Author Birthdays for April

  • Lachy Hulme  48
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 1st 1971
  • Gil Scott-Heron  70
    Poet
    Friday, April 1st 1949
  • Samuel R. Delany  77
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 1st 1942
  • Vladimir Posner  85
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 1st 1934
  • Rolf Hochhuth  88
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1931
  • Milan Kundera  90

    Monday, April 1st 1929
  • Anne McCaffrey  93

    Thursday, April 1st 1926
  • Maria Polydouri  117
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 1st 1902
  • Whittaker Chambers  118
    Journalist
    Monday, April 1st 1901
  • Edgar Wallace  144

    Thursday, April 1st 1875
  • Edmond Rostand  151
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1868
  • Joseph de Maistre  266
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 1st 1753
  • Antoine François Prévost  322
    Novelist
    Monday, April 1st 1697
  • John Wilmot  372
    Poet
    Monday, April 1st 1647
  • James Vance  66
    Comic Book Writer, Playwright
    Thursday, April 2nd 1953
  • Emile Zola  179

    Thursday, April 2nd 1840
  • Hans Christian Andersen  214

    Tuesday, April 2nd 1805
  • Sandra Boynton  66
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 3rd 1953
  • Arlette Cousture  71
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 3rd 1948
  • Jonathan Lynn  76
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 3rd 1943
  • Herb Caen  103
    Columnist
    Monday, April 3rd 1916
  • George Derby  196
    Humorist
    Thursday, April 3rd 1823
  • Edward Everett Hale  197
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 3rd 1822
  • Washington Irving  236
    Short Stories
    Thursday, April 3rd 1783
  • George Herbert  426
    Poet
    Saturday, April 3rd 1593
  • Ned Vizzini  38
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 4th 1981
  • Pamela Ribon  44
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • Roy Padrick  44
    Journalist
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • David E. Kelley  63
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 4th 1956
  • Dan Simmons  71
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1948
  • Kitty Kelley  77
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 4th 1942
  • Maya Angelou  91
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 4th 1928
  • Emmett Williams  94
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1925
  • Marguerite Duras  105
    Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1914
  • Ernestine Gilbreth Carey  111
    Memoirist
    Saturday, April 4th 1908
  • Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin  117
    Novelist, Journalist, Poet
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Stanley G. Weinbaum  117
    Novelist
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Robert E. Sherwood  123
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1896
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr.  131
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 4th 1888
  • Remy de Gourmont  161
    Poet, Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1858
  • Comte de Lautréamont  173
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1846
  • Thomas Mayne Reid  201
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 4th 1818
  • Bettina von Arnim  234
    Novelist
    Monday, April 4th 1785
  • William Strachey  447
    Non-Fiction, Essayist
    Tuesday, April 4th 1572
  • Charles Cumming  48
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1971
  • Jeff Gomez  49
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 5th 1970
  • Anu Garg  52
    Non-Fiction, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1967
  • Barbara Holland  86
    Children's Literature, Short Stories
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Larry Felser  86
    Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Hugo Claus  90
    Novelist, Poet
    Friday, April 5th 1929
  • Arthur Hailey  99
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Rafiq Zakaria  99
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Robert Bloch  102
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 5th 1917
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne  182
    Poet, Playwright, Novelist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1837
  • Sir Henry Rawlinson  209
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 5th 1810
  • Dash Shaw  36
    Comic Book Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1983
  • Hirotada Ototake  43
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 6th 1976
  • Joe Machine  46
    Poet
    Friday, April 6th 1973
  • Jack Canfora  50
    Playwright
    Sunday, April 6th 1969
  • Rob Epstein  64
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 6th 1955
  • Cleo Odzer  69
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 6th 1950
  • Homero Aridjis  79
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1940
  • Douglas Hill  84
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1935
  • Willis Hall  90
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1929
  • Julien Torma  117
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Veniamin Kaverin  117
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Dudley Nichols  124
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1895
  • Elinor Brent-Dyer  125
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 6th 1894
  • Lowell Thomas  127
    Journalist, Travel Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1892
  • Erich Mühsam  141
    Essayist, Poet, Playwright
    Saturday, April 6th 1878
  • Aasmund Olavsson Vinje  201
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 6th 1818
  • Alexander Herzen  207
    Novelist, Essayist
    Monday, April 6th 1812
  • Nicolas Chamfort  278
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 6th 1741
  • Jean-Baptiste Rousseau  348
    Poet
    Monday, April 6th 1671
  • Julia Phillips  75
    Memoirist
    Friday, April 7th 1944
  • Hodding Carter III  84
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 7th 1935
  • Donald Barthelme  88
    Short Stories, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 7th 1931
  • James White  91
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 7th 1928
  • Johannes Mario Simmel  95
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1924
  • Roger Lemelin  100
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1919
  • Henry Kuttner  104
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1915
  • Robert Charroux  110
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1909
  • Walter Winchell  122
    Journalist, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1897
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas  129
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 7th 1890
  • Gabriela Mistral  130
    Poet
    Sunday, April 7th 1889
  • William Wordsworth  249
    Poet
    Saturday, April 7th 1770
  • Hugh Blair  301
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 7th 1718
  • Mehran Ghassemi  42
    Journalist
    Friday, April 8th 1977
  • Nnedi Okorafor  45
    Novelist
    Monday, April 8th 1974
  • Evan Davis  57
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 8th 1962
  • Jim Piddock  63
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 8th 1956
  • Barbara Kingsolver  64
    Novelist
    Friday, April 8th 1955
  • Seymour Hersh  82
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 8th 1937
  • Renzo De Felice  90
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 8th 1929
  • Glendon Swarthout  101
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 8th 1918
  • Emil Cioran  108
    Essayist
    Saturday, April 8th 1911
  • John Fante  110
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 8th 1909
  • Kate Heyhoe  64
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Joolz Denby  64
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Peter Gammons  74
    Journalist
    Monday, April 9th 1945
  • Carl Amery  97
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 9th 1922
  • Johannes Bobrowski  102
    Poet, Novelist
    Monday, April 9th 1917
  • Lev Kopelev  107
    Non-Fiction, Memorist
    Tuesday, April 9th 1912
  • Rahul Sankrityayan  126
    Novelist, Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 9th 1893
  • Charles Baudelaire  198
    Poet
    Monday, April 9th 1821
  • Étienne Aignan  246
    Playwright
    Friday, April 9th 1773
  • Johann Matthias Gesner  328
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 9th 1691
  • Philippe Néricault Destouches  339
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 9th 1680
  • John M. Ford  62
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 10th 1957
  • David Helvarg  68
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1951
  • Nick Auf der Maur  77
    Journalist
    Friday, April 10th 1942
  • Paul Theroux  78
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 10th 1941
  • Claudio Magris  80
    Essayist, Columnist
    Monday, April 10th 1939
  • Bella Akhmadulina  82
    Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1937
  • David Halberstam  85
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1934
  • Rokusuke Ei  86
    Essayist
    Monday, April 10th 1933
  • Roger Gaillard  96
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1923
  • Stefan Heym  106
    Novelist, Journalist
    Thursday, April 10th 1913
  • Montague Summers  139
    Novelist, Non-Fiction, Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1880
  • Joseph Pulitzer  172
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 10th 1847
  • Forceythe Willson  182
    Poet
    Monday, April 10th 1837
  • Lew Wallace  192
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1827
  • William Hazlitt  241
    Essayist
    Friday, April 10th 1778
  • Hugo Grotius  436
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 10th 1583
  • Benjamin Heath  1849
    Essayist
    Tuesday, April 10th 0170
  • Walid Soliman  44
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 11th 1975
  • Sergey Lukyanenko  51
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 11th 1968
  • Jeremy Clarkson  59
    Journalist, Columnist
    Monday, April 11th 1960
  • Peter Windsor  67
    Journalist
    Friday, April 11th 1952
  • James Patrick Kelly  68
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1951
  • Dorothy Allison  70
    Novelist
    Monday, April 11th 1949
  • John Milius  75
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 11th 1944
  • Ellen Goodman  78
    Columnist
    Friday, April 11th 1941
  • Mark Strand  85
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 11th 1934
  • Tony Brown  86
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 11th 1933
  • David Westheimer  102
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1917
  • Leo Rosten  111
    Humorist, Short Stories, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 11th 1908
  • Attila József  114
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 11th 1905
  • Sándor Márai  119
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1900
  • Léo-Paul Desrosiers  123
    Novelist, Journalist
    Saturday, April 11th 1896
  • Bernard O'Dowd  153
    Poet, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1866
  • Stefanos Thomopoulos  160
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 11th 1859
  • Christopher Smart  297
    Poet
    Saturday, April 11th 1722
  • Tama Janowitz  62
    Novelist
    Friday, April 12th 1957
  • Jon Krakauer  65
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 12th 1954
  • Ralph Wiley  67
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 12th 1952
  • Scott Turow  70
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 12th 1949
  • Tom Clancy  72
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 12th 1947
  • Georgios Balanos  75
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 12th 1944
  • Alan Ayckbourn  80
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 12th 1939
  • Leonid Derbenyov  88
    Poet
    Sunday, April 12th 1931
  • Beverly Cleary  103
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, April 12th 1916
  • Ida Pollock  111
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 12th 1908
  • Hardie Gramatky  112
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 12th 1907
  • José Gautier Benítez  168
    Poet
    Saturday, April 12th 1851
  • Alexander Ostrovsky  196
    Playwright
    Saturday, April 12th 1823
  • Guillaume Thomas François Raynal  306
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 12th 1713
  • Joachim Camerarius  519
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 12th 1500
  • Bill Pronzini  76

    Tuesday, April 13th 1943
  • J. M. G. Le Clezio  79

    Saturday, April 13th 1940
  • Seamus Heaney  80

    Thursday, April 13th 1939
  • Eudora Welty  110

    Tuesday, April 13th 1909
  • Samuel Beckett  113

    Friday, April 13th 1906
  • Nella Larsen  128

    Monday, April 13th 1891
  • Tina Rosenberg  59
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 14th 1960
  • Bruce Sterling  65
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 14th 1954
  • Anne Michaels  61

    Tuesday, April 15th 1958
  • Henry James  176

    Saturday, April 15th 1843
  • Mark Baker  34
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 16th 1985
  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes  35
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1984
  • J. Neil Schulman  66
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 16th 1953
  • Ioan Mihai Cochinescu  68
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1951
  • Margot Adler  73
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1946
  • Sarah Kirsch  84
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 16th 1935
  • Kingsley Amis  97

    Sunday, April 16th 1922
  • Gerard McLarnon  104
    Playwright
    Friday, April 16th 1915
  • Berton Roueché  109
    Medical Writer
    Saturday, April 16th 1910
  • Tristan Tzara  123
    Poet, Essayist
    Thursday, April 16th 1896
  • Germaine Guèvremont  126
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 16th 1893
  • John Millington Synge  148
    Poet, Playwright
    Sunday, April 16th 1871
  • José de Diego  153
    Journalist, Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1866
  • Anatole France  175
    Poet, Journalist, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1844
  • Octave Crémazie  192
    Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1827
  • Charles Montagu  358
    Poet
    Saturday, April 16th 1661
  • Nick Hornby  62

    Wednesday, April 17th 1957
  • Hervé Bazin  108
    Novelist
    Monday, April 17th 1911
  • Thornton Wilder  122

    Saturday, April 17th 1897
  • Robert Dean Frisbie  123
    Travel Writer
    Friday, April 17th 1896
  • Isak Dinesen  134

    Friday, April 17th 1885
  • Keith R. A. DeCandido  50
    Novelist
    Friday, April 18th 1969
  • John Podhoretz  58
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1961
  • Régis Wargnier  71
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 18th 1948
  • Jerzy Stuhr  72
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Kathy Acker  72
    Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Robert Christgau  77
    Journalist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 18th 1942
  • Nigel Kneale  97
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 18th 1922
  • Shinobu Hashimoto  101
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 18th 1918
  • Joy Davidman  104
    Poet
    Sunday, April 18th 1915
  • Claire Martin  105
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 18th 1914
  • Norbert Davis  110
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 18th 1909
  • László Németh  118
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Thursday, April 18th 1901
  • Vicente Sotto  137
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1882
  • Abd-ru-shin  144
    Essayist
    Sunday, April 18th 1875
  • Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić  145
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 18th 1874
  • Richard Harding Davis  155
    Novelist, Playwright, Journalist
    Monday, April 18th 1864
  • Alexander Shirvanzade  161
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 18th 1858
  • Thomas Middleton  439
    Poet, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1580
  • Barry Brown  68
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 19th 1951
  • Walter Stewart  88
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 19th 1931
  • José Echegaray  103
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 19th 1916
  • Richard Hughes  119
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet
    Thursday, April 19th 1900
  • Elizabeth Dilling  125
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 19th 1894
  • Louis Amédée Achard  205
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 19th 1814
  • Harris Wittels  35
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 20th 1984
  • Robert Crais  66
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Sebastian Faulks  66
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Steve Erickson  69
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1950
  • Andrew Tobias  72
    Journalist, Columnist
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • David Leland  72
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • Arto Paasilinna  77
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 20th 1942
  • Peter S. Beagle  80
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1939
  • Jiří Dienstbier  82
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 20th 1937
  • Richard Hillary  100
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 20th 1919
  • Edward L. Beach, Jr.  101
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 20th 1918
  • Henry de Montherlant  124
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Saturday, April 20th 1895
  • Daniel Varujan  135
    Poet
    Sunday, April 20th 1884
  • Vladimir Vidrić  144
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 20th 1875
  • Dinah Craik  193
    Novelist, Poet
    Thursday, April 20th 1826
  • Pietro Aretino  527
    Playwright, Poet, Satirist
    Wednesday, April 20th 1492
  • Michael Zarnock  61
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 21st 1958
  • Barbara Park  72
    Children's Literature
    Monday, April 21st 1947
  • Helen Prejean  80
    Memoirest
    Friday, April 21st 1939
  • John Clifford Mortimer  96

    Saturday, April 21st 1923
  • Norman Panama  105
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 21st 1914
  • Charlotte Bronte  203

    Sunday, April 21st 1816
  • Blake Fitzpatrick  34
    Screenwriter
    Monday, April 22nd 1985
  • Ana María Shua  68
    Novelist, Poet
    Sunday, April 22nd 1951
  • Paul Davies  73
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 22nd 1946
  • Louise Glück  76
    Poet
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Janet Evanovich  76
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Adam Raphael  81
    Journalist
    Friday, April 22nd 1938
  • Jason Miller  89
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1930
  • Paula Fox  96
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 22nd 1923
  • William Jay Smith  101
    Poet
    Monday, April 22nd 1918
  • Jan de Hartog  105
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1914
  • Indro Montanelli  110
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1909
  • Ivan Yefremov  111
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1908
  • Robert Choquette  114
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1905
  • Vladimir Nabokov  120
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1899
  • Ellen Glasgow  146
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1873
  • Germaine de Staël  253
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1766
  • Henry Fielding  312
    Novelist, Playwright
    Friday, April 22nd 1707
  • Pierre Labrie  47
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1972
  • Arthur Phillips  50
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1969
  • Michael Moore  65
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 23rd 1954
  • Pascal Quignard  71
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1948
  • Barry Hannah  77
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 23rd 1942
  • Jim Fixx  87
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 23rd 1932
  • J.P. Donleavy  93
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1926
  • Avram Davidson  96
    Novelist
    Monday, April 23rd 1923
  • Maurice Druon  101
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 23rd 1918
  • Halldor Laxness  117
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1902
  • Ngaio March  120
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 23rd 1899
  • William Shakespeare  455
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 23rd 1564
  • Georg Fabricius  503
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1516
  • Siarhey Balakhonau  42
    Poet
    Sunday, April 24th 1977
  • Eric Kripke  45
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 24th 1974
  • Damon Lindelof  46
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 24th 1973
  • Eric Bogosian  66
    Novelist
    Friday, April 24th 1953
  • Christian Bobin  68
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 24th 1951
  • David Morrell  76
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 24th 1943
  • Sue Grafton  79
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 24th 1940
  • Shirley MacLaine  85
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 24th 1934
  • Patricia Bosworth  86
    Journalist
    Monday, April 24th 1933
  • Clement Freud  95
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 24th 1924
  • Doris Burn  96
    Children's Literature
    Tuesday, April 24th 1923
  • Robert Penn Warren  114
    Poet
    Monday, April 24th 1905
  • Elizabeth Goudge  119
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 24th 1900
  • Anthony Trollope  204
    Novelist
    Monday, April 24th 1815
  • Darcey Steinke  57
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 25th 1962
  • Dinesh D'Souza  58
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 25th 1961
  • James Fenton  70
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 25th 1949
  • Bertrand Tavernier  78
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1941
  • Ted Kooser  80
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 25th 1939
  • Paul Mazursky  89
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1930
  • Corín Tellado  92
    Novelist
    Monday, April 25th 1927
  • Sammy Drechsel  94
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1925
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr.  105
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 25th 1914
  • Edward R. Murrow  111
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1908
  • Walter de la Mare  146
    Poet, Novelist
    Friday, April 25th 1873
  • Leopoldo Alas  167
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 25th 1852
  • Roger Boyle  398
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 25th 1621
  • Joanne Gobure  37
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1982
  • Roxana Saberi  42
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 26th 1977
  • Richard Mitchell  90
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 26th 1929
  • Morris West  103
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 26th 1916
  • Bernard Malamud  105
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 26th 1914
  • A. E. van Vogt  107
    Novelist
    Friday, April 26th 1912
  • Vicente Aleixandre  121
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 26th 1898
  • Anita Loos  131
    Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
    Thursday, April 26th 1888
  • Ğabdulla Tuqay  133
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1886
  • Artemus Ward  185
    Humor Writer
    Saturday, April 26th 1834
  • Ludwig Uhland  232
    Poet
    Thursday, April 26th 1787
  • Dana Milbank  51
    Columnist
    Saturday, April 27th 1968
  • Jason Whitlock  52
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 27th 1967
  • Russell T Davies  56
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 27th 1963
  • August Wilson  74
    Playwright
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Helen Hodgman  74
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Ruth Glick  77
    Novelist
    Monday, April 27th 1942
  • Jennings Michael Burch  78
    Memoirest
    Sunday, April 27th 1941
  • Gilbert Sorrentino  90
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 27th 1929
  • Martin Gray  97
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 27th 1922
  • Edwin Morgan  99
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 27th 1920
  • Jacques de Bourbon-Busset  107
    Novelist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 27th 1912
  • Yórgos Theotokás  113
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1906
  • Cecil Day-Lewis  115
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 27th 1904
  • Jules Lemaître  166
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 27th 1853
  • Mary Wollstonecraft  260
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1759
  • Diane Johnson  85

    Saturday, April 28th 1934
  • Michael H. Hart  87
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 28th 1932
  • Harper Lee  93
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 28th 1926
  • Alistair MacLean  97

    Friday, April 28th 1922
  • Robert J. Sawyer  59
    Novelist
    Friday, April 29th 1960
  • David Icke  67
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 29th 1952
  • Jill Paton Walsh  82
    Novelist, Children's Literature
    Thursday, April 29th 1937
  • Rod McKuen  86
    Poet
    Saturday, April 29th 1933
  • Walter Kempowski  90
    Novelist
    Monday, April 29th 1929
  • Elmer Kelton  93
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1926
  • Edward Blishen  99
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1920
  • Jack Williamson  111
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1908
  • Egon Erwin Kisch  134
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1885
  • Rafael Sabatini  144
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1875
  • Constantine P. Cavafy  156
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 29th 1863
  • Thomas Adolphus Trollope  209
    Travel Writer
    Sunday, April 29th 1810
  • Charles Nodier  239
    Short Stories
    Saturday, April 29th 1780
  • John Arbuthnot  352
    Satirist
    Friday, April 29th 1667
  • John Boyne  48
    Novelist
    Friday, April 30th 1971
  • Stefan Kisyov  56
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 30th 1963
  • W. Thomas Smith, Jr.  60
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 30th 1959
  • Annie Dillard  74

    Monday, April 30th 1945
  • Larry Niven  81
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 30th 1938
  • Hugh Hood  91
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1928
  • Sri Sri  109
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1910
  • Humberto Mauro  122
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 30th 1897
  • Jaroslav Hašek  136
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1883
  • Alice B. Toklas  142

    Monday, April 30th 1877
  • Juhan Liiv  155
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1864
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