Literature

Paul Cornell

Paul Cornell

July 18, 1967 -

Writer

Louis de Bernières

Louis de Bernières

8 December 1954 -

British novelist

Wil Anderson

Wil Anderson

1974 -

Australian writer and actor

Ibn al-Muqaffa'

Ibn al-Muqaffa'

-

Persian writer

Sarah Orne Jewett

Sarah Orne Jewett

September 3, 1849 - June 24, 1909

Novelist, short story writer

Felix Salten

Felix Salten

6 September 1869 - 8 October 1945

Austrian writer

Christopher Smart

Christopher Smart

11 April 1722 - 21 May 1771

British poet

John Gardner (American writer)

John Gardner (American writer)

July 21, 1933 - September 14, 1982

Novelist, essayist, academic

Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones

1966 -

British poet

Martin Cruz Smith

Martin Cruz Smith

November 3, 1942 -

Novelist, screenwriter

Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley

12 January 1952 -

American writer

Orhan Veli Kanık

Orhan Veli Kanık

13 April 1914 - 14 November 1950

Turkish poet

Jean d'Ormesson

Jean d'Ormesson

June 16, 1925 -

Novelist

Margot Adler

Margot Adler

April 16, 1946 -

Author, journalist, lecturer and priestess

Josh Weinstein

Josh Weinstein

May 5, 1966 -

American television writer and producer

Houston Stewart Chamberlain

Houston Stewart Chamberlain

September 9, 1855 - January 9, 1927

English author of books

Simon Bisley

Simon Bisley

4 March 1962 -

Graphic novelist

Franz Grillparzer

Franz Grillparzer

15 January 1791 - 21 January 1872

Austrian playwright and poet

Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins

1937 -

British novelist and writer

Waris Dirie

Waris Dirie

1965 -

Somali model, author, actress, activist

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

June 25, 1956 -

Chef and food writer

Elinor Glyn

Elinor Glyn

17 October 1864 - 23 September 1943

British novelist and scriptwriter

Lucinda Lambton

Lucinda Lambton

10 May 1943 -

British author, photographer, producer, architectural historian

Arnold Ridley

Arnold Ridley

1896 - 1984

Playwright, Actor

Jean Richepin

Jean Richepin

4 February 1849 - 12 December 1926

French novelist

Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury

7 September 1932 - 27 November 2000

English author and academic

Ludwig Achim von Arnim

Ludwig Achim von Arnim

26 January 1781 - 21 January 1831

German poet and novelist

Malcolm Cowley

Malcolm Cowley

August 28, 1898 - March 27, 1989

American novelist

Joseph Sabine

Joseph Sabine

1770 - 24 January 1837

British botanist

Vince Russo

Vince Russo

January 24, 1961 -

Professional wrestling writer

Ihara Saikaku

Ihara Saikaku

1642 - 1693

Japanese writer

Mary Sue Hubbard

Mary Sue Hubbard

1931 - 2002

Scientologist, author

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer

June 25, 1935 -

Screenwriter, novelist, essayist, playwright, activist

Brendon Small

Brendon Small

February 15, 1975 -

Writer

Boyd Rice

Boyd Rice

December 16, 1956 -

Author

Sacha Guitry

Sacha Guitry

21 February 1885 - 24 July 1957

French dramatist and playwright

Thomas MacDonagh

Thomas MacDonagh

1 February 1878 - 3 May 1916

Irish nationalist, poet, playwright and revolutionary

Caleb Carr

Caleb Carr

August 2, 1955 -

Novelist, screenwriter, military historian

Ivor Cutler

Ivor Cutler

15 January 1923 - 3 March 2006

Scottish poet, humorist

William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty

January 7, 1928 -

Novelist, screenwriter

Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis

February 16, 1968 -

Writer

Roger Hargreaves

Roger Hargreaves

1935 - 1988

English author and illustrator of children's books, notably the ''Mr. Men'' and ''Little Miss'' series, intended for very young readers

Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd

July 26, 1921 - October 16, 1999

American writer and radio hoat

Aritha Van Herk

Aritha Van Herk

1954 -

Canadian writer

Joost van den Vondel

Joost van den Vondel

17 November 1587 - 5 February 1679

Dutch poet

George Wither

George Wither

11 June 1588 - 2 May 1667

English poet

Lynn Abbey

Lynn Abbey

September 18, 1948 -

Author

Kaja Foglio

Kaja Foglio

1970 -

writer, cartoonist

Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor

-

American technology writer

Edward Everett Hale

Edward Everett Hale

April 3, 1822 - June 10, 1909

American author and Unitarian clergyman

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

February 17, 1879 - November 9, 1958

Children's writer, novelist, educator, activist

Donna Williams

Donna Williams

1963 -

Australian writer

Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx

August 22, 1935 -

American novelist

David Auburn

David Auburn

November 30, 1969 -

American playwright

Paula Vogel

Paula Vogel

1951 -

American playwright

Lion Feuchtwanger

Lion Feuchtwanger

7 July 1884 - 21 December 1958

Writer

Dan Jurgens

Dan Jurgens

June 27, 1959 -

Writer

Lydia Cabrera

Lydia Cabrera

May 20, 1899 - September 19, 1991

Afro-Cuban poet

Keith Giffen

Keith Giffen

November 30, 1952 -

Writer

Gerry Conway

Gerry Conway

September 10, 1952 -

Writer

George Verwer

George Verwer

July 3, 1938 -

British writer

Richard Blackmore

Richard Blackmore

22 January 1654 - 9 October 1729

English poet and physician

E. L. Konigsburg

E. L. Konigsburg

February 10, 1930 - April 19, 2013

American children's writer

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Sydney Biddle Barrows

January 14, 1952 -

management consultant, Madam, writer

Daisaku Ikeda

Daisaku Ikeda

January 2, 1928 -

Japanese writer

J. M. DeMatteis

J. M. DeMatteis

December 15, 1953 -

Writer

Michael Scammell

Michael Scammell

1935 -

British writer

Zenna Henderson

Zenna Henderson

1917 - 1983

American writer

William Boyd (writer)

William Boyd (writer)

7 March 1952 -

British writer

Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin

1962 -

Poet, columnist, novelist

Harriet Adams

Harriet Adams

December 11, 1892 - March 27, 1982

American mystery writer

Robert Robinson (broadcaster)

Robert Robinson (broadcaster)

17 December 1927 - 12 August 2011

Broadcaster and writer

Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb

1952 -

Writer

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair

1943 -

British writer

Edwin Markham

Edwin Markham

April 23, 1852 - March 7, 1940

American poet

Charles R. Johnson

Charles R. Johnson

April 23, 1948 -

Novelist, short story writer, essayist and academic

Russell Banks

Russell Banks

March 28, 1940 -

Novelist, short story writer, poet

Miljenko Jergović

Miljenko Jergović

1966 -

Croatian writer

Bob Kane

Bob Kane

October 24, 1915 - November 3, 1998

Writer

Michele Landsberg

Michele Landsberg

12 July 1939 -

author, journalist, feminist, social activist

John Steakley

John Steakley

July 26, 1951 - November 27, 2010

American writer

Lewis Thomas

Lewis Thomas

November 25, 1913 - December 3, 1993

American writer

David Guterson

David Guterson

May 4, 1956 -

Novelist, short story writer, poet, journalist, and essayist

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets

July 18, 1906 - August 18, 1963

Playwright, screenwriter, director, actor

José Maria de Eça de Queiroz

José Maria de Eça de Queiroz

November 25, 1845 - August 16, 1900

Portuguese writer

Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly

July 21, 1956 -

Novelist, journalist

Irshad Manji

Irshad Manji

1968 -

Muslim feminist, author, journalist, activist

Mort Weisinger

Mort Weisinger

April 25, 1915 - May 7, 1978

American writer

Rita Dove

Rita Dove

August 28, 1952 -

American poet, author

Jerzy Andrzejewski

Jerzy Andrzejewski

19 August 1909 - 19 April 1983

Author

Per Wahlöö

Per Wahlöö

5 August 1926 - 22 June 1975

Swedish writer

Maj Sjöwall

Maj Sjöwall

September 25, 1935 -

Swedish writer

Lynda Weinman

Lynda Weinman

1955 -

Americna writer

Stefan Żeromski

Stefan Żeromski

October 14, 1864 - November 20, 1925

Polish writer

Sunil Gangopadhyay

Sunil Gangopadhyay

7 September 1934 - 23 October 2012

Indian Bengali language writer

Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam

24 May 1899 - 29 August 1976

Bengali writer, philosopher, and musician

Dennis Wheatley

Dennis Wheatley

8 January 1897 - 10 November 1977

English writer

Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron

March 4, 1948 -

American writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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