Literature

Ruth Stone

Ruth Stone

June 8, 1915 - November 19, 2011

Poet

Jean-Guy Pilon

Jean-Guy Pilon

12 November 1930 -

Canadian poet

Johnny Moyes

Johnny Moyes

2 January 1893 - 18 January 1963

Australian cricketer and writer

Hortense Calisher

Hortense Calisher

December 20, 1911 - January 13, 2009

American novelist, short story writer, and memoirist

Paula Fox

Paula Fox

April 22, 1923 -

Novelist, children's author, memoirist

Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale

October 28, 1951 -

American novelist, short story writer, martial arts instructor

Dan Millman

Dan Millman

February 22, 1946 -

American self help writer

Al Hartley

Al Hartley

October 25, 1921 - May 27, 2003

Writer

Francisco Manoel de Nascimento

Francisco Manoel de Nascimento

December 21, 1734 - February 25, 1819

Portuguese poet

Quincy Troupe

Quincy Troupe

July 22, 1939 -

American poet

J. F. Powers

J. F. Powers

July 8, 1917 - June 12, 1999

American writer

Yang Jiang

Yang Jiang

17 July 1911 -

Chinese writer

Abdul Muis

Abdul Muis

1883 - 1959

Indonesian writer, journalist and nationalist

Uwe Timm

Uwe Timm

30 March 1940 -

German writer

Lauren Conrad

Lauren Conrad

February 1, 1985 -

Television personality, author, fashion designer

Jon Cleary

Jon Cleary

22 November 1917 - 19 July 2010

Australian writer, novelist

Arthur Upfield

Arthur Upfield

1890 - 1964

Australian writer

Benoît Peeters

Benoît Peeters

1956 -

Writer

Tom Veitch

Tom Veitch

September 26 -

American writer

Qiu Miaojin

Qiu Miaojin

May 29, 1969 - June 25, 1995

Novelist

Gig Ryan

Gig Ryan

5 November 1956 -

Contemporary Australian poet

Alan Wearne

Alan Wearne

1948 -

Contemporary Australian poet

Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert

Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert

1522 - 1590

Dutch writer adn scholar

Innokenty Annensky

Innokenty Annensky

September 1, 1855 - December 13, 1909

Russian poet

Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah

1958 -

Columnist, senior writer for Slate Magazine

Curtis Jobling

Curtis Jobling

February 14, 1972 -

British writer and illustrator

James Sewid

James Sewid

December 31, 1913 - May 18, 1988

Canadian writer

Russ Jones

Russ Jones

July 16, 1942 -

Canadian writer

Adam Arnold

Adam Arnold

1981 -

Writer

Anand Bakshi

Anand Bakshi

21 July 1920 - 30 March 2002

Indian poet and lyricist

Jimmy Palmiotti

Jimmy Palmiotti

1961 -

Writer

Marianne Ackerman

Marianne Ackerman

1952 -

Writer

Nicolas Coeffeteau

Nicolas Coeffeteau

1574 - 21 April 1623

French theologian, poet and historian, was born at Saint-Calais

Graham Joyce

Graham Joyce

1954 -

British writer

Gary Indiana

Gary Indiana

1950 -

Writer, playwright, poet, photographer, actor

Brad Wardell

Brad Wardell

24 June 1971 -

American businessman, programmer and author

Julien Green

Julien Green

September 6, 1900 - August 13, 1998

American novelist

Virginia Lee Burton

Virginia Lee Burton

August 30, 1909 - October 15, 1968

American children's writer and illustrator

James Still

James Still

July 16, 1906 - April 28, 2001

American poet

August Kleinzahler

August Kleinzahler

December 10, 1949 -

American poet

Dale Smith (writer)

Dale Smith (writer)

1976 -

British writer

Wolfgang W.E. Samuel

Wolfgang W.E. Samuel

February 2, 1935 -

American writer

Jo Beverley

Jo Beverley

September 22, 1947 -

British-Canadian writer

Thomas Lux

Thomas Lux

December 10, 1946 -

American poet

William Keepers Maxwell, Jr.

William Keepers Maxwell, Jr.

August 16, 1908 - July 31, 2000

American novelist

Nathan Alterman

Nathan Alterman

August 14, 1910 - March 28, 1970

Israeli poet

Peter Porter (poet)

Peter Porter (poet)

16 February 1929 - 23 April 2010

poet

Stan Gooch

Stan Gooch

1932 - September 13, 2010

English Author

Sam Baker (writer)

Sam Baker (writer)

July 1966 -

Writer and editor

Paul Fleischman

Paul Fleischman

1952 -

Children's author, novelist, poet, playwright

Richard Viguerie

Richard Viguerie

September 23, 1933 -

American writer

Mary Johnston

Mary Johnston

November 21, 1870 - May 9, 1936

Novelist, women's rights activist

Gastón Suárez

Gastón Suárez

January 27, 1929 - November 6, 1984

Bolivian writer

Margaret Craven (writer)

Margaret Craven (writer)

March 13, 1901 - July 19, 1980

Novelist

Alan Sharp

Alan Sharp

1934 - February 8, 2013

British writer

Ali Smith

Ali Smith

1962 -

British writer

Bernarr Macfadden

Bernarr Macfadden

August 16, 1868 - October 12, 1955

Bodybuilder, author, magazine publisher

Khin Myo Chit

Khin Myo Chit

1 May 1915 - 2 January 1999

Author and journalist

Brett Westwood

Brett Westwood

-

radio presenter and author

Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé

Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé

30 October 1786 - 29 January 1871

French Canadian writer and seigneur

Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter

January 6, 1971 -

American writer

W. Andrew Robinson

W. Andrew Robinson

1957 -

Editor, writer

John Layman

John Layman

August 2, 1969 -

Writer

Tom Spurgeon

Tom Spurgeon

-

American writer

David Bergen

David Bergen

January 14, 1957 -

Canadian writer

Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi

Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi

1959 -

Palestinian political writer

E. Nelson Bridwell

E. Nelson Bridwell

1931 - January 23, 1987

Writer

C. Fox Smith

C. Fox Smith

1 February 1882 - 8 April 1954

English Poet

Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay

1961 -

Poet and novelist

Sony Lab'ou Tansi

Sony Lab'ou Tansi

5 July 1947 - 14 June 1995

Writer

Hieronymus Bock

Hieronymus Bock

1498 - 21 February 1554

German botanist

Karunaratne Abeysekera

Karunaratne Abeysekera

1930 - 1983

Sri Lankan poet

Jayne Cortez

Jayne Cortez

May 10, 1934 - December 28, 2012

Avant-garde jazz poet

Fernando Sabino

Fernando Sabino

October 12, 1923 - October 11, 2004

Brazilian writer

John Alfred "Jack" Webb

John Alfred "Jack" Webb

January 13, 1916 - February 12, 2008

American writer

Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

1904 - February 15, 1948

Indian poet

Kevin Canty (author)

Kevin Canty (author)

January 17, 1953 -

Novelist, short story writer

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

April 16, 1984 -

Novelist

Cyril Wong

Cyril Wong

1977 -

Singaporean poet

Jacque Fresco

Jacque Fresco

1916 -

Author, scientist and futurist

Anne-Marie Alonzo

Anne-Marie Alonzo

December 13, 1951 - June 11, 2005

Writer

Anatoly Kuznetsov

Anatoly Kuznetsov

August 18, 1929 - June 13, 1979

Soviet writer

Mikhail Artsybashev

Mikhail Artsybashev

November 5, 1878 - March 3, 1927

Russian writer and playwright

Louis-Armand de Lom d'Arce de Lahontan, Baron de Lahontan

Louis-Armand de Lom d'Arce de Lahontan, Baron de Lahontan

9 June 1666 - prior to 1716

New France military officer, writer, and enlightenment intellect

Michael Thwaites

Michael Thwaites

30 May 1915 - 1 November 2005

Australian poet

John Rollin Ridge

John Rollin Ridge

March 19, 1827 - October 5, 1867

Cherokee novelist

Freda Ahenakew

Freda Ahenakew

February 11, 1932 - April 8, 2011

Author

Ben Raab

Ben Raab

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Writer

R. D. Wingfield

R. D. Wingfield

6 June 1928 - 31 July 2007

English writer

Halina Poświatowska

Halina Poświatowska

May 9, 1935 - October 11, 1967

Polish poet

Feodor Gladkov

Feodor Gladkov

1883 - 1958

Russian-Soviet writer

Koren Zailckas

Koren Zailckas

1980 -

American writer

David Rakoff

David Rakoff

November 27, 1964 - August 9, 2012

Writer

Marcel Theroux

Marcel Theroux

13 June 1968 -

English novelist and broadcaster

Yūho Iwasato

Yūho Iwasato

December 3, 1957 -

Japanese writer

Susan Straight

Susan Straight

October 19, 1960 -

American writer

Karen Kijewski

Karen Kijewski

1943 -

Novelist

Dmitry Merezhkovsky

Dmitry Merezhkovsky

August 2, 1865 - December 9, 1941

Russian novelist, poet, religious thinker, and literary critic

Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar

1956 -

Jewish Cuban American writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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