

Writer

Charles Frazier

Charles Frazier

November 4, 1950 -

Novelist

Vladimir Voinovich

Vladimir Voinovich

26 September 1932 -

Russian/Soviet writer

David X. Cohen

David X. Cohen

1966 -

Television writer

Susanna Moore

Susanna Moore

December 9, 1945 -

American writer

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz

5 April 1955 -

Novelist, screenwriter, children's writer

Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott

22 February 1960 -

English writer and producer

Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker

November 17, 1969 -

American writer

Koji Suzuki

Koji Suzuki

May 13, 1957 -

Japanese writer

Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss

8 November 1916 - 10 May 1982

Swedish writer

Martin Walser

Martin Walser

24 March 1927 -

German writer

Bettina von Arnim

Bettina von Arnim

1785 - 1859

Writer

Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai

3 May 1924 - 22 September 2000

Israeli poet

George Steiner

George Steiner

1929 -

American writer

Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie

October 7, 1966 -

Native American author and filmmaker

Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter

March 25, 1946 -

Novelist, film critic

Arthur Shearly Cripps

Arthur Shearly Cripps

10 June 1869 - 1 August 1952

Anglican missionary, writer

Doug Moench

Doug Moench

February 23, 1948 -

Writer

Karl Edward Wagner

Karl Edward Wagner

12 December 1945 - 13 October 1994

American writer

Manuel A. Alonso

Manuel A. Alonso

October 6, 1822 - November 4, 1889

Puerto Rican writer

Scott O'Dell

Scott O'Dell

23 May 1898 - 16 October 1989

Novelist, children's author

Gordon Williams

Gordon Williams

1934 -

British writer

Francisco Ayerra de Santa María

Francisco Ayerra de Santa María

1630 - 1708

Puerto Rican poet

Johann Georg Jacobi

Johann Georg Jacobi

September 2, 1740 - January 4, 1814

German poet

Andrew Cartmel

Andrew Cartmel

1958 -

Writer

Alain-Fournier

Alain-Fournier

October 3, 1886 - September 26, 1914

French author and soldier

Sébastien Vaillant

Sébastien Vaillant

26 May 1669 - 20 May 1722

French mycologist

Chuck Klosterman

Chuck Klosterman

June 5, 1972 -

American author, essayist

Christopher Edley, Jr.

Christopher Edley, Jr.

1951 -

College Dean, Author, Activist

Edward Stratemeyer

Edward Stratemeyer

October 4, 1862 - May 10, 1930

Publisher and writer

Meary James Thurairajah Tambimuttu

Meary James Thurairajah Tambimuttu

15 August 1915 - 23 June 1983

Sri Lankan poet

Lionel Johnson

Lionel Johnson

15 March 1867 - 4 October 1902

English poet

Brett Halliday

Brett Halliday

July 31, 1904 - February 4, 1977

Novelist

Judd Winick

Judd Winick

February 12, 1970 -

American writer

Lawrence Miles

Lawrence Miles

1972 -

Writer

Philip Whalen

Philip Whalen

20 October 1923 - 26 June 2002

American poet

Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt

February 19, 1955 -

novelist, essayist, poet

Emilio Salgari

Emilio Salgari

1862 - 1911

Italian writer

Violet Trefusis

Violet Trefusis

6 June 1894 - 29 February 1972

BRitish writer

John Harington (writer)

John Harington (writer)

4 August 1560 - 20 November 1612

Author

Nikolai Leskov

Nikolai Leskov

1831 - 1895

Russian writer

Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver

April 8, 1955 -

American author, poet and essayist.

Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope

9 December 1943 -

British writer

Ramakanta Rath

Ramakanta Rath

13 December 1934 -

Indian poet

Cecily von Ziegesar

Cecily von Ziegesar

27 June 1970 -

American writer

Viktor Rydberg

Viktor Rydberg

December 18, 1828 - September 21, 1895

Swedish writer

Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben

January 4, 1962 -

Author

Rudy Wurlitzer

Rudy Wurlitzer

January 3, 1937 -

American writer

Nichita Stănescu

Nichita Stănescu

1933 - 1983

Romanian writer

Dennis O'Neil

Dennis O'Neil

May 3, 1939 -

Writer

Eric Shanower

Eric Shanower

October 23, 1963 -

Writer

Doreen Valiente

Doreen Valiente

4 January 1922 - 1 September 1999

English writer

Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell

May 6, 1914 - October 14, 1965

Poet, critic, novelist, essayist

Dimitrij Rupel

Dimitrij Rupel

1946 -

Slovenian writer and politician

L. T. C. Rolt

L. T. C. Rolt

11 February 1910 - 9 May 1974

English writer and biographer

E. J. Pratt

E. J. Pratt

February 4, 1882 - April 26, 1964

Canadian poet

Charles Erskine Scott Wood

Charles Erskine Scott Wood

1852 - 1944

American writer

Francesca Lia Block

Francesca Lia Block

December 3, 1962 -

Writer

James Norman Hall

James Norman Hall

22 April 1887 - 5 July 1951

Novelist, memoirist

George P. Putnam

George P. Putnam

7 September 1887 - – 4 January 1950

Publisher, Author, Promoter

Roscoe Pound

Roscoe Pound

October 27, 1870 - June 30, 1964

American legal writer

Konstantin Staniukovich

Konstantin Staniukovich

March 30, 1843 - May 20, 1903

Russian writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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