Literature

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

Nils-Aslak Valkeapää

3 March 1943 - 26 November 2001

Finnish writer, artist and musicain

Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear

September 22, 1971 -

novelist

Salvador Brau

Salvador Brau

January 11, 1842 - November 5, 1912

writer and historian

Nikolai Virta

Nikolai Virta

December 19, 1906 - January 3, 1976

Soviet writer

Mário de Andrade

Mário de Andrade

October 9, 1893 - February 25, 1945

Brazilian poet, novelist, musicologist, art historian and critic, and photographer

David Shields

David Shields

July 22, 1956 -

Writer

Elliot Caplin

Elliot Caplin

December 25, 1913 - February 20, 2000

Writer

Angelos Sikelianos

Angelos Sikelianos

28 March 1884 - 19 June 1951

Greek writer

Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson

25 August 1942 -

British author and journalist

José Coll y Cuchí

José Coll y Cuchí

January 12, 1877 - July 2, 1960

Puerto Rican writer and politician

Estrella Alfon

Estrella Alfon

July 18, 1917 - December 28, 1983

Author

Sudeep Sen

Sudeep Sen

1964 -

Poet

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz

1986 - 2013

American computer programmer and writer

Nancy Farmer

Nancy Farmer

July 9, 1941 -

Author

Chingiz Abdullayev

Chingiz Abdullayev

April 7, 1959 -

Writer

Ellen Gilchrist

Ellen Gilchrist

February 20, 1935 -

Fiction writer, poet

Hovhannes Shiraz

Hovhannes Shiraz

April 27, 1915 - March 14, 1984

Armenian poet

Norman Rush

Norman Rush

October 24, 1933 -

American writer

Jean Vauquelin de la Fresnaye

Jean Vauquelin de la Fresnaye

1536 - 1608

French poet

Iftikhar Arif

Iftikhar Arif

March 21, 1943 -

Urdu poet

Antonio Abad

Antonio Abad

1894 - 1970

Poet, playwright, essayist

Caroline Thompson

Caroline Thompson

April 23, 1956 -

American writer

Rob Penny

Rob Penny

August 6, 1941 - March 16, 2003

American playwright, poet, activist, professor

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

March 4, 1951 - November 5, 1982

Author

Jesse Stuart

Jesse Stuart

August 8, 1907 - February 17, 1984

American writer

Christopher G. Moore

Christopher G. Moore

8 July 1952 -

Writer

Patric Verrone

Patric Verrone

September 29, 1959 -

Writer

Mohammad al-Husayni al-Shirazi

Mohammad al-Husayni al-Shirazi

1928 - 2001

An Iraqi author, politician and religious leader.

Raymond Souster

Raymond Souster

15 January 1921 - 19 October 2012

Canadian poet

Moacyr Scliar

Moacyr Scliar

March 23, 1937 - February 27, 2011

Brazilian writer

Richard Paul Russo

Richard Paul Russo

1954 -

American writer

Craig Hickman

Craig Hickman

December 12, 1967 -

African American writer

Steve Parkhouse

Steve Parkhouse

-

British writer

Carl Potts

Carl Potts

November 26, 1952 -

Writer

Frieda Friedman

Frieda Friedman

1905 -

American children's writer

Rustam Ibragimbekov

Rustam Ibragimbekov

February 5, 1939 -

Azerbajiani writer

Emma Jung

Emma Jung

30 March 1882 - 27 November 1955

Psychoanalyst and writer

Dilip Chitre

Dilip Chitre

17 September 1938 - 10 December 2009

Writer, painter and filmmaker

Eleanor Coerr

Eleanor Coerr

May 29, 1922 - November 22, 2010

Canadian-American children's writer

Elizabeth Wharton Drexel

Elizabeth Wharton Drexel

April 22, 1868 - June 13, 1944

American author

Al Avison

Al Avison

1920 - 1984

Writer

Karen Cushman

Karen Cushman

1941 -

American children's writer

Elizabeth Yates (author)

Elizabeth Yates (author)

December 6, 1905 - July 29, 2001

American writer

Vyvyan Holland

Vyvyan Holland

1886 - 1967

British author, translator

Hesba Stretton

Hesba Stretton

27 July 1832 - 8 October 1911

British writer

Joan Abelove

Joan Abelove

1945 -

Novelist

Don Rico

Don Rico

September 26, 1912 - March 27, 1985

Paperback and comic-book writer, screenwriter, artist

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

1933 -

American children's writer

Ernie Hart

Ernie Hart

October 2, 1910 - 1985

Writer

Gail Carson Levine

Gail Carson Levine

September 17, 1947 -

American author

Delmira Agustini

Delmira Agustini

October 24, 1886 - July 6, 1914

Uruguayan poet

José Luis Rodríguez Pittí

José Luis Rodríguez Pittí

29 March 1971 -

Panamanian poet, essayist, photographer

Andrew Kaufman

Andrew Kaufman

Wingham, Ontario, Canada -

author

Martin Carter

Martin Carter

7 June 1927 - 13 December 1997

Poet

Heather Taylor

Heather Taylor

9 September 1977 -

Canadian writer

Lee Blessing

Lee Blessing

October 4, 1949 -

American Playwright

Kay Hooper

Kay Hooper

1958 -

American writer

Edward McKendree Bounds

Edward McKendree Bounds

August 15, 1835 - August 24, 1913

Clergy, attorney, author

Sándor Weöres

Sándor Weöres

1913 - 1989

Hungarian writer

Esteban Echeverría

Esteban Echeverría

September 2, 1805 - January 19, 1851

Argentine writer and activist

John Frink

John Frink

1964 -

Writer

Neil R. Jones

Neil R. Jones

May 29, 1909 - February 15, 1988

American writer

Gloria Jahoda

Gloria Jahoda

October 6, 1926 - January 13, 1980

American writer

Dorothy Graffe Van Doren

Dorothy Graffe Van Doren

May 2, 1896 - February 21, 1993

American novelist

Joan Murray

Joan Murray

August 6, 1945 -

American poet

Nathan Zach

Nathan Zach

1930 -

Israeli poet

Sophie Masson

Sophie Masson

18 May 1959 -

Australian author

Alan Hopgood

Alan Hopgood

29 September 1934 -

Australian writer and actor

David Wingrove

David Wingrove

September 1954 -

British writer

Rich Burlew

Rich Burlew

September 1, 1974 -

Writer

Alisa Kwitney

Alisa Kwitney

1964 -

Writer

Amina Mama

Amina Mama

19 September 1958 -

Nigerian-British writer, feminist and academic

Davy Rothbart

Davy Rothbart

April 11, 1975 -

American writer and filmmaker

Michelle Paver

Michelle Paver

1960 -

English children's fiction writer

David A. McIntee

David A. McIntee

31 December 1968 -

Writer

Dave Stone

Dave Stone

-

Writer

Christie Harris

Christie Harris

21 November 1907 - 5 January 2002

Canadian children's author

Rajendra Shah

Rajendra Shah

January 28, 1913 - January 2, 2010

Indian writer

Paul McKenna

Paul McKenna

8 November 1963 -

Hypnotist, author

Martha Wells

Martha Wells

1964 -

Author

Gerard Jones

Gerard Jones

July 10, 1957 -

American author and comic book writer

Sharman Macdonald

Sharman Macdonald

8 February 1951 -

Scottish playwright

George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins

November 13, 1939 - November 6, 1999

American novelist, lawyer, journalist, professor

Aminata Sow Fall

Aminata Sow Fall

1941 -

Senegalese writer

Mohammad Kaykobad

Mohammad Kaykobad

May 1, 1954 -

Technology author

Igor Štiks

Igor Štiks

17 September 1977 -

Croatian writer

Peter Verhelst

Peter Verhelst

28 January 1962 -

Flemish writer

John Fraser (journalist)

John Fraser (journalist)

5 June 1944 -

Canadian writer, journalist and academic

Paul van Ostaijen

Paul van Ostaijen

22 February 1896 - 18 March 1928

poet, writer

Fran Krsto Frankopan

Fran Krsto Frankopan

4 March 1643 - 30 April 1671

Croatian baroque poet, nobleman and politician

Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni

May 29, 1892 - October 25, 1938

Latin-American poet

Denman Thompson

Denman Thompson

October 15, 1833 - April 14, 1911

American playwright and actor

Lisa Appignanesi

Lisa Appignanesi

1946 -

Author

Joseph Girzone

Joseph Girzone

1930 -

American writer

Daniel Wallace (author)

Daniel Wallace (author)

1959 -

American writer

Nathan Shaham

Nathan Shaham

1925 -

Israeli writer

Félix-Antoine Savard

Félix-Antoine Savard

August 31, 1896 - August 24, 1982

Canadian poet

Minfong Ho

Minfong Ho

January 7, 1951 -

Chinese American writer

Eliza Clark (author)

Eliza Clark (author)

May 22, 1963 -

Canadian novelist


Living octopus

Living octopus

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