Literature

Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos

Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos

5 January 1744 - 27 November 1811

Author, Philosopher

Gaddar

Gaddar

1949 -

Indian poet and activist

José Escobar Saliente

José Escobar Saliente

22 October 1908 - 31 March 1994

Writer

Yuli Daniel

Yuli Daniel

1925 - 1988

Soviet writer and poet

David Almond

David Almond

15 May 1951 -

British children's writer

William Heinesen

William Heinesen

15 January 1900 - 12 March 1991

Faroese writer

Jien

Jien

May 17, 1155 - October 28, 1225

Japanese poet

Arnold Drake

Arnold Drake

March 1, 1924 - March 12, 2007

Writer

George C. Wolfe

George C. Wolfe

1954 -

American playwright

Bernardim Ribeiro

Bernardim Ribeiro

1482 - October 1552

Portuguese poet and writer

Caryl Phillips

Caryl Phillips

13 March 1958 -

Kittian-British writer

James Hadley Chase

James Hadley Chase

24 December 1906 - 6 February 1985

writer

Jan (comics)

Jan (comics)

1939 -

Writer

Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler

January 20, 1945 -

Novelist, short story writer, professor

Boris Dežulović

Boris Dežulović

November 20, 1964 -

Writer and journalist

Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler

February 7, 1950 -

Novelist, short story writer, editor

Andrew Nelson Lytle

Andrew Nelson Lytle

December 26, 1902 - December 12, 1995

Novelist, playwright, essayist, academic

Vince Flynn

Vince Flynn

1966 - 2013

American writer of fiction

Howard Mackie

Howard Mackie

January 22, 1958 -

Writer

Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville

14 October 1950 -

Australian writer and teacher of creative writing

Gary K. Wolf

Gary K. Wolf

1941 -

American writer

Jacob Cats

Jacob Cats

10 November 1577 - 12 September 1660

Dutch poet and Grand Pensionary of Holland

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson

16 September 1948 -

Writer and playwright

Dan Jacobson

Dan Jacobson

7 March 1929 -

South African writer

Yu Dafu

Yu Dafu

1896 - 1945

Chinese writer

Al Milgrom

Al Milgrom

March 6 -

American writer

James H. Schmitz

James H. Schmitz

1911 - 1981

American writer

Sam Simon

Sam Simon

June 6, 1955 -

American writer, director, producer, boxing manager and philanthropist

Johnny Byrne (writer)

Johnny Byrne (writer)

27 November 1935 - 3 April 2008

Irish television writer, screenwriter, script editor, writer and poet

Steve Erickson

Steve Erickson

April 20, 1950 -

Novelist, essayist, film critic

Donna Kossy

Donna Kossy

1957 - <!

U.S. writer and zine publisher

Aleksander Kamiński

Aleksander Kamiński

January 28, 1903 - March 15, 1978

Polish writer and scout leader

Urmuz

Urmuz

March 17, 1883 - November 23, 1923

Romanian writer

Bertha Harris

Bertha Harris

December 17, 1937 - May 22, 2005

Novelist

Nanak Singh

Nanak Singh

4 July 1897 - 28 December 1971

Indian writer

Victoria Coren

Victoria Coren

18 August 1972 -

British writer, presenter and poker player

Miklós Radnóti

Miklós Radnóti

5 May 1909 - 10 November 1944

Hungarian Jewish Christian poet

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa

July 20, 1790 - October 6, 1862

Uruguayan poet

Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

1964 -

American technology writer

Sharad Joshi

Sharad Joshi

1931 - 1991

Indian writer

Francisco Ayala (novelist)

Francisco Ayala (novelist)

1906 - 2009

Novelist

Ahmed Sharif

Ahmed Sharif

1921 - 1999

Bangladeshi writer

Steven Grant

Steven Grant

October 22, 1953 -

American comic-book writer

Henry Roth

Henry Roth

February 8, 1906 - October 13, 1995

American writer

Richard A. Knaak

Richard A. Knaak

da -

American fantasy author

Željko Malnar

Željko Malnar

April 12, 1944 -

Croatian television personality, filmmaker and writer

Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

1952 -

American writer

Omar Abu Risha

Omar Abu Risha

April 10, 1910 - July 15, 1990

Poet

Andrew O'Hagan

Andrew O'Hagan

1968 -

Scottish novelist, journalist, academic

Wang Ming-Dao

Wang Ming-Dao

July 25, 1900 - July 28, 1991

Chinese writer

Ibn-e-Safi

Ibn-e-Safi

July 26, 1928 - July 26, 1980

Pakistani writer

Sean McKeever

Sean McKeever

1972 -

Writer

Sean Williams (author)

Sean Williams (author)

23 May 1967 -

Australian writer

Abe Burrows

Abe Burrows

December 18, 1910 - May 17, 1985

Dramatist, playwright

David Feherty

David Feherty

13 August 1958 -

Professional golfer, broadcaster, writer

Aboul-Qacem Echebbi

Aboul-Qacem Echebbi

24 February 1909 - 9 October 1934

Tunisian poet

Syed Waliullah

Syed Waliullah

1922 - 1971

Bangladeshi writer

Ron Chernow

Ron Chernow

March 3, 1949 -

author, historian, biographer

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes

January 13, 1970 -

American television writer, producer, and director

Anna Maria Lenngren

Anna Maria Lenngren

1754 - 1817

Swedish writer

Ramprasad Sen

Ramprasad Sen

c. 1718 or c. 1723 - c. 1775

Shakta (Hindu) poet of eighteenth century Bengal

Chris Crutcher

Chris Crutcher

1946 -

American children's writer

Stephanie Shaver

Stephanie Shaver

1975 -

American writer

Hideyuki Kikuchi

Hideyuki Kikuchi

September 25, 1949 -

Japanese novelist

Jules Romains

Jules Romains

August 26, 1885 - August 14, 1972

French poet and writer and the founder of the Unanimism literary movement

Katie MacAlister

Katie MacAlister

1964 -

Author

Lewis Shiner

Lewis Shiner

December 30, 1950 -

American writer

Steve Almond

Steve Almond

1967 -

American writer

Stuart Dybek

Stuart Dybek

1942 -

Short fiction writer, poet

Edward Ellsberg

Edward Ellsberg

November 21, 1891 - January 24, 1983

Writer and United States Navy admiral

Kim Yale

Kim Yale

November 22, 1953 - March 7, 1997

American comics writer

Michael Davies (Catholic writer)

Michael Davies (Catholic writer)

13 March 1936 - 25 September 2004

Writer, soldier

Bill Odenkirk

Bill Odenkirk

October 13, 1965 -

Comedy writer

Jill Thompson

Jill Thompson

November 20, 1966 -

Writer

Reed Waller

Reed Waller

August 3, 1949 -

American comics writer

P. T. Deutermann

P. T. Deutermann

27 December 1941 -

US naval officer, fiction author

Peter Ling

Peter Ling

27 May 1926 - 4 September 2006

Writer of television, radio, novels and comics

Tripuraneni Ramaswamy

Tripuraneni Ramaswamy

January 15, 1887 - January 16, 1943

Indian writer

Sukumar Ray

Sukumar Ray

October 30, 1887 - September 10, 1923

Bengali humorous poet

Lan Samantha Chang

Lan Samantha Chang

1965 -

Writer

Thomas Tessier

Thomas Tessier

May 10, 1947 -

American writer

Cleveland Amory

Cleveland Amory

2 September 1917 - 14 October 1998

American writer

Balfour Stewart

Balfour Stewart

1 November 1828 - 19 December 1887

British writer

Pauline Hopkins

Pauline Hopkins

1859 - August 13, 1930

American writer

Rob Williams (comics)

Rob Williams (comics)

-

British comics writer

Richard Twiss

Richard Twiss

June 11, 1954 - February 9, 2013

American writer

Wentworth M. Johnson

Wentworth M. Johnson

7 October 1939 -

Canadian writer

Katariina Souri

Katariina Souri

27 October 1968 -

Finnish playmate and writer

John Tranter

John Tranter

29 April 1943 -

Contemporary Australian poet and editor

Mona Charen

Mona Charen

1957 -

Political writer

Derrick Sherwin

Derrick Sherwin

16 April 1936 -

British television writer

John Lucarotti

John Lucarotti

20 May 1926 - 20 November 1994

British television writer and novelist

Richard Bruce Nugent

Richard Bruce Nugent

July 2, 1906 - May 27, 1987

American writer

Joan Smith

Joan Smith

27 August 1953 -

British writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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