Author Birthdays for June

  • Khawar Rizvi  79
    Poet
    Wednesday, June 1st 1938
  • Colleen McCullough  80
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 1st 1937
  • Bill Deedes  104
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 1st 1913
  • John Van Druten  116
    Playwright
    Saturday, June 1st 1901
  • Charles Kay Ogden  128
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, June 1st 1889
  • John Masefield  139
    Poet, Children’s Literature
    Saturday, June 1st 1878
  • Ferdinand Raimund  227
    Playwright
    Tuesday, June 1st 1790
  • Dante Alighieri  752
    Poet
    Monday, June 1st 1265
  • Carol Shields  82

    Sunday, June 2nd 1935
  • Lester del Rey  102

    Wednesday, June 2nd 1915
  • Barbara Rym  104

    Monday, June 2nd 1913
  • Karl Adolph Gjellerup  160
    Poet, Novelist
    Tuesday, June 2nd 1857
  • Thomas Hardy  177

    Tuesday, June 2nd 1840
  • Marquis de Sade  277

    Thursday, June 2nd 1740
  • Larry McMurtry  81

    Wednesday, June 3rd 1936
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley  87

    Tuesday, June 3rd 1930
  • Allen Ginsberg  91

    Thursday, June 3rd 1926
  • Buddy Wakefield  43
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1974
  • Joe Hill  45
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 4th 1972
  • John Hockenberry  61
    Journalist
    Monday, June 4th 1956
  • Val McDermid  62
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1955
  • Wendy Pini  66
    Comic Book Writer
    Monday, June 4th 1951
  • Kenneth G. Ross  76
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Wednesday, June 4th 1941
  • Robert Fulghum  80
    Essayist, Novelist
    Friday, June 4th 1937
  • Maurice Shadbolt  85
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1932
  • Ruth Westheimer  89
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, June 4th 1928
  • Elizabeth Jolley  94
    Novelist
    Monday, June 4th 1923
  • Jacques Roumain  110
    Novelist, Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Patience Strong  110
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Mabel Lucie Attwell  138
    Children’s Literature
    Wednesday, June 4th 1879
  • Apollon Maykov  196
    Poet
    Monday, June 4th 1821
  • Ken Follett  68

    Sunday, June 5th 1949
  • Margaret Drabble  78

    Monday, June 5th 1939
  • Alfred Kazin  102

    Saturday, June 5th 1915
  • Federico Garcia Lorca  119

    Sunday, June 5th 1898
  • Geraldine McCaughrean  66
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 6th 1951
  • Stephen Dixon  81

    Saturday, June 6th 1936
  • Harry Crews  82

    Thursday, June 6th 1935
  • Maxine Kumine  92

    Saturday, June 6th 1925
  • Thomas Mann  142

    Sunday, June 6th 1875
  • Alexander Pushkin  218

    Thursday, June 6th 1799
  • Louise Erdrich  63

    Monday, June 7th 1954
  • Orhan Pamuk  65

    Saturday, June 7th 1952
  • Elizabeth Bowen  118

    Wednesday, June 7th 1899
  • Sara Paretsky  70

    Sunday, June 8th 1947
  • John W. Campbell  107

    Wednesday, June 8th 1910
  • David Koepp  54
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, June 9th 1963
  • Aaron Sorkin  56
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1961
  • Patricia Cornwell  61
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 9th 1956
  • Gregory Maguire  63
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1954
  • Deyda Hydara  71
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • James Kelman  71
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • Joe Haldeman  74
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1943
  • Charles Webb  78
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1939
  • Keith Laumer  92
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 9th 1925
  • George Axelrod  95
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr.  95
    Poet
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • Jurij Brězan  101
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1916
  • Bertha von Suttner  174
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1843
  • Maurice Sendak  89
    Children’s Literature
    Sunday, June 10th 1928
  • Saul Bellow  102

    Thursday, June 10th 1915
  • Athol Fugard  85

    Saturday, June 11th 1932
  • William Styron  92

    Thursday, June 11th 1925
  • Sonia Manzano  67

    Monday, June 12th 1950
  • Anne Frank  88

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Brigid Brophy  88

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Djuna Barnes  125
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 12th 1892
  • Audrey Niffenegger  54

    Thursday, June 13th 1963
  • Maurice G. Dantec  58

    Saturday, June 13th 1959
  • Whitley Strieber  72

    Wednesday, June 13th 1945
  • Dorothy L. Sayers  124

    Tuesday, June 13th 1893
  • William Butler Yeats  152

    Tuesday, June 13th 1865
  • John Edgar Wideman  76

    Saturday, June 14th 1941
  • Jerzy Kosinski  84

    Wednesday, June 14th 1933
  • Yasunari Kawabata  118

    Wednesday, June 14th 1899
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe  206

    Friday, June 14th 1811
  • Chris Morris  55
    Satirist, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 15th 1962
  • Ana Castillo  64

    Monday, June 15th 1953
  • Amy Clampitt  97

    Tuesday, June 15th 1920
  • Joyce Carol Oates  79

    Thursday, June 16th 1938
  • Ron Padgett  75

    Wednesday, June 17th 1942
  • John Hersey  103

    Wednesday, June 17th 1914
  • Richard Powers  60

    Tuesday, June 18th 1957
  • Amy Bloom  64

    Thursday, June 18th 1953
  • Chris Van Allsburg  68

    Saturday, June 18th 1949
  • Gail Godwin  80

    Friday, June 18th 1937
  • Salman Rushdie  70

    Thursday, June 19th 1947
  • Tobias Wolff  72

    Tuesday, June 19th 1945
  • E. Lynn Harris  62

    Monday, June 20th 1955
  • Vikram Seth  65

    Friday, June 20th 1952
  • Lillian Hellman  112

    Tuesday, June 20th 1905
  • Ian McEwan  69

    Monday, June 21st 1948
  • Francoise Sagan  82

    Friday, June 21st 1935
  • Mary McCarthy  105

    Friday, June 21st 1912
  • Jean-Paul Sartre  112

    Wednesday, June 21st 1905
  • Dan Brown  53

    Monday, June 22nd 1964
  • Joanna Scott  57

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1960
  • Octavia Butler  70

    Sunday, June 22nd 1947
  • Erich Maria Remarque  119

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1898
  • Julian Hawthorne  171

    Monday, June 22nd 1846
  • David Leavitt  56

    Friday, June 23rd 1961
  • Alexandru Odobescu  183

    Monday, June 23rd 1834
  • Lawrence Block  79

    Friday, June 24th 1938
  • Anita Desai  80

    Thursday, June 24th 1937
  • Ambrose Bierce  175

    Friday, June 24th 1842
  • Rebecca Harding Davis  186

    Friday, June 24th 1831
  • Nicholas Mosley  94

    Monday, June 25th 1923
  • George Orwell  114

    Thursday, June 25th 1903
  • Moses Hadas  117

    Monday, June 25th 1900
  • Robert Erskine Childers  147

    Saturday, June 25th 1870
  • J. J. Abrams  51
    Screenwriter
    Monday, June 27th 1966
  • Dan Jurgens  58
    Comic Book Writer
    Saturday, June 27th 1959
  • Anita Diamant  66
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1951
  • James P. Hogan  76
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1941
  • Ivan Doig  78
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 27th 1939
  • Kirkpatrick Sale  80
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, June 27th 1937
  • Lucille Clifton  81
    Poet, Children’s Literature
    Saturday, June 27th 1936
  • Frank O’Hara  91
    Poet
    Sunday, June 27th 1926
  • Robert Aickman  103
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1914
  • João Guimarães Rosa  109
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1908
  • Catherine Cookson  111
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1906
  • Lafcadio Hearn  167
    Journalist
    Thursday, June 27th 1850
  • Louise von François  200
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1817
  • Mark Helprin  70

    Saturday, June 28th 1947
  • Eric Ambler  108

    Monday, June 28th 1909
  • Floyd Dell  130

    Tuesday, June 28th 1887
  • Luigi Pirandello  150

    Friday, June 28th 1867
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery  117

    Friday, June 29th 1900
  • Czeslaw Milosz  106

    Friday, June 30th 1911
  • William Hamilton Maxwell  225
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 30th 1792
  • John Gay  332

    Saturday, June 30th 1685

  • 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12

    Share

    One Comment to Author Birthdays for June

    1. Jessica Maciag says:

      Thank you for compiling such an extraordinarily comprehensive site. I work at a library and I only wished I’d found you before. Thanks again!

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>