Author Birthdays for April

  • Lachy Hulme  50
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 1st 1971
  • Gil Scott-Heron  72
    Poet
    Friday, April 1st 1949
  • Samuel R. Delany  79
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 1st 1942
  • Vladimir Posner  87
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 1st 1934
  • Rolf Hochhuth  90
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1931
  • Milan Kundera  92

    Monday, April 1st 1929
  • Anne McCaffrey  95

    Thursday, April 1st 1926
  • Maria Polydouri  119
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 1st 1902
  • Whittaker Chambers  120
    Journalist
    Monday, April 1st 1901
  • Edgar Wallace  146

    Thursday, April 1st 1875
  • Edmond Rostand  153
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1868
  • Joseph de Maistre  268
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 1st 1753
  • Antoine François Prévost  324
    Novelist
    Monday, April 1st 1697
  • John Wilmot  374
    Poet
    Monday, April 1st 1647
  • James Vance  68
    Comic Book Writer, Playwright
    Thursday, April 2nd 1953
  • Emile Zola  181

    Thursday, April 2nd 1840
  • Hans Christian Andersen  216

    Tuesday, April 2nd 1805
  • Sandra Boynton  68
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 3rd 1953
  • Arlette Cousture  73
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 3rd 1948
  • Jonathan Lynn  78
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 3rd 1943
  • Herb Caen  105
    Columnist
    Monday, April 3rd 1916
  • George Derby  198
    Humorist
    Thursday, April 3rd 1823
  • Edward Everett Hale  199
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 3rd 1822
  • Washington Irving  238
    Short Stories
    Thursday, April 3rd 1783
  • George Herbert  428
    Poet
    Saturday, April 3rd 1593
  • Ned Vizzini  40
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 4th 1981
  • Pamela Ribon  46
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • Roy Padrick  46
    Journalist
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • David E. Kelley  65
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 4th 1956
  • Dan Simmons  73
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1948
  • Kitty Kelley  79
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 4th 1942
  • Maya Angelou  93
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 4th 1928
  • Emmett Williams  96
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1925
  • Marguerite Duras  107
    Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1914
  • Ernestine Gilbreth Carey  113
    Memoirist
    Saturday, April 4th 1908
  • Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin  119
    Novelist, Journalist, Poet
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Stanley G. Weinbaum  119
    Novelist
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Robert E. Sherwood  125
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1896
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr.  133
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 4th 1888
  • Remy de Gourmont  163
    Poet, Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1858
  • Comte de Lautréamont  175
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1846
  • Thomas Mayne Reid  203
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 4th 1818
  • Bettina von Arnim  236
    Novelist
    Monday, April 4th 1785
  • William Strachey  449
    Non-Fiction, Essayist
    Tuesday, April 4th 1572
  • Charles Cumming  50
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1971
  • Jeff Gomez  51
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 5th 1970
  • Anu Garg  54
    Non-Fiction, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1967
  • Larry Felser  88
    Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Barbara Holland  88
    Children's Literature, Short Stories
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Hugo Claus  92
    Novelist, Poet
    Friday, April 5th 1929
  • Arthur Hailey  101
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Rafiq Zakaria  101
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Robert Bloch  104
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 5th 1917
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne  184
    Poet, Playwright, Novelist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1837
  • Sir Henry Rawlinson  211
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 5th 1810
  • Dash Shaw  38
    Comic Book Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1983
  • Hirotada Ototake  45
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 6th 1976
  • Joe Machine  48
    Poet
    Friday, April 6th 1973
  • Jack Canfora  52
    Playwright
    Sunday, April 6th 1969
  • Rob Epstein  66
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 6th 1955
  • Cleo Odzer  71
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 6th 1950
  • Homero Aridjis  81
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1940
  • Douglas Hill  86
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1935
  • Willis Hall  92
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1929
  • Julien Torma  119
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Veniamin Kaverin  119
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Dudley Nichols  126
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1895
  • Elinor Brent-Dyer  127
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 6th 1894
  • Lowell Thomas  129
    Journalist, Travel Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1892
  • Erich Mühsam  143
    Essayist, Poet, Playwright
    Saturday, April 6th 1878
  • Aasmund Olavsson Vinje  203
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 6th 1818
  • Alexander Herzen  209
    Novelist, Essayist
    Monday, April 6th 1812
  • Nicolas Chamfort  280
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 6th 1741
  • Jean-Baptiste Rousseau  350
    Poet
    Monday, April 6th 1671
  • Julia Phillips  77
    Memoirist
    Friday, April 7th 1944
  • Hodding Carter III  86
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 7th 1935
  • Donald Barthelme  90
    Short Stories, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 7th 1931
  • James White  93
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 7th 1928
  • Johannes Mario Simmel  97
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1924
  • Roger Lemelin  102
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1919
  • Henry Kuttner  106
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1915
  • Robert Charroux  112
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1909
  • Walter Winchell  124
    Journalist, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1897
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas  131
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 7th 1890
  • Gabriela Mistral  132
    Poet
    Sunday, April 7th 1889
  • William Wordsworth  251
    Poet
    Saturday, April 7th 1770
  • Hugh Blair  303
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 7th 1718
  • Mehran Ghassemi  44
    Journalist
    Friday, April 8th 1977
  • Nnedi Okorafor  47
    Novelist
    Monday, April 8th 1974
  • Evan Davis  59
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 8th 1962
  • Jim Piddock  65
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 8th 1956
  • Barbara Kingsolver  66
    Novelist
    Friday, April 8th 1955
  • Seymour Hersh  84
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 8th 1937
  • Renzo De Felice  92
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 8th 1929
  • Glendon Swarthout  103
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 8th 1918
  • Emil Cioran  110
    Essayist
    Saturday, April 8th 1911
  • John Fante  112
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 8th 1909
  • Kate Heyhoe  66
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Joolz Denby  66
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Peter Gammons  76
    Journalist
    Monday, April 9th 1945
  • Carl Amery  99
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 9th 1922
  • Johannes Bobrowski  104
    Poet, Novelist
    Monday, April 9th 1917
  • Lev Kopelev  109
    Non-Fiction, Memorist
    Tuesday, April 9th 1912
  • Rahul Sankrityayan  128
    Novelist, Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 9th 1893
  • Charles Baudelaire  200
    Poet
    Monday, April 9th 1821
  • Étienne Aignan  248
    Playwright
    Friday, April 9th 1773
  • Johann Matthias Gesner  330
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 9th 1691
  • Philippe Néricault Destouches  341
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 9th 1680
  • John M. Ford  64
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 10th 1957
  • David Helvarg  70
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1951
  • Nick Auf der Maur  79
    Journalist
    Friday, April 10th 1942
  • Paul Theroux  80
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 10th 1941
  • Claudio Magris  82
    Essayist, Columnist
    Monday, April 10th 1939
  • Bella Akhmadulina  84
    Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1937
  • David Halberstam  87
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1934
  • Rokusuke Ei  88
    Essayist
    Monday, April 10th 1933
  • Roger Gaillard  98
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1923
  • Stefan Heym  108
    Novelist, Journalist
    Thursday, April 10th 1913
  • Montague Summers  141
    Novelist, Non-Fiction, Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1880
  • Joseph Pulitzer  174
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 10th 1847
  • Forceythe Willson  184
    Poet
    Monday, April 10th 1837
  • Lew Wallace  194
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1827
  • William Hazlitt  243
    Essayist
    Friday, April 10th 1778
  • Hugo Grotius  438
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 10th 1583
  • Benjamin Heath  1851
    Essayist
    Tuesday, April 10th 0170
  • Walid Soliman  46
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 11th 1975
  • Sergey Lukyanenko  53
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 11th 1968
  • Jeremy Clarkson  61
    Journalist, Columnist
    Monday, April 11th 1960
  • Peter Windsor  69
    Journalist
    Friday, April 11th 1952
  • James Patrick Kelly  70
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1951
  • Dorothy Allison  72
    Novelist
    Monday, April 11th 1949
  • John Milius  77
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 11th 1944
  • Ellen Goodman  80
    Columnist
    Friday, April 11th 1941
  • Mark Strand  87
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 11th 1934
  • Tony Brown  88
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 11th 1933
  • David Westheimer  104
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1917
  • Leo Rosten  113
    Humorist, Short Stories, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 11th 1908
  • Attila József  116
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 11th 1905
  • Sándor Márai  121
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1900
  • Léo-Paul Desrosiers  125
    Novelist, Journalist
    Saturday, April 11th 1896
  • Bernard O'Dowd  155
    Poet, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1866
  • Stefanos Thomopoulos  162
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 11th 1859
  • Christopher Smart  299
    Poet
    Saturday, April 11th 1722
  • Tama Janowitz  64
    Novelist
    Friday, April 12th 1957
  • Jon Krakauer  67
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 12th 1954
  • Ralph Wiley  69
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 12th 1952
  • Scott Turow  72
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 12th 1949
  • Tom Clancy  74
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 12th 1947
  • Georgios Balanos  77
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 12th 1944
  • Alan Ayckbourn  82
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 12th 1939
  • Leonid Derbenyov  90
    Poet
    Sunday, April 12th 1931
  • Beverly Cleary  105
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, April 12th 1916
  • Ida Pollock  113
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 12th 1908
  • Hardie Gramatky  114
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 12th 1907
  • José Gautier Benítez  170
    Poet
    Saturday, April 12th 1851
  • Alexander Ostrovsky  198
    Playwright
    Saturday, April 12th 1823
  • Guillaume Thomas François Raynal  308
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 12th 1713
  • Joachim Camerarius  521
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 12th 1500
  • Bill Pronzini  78

    Tuesday, April 13th 1943
  • J. M. G. Le Clezio  81

    Saturday, April 13th 1940
  • Seamus Heaney  82

    Thursday, April 13th 1939
  • Eudora Welty  112

    Tuesday, April 13th 1909
  • Samuel Beckett  115

    Friday, April 13th 1906
  • Nella Larsen  130

    Monday, April 13th 1891
  • Tina Rosenberg  61
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 14th 1960
  • Bruce Sterling  67
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 14th 1954
  • Anne Michaels  63

    Tuesday, April 15th 1958
  • Henry James  178

    Saturday, April 15th 1843
  • Mark Baker  36
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 16th 1985
  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes  37
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1984
  • J. Neil Schulman  68
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 16th 1953
  • Ioan Mihai Cochinescu  70
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1951
  • Margot Adler  75
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1946
  • Sarah Kirsch  86
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 16th 1935
  • Kingsley Amis  99

    Sunday, April 16th 1922
  • Gerard McLarnon  106
    Playwright
    Friday, April 16th 1915
  • Berton Roueché  111
    Medical Writer
    Saturday, April 16th 1910
  • Tristan Tzara  125
    Poet, Essayist
    Thursday, April 16th 1896
  • Germaine Guèvremont  128
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 16th 1893
  • John Millington Synge  150
    Poet, Playwright
    Sunday, April 16th 1871
  • José de Diego  155
    Journalist, Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1866
  • Anatole France  177
    Poet, Journalist, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1844
  • Octave Crémazie  194
    Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1827
  • Charles Montagu  360
    Poet
    Saturday, April 16th 1661
  • Nick Hornby  64

    Wednesday, April 17th 1957
  • Hervé Bazin  110
    Novelist
    Monday, April 17th 1911
  • Thornton Wilder  124

    Saturday, April 17th 1897
  • Robert Dean Frisbie  125
    Travel Writer
    Friday, April 17th 1896
  • Isak Dinesen  136

    Friday, April 17th 1885
  • Keith R. A. DeCandido  52
    Novelist
    Friday, April 18th 1969
  • John Podhoretz  60
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1961
  • Régis Wargnier  73
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 18th 1948
  • Kathy Acker  74
    Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Jerzy Stuhr  74
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Robert Christgau  79
    Journalist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 18th 1942
  • Nigel Kneale  99
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 18th 1922
  • Shinobu Hashimoto  103
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 18th 1918
  • Joy Davidman  106
    Poet
    Sunday, April 18th 1915
  • Claire Martin  107
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 18th 1914
  • Norbert Davis  112
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 18th 1909
  • László Németh  120
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Thursday, April 18th 1901
  • Vicente Sotto  139
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1882
  • Abd-ru-shin  146
    Essayist
    Sunday, April 18th 1875
  • Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić  147
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 18th 1874
  • Richard Harding Davis  157
    Novelist, Playwright, Journalist
    Monday, April 18th 1864
  • Alexander Shirvanzade  163
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 18th 1858
  • Thomas Middleton  441
    Poet, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1580
  • Barry Brown  70
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 19th 1951
  • Walter Stewart  90
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 19th 1931
  • José Echegaray  105
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 19th 1916
  • Richard Hughes  121
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet
    Thursday, April 19th 1900
  • Elizabeth Dilling  127
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 19th 1894
  • Louis Amédée Achard  207
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 19th 1814
  • Harris Wittels  37
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 20th 1984
  • Robert Crais  68
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Sebastian Faulks  68
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Steve Erickson  71
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1950
  • Andrew Tobias  74
    Journalist, Columnist
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • David Leland  74
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • Arto Paasilinna  79
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 20th 1942
  • Peter S. Beagle  82
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1939
  • Jiří Dienstbier  84
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 20th 1937
  • Richard Hillary  102
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 20th 1919
  • Edward L. Beach, Jr.  103
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 20th 1918
  • Henry de Montherlant  126
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Saturday, April 20th 1895
  • Daniel Varujan  137
    Poet
    Sunday, April 20th 1884
  • Vladimir Vidrić  146
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 20th 1875
  • Dinah Craik  195
    Novelist, Poet
    Thursday, April 20th 1826
  • Pietro Aretino  529
    Playwright, Poet, Satirist
    Wednesday, April 20th 1492
  • Michael Zarnock  63
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 21st 1958
  • Barbara Park  74
    Children's Literature
    Monday, April 21st 1947
  • Helen Prejean  82
    Memoirest
    Friday, April 21st 1939
  • John Clifford Mortimer  98

    Saturday, April 21st 1923
  • Norman Panama  107
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 21st 1914
  • Charlotte Bronte  205

    Sunday, April 21st 1816
  • Blake Fitzpatrick  36
    Screenwriter
    Monday, April 22nd 1985
  • Ana María Shua  70
    Novelist, Poet
    Sunday, April 22nd 1951
  • Paul Davies  75
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 22nd 1946
  • Janet Evanovich  78
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Louise Glück  78
    Poet
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Adam Raphael  83
    Journalist
    Friday, April 22nd 1938
  • Jason Miller  91
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1930
  • Paula Fox  98
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 22nd 1923
  • William Jay Smith  103
    Poet
    Monday, April 22nd 1918
  • Jan de Hartog  107
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1914
  • Indro Montanelli  112
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1909
  • Ivan Yefremov  113
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1908
  • Robert Choquette  116
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1905
  • Vladimir Nabokov  122
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1899
  • Ellen Glasgow  148
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1873
  • Germaine de Staël  255
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1766
  • Henry Fielding  314
    Novelist, Playwright
    Friday, April 22nd 1707
  • Pierre Labrie  49
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1972
  • Arthur Phillips  52
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1969
  • Michael Moore  67
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 23rd 1954
  • Pascal Quignard  73
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1948
  • Barry Hannah  79
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 23rd 1942
  • Jim Fixx  89
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 23rd 1932
  • J.P. Donleavy  95
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1926
  • Avram Davidson  98
    Novelist
    Monday, April 23rd 1923
  • Maurice Druon  103
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 23rd 1918
  • Halldor Laxness  119
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1902
  • Ngaio March  122
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 23rd 1899
  • William Shakespeare  457
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 23rd 1564
  • Georg Fabricius  505
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1516
  • Siarhey Balakhonau  44
    Poet
    Sunday, April 24th 1977
  • Eric Kripke  47
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 24th 1974
  • Damon Lindelof  48
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 24th 1973
  • Eric Bogosian  68
    Novelist
    Friday, April 24th 1953
  • Christian Bobin  70
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 24th 1951
  • David Morrell  78
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 24th 1943
  • Sue Grafton  81
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 24th 1940
  • Shirley MacLaine  87
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 24th 1934
  • Patricia Bosworth  88
    Journalist
    Monday, April 24th 1933
  • Clement Freud  97
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 24th 1924
  • Doris Burn  98
    Children's Literature
    Tuesday, April 24th 1923
  • Robert Penn Warren  116
    Poet
    Monday, April 24th 1905
  • Elizabeth Goudge  121
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 24th 1900
  • Anthony Trollope  206
    Novelist
    Monday, April 24th 1815
  • Darcey Steinke  59
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 25th 1962
  • Dinesh D'Souza  60
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 25th 1961
  • James Fenton  72
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 25th 1949
  • Bertrand Tavernier  80
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1941
  • Ted Kooser  82
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 25th 1939
  • Paul Mazursky  91
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1930
  • Corín Tellado  94
    Novelist
    Monday, April 25th 1927
  • Sammy Drechsel  96
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1925
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr.  107
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 25th 1914
  • Edward R. Murrow  113
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1908
  • Walter de la Mare  148
    Poet, Novelist
    Friday, April 25th 1873
  • Leopoldo Alas  169
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 25th 1852
  • Roger Boyle  400
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 25th 1621
  • Joanne Gobure  39
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1982
  • Roxana Saberi  44
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 26th 1977
  • Richard Mitchell  92
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 26th 1929
  • Morris West  105
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 26th 1916
  • Bernard Malamud  107
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 26th 1914
  • A. E. van Vogt  109
    Novelist
    Friday, April 26th 1912
  • Vicente Aleixandre  123
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 26th 1898
  • Anita Loos  133
    Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
    Thursday, April 26th 1888
  • Ğabdulla Tuqay  135
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1886
  • Artemus Ward  187
    Humor Writer
    Saturday, April 26th 1834
  • Ludwig Uhland  234
    Poet
    Thursday, April 26th 1787
  • Dana Milbank  53
    Columnist
    Saturday, April 27th 1968
  • Jason Whitlock  54
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 27th 1967
  • Russell T Davies  58
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 27th 1963
  • August Wilson  76
    Playwright
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Helen Hodgman  76
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Ruth Glick  79
    Novelist
    Monday, April 27th 1942
  • Jennings Michael Burch  80
    Memoirest
    Sunday, April 27th 1941
  • Gilbert Sorrentino  92
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 27th 1929
  • Martin Gray  99
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 27th 1922
  • Edwin Morgan  101
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 27th 1920
  • Jacques de Bourbon-Busset  109
    Novelist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 27th 1912
  • Yórgos Theotokás  115
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1906
  • Cecil Day-Lewis  117
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 27th 1904
  • Jules Lemaître  168
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 27th 1853
  • Mary Wollstonecraft  262
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1759
  • Diane Johnson  87

    Saturday, April 28th 1934
  • Michael H. Hart  89
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 28th 1932
  • Harper Lee  95
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 28th 1926
  • Alistair MacLean  99

    Friday, April 28th 1922
  • Robert J. Sawyer  61
    Novelist
    Friday, April 29th 1960
  • David Icke  69
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 29th 1952
  • Jill Paton Walsh  84
    Novelist, Children's Literature
    Thursday, April 29th 1937
  • Rod McKuen  88
    Poet
    Saturday, April 29th 1933
  • Walter Kempowski  92
    Novelist
    Monday, April 29th 1929
  • Elmer Kelton  95
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1926
  • Edward Blishen  101
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1920
  • Jack Williamson  113
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1908
  • Egon Erwin Kisch  136
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1885
  • Rafael Sabatini  146
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1875
  • Constantine P. Cavafy  158
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 29th 1863
  • Thomas Adolphus Trollope  211
    Travel Writer
    Sunday, April 29th 1810
  • Charles Nodier  241
    Short Stories
    Saturday, April 29th 1780
  • John Arbuthnot  354
    Satirist
    Friday, April 29th 1667
  • John Boyne  50
    Novelist
    Friday, April 30th 1971
  • Stefan Kisyov  58
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 30th 1963
  • W. Thomas Smith, Jr.  62
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 30th 1959
  • Annie Dillard  76

    Monday, April 30th 1945
  • Larry Niven  83
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 30th 1938
  • Hugh Hood  93
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1928
  • Sri Sri  111
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1910
  • Humberto Mauro  124
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 30th 1897
  • Jaroslav Hašek  138
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1883
  • Alice B. Toklas  144

    Monday, April 30th 1877
  • Juhan Liiv  157
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1864
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