Literature

Tan Swie Hian

Tan Swie Hian

1943 -

Singaporean writer

Zoë Akins

Zoë Akins

30 October 1886 - 29 October 1958

Playwright, poet, author

Aaron Allston

Aaron Allston

1960 -

American writer

Henry Gray

Henry Gray

1827 - 13 June 1861

English anatomist, author of Gray's Anatomy

Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde

Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde

15 November 1939 -

Finnish ufologist, parapsychologist and author

Frank Rich

Frank Rich

June 2, 1949 -

American writer, critic and essayist

Bhakti Tirtha Swami

Bhakti Tirtha Swami

February 25, 1950 - June 27, 2005

American Hindu writer

Branko Radičević

Branko Radičević

April 18, 1824 - June 18, 1853

Serbian poet

Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett

December 2, 1963 -

Novelist, memoirist

Robin Moore

Robin Moore

October 31, 1925 - February 21, 2008

American writer

Fabian Nicieza

Fabian Nicieza

December 31, 1961 -

Writer

Jan Breytenbach

Jan Breytenbach

4 July 1933 -

South African Army officer and author

Jeyamohan

Jeyamohan

22 April 1962 -

Indian writer

Ian McMillan (poet)

Ian McMillan (poet)

21 January 1956 -

poet, journalist, playwright, broadcaster

Louis Adamic

Louis Adamic

March 23, 1899 - September 4, 1951

Author, translator

Devin K. Grayson

Devin K. Grayson

c. 1970 -

American writer

Paul Bishop

Paul Bishop

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Detective, writer

Simon Murray

Simon Murray

1940 -

Businessman, adventurer, author

Andrei Voznesensky

Andrei Voznesensky

12 May 1933 - 1 June 2010

Soviet poet

John Lescroart

John Lescroart

January 14, 1948 -

Novelist, screenwriter

Don McGregor

Don McGregor

June 15, 1945 -

Writer

Dennis Lee (author)

Dennis Lee (author)

August 31, 1939 -

Canadian poet, teacher, editor, critic

Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova

Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova

March 17, 1743 - January 4, 1810

Russian author and woman of letters

Paul Greengrass

Paul Greengrass

1955 -

Academy Award-nominated, BAFTA Award-winning English writer and film director

Paul Green (playwright)

Paul Green (playwright)

March 17, 1894 - May 4, 1981

American playwright

Rita Cosby

Rita Cosby

1964 -

American television journalist/personality; author

Mary Ingalls

Mary Ingalls

1865 - 1928

American writer

Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel

Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel

27 March 1776 - 12 September 1854

Writer

Dick DeBartolo

Dick DeBartolo

1945 -

Writer

Barry Liebmann

Barry Liebmann

missing -

Writer

Filip Shiroka

Filip Shiroka

1859 - 1935

Albanian writer

Susan Wittig Albert

Susan Wittig Albert

January 2, 1940 -

Writer

Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon

September 9, 1964 -

Short story writer, novelist, columnist

Qiu Xiaolong

Qiu Xiaolong

1953 -

Chinese-American writer

Maxine Chernoff

Maxine Chernoff

1952 -

Novelist, short story writer, poet, academic, editor

Al Feldstein

Al Feldstein

October 25, 1925 -

Writer

Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman

September 15, 1952 -

Novelist

Mikołaj Rej

Mikołaj Rej

February 4, 1505 - October 5, 1569

Polish poet and prose writer, politician and musician of the Renaissance

Darina Allen

Darina Allen

1951 -

Irish chef, food writer, TV personality, and founder of Ballymaloe Cookery School

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

18 January 1971 -

Kenyan writer

Tokutomi Sohō

Tokutomi Sohō

14 March 1863 - 2 November 1957

Japanese writer

Jamie Delano

Jamie Delano

1954 -

Writer

Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy

January 5, 1944 -

Canadian selfhelp writer

Charles R. Codman

Charles R. Codman

February 22, 1893 - August 25, 1956

American writer

Martin Lings

Martin Lings

January 24, 1909 - May 12, 2005

English writer and scholar

Aatreya

Aatreya

7 May 1921 - 13 September 1989

Playwright, lyric and story writer

Fiona Avery

Fiona Avery

September 13, 1974 -

Writer

Huub Oosterhuis

Huub Oosterhuis

1 November 1933 -

Dutch theologian and poet

Brian Tse

Brian Tse

living -

Writer

Allan Heinberg

Allan Heinberg

1967 -

Writer

Jorge Semprún

Jorge Semprún

1923 - 2011

Writer, politician

Emile Habibi

Emile Habibi

28 January 1922 - 2 May 1996

Arab writer

Assia Wevill

Assia Wevill

15 May 1927 - 23 March 1969

Poet

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

1956 -

Novelist, short story writer, poet, essayist

Aleksey Pisemsky

Aleksey Pisemsky

23 March 1821 - 2 February 1881

Russian writer

Gratien Gélinas

Gratien Gélinas

December 8, 1909 - March 16, 1999

Canadian author, playwright, actor, director, producer and administrator

Pedro Salinas

Pedro Salinas

1891 - 1951

Spanish writer

Xi Xi

Xi Xi

1938 -

Chinese writer

Martin Esslin

Martin Esslin

6 June 1918 - 24 February 2002

Playwright, Theatre Critic, Scholar

Rands

Rands

1970 -

Webcomic writer

Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917 - 2008

Author, politician, Member of Parliament

Fran Levstik

Fran Levstik

28 September 1831 - 16 November 1887

Slovenian writer and activist

Amy Hempel

Amy Hempel

December 14, 1951 -

Short story writer

Irma S. Rombauer

Irma S. Rombauer

October 30, 1877 - October 14, 1962

American cookbook author

Alex Steffen

Alex Steffen

1968 -

American writer

Monica Ali

Monica Ali

20 October 1967 -

Writer

Sheldon Siegel

Sheldon Siegel

July 14, 1958 -

American writer

Rick Steves

Rick Steves

May 10, 1955 -

US travel writer

Michael Talbot (author)

Michael Talbot (author)

1953 - 1992

American Writer

Norman Stone

Norman Stone

8 March 1941 -

Author, educator, historian

Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson

December 19, 1975 -

American writer

Zander Cannon

Zander Cannon

November 1, 1972 -

American comics writer and artist

John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke

25 January 1949 -

English performance poet

Bruce Hutchison

Bruce Hutchison

5 June 1901 - 14 September 1992

Canadian author and journalist

Mark Salzman

Mark Salzman

December 3, 1959 -

American writer

Hideji Hōjō

Hideji Hōjō

November 7, 1902 - May 19, 1996

Japanese author and playwright

Ishizuka Tomoji

Ishizuka Tomoji

15 November 1903 - 3 March 1984

Japanese writer

Melesina Trench

Melesina Trench

March 22, 1768 - May 27, 1827

Irish writer

Sanjay Rath

Sanjay Rath

August 7, 1963 -

Indian astrologer and astrological writer

Michelle Alexander

Michelle Alexander

1967 -

American civil rights advocate, writer, and - as of April 2013 - associate professor of law at Ohio State University

Tuli Kupferberg

Tuli Kupferberg

September 28, 1923 - July 12, 2010

American anarchist, poet, publisher and musician.

Tachihara Masaaki

Tachihara Masaaki

6 January 1926 - 12 August 1980

Japanese writer

Terry Rossio

Terry Rossio

July 2, 1960 -

American writer

Stanisław Konarski

Stanisław Konarski

30 September 1700 - 3 August 1773

Poet, dramatist

Benjamin Fondane

Benjamin Fondane

November 14, 1898 - October 2, 1944

Romanian-French writer

Marguerite Henry

Marguerite Henry

1902 - 1997

American children's writer

Srđa Trifković

Srđa Trifković

1954 -

writer and political consultant

Mel White

Mel White

July 26, 1940 -

American writer

Bebe Moore Campbell

Bebe Moore Campbell

February 18, 1950 - November 27, 2006

Novelist, journalist, teacher

Fenggan

Fenggan

8th/9th century CE - 8th/9th century CE

Chinese poet and monk

Michael Isikoff

Michael Isikoff

1952 -

American writer

Kader Abdolah

Kader Abdolah

12 November 1954 -

Columnist, poet, writer

Jean Filliozat

Jean Filliozat

4 November 1906 - 1982

Author

Kedarnath Singh

Kedarnath Singh

1934 -

Indian writer

Keith DeCandido

Keith DeCandido

April 18, 1969 -

Writer

Zhang Tianyi (writer)

Zhang Tianyi (writer)

1906 - 1985

Chinese writer

Delia Sherman

Delia Sherman

1951 -

American writer

Daniel Hoffman

Daniel Hoffman

1923 - March 30, 2013

Poet, essayist

Frances Marion

Frances Marion

November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973

Writer, Screenwriter

Charlotte Bunch

Charlotte Bunch

October 13, 1944 -

American author and activist


Living octopus

Living octopus

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