Literature

Claude McKay

Claude McKay

September 15, 1889 - May 22, 1948

Jamaican American writer, poet

Koenraad Elst

Koenraad Elst

7 August 1959 -

orientalist, writer

Ryan Tubridy

Ryan Tubridy

1973 -

Irish broadcaster and writer

Tove Ditlevsen

Tove Ditlevsen

14 December 1917 - 7 March 1976

Poem, author

Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith

25 October 1975 -

British writer

Sergey Mikhalkov

Sergey Mikhalkov

13 March 1913 - 27 August 2009

writer, lyricist

Princess Helena of the United Kingdom

Princess Helena of the United Kingdom

25 May 1846 - 9 June 1923

Princess of the United Kingdom; nurse; author

John Aubrey

John Aubrey

12 March 1626 - 7 June 1697

English writer and antiquarian

Sara Teasdale

Sara Teasdale

August 8, 1884 - January 29, 1933

American writer, poet

Nahum Tate

Nahum Tate

1652 - 30 July 1715

British poet

Qiu Jin

Qiu Jin

November 8, 1875 - July 15, 1907

Chinese poet, revolutionary

Jacqueline Susann

Jacqueline Susann

August 20, 1918 - September 21, 1974

Novelist, actress

William F. Buckley, Jr.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

1925 - 2008

Author, Commentator, Television Personality

Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer

April 12, 1954 -

Writer

Frederick Forsyth

Frederick Forsyth

1938 -

English novelist

Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati Mukherjee

July 27, 1940 -

Fiction writer, essayist, professor

Umberto Saba

Umberto Saba

9 March 1883 - 26 August 1957

Italian poet, novelist

Gerald Stern

Gerald Stern

February 22, 1925 -

Poet

Camilo José Cela

Camilo José Cela

11 May 1916 - 17 January 2002

Spanish novelist

Garth Ennis

Garth Ennis

1970 -

Irish comics writer

Catharine Parr Traill

Catharine Parr Traill

9 January 1802 - 29 August 1899

British writer

Allen Tate

Allen Tate

November 19, 1899 - February 9, 1979

Author

Susanna Moodie

Susanna Moodie

6 December 1803 - 8 April 1885

Canadian writer

Juan Ruiz

Juan Ruiz

1283 - 1350

Spanish poet

James Agee

James Agee

November 27, 1909 - May 16, 1955

Novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter, film critic

Kazuo Umezu

Kazuo Umezu

September 3, 1936 -

Japanese writer

John Barth

John Barth

May 27, 1930 -

Novelist, short story writer, professor

Junji Ito

Junji Ito

July 31, 1963 -

Japanese writer

Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

3 August 1937 -

Playwright, actor and theatre director

Ivan Goncharov

Ivan Goncharov

18 June 1812 - 27 September 1891

Russian writer

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag

January 16, 1933 - December 28, 2004

Writer, activist

Stark Young

Stark Young

October 11, 1881 - January 6, 1963

American writer

Marguerite Young

Marguerite Young

August 28, 1908 - November 17, 1995

American writer

Rhea Tregebov

Rhea Tregebov

1953 -

Canadian poet

Dionysios Solomos

Dionysios Solomos

8 April 1798 - 9 February 1857

Greek National ANthem writer

Brian Sibley

Brian Sibley

14 July 1949 -

Writer

Kathy Stinson

Kathy Stinson

-

Canadian writer

Michael Jackson (writer)

Michael Jackson (writer)

27 March 1942 - 30 August 2007

British writer

Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat

1961 -

Scottish television writer and producer

Russell Smith (writer)

Russell Smith (writer)

August 2, 1963 -

Canadian writer

Richard Biddle

Richard Biddle

March 25, 1796 - July 7, 1847

American author and politician

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman

May 27, 1925 - October 26, 2008

Novelist

Marsha Skrypuch

Marsha Skrypuch

1954 -

Canadian writer

Shyam Selvadurai

Shyam Selvadurai

12 February 1965 -

Canadian writer

Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer

1960 -

Canadian writer

Rick Salutin

Rick Salutin

August 30, 1942 -

Canadian writer

Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn

6 June 1941 - 21 July 2012

author and historian

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson

27 August 1959 -

English writer

Charles de Saint-Évremond

Charles de Saint-Évremond

1 April 1610 - 29 September 1703

French writer

Garth Nix

Garth Nix

19 July 1963 -

Australian author in the fantasy genre

Brian Jacques

Brian Jacques

15 June 1939 - 5 February 2011

Author

John Crowley

John Crowley

December 1, 1942 -

Novelist, short story writer, filmmaker

Paul Quarrington

Paul Quarrington

July 22, 1953 - January 21, 2010

Canadian writer

Kālidāsa

Kālidāsa

-

Hindu Sanskrit poet

Robert Priest

Robert Priest

1951 -

Canadian poet, children's writer, singer-songwriter

John Stossel

John Stossel

1947 -

consumer reporter, author

Francisco de Quevedo

Francisco de Quevedo

14 September 1580 - 8 September 1645

Spanish writer

Peter Nichols

Peter Nichols

31 July 1927 -

English dramatist and playwright

P. K. Page

P. K. Page

1916 - 2010

Canadian poet

Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier

December 26, 1904 - April 24, 1980

Cuban novelist

Alice Munro

Alice Munro

1931 -

Canadian novelist

Julius Evola

Julius Evola

19 May 1898 - 11 June 1974

author, metaphysician, political philosopher

Julian Tuwim

Julian Tuwim

September 13, 1894 - December 27, 1953

Polish poet

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

April 4, 1928 -

Poet, dancer, producer, playwright, director, author

Peter Straub

Peter Straub

March 2, 1943 -

American writer

Ellen Glasgow

Ellen Glasgow

April 22, 1873 - November 21, 1945

Novelist, short story writer

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

April 7, 1890 - May 14, 1998

Writer

Paul Biegel

Paul Biegel

1925 - 2006

Dutch writer

Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon

Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon

16 January 1675 - 2 March 1755

French writer

Charles Pinot Duclos

Charles Pinot Duclos

12 February 1704 - 26 March 1772

French writer

Madeleine de Scudéry

Madeleine de Scudéry

15 November 1607 - 2 June 1701

French writer

Owen Wister

Owen Wister

July 14, 1860 - July 21, 1938

American writer

Philippe Vandevelde

Philippe Vandevelde

24 February 1957 -

comics writer

Jacques Futrelle

Jacques Futrelle

April 9, 1875 - April 15, 1912

Mystery writer

Carol Matas

Carol Matas

November 14, 1949 -

Canadian children's writer

Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson

May 8, 1895 - June 12, 1972

American writer

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

June 10, 1928 - May 8, 2012

American children's writer

Irving Layton

Irving Layton

March 12, 1912 - January 4, 2006

Romanian Canadian poet

Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L'Engle

November 29, 1918 - September 6, 2007

American novelist, children's writer

Joy Kogawa

Joy Kogawa

June 6, 1935 -

Canadian poet

W. P. Kinsella

W. P. Kinsella

May 25, 1935 -

Author

Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson

October 31, 1932 -

American children's writer

K. V. Johansen

K. V. Johansen

1968 -

Canadian writer

Jean François Sarrazin

Jean François Sarrazin

c. 1611 - December 5, 1654

French author

John M. Ford

John M. Ford

April 10, 1957 - September 25, 2006

American author

Christine Hamilton

Christine Hamilton

10 November 1949 -

English television personality and author, and the wife of former British Member of Parliament Neil Hamilton

Gwen Shamblin

Gwen Shamblin

1955 -

American writer

John Webster

John Webster

1580 - 1634

Playwright, actor

George Crabbe

George Crabbe

24 December 1754 - 3 February 1832

English poet

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

November 6, 1952 -

Novelist

James Thomson (poet)

James Thomson (poet)

11 September 1700 - 27 August 1748

Scottish poet

Charles Brockden Brown

Charles Brockden Brown

January 17, 1771 - February 22, 1810

Novelist, historian, editor

Carl Nägeli

Carl Nägeli

27 March 1817 - 11 May 1891

Swiss botanist

David Lavender

David Lavender

February 4, 1910 - April 26, 2003

American writer

Dervla Murphy

Dervla Murphy

28 November 1931 -

Irish touring cyclist and writer

Ellen G. White

Ellen G. White

November 26, 1827 - July 16, 1915 (age {{Age|1827|12|26|1915|07|16

Author and co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald

July 24, 1900 - March 10, 1948

Novelist, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Allan Cunningham (botanist)

Allan Cunningham (botanist)

13 July 1791 - 27 June 1839

Writer

Rudolf Rocker

Rudolf Rocker

March 25, 1873 - September 19, 1958

writer, historian, prominent activist

Francis Parker Yockey

Francis Parker Yockey

September 18, 1917 - June 16, 1960

American writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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