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January

Writers Born 1 January:

  1. Claudia Rankine
  2. Conn Iggulden
  3. E.M. Forster
  4. J.D. Salinger
  5. Catherine Drinker Bowen
  6. Mary Ann Shaffer
  7. Ouida

Writers Born 2 January:

  1. Isaac Asimov
  2. Jimmy Santiago Baca
  3. Mo Hayder
  4. Susan Wittig Albert
  5. Tuelo Gabonewe

Writers Born 3 January:

  1. Cicero
  2. Erik Larson
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien
  4. Ken Bruen
  5. Patricia Lee Gauch

Writers Born 4 January:

  1. Christina Baker Kline
  2. Gao Xingjian
  3. Harlan Coben
  4. Isaac Newton
  5. Natalie Goldberg

Writers Born 5 January:

  1. Florence King
  2. Seanan McGuire
  3. Stella Gibbons
  4. Tananarive Due
  5. Umberto Eco
  6. W. D. Snodgrass

Writers Born 6 January:

  1. Antonya Nelson
  2. C.D. Wright
  3. Carl Sandburg
  4. E.L. Doctorow
  5. Elizabeth Strout

Writers Born 7 January:

  1. Gerald Durrell
  2. Nicholson Baker
  3. William Peter Blatty
  4. Zora Neale Hurston

Writers Born 8 January:

  1. Peter Taylor
  2. Robert Littel
  3. Terry Brooks
  4. Wilkie Collins

Writers Born 9 January:

  1. Anne Rivers Siddons
  2. Brian Friel
  3. Gail Schimmel
  4. Joseph Epstein
  5. Keith Gessen
  6. Philippa Gregory
  7. Simone de Beauvoir
  8. Wilbur Smith

Writers Born 10 January:

  1. Dorianne Laux
  2. Philip Levine
  3. Robinson Jeffers

Writers Born 11 January:

  1. Alan Paton
  2. Diana Gabaldon
  3. Jasper Fforde

Writers Born 12 January:

  1. David Mitchell
  2. Haruki Murakami
  3. Jack London
  4. Julia Quinn
  5. Walter Mosley
  6. William Nicholson

Writers Born 13 January:

  1. Carolyn See
  2. Edmund White
  3. Jay McInerney
  4. Lorrie Moore
  5. Michael Bond

Writers Born 14 January:

  1. Edward St. Aubyn
  2. Emily Hahn
  3. John Dos Passos
  4. Yukio Mishima

Writers Born 15 January:

  1. Ernest J. Gaines
  2. Jenni Nimmo
  3. Molière
  4. Robert Silverberg

Writers Born 16 January:

  1. Anthony Hecht
  2. Craig Johnson
  3. Mary Karr
  4. Stella Tillyard
  5. Susan Sontag

Writers Born 17 January:

  1. Anne Brontë
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
  4. Robert Cormier
  5. Suzanne Berne

Writers Born 18 January:

  1. A.A. Milne
  2. Binyavanga Wainaina
  3. Robert Anton Wilson
  4. William Sansom

Writers Born 19 January:

  1. Edgar Allan Poe
  2. Edwidge Danticat
  3. Julian Barnes
  4. Margaret George
  5. Nina Bawden
  6. Patricia Highsmith

Writers Born 20 January:

  1. Nancy Kress
  2. Nathaniel Parker Willis
  3. R. A. Salvatore
  4. Robert Olen Butler
  5. Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Writers Born 21 January:

  1. Eva Ibbotson
  2. Judith Merril
  3. M.K. Hobson

Writers Born 22 January:

  1. Francis Bacon
  2. Joseph Wambaugh
  3. Lord Byron
  4. Robert E. Howard

Writers Born 23 January:

  1. Cathy Hopkins
  2. Derek Walcott
  3. Stendhal

Writers Born 24 January:

  1. Edith Wharton
  2. Lynn Coady
  3. Pierre de Beaumarchais
  4. Vicki Baum

Writers Born 25 January:

  1. Gloria Naylor
  2. JG Farrell
  3. Robert Burns
  4. Stephen Chbosky
  5. Virginia Woolf
  6. W. Somerset Maugham

Writers Born 26 January:

  1. Jonathan Carroll
  2. Nick Flynn
  3. Philip José Farmer
  4. Shannon Hale
  5. Susan Griffin

Writers Born 27 January:

  1. Clarissa Pinkola Estés
  2. Julius Lester
  3. Lewis Carroll
  4. Mordecai Richler

Writers Born 28 January:

  1. Colette
  2. David Lodge
  3. Ken Hill

Writers Born 29 January:

  1. Anton Chekhov
  2. Edward Abbey
  3. Germaine Greer
  4. Robin Morgan
  5. Romain Rolland

Writers Born 30 January:

  1. Barbara Tuchman
  2. John Dufresne
  3. Lloyd Alexander
  4. Richard Brautigan
  5. Shirley Hazzard

Writers Born 31 January:

  1. Daniel Tammet
  2. Laura Lippman
  3. Norman Mailer
  4. Norris Church Mailer
  5. Patrick Gale
  6. Steven Amsterdam

February

Writers Born 1 February:

  1. Galway Kinnell
  2. Kate Braverman
  3. Langston Hughes
  4. Meg Cabot
  5. Muriel Spark
  6. Reynolds Price

Writers Born 2 February:

  1. Ayn Rand
  2. James Joyce
  3. Josephine Humphreys
  4. R. Scott Bakker
  5. Santa Montefiore

Writers Born 3 February:

  1. Gertrude Stein
  2. James Michener
  3. Paul Auster
  4. Ransom Riggs
  5. Richard Yates
  6. Sidney Lanier

Writers Born 4 February:

  1. Ben Lerner
  2. Jacques Prévert
  3. Keigo Higashino
  4. Siobhan Dowd

Writers Born 5 February:

  1. Herman Charles Bosman
  2. Margaret Millar
  3. Terence Blacker
  4. Tom Eaton
  5. William S. Burroughs

Writers Born 6 February:

  1. Bob Marley
  2. Kathryn Stockett
  3. Keith Waterhouse
  4. Louis Dudek

Writers Born 7 February:

  1. Charles Dickens
  2. Karen Joy Fowler
  3. Laura Ingalls Wilder
  4. Patrick McGrath
  5. Sinclair Lewis

Writers Born 8 February:

  1. Adam Marek
  2. Elizabeth Bishop
  3. John Grisham
  4. Jules Verne
  5. Rachel Cusk
  6. Rebecca Wells

Writers Born 9 February:

  1. Alice Walker
  2. Amy Lowell
  3. Anthony Hope
  4. J.M. Coetzee
  5. Thomas Bernhard

Writers Born 10 February:

  1. Bertolt Brecht
  2. Boris Pasternak
  3. E.L. Konigsburg
  4. Mary McGarry Morris

Writers Born 11 February:

  1. Gordon Lish
  2. Jane Yolen
  3. Joy Williams
  4. Mo Willems
  5. Sidney Sheldon

Writers Born 12 February:

  1. George Meredith
  2. Jacqueline Woodson
  3. Judy Blume
  4. Ray Kurzweil

Writers Born 13 February:

  1. Eleanor Farjeon
  2. Georges Simenon
  3. Henry Rollins
  4. Peter Heller

Writers Born 14 February:

  1. Claire Cook
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Harry Matthews
  4. Lucinda Riley

Writers Born 15 February:

  1. Douglas Hofstadter
  2. Linda Grant
  3. Maile Meloy
  4. Masuji Ibuse

Writers Born 16 February:

  1. Iain Banks
  2. Maureen Johnson
  3. Richard Ford
  4. Warren Ellis

Writers Born 17 February:

  1. Andre Norton
  2. Mo Yan
  3. Ruth Rendell

Writers Born 18 February:

  1. Audre Lorde
  2. Frances Osborne
  3. George Pelecanos
  4. Jean M Auel
  5. Len Deighton
  6. Lisa See
  7. Prue Leith
  8. Toni Morrison

Writers Born 19 February:

  1. Amy Tan
  2. Carson McCullers
  3. Helen Fielding
  4. Jeff Kinney
  5. Laurell K. Hamilton
  6. Marissa Meyer
  7. Patricia O’Conner
  8. Siri Hustvedt

Writers Born 20 February:

  1. Alan Furst
  2. Georges Bernanos
  3. Pierre Boulle
  4. Richard Matheson

Writers Born 21 February:

  1. Anais Nin
  2. Brander Matthews
  3. Chuck Palahniuk
  4. David Foster Wallace
  5. Håkan Nesser
  6. Jilly Cooper
  7. Jonathan Safran Foer
  8. W.H. Auden

Writers Born 22 February:

  1. Arthur Schopenhauer
  2. Christian Nestell Bovee
  3. Edna St. Vincent Millay
  4. Edward Gorey
  5. Ishmael Reed
  6. Richard North Patterson

Writers Born 23 February:

  1. Bernard Cornwell
  2. Francesca Simon
  3. John Sandford
  4. Joseph O’Neill
  5. Samuel Pepys
  6. W.E.B. Du Bois

Writers Born 24 February:

  1. Gillian Flynn
  2. Jane Hirshfield
  3. Lesley Pearse
  4. Rainbow Rowell
  5. Wilhelm Carl Grimm

Writers Born 25 February:

  1. Amin Maalouf
  2. Anthony Burgess
  3. John Lanchester
  4. Peg Bracken

Writers Born 26 February:

  1. Christopher Hope
  2. Christopher Marlowe
  3. Elizabeth George
  4. Michel Houellebecq
  5. Victor Hugo

Writers Born 27 February:

  1. Alexandra Bracken
  2. Angelina Weld Grimké
  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  4. Irwin Shaw
  5. John Steinbeck
  6. Lawrence Durrell
  7. Peter De Vries

Writers Born 28 February:

  1. Colum McCann
  2. Daniel Handler
  3. Marcel Pagnol
  4. Stephen Spender
  5. Tessa Hadley

March

Writers Born 1 March:

  1. Jim Crace
  2. Lytton Strachey
  3. Ralph Ellison
  4. Robert Hass
  5. Robert Lowell

Writers Born 2 March:

  1. Dr. Seuss
  2. John Irving
  3. John Jay Chapman
  4. Tom Wolfe

Writers Born 3 March:

  1. Patricia MacLachlan
  2. Peter Abrahams
  3. William Godwin

Writers Born 4 March:

  1. Fiona Maazel
  2. James Ellroy
  3. Julia Cameron
  4. Khaled Hosseini

Writers Born 5 March:

  1. Leslie Marmon Silko
  2. Robin Hobb
  3. Sarah J. Maas

Writers Born 6 March:

  1. Daniel H. Wilson
  2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3. Gabriel García Márquez
  4. Patrick deWitt
  5. Stanisław Jerzy Lec

Writers Born 7 March:

  1. Andrea Levy
  2. Brent Weeks
  3. Bret Easton Ellis
  4. Rick Bass
  5. William Boyd

Writers Born 8 March:

  1. Jeffrey Eugenides
  2. John McPhee
  3. Kenneth Grahame
  4. Neil Postman

Writers Born 9 March:

  1. Hannu Rajaniemi
  2. Keri Hulme
  3. Mickey Spillane
  4. Vita Sackville-West

Writers Born 10 March:

  1. Åke Edwardson
  2. Henry Watson Fowler
  3. Johanna Lindsey
  4. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Writers Born 11 March:

  1. Deborah Copaken
  2. D.J. MacHale
  3. Douglas Adams
  4. Libba Bray

Writers Born 12 March:

  1. Carl Hiaasen
  2. Dave Eggers
  3. Edward Albee
  4. Jack Kerouac
  5. Patricia Hampl
  6. Virginia Hamilton

Writers Born 13 March:

  1. Alastair Reynolds
  2. Caryl Phillips
  3. Janet Flanner
  4. L. Ron Hubbard
  5. Ridley Pearson

Writers Born 14 March:

  1. Algernon Blackwood
  2. Po Bronson
  3. Tad Williams
  4. Valerie Martin

Writers Born 15 March:

  1. Ben Okri
  2. David Cronenberg
  3. James N. Frey
  4. Lynda La Plante
  5. Simon Van Booy

Writers Born 16 March:

  1. Alice Hoffman
  2. Margaret Weis
  3. Sully Prudhomme

Writers Born 17 March:

  1. Amitava Kumar
  2. Angela Makholwa
  3. Patrice Nganang
  4. Penelope Lively
  5. Peter Robinson

Writers Born 18 March:

  1. George Plimpton
  2. John Updike
  3. Richard Condon
  4. Stéphane Mallarmé
  5. Wilfred Owen

Writers Born 19 March:

  1. Irving Wallace
  2. Philip Roth
  3. Ryū Murakami

Writers Born 20 March:

  1. Emily Giffin
  2. Henrik Ibsen
  3. Isabel Burton
  4. Lois Lowry
  5. Louis Sachar

Writers Born 21 March:

  1. Lauren Kate
  2. Margaret Mahy
  3. Phyllis McGinley
  4. Teresa Nielsen Hayden
  5. Ved Mehta

Writers Born 22 March:

  1. Billy Collins
  2. James Patterson
  3. Jonny Steinberg
  4. Louis L’Amour

Writers Born 23 March:

  1. Alan Bleasdale
  2. Erich Fromm
  3. Jonathan Ames
  4. Julia Glass

Writers Born 24 March:

  1. Dario Fo
  2. Jo Shapcott
  3. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  4. Olive Schreiner
  5. Tabitha King

Writers Born 25 March:

  1. Flannery O’Connor
  2. Gabriel Fielding
  3. Kate DiCamillo
  4. Melina Marchetta
  5. Toni Cade Bambara

Writers Born 26 March:

  1. Elizabeth Jane Howard
  2. Erica Jong
  3. Richard Dawkins
  4. Robert Frost
  5. Tennessee Williams
  6. Viktor Frankl

Writers Born 27 March:

  1. Dana Stabenow
  2. Dick King-Smith
  3. Julia Alvarez
  4. Patricia Wrede
  5. Patrick McCabe

Writers Born 28 March:

  1. Iris Chang
  2. Jennifer Weiner
  3. Lauren Weisberger
  4. Maxim Gorky
  5. Nelson Algren
  6. Russell Banks

Writers Born 29 March:

  1. Amy Sedaris
  2. Jo Nesbø
  3. Judith Guest
  4. Reed Farrel Coleman

Writers Born 30 March:

  1. Anna Sewell
  2. Paul Verlaine
  3. Rosecrans Baldwin
  4. Sean O’Casey
  5. Tobias Hill
  6. Tom Sharpe

Writers Born 31 March:

  1. Andrew Marvell
  2. John Fowles
  3. Judith Rossner
  4. Mandla Langa
  5. Marge Piercy
  6. Nikolai Gogol
  7. René Descartes

April

Writers Born 1 April:

  1. Abraham Harold Maslow
  2. Anne McCaffrey
  3. Milan Kundera
  4. Samuel R. Delany

Writers Born 2 April:

  1. Camille Paglia
  2. Émile Zola
  3. Hans Christian Andersen
  4. Scott Lynch
  5. Sue Townsend

Writers Born 3 April:

  1. George Herbert
  2. Reginald Hill
  3. Vanna Bonta
  4. Washington Irving

Writers Born 4 April:

  1. Dan Simmons
  2. Margaret Oliphant
  3. Marguerite Duras
  4. Maya Angelou

Writers Born 5 April:

  1. Anthony Horowitz
  2. Arthur Hailey
  3. Deborah Harkness
  4. Richard Peck
  5. Robert Bloch

Writers Born 6 April:

  1. Charles Jackson
  2. Darrel Bristow-Bovey
  3. Leonora Carrington
  4. Nicolas Chamfort

Writers Born 7 April:

  1. Donald Barthelme
  2. Gabriela Mistral
  3. Gerald Brenan
  4. William Wordsworth

Writers Born 8 April:

  1. Barbara Kingsolver
  2. James Herbert
  3. Margaret Ayer Barnes
  4. Nnedi Okorafor
  5. Sara Shepard

Writers Born 9 April:

  1. Charles Baudelaire
  2. Margaret Peterson Haddix
  3. Sam Harris

Writers Born 10 April:

  1. John M. Ford
  2. Anne Lamott
  3. Paul Theroux
  4. Penny Vincenzi
  5. William Hazlitt

Writers Born 11 April:

  1. Dorothy Allison
  2. Leo Rosten
  3. Mark Strand
  4. Thomas Harris

Writers Born 12 April:

  1. Beverly Cleary
  2. Elliot Ackerman
  3. Scott Turow
  4. Tom Clancy

Writers Born 13 April:

  1. Christopher Hitchens
  2. Eudora Welty
  3. John Braine
  4. Michel Faber
  5. Samuel Beckett
  6. Seamus Heaney

Writers Born 14 April:

  1. Bruce Sterling
  2. Mireille Guiliano
  3. Wells Tower

Writers Born 15 April:

  1. Helene Hanff
  2. Henry James
  3. Jeffrey Archer
  4. Omar Tyree
  5. Tomas Tranströmer

Writers Born 16 April:

  1. Anatole France
  2. Carol Bly
  3. Diane Middlebrook
  4. Khaya Dlanga
  5. Kingsley Amis
  6. Tracy K. Smith

Writers Born 17 April:

  1. Catherine Ryan Hyde
  2. Cynthia Ozick
  3. Karen Blixen
  4. Nick Hornby
  5. Thornton Wilder

Writers Born 18 April:

  1. Alexandra Adornetto
  2. Richard Harding Davis
  3. Susan Faludi

Writers Born 19 April:

  1. Candy Gourlay
  2. Etheridge Knight
  3. James Franco
  4. Richard Hughes

Writers Born 20 April:

  1. John van de Ruit
  2. Mary Hoffman
  3. Peter S. Beagle
  4. Rebecca Makkai
  5. Sebastian Faulks

Writers Born 21 April:

  1. Alistair Maclean
  2. Charlotte Brontë
  3. Elaine May
  4. Jeannette Walls

Writers Born 22 April:

  1. Chuck Wendig
  2. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
  3. Henry Fielding
  4. Janet Evanovich
  5. John Waters
  6. Louise Glück
  7. Marie Phillips
  8. Vladimir Nabokov
  9. Wendy Mass

Writers Born 23 April:

  1. Carlos María Domínguez
  2. Halldór Laxness
  3. J. P. Donleavy
  4. Ngaio Marsh
  5. William Shakespeare

Writers Born 24 April:

  1. Anthony Trollope
  2. Clement Freud
  3. David Morrell
  4. Elizabeth Goudge
  5. Karan Mahajan
  6. Sue Grafton
  7. William Goyen

Writers Born 25 April:

  1. Dorothy Salisbury Davis
  2. James Fenton
  3. Melvin Burgess
  4. Padgett Powell

Writers Born 26 April:

  1. Anita Loos
  2. Bernard Malamud
  3. Lisa Unger
  4. Morris West

Writers Born 27 April:

  1. August Wilson
  2. Cecil Day Lewis
  3. Mary Wollstonecraft
  4. Rachel Caine

Writers Born 28 April:

  1. Carolyn Forché
  2. Diane Johnson
  3. Harper Lee
  4. Ian Rankin
  5. Terry Pratchett

Writers Born 29 April:

  1. Jill Paton Walsh
  2. Rafael Sabatini
  3. William Randolph Hearst
  4. Yusef Komunyakaa

Writers Born 30 April:

  1. Annie Dillard
  2. John Boyne
  3. John Crowe Ransom
  4. Larry Niven
  5. P.C. Cast

May

Writers Born 1 May:

  1. Bobbie Ann Mason
  2. Joseph Addison
  3. Joseph Heller
  4. Karen Thompson Walker

Writers Born 2 May:

  1. Esther Freud
  2. Jerome K Jerome
  3. Martha Grimes
  4. Novalis

Writers Born 3 May:

  1. Ben Elton
  2. Dodie Smith
  3. E. W. Howe
  4. May Sarton
  5. Niccolò Machiavelli
  6. Reza Aslan

Writers Born 4 May:

  1. Amos Oz
  2. Graham Swift
  3. Kim Edwards
  4. Robin Cook

Writers Born 5 May:

  1. Catherynne M. Valente
  2. Kaye Gibbons
  3. Scott Westerfeld
  4. Søren Kierkegaard

Writers Born 6 May:

  1. Ellen Banda-Aaku
  2. Gaston Leroux
  3. Harry Martinson
  4. Jeffery Deaver
  5. Orson Welles

Writers Born 7 May:

  1. Angela Carter
  2. David Hume
  3. Deborah Wiles
  4. Joseph Joubert
  5. Peter Carey
  6. Robert Browning
  7. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  8. Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont

Writers Born 8 May:

  1. Edward Gibbon
  2. Mongane Wally Serote
  3. Pat Barker
  4. Roddy Doyle
  5. Thomas Pynchon

Writers Born 9 May:

  1. Charles Simić
  2. J. M. Barrie
  3. Joy Harjo
  4. Richard Adams

Writers Born 10 May:

  1. Ariel Durant
  2. Arthur Kopit
  3. Barbara Taylor Bradford
  4. Christopher Paul Curtis
  5. Jon Ronson
  6. Suzan-Lori Parks

Writers Born 11 May:

  1. Camilo José Cela
  2. Irving Berlin
  3. Richard P. Feynman
  4. Rose Ausländer
  5. Stanley Elkin

Writers Born 12 May:

  1. George Carlin
  2. Leslie Charteris
  3. Mazisi Kunene
  4. Rafael Yglesias

Writers Born 13 May:

  1. Armistead Maupin
  2. Charles Baxter
  3. Daphne du Maurier
  4. Stephen R. Donaldson

Writers Born 14 May:

  1. Eoin Colfer
  2. Jennifer Niven
  3. María Irene Fornés
  4. Robert Owen

Writers Born 15 May:

  1. David Almond
  2. Katherine Anne Porter
  3. Frank Baum
  4. Laura Hillenbrand
  5. Lauren Myracle
  6. Samantha Hunt

Writers Born 16 May:

  1. Adrienne Rich
  2. Bruce Coville
  3. HE Bates
  4. Studs Terkel

Writers Born 17 May:

  1. Anna Jameson
  2. Gary Paulsen
  3. Grace Lin
  4. Máire Fisher
  5. Peter Høeg

Writers Born 18 May:

  1. Andrew Gross
  2. Bertrand Russell
  3. Lionel Shriver
  4. Patrick Dennis
  5. W.G. Sebald

Writers Born 19 May:

  1. Jassy Mackenzie
  2. Jodi Picoult
  3. Jonathan Dee
  4. Lorraine Hansberry
  5. Nora Ephron
  6. Ruskin Bond

Writers Born 20 May:

  1. Douglas Preston
  2. Honoré de Balzac
  3. Justin Cartwright
  4. Margery Allingham
  5. Mary Pope Osborne
  6. Michèle Roberts
  7. Sigrid Undset
  8. Walter Isaacson

Writers Born 21 May:

  1. Alexander Pope
  2. Harold Robbins
  3. Maria Semple
  4. Robert Creeley

Writers Born 22 May:

  1. Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. Max Brooks
  3. Peter Matthiessen
  4. Tansy Rayner Roberts

Writers Born 23 May:

  1. Jane Kenyon
  2. Margaret Fuller
  3. Margaret Wise Brown
  4. Mitch Albom
  5. Susan Cooper

Writers Born 24 May:

  1. Bob Dylan
  2. Joseph Brodsky
  3. Maurice Francis Egan
  4. Michael Chabon
  5. William Trevor

Writers Born 25 May:

  1. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Eve Ensler
  3. Jamaica Kincaid
  4. John Gregory Dunne
  5. Madeleine Thien
  6. Octavia Spencer
  7. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. Raymond Carver
  9. Robert Ludlum
  10. Vera Nazarian
  11. W.P. Kinsella

Writers Born 26 May:

  1. Alan Hollinghurst
  2. Carol O’Connell
  3. Simon Armitage

Writers Born 27 May:

  1. Dashiell Hammett
  2. Harlan Ellison
  3. Herman Wouk
  4. John Cheever
  5. Julia Ward Howe
  6. Marijane Meaker
  7. Sharon Bolton

Writers Born 28 May:

  1. Ian Fleming
  2. Maeve Binchy
  3. Meg Wolitzer
  4. Muriel Barbery
  5. Patrick White
  6. Walker Percy

Writers Born 29 May:

  1. André Brink
  2. G.K. Chesterton
  3. Linden MacIntyre
  4. T. H. White

Writers Born 30 May:

  1. Colm Tóibín
  2. Countee Cullen
  3. Ray Cooney

Writers Born 31 May:

  1. Jane Green
  2. John Connolly
  3. Lynne Truss
  4. Saint-John Perse
  5. Svetlana Alexievich
  6. Walt Whitman

June

Writers Born 1 June:

  1. Colleen McCullough
  2. John Drinkwater
  3. John Masefield

Writers Born 2 June:

  1. Barbara Pym
  2. Carol Shields
  3. David Bezmozgis
  4. Dorothy West
  5. Thomas Hardy

Writers Born 3 June:

  1. Allen Ginsberg
  2. Larry McMurtry
  3. Marion Zimmer Bradley
  4. Sydney Smith

Writers Born 4 June:

  1. Jacques Roumain
  2. Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  3. Robert Fulghum
  4. Val McDermid

Writers Born 5 June:

  1. Chuck Klosterman
  2. David Hare
  3. Evan Marshall
  4. Gayle Forman
  5. Geoff Dyer
  6. Ivy Compton-Burnett
  7. Ken Follett
  8. Lauren Beukes
  9. Margaret Drabble
  10. Rick Riordan

Writers Born 6 June:

  1. Alexander Pushkin
  2. Akwaeke Emezi
  3. Maxine Kumin
  4. Mignon McLaughlin
  5. Sarah Dessen
  6. Thomas Mann
  7. V.C. Andrews

Writers Born 7 June:

  1. Elif Batuman
  2. Harry Crews
  3. Jesse Ball
  4. Louise Erdrich
  5. Nikki Giovanni
  6. Orhan Pamuk

Writers Born 8 June:

  1. George Lamming
  2. Gillian Clarke
  3. Marguerite Yourcenar
  4. Sara Paretsky

Writers Born 9 June:

  1. Gregory Maguire
  2. James Kelman
  3. Joe Haldeman
  4. Patricia Cornwell
  5. Paul Beatty

Writers Born 10 June:

  1. James Salter
  2. Maurice Sendak
  3. Niq Mhlongo
  4. Saul Bellow
  5. Terence Rattigan

Writers Born 11 June:

  1. Athol Fugard
  2. Ben Jonson
  3. Jennifer L. Armentrout
  4. William Styron
  5. Yasunari Kawabata

Writers Born 12 June:

  1. Anne Frank
  2. Johanna Spyri
  3. Rona Jaffe
  4. Tess Gerritsen
  5. Tilly Bagshawe

Writers Born 13 June:

  1. Audrey Niffenegger
  2. Dorothy L Sayers
  3. Fernando Pessoa
  4. Mark Van Doren
  5. William Butler Yeats

Writers Born 14 June:

  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. Jerzy Kosiński
  3. Joan Silber
  4. John Edgar Wideman
  5. Lisa Cron
  6. Peter Mayle
  7. René Char
  8. Vivian Gornick

Writers Born 15 June:

  1. Adam Rapp
  2. Amy Clampitt
  3. Brian Jacques
  4. William McFee

Writers Born 16 June:

  1. Andy Weir
  2. Deb Caletti
  3. Erich Segal
  4. Evie Wyld
  5. Joyce Carol Oates

Writers Born 17 June:

  1. Celia Rees
  2. Deanna Raybourn
  3. Henry Lawson
  4. John Hersey
  5. Kerry Greenwood

Writers Born 18 June:

  1. Auberon Herbert
  2. Chris Van Allsburg
  3. Gail Godwin
  4. Lidia Yuknavitch
  5. Richard Powers

Writers Born 19 June:

  1. Elbert Hubbard
  2. Salman Rushdie
  3. Tobias Wolff

Writers Born 20 June:

  1. Anna Laetitia Barbauld
  2. Charles W. Chesnutt
  3. Josephine Winslow Johnson
  4. Paul Muldoon
  5. Robert Crais
  6. Vikram Seth

Writers Born 21 June:

  1. Françoise Sagan
  2. Ian McEwan
  3. Jean-Paul Sartre
  4. John Agard
  5. Mary McCarthy

Writers Born 22 June:

  1. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  2. Dan Brown
  3. Erich Maria Remarque
  4. Henry Rider Haggard
  5. Octavia E. Butler

Writers Born 23 June:

  1. Anna Akhmatova
  2. David Leavitt
  3. Hugh Howey
  4. Markus Zusak
  5. Winifred Holtby

Writers Born 24 June:

  1. Ambrose Bierce
  2. Anita Desai
  3. Lawrence Block
  4. Mary Wesley
  5. Rebecca Harding Davis
  6. Rebecca Solnit

Writers Born 25 June:

  1. George Orwell
  2. Linda Spalding
  3. P.H. Newby
  4. Yann Martel

Writers Born 26 June:

  1. Edith Pearlman
  2. Laurie Lee
  3. Lev Grossman
  4. Pearl S Buck

Writers Born 27 June:

  1. Alice McDermott
  2. Anita Diamant
  3. E. R. Braithwaite
  4. Helen Keller
  5. Lucille Clifton
  6. Teju Cole

Writers Born 28 June:

  1. Aimee Bender
  2. Åsa Larsson
  3. Deborah Moggach
  4. Eric Ambler
  5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Writers Born 29 June:

  1. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  2. Brian Herbert
  3. Charlotte Bingham
  4. Quintin Jardine

Writers Born 30 June:

  1. Adam Roberts
  2. Assia Djebar
  3. Czesław Miłosz
  4. Dinaw Mengestu
  5. José Emilio Pacheco
  6. Winston Graham

July

Writers Born 1 July:

  1. Blake Bailey
  2. Denis Johnson
  3. George Sand
  4. Lisa Scottoline
  5. Louise Penny
  6. William Strunk

Writers Born 2 July:

  1. Hermann Hesse
  2. Mark Billingham
  3. Tao Lin
  4. Wisława Szymborska

Writers Born 3 July:

  1. Dave Barry
  2. Franz Kafka
  3. Joanne Harris
  4. Julie Burchill
  5. Matt Haig
  6. Tom Stoppard

Writers Born 4 July:

  1. Deon Meyer
  2. Lionel Trilling
  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  4. Thomas Nagel
  5. Tomaž Šalamun

Writers Born 5 July:

  1. Bill Watterson
  2. Jean Cocteau
  3. Jill Murphy
  4. Marcel Achard
  5. Sebastian Barry

Writers Born 6 July:

  1. Bernhard Schlink
  2. Bessie Head
  3. Hilary Mantel
  4. Norman Sherry

Writers Born 7 July:

  1. David Eddings
  2. Jeff VanderMeer
  3. Jill McCorkle
  4. Kathy Reichs
  5. Margaret Walker
  6. Renée Ahdieh
  7. Robert A Heinlein
  8. V. E. Schwab
  9. Zoë Heller

Writers Born 8 July:

  1. Alex van Tonder
  2. Alison McGhee
  3. Anna Quindlen
  4. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  5. Erin Morgenstern
  6. Jean de La Fontaine

Writers Born 9 July:

  1. Barbara Cartland
  2. Dean Koontz
  3. Glen Cook
  4. Jamie Ford
  5. Thomas Ligotti

Writers Born 10 July:

  1. Alice Munro
  2. Karen Russell
  3. Marcel Proust
  4. Seth Godin

Writers Born 11 July:

  1. Amitav Ghosh
  2. Bobbie Louise Hawkins
  3. E.B. White
  4. Frederick Buechner
  5. Helen Creswell
  6. Jhumpa Lahiri
  7. Min Jin Lee

Writers Born 12 July:

  1. Adam Johnson
  2. Amanda Hocking
  3. Donald E. Westlake
  4. Elias Khoury
  5. Henry David Thoreau
  6. Pablo Neruda

Writers Born 13 July:

  1. Carolyn Mackler
  2. David Storey
  3. Jane Hamilton
  4. John Clare
  5. Monique Wittig
  6. Wole Soyinka

Writers Born 14 July:

  1. Brian Selznick
  2. F.R. Leavis
  3. Irving Stone
  4. Jeff Lindsay
  5. Natalia Ginzburg
  6. Susan Howatch

Writers Born 15 July:

  1. Clive Cussler
  2. Hammond Innes
  3. Iris Murdoch
  4. Jacques Derrida
  5. Richard Russo

Writers Born 16 July:

  1. Andrew Smith
  2. Anita Brookner
  3. Frances Spalding
  4. James Still
  5. Robert Sheckley
  6. Tony Kushner

Writers Born 17 July:

  1. Chris Crutcher
  2. Cory Doctorow
  3. Erle Stanley Gardner
  4. Shmuel Agnon

Writers Born 18 July:

  1. Elizabeth Gilbert
  2. Elizabeth Jennings
  3. Hunter S. Thompson
  4. Jessamyn West
  5. Margaret Laurence
  6. William Makepeace Thackeray

Writers Born 19 July:

  1. A.J. Cronin
  2. Alice Dunbar Nelson
  3. Garth Nix
  4. Lisa Jewell
  5. Thulani Davis

Writers Born 20 July:

  1. Alistair MacLeod
  2. Cormac McCarthy
  3. Erik Axel Karlfeldt
  4. Henry Dumas
  5. Jess Walter

Writers Born 21 July:

  1. Ernest Hemingway
  2. Hart Crane
  3. John Gardner
  4. Michael Connelly
  5. Sarah Waters
  6. Wendy Cope

Writers Born 22 July:

  1. Akhil Sharma
  2. Bryan Forbes
  3. David Shields
  4. Jeremy Lloyd
  5. S.E. Hinton
  6. Tom Robbins

Writers Born 23 July:

  1. Elspeth Huxley
  2. Lauren Groff
  3. Lisa Alther
  4. Mohsin Hamid
  5. Raymond Chandler
  6. Vikram Chandra

Writers Born 24 July:

  1. Alexandre Dumas
  2. Banana Yoshimoto
  3. Lord Dunsany
  4. Madeline Miller
  5. Percy FitzPatrick
  6. Zelda Fitzgerald

Writers Born 25 July:

  1. Elias Canetti
  2. Eric Hoffer
  3. Josephine Tey
  4. Melissa Marr

Writers Born 26 July:

  1. Aldous Huxley
  2. André Maurois
  3. Antonio Machado
  4. Bernice Rubens
  5. Carl Jung
  6. George Bernard Shaw
  7. Nicholas Evans

Writers Born 27 July:

  1. Bharati Mukherjee
  2. Cassandra Clare
  3. Elizabeth Hardwick
  4. Jack Higgins
  5. Joseph Mitchell
  6. Victoria Aveyard

Writers Born 28 July:

  1. Beatrix Potter
  2. Gerard Manley Hopkins
  3. John Ashbery
  4. Kwame Dawes

Writers Born 29 July:

  1. Alexis de Tocqueville
  2. Chang-Rae Lee
  3. Chester Himes
  4. Mary Lee Settle
  5. Sharon Creech
  6. Stanley Kunitz

Writers Born 30 July:

  1. Ann Brashares
  2. Emily Brontë
  3. Patrick Modiano
  4. William H. Gass

Writers Born 31 July:

  1. Faye Kellerman
  2. JK Rowling
  3. Kim Newman
  4. Primo Levi
  5. Susan Cheever

August

Writers Born 1 August:

  1. Andrea Cremer
  2. Herman Melville
  3. Robert James Waller
  4. Rose Macaulay
  5. Warsan Shire

Writers Born 2 August:

  1. Bei Dao
  2. Isabel Allende
  3. James Baldwin
  4. Robert Holdstock
  5. Rose Tremain

Writers Born 3 August:

  1. Diane Wakoski
  2. Leon Uris
  3. P.D. James
  4. Rupert Brooke
  5. Walter Kirn

Writers Born 4 August:

  1. Dennis Lehane
  2. Fred Khumalo
  3. JoJo Moyes
  4. Knut Hamsun
  5. Percy Bysshe Shelley
  6. Robert Hayden
  7. Tim Winton

Writers Born 5 August:

  1. Conrad Aiken
  2. David Baldacci
  3. Guy de Maupassant
  4. Wendell Berry

Writers Born 6 August:

  1. Alfred Tennyson
  2. Conor McPherson
  3. Diane di Prima 
  4. Paolo Bacigalupi

Writers Born 7 August:

  1. Anne Fadiman
  2. Betsy Byars
  3. Garrison Keillor

Writers Born 8 August:

  1. Jostein Gaarder
  2. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  3. Sara Teasdale

Writers Born 9 August:

  1. Barbara Delinsky
  2. Graeme Gibson
  3. Jonathan Kellerman
  4. P.L. Travers
  5. Philip Larkin

Writers Born 10 August:

  1. Barry Unsworth
  2. Mark Doty
  3. Susan Lewis
  4. Suzanne Collins

Writers Born 11 August:

  1. Alex Haley
  2. Andre Dubus II
  3. Angus Wilson
  4. Enid Blyton
  5. Mavis Gallant

Writers Born 12 August:

  1. Chris Bohjalian
  2. Jacinto Benavente
  3. Katherine Boo
  4. Sue Monk Kidd
  5. William Goldman

Writers Born 13 August:

  1. Alfred Hitchcock
  2. Kamila Shamsie
  3. Tom Perrotta

Writers Born 14 August:

  1. Alice Adams
  2. Bryce Courtenay
  3. Danielle Steel
  4. John Galsworthy

Writers Born 15 August:

  1. E. Nesbit
  2. Edna Ferber
  3. Julia Child
  4. Stieg Larsson
  5. Walter Scott

Writers Born 16 August:

  1. Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  2. Charles Bukowski
  3. Diana Wynne Jones
  4. Georgette Heyer
  5. Jennifer Donnelly
  6. Valeria Luiselli

Writers Born 17 August:

  1. Herta Müller
  2. Jessie Burton
  3. Jonathan Franzen
  4. Ted Hughes
  5. V.S. Naipaul

Writers Born 18 August:

  1. Brian Aldiss
  2. Elsa Morante
  3. Nicole Krauss
  4. Paula Danziger
  5. Sonia Levitin

Writers Born 19 August:

  1. Frank McCourt
  2. Jack Canfield
  3. John Dryden
  4. Jonathan Coe
  5. Ogden Nash
  6. Veronica Roth

Writers Born 20 August:

  1. Etgar Keret
  2. Greg Bear
  3. H.P. Lovecraft
  4. Jacqueline Susann
  5. James Rollins

Writers Born 21 August:

  1. Denise Mina
  2. Jules Michelet
  3. Robert Stone
  4. Sharon Draper

Writers Born 22 August:

  1. Annie Proulx
  2. Diane Setterfield
  3. Dorothy Parker
  4. Kate Christensen
  5. Peter James
  6. Ray Bradbury

Writers Born 23 August:

  1. Curtis Sittenfeld
  2. Edgar Lee Masters
  3. Nelson DeMille
  4. William Ernest Henley
  5. Willy Russell

Writers Born 24 August:

  1. A.S. Byatt
  2. Alexander McCall Smith
  3. Ali Smith
  4. Jean Rhys
  5. John Green
  6. Jorge Luis Borges
  7. Malcolm Cowley
  8. Orson Scott Card
  9. Paulo Coelho
  10. Stephen Fry

Writers Born 25 August:

  1. Bret Harte
  2. Frederick Forsyth
  3. Howard Jacobson
  4. Leonard Bernstein
  5. Martin Amis
  6. Taslima Nasrin

Writers Born 26 August:

  1. Christopher Isherwood
  2. Guillaume Apollinaire
  3. John Buchan
  4. Julio Cortázar
  5. Paula Hawkins

Writers Born 27 August:

  1. Antonia Fraser
  2. Jeanette Winterson
  3. Jill Lepore
  4. Thando Mgqolozana
  5. Theodore Dreiser

Writers Born 28 August:

  1. Jack Vance
  2. Janet Frame
  3. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  4. John Betjeman
  5. Rita Dove
  6. Robertson Davies
  7. Tasha Tudor

Writers Born 29 August:

  1. Gillian Rubinstein
  2. Maurice Maeterlinck
  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes
  4. René Depestre
  5. Thom Gunn

Writers Born 30 August:

  1. Camilla Läckberg
  2. Guy Kawasaki
  3. Mary Shelley
  4. N.H. Kleinbaum
  5. Théophile Gautier

Writers Born 31 August:

  1. DuBose Heyward
  2. G. Willow Wilson
  3. Kenneth Oppel
  4. William Saroyan

September

Writers Born 1 September:

  1. Edgar Rice Burroughs
  2. Jean Burden
  3. Jesse Kellerman
  4. Marguerite Gardiner
  5. Nelson George
  6. Timothy Zahn

Writers Born 2 September:

  1. Allen Drury
  2. Eugene Field
  3. Jack M. Bickham
  4. Joseph Roth

Writers Born 3 September:

  1. Adriana Trigiani
  2. Alison Lurie
  3. Jenny Han
  4. Kiran Desai
  5. Lawrence Clark Powell
  6. Malcolm Gladwell
  7. Sarah Orne Jewett

Writers Born 4 September:

  1. David Lagercrantz
  2. Joan Aiken
  3. Mary Renault
  4. Richard Wright

Writers Born 5 September:

  1. Arthur Koestler
  2. Frank Yerby
  3. John Cage
  4. Sam Hamill

Writers Born 6 September:

  1. Alice Sebold
  2. China Miéville
  3. Christopher Brookmyre
  4. Henry Seidel Canby
  5. Robert Pirsig
  6. Vendela Vida

Writers Born 7 September:

  1. David Levithan
  2. Edith Sitwell
  3. Jennifer Egan
  4. Margaret Landon
  5. Michelle Paver
  6. Taylor Caldwell

Writers Born 8 September:

  1. Ann Beattie
  2. Frédéric Mistral
  3. Jon Scieszka
  4. Lang Leav
  5. Michael Frayn

Writers Born 9 September:

  1. Bob Shacochis
  2. James Hilton
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Phyllis A. Whitney

Writers Born 10 September:

  1. Carl Van Doren
  2. Claude Simon
  3. Cyril Connolly
  4. Georgia Douglas Johnson
  5. Marian Keyes
  6. Mary Oliver

Writers Born 11 September:

  1. Andre Dubus III
  2. D.H. Lawrence
  3. James McBride
  4. Jessica Mitford
  5. O. Henry

Writers Born 12 September:

  1. Charles Dudley Warner
  2. H.L. Mencken
  3. James Frey
  4. Michael Ondaatje
  5. Stanisław Lem

Writers Born 13 September:

  1. Daniel Defoe
  2. E. Lockhart
  3. J.B. Priestley
  4. Roald Dahl
  5. Sherwood Anderson

Writers Born 14 September:

  1. Anne Bernays
  2. Bernard MacLaverty
  3. Eric Bentley
  4. Geraldine Brooks
  5. Henrietta Rose-Innes

Writers Born 15 September:

  1. Agatha Christie
  2. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. François de La Rochefoucauld
  4. Jean Renoir
  5. Jesse Andrews

Writers Born 16 September:

  1. Breyten Breytenbach
  2. Elizabeth McCracken
  3. James Alan McPherson
  4. John Knowles

Writers Born 17 September:

  1. Brian Andreas
  2. Cheryl Strayed
  3. Deena Metzger
  4. Gail Carson Levine
  5. John Creasey
  6. Ken Kesey
  7. William Carlos Williams

Writers Born 18 September:

  1. Anna Deavere Smith
  2. Christopher Ricks
  3. Lynn Abbey
  4. Samuel Johnson

Writers Born 19 September:

  1. Ingrid Jonker
  2. Keorapetse William Kgositsile
  3. Penelope Mortimer
  4. Rebecca Skloot
  5. William Golding

Writers Born 20 September:

  1. Charles Williams
  2. Donald Hall
  3. George R.R. Martin
  4. Jude Deveraux
  5. Upton Sinclair

Writers Born 21 September:

  1. Fannie Flagg
  2. H.G. Wells
  3. Leonard Cohen
  4. Sarah Rees Brennan
  5. Stephen King

Writers Born 22 September:

  1. Alice Meynell
  2. Elizabeth Bear
  3. Fay Weldon
  4. Rosamunde Pilcher

Writers Born 23 September:

  1. Anne Desclos
  2. Emmuska Orczy
  3. Frank Cottrell Boyce
  4. Jennie Shortridge
  5. Justine Larbalestier
  6. Wesley Chu

Writers Born 24 September:

  1. David Drake
  2. Eavan Boland
  3. Eleanor Catton
  4. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. Horace Walpole
  6. Richard K. Morgan

Writers Born 25 September:

  1. Bell Hooks
  2. Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  3. Kristin Hannah
  4. Luanne Rice
  5. Shel Silverstein
  6. William Faulkner

Writers Born 26 September:

  1. Bernice L. McFadden
  2. Jane Smiley
  3. Mark Haddon
  4. Minette Walters
  5. T.S. Eliot
  6. Will Self

Writers Born 27 September:

  1. Irvine Welsh
  2. Jim Thompson
  3. Katie Fforde
  4. Louis Auchincloss

Writers Born 28 September:

  1. Piper Kerman
  2. Rosario Ferré
  3. Simon Leys
  4. Simon Winchester

Writers Born 29 September:

  1. Colin Dexter
  2. Donna Leon
  3. Elizabeth Gaskell
  4. Miguel de Cervantes

Writers Born 30 September:

  1. Cecelia Ahern
  2. Eileen Chang
  3. Laura Esquivel
  4. Margie Orford
  5. Ta-Nehisi Coates
  6. Téa Obreht
  7. Truman Capote

October

Writers Born 1 October:

  1. Austin O’Malley
  2. Brian P. Cleary
  3. Faith Baldwin
  4. Louis Untermeyer
  5. Tim O’Brien

Writers Born 2 October:

  1. Elizabeth Montagu
  2. Graham Greene
  3. Jan Morris
  4. Wallace Stevens

Writers Born 3 October:

  1. Gore Vidal
  2. James Herriot
  3. Louis Aragon
  4. Sarah Zarr
  5. Simon Scarrow
  6. Thomas Wolfe

Writers Born 4 October:

  1. Anne Rice
  2. Jackie Collins
  3. Roy Blount Jr.

Writers Born 5 October:

  1. Clive Barker
  2. Denis Diderot
  3. Flann O’Brien
  4. Michael Morpurgo
  5. Rupi Kaur

Writers Born 6 October:

  1. Caroline Gordon
  2. David Brin
  3. Joseph Finder
  4. Stanley Ellin

Writers Born 7 October:

  1. Anita Shreve
  2. Diane Ackerman
  3. Paula McLain
  4. Sherman Alexie
  5. Thomas Keneally
  6. William Zinsser

Writers Born 8 October:

  1. Claire Messud
  2. Frank Herbert
  3. Jaclyn Moriarty
  4. John Cowper Powys
  5. Michael Korda
  6. R.L. Stine

Writers Born 9 October:

  1. Belva Plain
  2. Guillermo del Toro
  3. Jacqueline Carey
  4. K. A. Applegate
  5. Sol Plaatje
  6. Sophie van Llewyn

Writers Born 10 October:

  1. Claude Simon
  2. Harold Pinter
  3. James Clavell
  4. Nora Roberts

Writers Born 11 October:

  1. Anne Enright
  2. David McFadden
  3. Elmore Leonard
  4. François Mauriac
  5. Richard Paul Evans

Writers Born 12 October:

  1. Eugenio Montale
  2. Julie Kagawa
  3. Lester Dent
  4. Marina Lewycka
  5. NoViolet Bulawayo

Writers Born 13 October:

  1. Arna Bontemps
  2. Conrad Richter
  3. Dalene Matthee
  4. Emily Gould
  5. Richard Howard

Writers Born 14 October:

  1. e.e. cummings
  2. Hannah Arendt
  3. Kate Grenville
  4. Katherine Mansfield
  5. Richard Wagamese

Writers Born 15 October:

  1. Ed McBain
  2. Friedrich Nietzsche
  3. Italo Calvino
  4. Judy Reeves
  5. Mario Puzo
  6. P. G. Wodehouse

Writers Born 16 October:

  1. Alafair Burke
  2. Eugene O’Neill
  3. Günter Grass
  4. Meg Rosoff
  5. Oscar Wilde

Writers Born 17 October:

  1. Arthur Miller
  2. David Means
  3. Patrick Ness
  4. Wally Lamb

Writers Born 18 October:

  1. Amish Tripathi
  2. Charles Storr
  3. Logan Pearsall Smith
  4. Ntozake Shange
  5. Rick Moody
  6. Terry McMillan

Writers Born 19 October:

  1. John le Carré
  2. Mark Behr
  3. Philip Pullman
  4. Renata Adler
  5. Susan Straight

Writers Born 20 October:

  1. Arthur Rimbaud
  2. Elfriede Jelinek
  3. Kate Mosse
  4. Michael McClure
  5. Nikki Grimes

Writers Born 21 October:

  1. Ellen Wittlinger
  2. Patrick Kavanagh
  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  4. Ursula K. Le Guin

Writers Born 22 October:

  1. AL Kennedy
  2. Doris Lessing
  3. Elizabeth Hay
  4. Ivan Bunin
  5. Timothy Leary

Writers Born 23 October:

  1. Antjie Krog
  2. Aravind Adiga
  3. James Hendry
  4. Laurie Halse Anderson
  5. Matthew Quick
  6. Michael Crichton
  7. Naomi Alderman

Writers Born 24 October:

  1. Brenda Ueland
  2. Denise Levertov
  3. Emma Donoghue
  4. Gabrielle Zevin
  5. Norman Rush

Writers Born 25 October:

  1. Anne Tyler
  2. John Berryman
  3. Stephen Leather
  4. Thomas Babington Macaulay

Writers Born 26 October:

  1. Adam Mars-Jones
  2. Andrew Motion
  3. Beryl Markham
  4. John L’Heureux
  5. Marisha Pessl
  6. Pat Conroy
  7. Siphiwo Mahala
  8. Stacy Schiff

Writers Born 27 October:

  1. Desiderius Erasmus
  2. Dylan Thomas
  3. Jonathan Stroud
  4. Maxine Hong Kingston
  5. Sylvia Plath
  6. Zadie Smith

Writers Born 28 October:

  1. Anne Perry
  2. Evelyn Waugh
  3. Ian Hamilton Finlay
  4. John Hollander

Writers Born 29 October:

  1. Desmond Bagley
  2. Dominick Dunne
  3. Henry Green
  4. Lee Child
  5. Liesel Schwarz

Writers Born 30 October:

  1. Adelaide Anne Procter
  2. Ezra Pound
  3. Gertrude Atherton
  4. James Laughlin
  5. Paul Valéry
  6. Timothy Findley
  7. Zoë Akins

Writers Born 31 October:

  1. John Keats
  2. Katherine Paterson
  3. Mari Jungstedt
  4. Neal Stephenson
  5. Susan Orlean

November

Writers Born 1 November:

  1. Hermann Broch
  2. James Kilpatrick
  3. James Wood
  4. Lee Smith
  5. Stephen Crane
  6. Susanna Clarke

Writers Born 2 November:

  1. David Whyte
  2. Jules-Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly
  3. Lois McMaster Bujold
  4. Shere Hite
  5. Taiye Selasi
  6. Thomas Mallon

Writers Born 3 November:

  1. André Malraux
  2. Martin Cruz Smith
  3. Terrence McNally
  4. William Cullen Bryant

Writers Born 4 November:

  1. Charles Frazier
  2. Eden Phillpotts
  3. M.T. Anderson
  4. Stephen Jones
  5. Yiyun Li

Writers Born 5 November:

  1. Christopher Wood
  2. Eugene V. Debs
  3. John Berger
  4. Joyce Maynard
  5. Richard Holmes
  6. Sam Shepard
  7. Uzodinma Iweala

Writers Born 6 November:

  1. Berlie Doherty
  2. Colson Whitehead
  3. James Jones
  4. Karin Fossum
  5. Maria Shriver
  6. Michael Cunningham
  7. Stephen Watson

Writers Born 7 November:

  1. Albert Camus
  2. Guy Gavriel Kay
  3. Helen Garner
  4. Leon Trotsky
  5. Stephen Greenblatt

Writers Born 8 November:

  1. Bram Stoker
  2. Joshua Ferris
  3. Kazuo Ishiguro
  4. Lauren Oliver
  5. Margaret Mitchell
  6. Martha Gellhorn
  7. Samantha Shannon

Writers Born 9 November:

  1. Anne Sexton
  2. Bryan Gruley
  3. Carl Sagan
  4. Janet Fitch
  5. Michael Robotham
  6. Tahereh Mafi

Writers Born 10 November:

  1. Caroline Kepnes
  2. Friedrich von Schiller
  3. Holly Black
  4. J. California Cooper
  5. Jack Ketchum
  6. James Broughton
  7. Marlene van Niekerk
  8. Neil Gaiman

Writers Born 11 November:

  1. Carlos Fuentes
  2. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  3. Kathy Lette
  4. Kurt Vonnegut
  5. Mary Gaitskill
  6. Miriam Tlali

Writers Born 12 November:

  1. Damon Galgut
  2. Janette Turner Hospital
  3. Katharine Weber
  4. Michael Ende
  5. Naomi Wolf
  6. Richelle Mead
  7. Roland Barthes

Writers Born 13 November:

  1. George V. Higgins
  2. Robert Louis Stevenson
  3. Stephen Baxter
  4. William Gibson

Writers Born 14 November:

  1. Astrid Lindgren
  2. Cara Black
  3. Gary Provost
  4. George Bizos
  5. P.J. O’Rourke

Writers Born 15 November:

  1. Carole Nelson Douglas
  2. Gerhart Hauptmann
  3. J. G. Ballard
  4. Liane Moriarty
  5. Marianne Moore
  6. Richmal Crompton

Writers Born 16 November:

  1. Andrea Barrett
  2. Anne Holt
  3. Chinua Achebe
  4. George S. Kaufman
  5. Jean Fritz
  6. José Saramago
  7. Robin McKinley

Writers Born 17 November:

  1. Auberon Waugh
  2. Christopher Paolini
  3. Marina Carr
  4. Rebecca Walker
  5. Shelby Foote

Writers Born 18 November:

  1. Alan Dean Foster
  2. Frances Fyfield
  3. James Welch
  4. Maggie Stiefvater
  5. Margaret Atwood

Writers Born 19 November:

  1. Allen Tate
  2. Charlie Kaufman
  3. Joanne Kyger
  4. Ruta Sepetys
  5. Sharon Olds
  6. Tony Hoagland

Writers Born 20 November:

  1. Alistair Cooke
  2. Don DeLillo
  3. Jaime Lowe
  4. Nadine Gordimer
  5. Orlando Figes
  6. Selma Lagerlöf

Writers Born 21 November:

  1. Andrew Sean Greer
  2. Arthur Quiller-Couch
  3. Isaac Bashevis Singer
  4. Kristina McMorris
  5. Marilyn French
  6. Voltaire

Writers Born 22 November:

  1. André Gide
  2. George Eliot
  3. Jon Cleary
  4. Marjane Satrapi

Writers Born 23 November:

  1. Gayl Jones
  2. Guy Davenport
  3. Jennifer Michael Hecht
  4. Joe Eszterhas
  5. Paul Celan
  6. Robert Towne

Writers Born 24 November:

  1. Arundhati Roy
  2. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. Spider Robinson

Writers Born 25 November:

  1. Charlaine Harris
  2. Jandy Nelson
  3. Leonard Woolf
  4. Poul Anderson
  5. Shelagh Delaney
  6. William McIlvanney

Writers Born 26 November:

  1. Eugène Ionesco
  2. Frederik Pohl
  3. James Dashner
  4. Marilynne Robinson

Writers Born 27 November:

  1. Callie Khouri
  2. Dahlia Ravikovitch
  3. James Agee
  4. Kevin Henkes
  5. L. Sprague de Camp

Writers Born 28 November:

  1. Leslie Stephen
  2. Nancy Mitford
  3. Noah Lukeman
  4. Rita Mae Brown
  5. Sarah Perry
  6. William Blake

Writers Born 29 November:

  1. Amos Bronson Alcott
  2. C.S. Lewis
  3. Louisa May Alcott
  4. Madeleine L’Engle
  5. Sue Miller

Writers Born 30 November:

  1. David Mamet
  2. David Nicholls
  3. Jonathan Swift
  4. L. M. Montgomery
  5. Mark Twain
  6. Winston Churchill

December

Writers Born 1 December:

  1. Azar Nafisi
  2. Candace Bushnell
  3. Rian Malan
  4. Tasha Alexander

Writers Born 2 December:

  1. Anne Patchett
  2. Elizabeth Berg
  3. George Saunders
  4. John Ajvide Lindqvist

Writers Born 3 December:

  1. Joseph Conrad
  2. Kate O’Brien
  3. Mark Salzman
  4. Stephen Elliott

Writers Born 4 December:

  1. Peter Godwin
  2. Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. Thomas Carlyle

Writers Born 5 December:

  1. Calvin Trillin
  2. Christina Rossetti
  3. James Lee Burke
  4. Joan Didion
  5. John Berendt

Writers Born 6 December:

  1. Arthur Golden
  2. Byron Katie
  3. Garth Stein
  4. Joyce Kilmer
  5. Karl Ove Knausgård

Writers Born 7 December:

  1. Anne Fine
  2. Chad Harbach
  3. Joyce Cary
  4. Leigh Brackett
  5. Willa Cather

Writers Born 8 December:

  1. Bill Bryson
  2. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  3. James Thurber
  4. John Banville
  5. Louis de Bernières

Writers Born 9 December:

  1. Ann Hood
  2. Ashleigh Brilliant
  3. Eileen Myles
  4. Joanna Trollope
  5. John Milton

Writers Born 10 December:

  1. Clarice Lispector
  2. Cornelia Funke
  3. Emily Dickinson
  4. Helen Oyeyemi
  5. Jacquelyn Mitchard

Writers Born 11 December:

  1. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  2. Ayelet Waldman
  3. Jim Harrison
  4. Naguib Mahfouz
  5. Sherrilyn Kenyon

Writers Born 12 December:

  1. Anna Seward
  2. Gustave Flaubert
  3. Helen Dunmore
  4. Lillian Smith
  5. Patrick O’Brian
  6. Sophie Kinsella

Writers Born 13 December:

  1. Heinrich Heine
  2. James Wright
  3. Kenneth Patchen
  4. Tamora Pierce

Writers Born 14 December:

  1. Amy Hempel
  2. Nancy Thayer
  3. Paul Éluard
  4. Rachel Cohn

Writers Born 15 December:

  1. Betty Smith
  2. Chris d’Lacey
  3. Edna O’Brien
  4. Muriel Rukeyser

Writers Born 16 December:

  1. Arthur C. Clarke
  2. Jane Austen
  3. Margaret Mead
  4. Noel Coward
  5. Philip K. Dick
  6. Sylvia Brownrigg
  7. V. S. Pritchett

Writers Born 17 December:

  1. Ford Madox Ford
  2. Jacqueline Wilson
  3. John Greenleaf Whittier
  4. Penelope Fitzgerald
  5. William Safire

Writers Born 18 December:

  1. A.M. Homes
  2. Alfred Bester
  3. Lucy Worsley
  4. Michael Moorcock
  5. Steve Biko

Writers Born 19 December:

  1. Brandon Sanderson
  2. Jean Genet
  3. Robin Sloan
  4. Sean O’Brien
  5. Tim Parks

Writers Born 20 December:

  1. David Levine
  2. David Markson
  3. Kate Atkinson
  4. Sandra Cisneros

Writers Born 21 December:

  1. Albert Payson Terhune
  2. Anthony Powell
  3. Diana Athill
  4. Heinrich Böll
  5. Rebecca West

Writers Born 22 December:

  1. Elizabeth Noble
  2. Jean Racine
  3. Kenneth Rexroth
  4. Laini Taylor

Writers Born 23 December:

  1. Carol Ann Duffy
  2. Donna Tartt
  3. Harriet Monroe
  4. Megan Mayhew Bergman
  5. Raymond E. Feist

Writers Born 24 December:

  1. Adam Haslett
  2. Belinda Bauer
  3. Gillian Cross
  4. Juan Ramón Jiménez
  5. Mary Higgins Clark
  6. Matthew Arnold
  7. Nicholas Meyer
  8. Stephenie Meyer

Writers Born 25 December:

  1. Angelica Garnett
  2. Carlos Castaneda
  3. Sheila Heti

Writers Born 26 December:

  1. David Sedaris
  2. Elizabeth Kostova
  3. Henry Miller
  4. Liz Lochhead

Writers Born 27 December:

  1. Aidan Chambers
  2. Chris Abani
  3. Elizabeth Smart
  4. Mina Loy
  5. Sarah Vowell

Writers Born 28 December:

  1. Alasdair Gray
  2. Andy McNab
  3. Mortimer J. Adler
  4. Simon Raven

Writers Born 29 December:

  1. Paul Rudnick
  2. Sean Chercover
  3. Vera Brittain
  4. William Thomas Gaddis

Writers Born 30 December:

  1. Douglas Coupland
  2. L.P. Hartley
  3. Patti Smith
  4. Paul Bowles
  5. Rudyard Kipling

Writers Born 31 December:

  1. Connie Willis
  2. Holbrook Jackson
  3. Joe Abercrombie
  4. Junot Díaz
  5. Nicholas Sparks