Literature

Miguel Ángel Ruiz

Miguel Ángel Ruiz

1952 -

Mexican writer

Elizabeth George

Elizabeth George

1949 -

American woman mystery and thriller writer

Muthuswami Dikshitar

Muthuswami Dikshitar

March 24, 1775 - October 21, 1835

South Indian poet and composer

Gregory Keyes

Gregory Keyes

11 April 1963 -

writer of science fiction and fantasy

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

18 July 1933 -

Russian poet, film director, teacher

Ahmad Shamloo

Ahmad Shamloo

December 12, 1925 - July 24, 2000

Iranian poet

Sohrab Sepehri

Sohrab Sepehri

October 7, 1928 - April 21, 1980

Iranian poet and painter

Nima Yooshij

Nima Yooshij

November 12, 1896 - January 6, 1960

Persian poet

Selamawi Asgedom

Selamawi Asgedom

September 29, 1976 -

Author, public speaker, refugee

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle

8 May 1958 -

Novelist and playwright

Frank O'Hara

Frank O'Hara

March 27, 1926 - July 25, 1966

American poet, art critic and writer

James Jones (author)

James Jones (author)

November 6, 1921 - May 9, 1977

Novelist

Françoise Sagan

Françoise Sagan

21 June 1935 - 24 September 2004

French writer

Louise Glück

Louise Glück

April 22, 1943 -

Poet

Billy Collins

Billy Collins

March 22, 1941 -

American poet

Joseph Auslander

Joseph Auslander

11 October 1897 - 22 June 1965

American Writer

Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz

Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz

November 1, 1793 - May 19, 1831

Writer

G. A. Henty

G. A. Henty

8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902

British novelist

Meša Selimović

Meša Selimović

26 April 1910 - 11 July 1982

Yugoslav writer

Bryce Courtenay

Bryce Courtenay

14 August 1933 - 22 November 2012

Australian novelist

Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin

1960 -

Writer

Susan Powter

Susan Powter

12 December 1957 -

Australian author, motivational speaker

Tulsidas

Tulsidas

1497 or 1532 - 1623

Middle-age poet-saint from North India, author of Ramcharitmanas

Edward B. Titchener

Edward B. Titchener

January 11, 1867 - August 3, 1927

American writer

Michelle Malkin

Michelle Malkin

October 20, 1970 -

Author, journalist

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

August 29, 1809 - October 7, 1894

Poet, essayist, physician

Jerome Lawrence

Jerome Lawrence

July 14, 1915 - February 29, 2004

American playwright

Tayeb Salih

Tayeb Salih

1929 - 18 February 2009

Sudanese writer

Jamie Hewlett

Jamie Hewlett

3 April 1968 -

Writer

Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko

March 9, 1814 - March 10, 1861

Poet and writer

Robert Lepage

Robert Lepage

December 12, 1957 -

Canadian writer, actor, director

Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf

May 25, 1898 - August 27, 1971

Publisher, author

Jack Finney

Jack Finney

October 2, 1911 - November 14, 1995

Novelist, short story writer

Stephen K. Hayes

Stephen K. Hayes

9 September 1949 -

Martial arts master, author

Rafael Arráiz Lucca

Rafael Arráiz Lucca

3 January 1959 -

Writer and historian

Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg

March 21, 1969 -

Political writer and pundit

Carl Macek

Carl Macek

1951 - 2010

American writer, producer

Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov

October 24, 1923 - December 20, 1997

Poet

William Weld

William Weld

July 31, 1945 -

American writer

Robert Erskine Childers

Robert Erskine Childers

25 June 1870 - 24 November 1922

Irish nationalist and author

Richard Hooker (author)

Richard Hooker (author)

February 1, 1924 - November 4, 1997

American writer

Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss

17 October 1966 -

TV and radio writer and actor

J. Frank Dobie

J. Frank Dobie

September 26, 1888 - September 18, 1964

American writer

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier

1605 - 1689

French writer

Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma

27 March 1907 - 11 September 1984

Indian writer, Hindi poet

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson

24 August 1952 -

Dub poet

Jeff Grubb

Jeff Grubb

1957 -

Writer

Paul Bins, comte de Saint-Victor

Paul Bins, comte de Saint-Victor

1827 - 1881

French writer

Ælfric of Eynsham

Ælfric of Eynsham

955 - 1010

Abbot and author

Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith

1933 -

Novelist

V. K. N.

V. K. N.

6 April 1932 - 25 January 2004

Indian writer

Pierre Drieu La Rochelle

Pierre Drieu La Rochelle

3 January 1893 - 15 March 1945

French writer

Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan

1950 -

American author and journalist

Ryōtarō Shiba

Ryōtarō Shiba

1923 - 1996

Japanese writer

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff

10 March 1788 - 26 November 1857

German poet and novelist

Ted Allen

Ted Allen

May 20, 1965 -

American writer and television personality

Donald C. MacDonald

Donald C. MacDonald

December 7, 1913 - March 8, 2008

Writer, Socialist political leader

Eric Ambler

Eric Ambler

28 June 1909 - 22 October 1998

author

Stanley Kunitz

Stanley Kunitz

July 29, 1905 - May 14, 2006

Poet

Budd Schulberg

Budd Schulberg

March 27, 1914 - August 5, 2009

American novelist and screenwriter

René Boylesve

René Boylesve

14 April 1867 - 14 January 1926

French author

Robert Coover

Robert Coover

February 4, 1932 -

Writer, teacher

Peter Boardman

Peter Boardman

25 December 1950 - 17 May 1982

British mountaineer and author

Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen

April 6, 1812 - January 21, 1870

Russian author

Marko Marulić

Marko Marulić

18 August 1450 - 5 January 1524

Croatian poet

Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark

December 24, 1927 -

Novelist

Nikolay Karamzin

Nikolay Karamzin

1 December 1766 - 3 June 1826

Russian writer

Harvey Pekar

Harvey Pekar

October 8, 1939 - July 12, 2010

Writer

Johann Jacob Dillenius

Johann Jacob Dillenius

1687 - 2 April 1747

Writer

Shen Congwen

Shen Congwen

28 December 1902 - 10 May 1988

Writer

Ba Jin

Ba Jin

November 25, 1904 - October 17, 2005

Chinese writer

Marti Noxon

Marti Noxon

1964 -

Screenwriter, television writer, television producer

Robin Morgan

Robin Morgan

January 29, 1941 -

American feminist writer

Emmanuelle Arsan

Emmanuelle Arsan

1932 -

Writer

Elizebeth Friedman

Elizebeth Friedman

August 26, 1892 - October 31, 1980

American cryptanalyst and author

Ndre Mjeda

Ndre Mjeda

November 20, 1866 - August 1, 1937

Albanian Gheg poet

Nizar Qabbani

Nizar Qabbani

1923 - 1998

Syrian poet

Robinson Jeffers

Robinson Jeffers

January 10, 1887 - January 20, 1962

American poet

Gilles Vigneault

Gilles Vigneault

27 October 1928 -

Canadian poet

Kamal Salibi

Kamal Salibi

2 May 1929 - 1 September 2011

Academic, writer, historian, researcher

Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky

October 20, 1940 -

American poet, editor, literary critic, academic.

William T. Vollmann

William T. Vollmann

July 28, 1959 -

Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill

1883 - 1970

American author of personal success literature

Mona Simpson

Mona Simpson

1957 -

American novelist

Karl Shapiro

Karl Shapiro

November 10, 1913 - May 14, 2000

Poet, essayist

Raymond E. Feist

Raymond E. Feist

1945 -

Novelist

Nâzım Hikmet Ran

Nâzım Hikmet Ran

15 January 1902 - 3 June 1963

Turkish Marxist poet

Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand

12 December 1905 - 28 September 2004

Indian writer

Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton

April 24, 1940 -

Novelist

Peter Kay

Peter Kay

2 July 1973 -

English writer, producer, actor and comedian

Sir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet

Sir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet

1583 - 19 April 1627

English poet

Juliana Berners

Juliana Berners

ca. 1388 - 15th century

English prioress and author

Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer

1957 -

British writer

Alexander Kielland

Alexander Kielland

18 February 1849 - 6 April 1906

Norwegian writer

Andrzej Ziemiański

Andrzej Ziemiański

17 February 1960 -

Polish writer

Mike Carey (writer)

Mike Carey (writer)

1959 -

British writer of comic books, novels and films

Rubén Darío

Rubén Darío

January 18, 1867 - February 6, 1916

Poet, journalist, diplomat

Henry Darger

Henry Darger

April 12, 1892 - April 13, 1973

Author, artist

Xu Zhimo

Xu Zhimo

January 15, 1897 - November 19, 1931

Chinese poet

Brian Clevinger

Brian Clevinger

1978 -

Writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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