Author Birthdays for April

  • Lachy Hulme  49
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 1st 1971
  • Gil Scott-Heron  71
    Poet
    Friday, April 1st 1949
  • Samuel R. Delany  78
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 1st 1942
  • Vladimir Posner  86
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 1st 1934
  • Rolf Hochhuth  89
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1931
  • Milan Kundera  91

    Monday, April 1st 1929
  • Anne McCaffrey  94

    Thursday, April 1st 1926
  • Maria Polydouri  118
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 1st 1902
  • Whittaker Chambers  119
    Journalist
    Monday, April 1st 1901
  • Edgar Wallace  145

    Thursday, April 1st 1875
  • Edmond Rostand  152
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1868
  • Joseph de Maistre  267
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 1st 1753
  • Antoine François Prévost  323
    Novelist
    Monday, April 1st 1697
  • John Wilmot  373
    Poet
    Monday, April 1st 1647
  • James Vance  67
    Comic Book Writer, Playwright
    Thursday, April 2nd 1953
  • Emile Zola  180

    Thursday, April 2nd 1840
  • Hans Christian Andersen  215

    Tuesday, April 2nd 1805
  • Sandra Boynton  67
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 3rd 1953
  • Arlette Cousture  72
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 3rd 1948
  • Jonathan Lynn  77
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 3rd 1943
  • Herb Caen  104
    Columnist
    Monday, April 3rd 1916
  • George Derby  197
    Humorist
    Thursday, April 3rd 1823
  • Edward Everett Hale  198
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 3rd 1822
  • Washington Irving  237
    Short Stories
    Thursday, April 3rd 1783
  • George Herbert  427
    Poet
    Saturday, April 3rd 1593
  • Ned Vizzini  39
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 4th 1981
  • Pamela Ribon  45
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • Roy Padrick  45
    Journalist
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • David E. Kelley  64
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 4th 1956
  • Dan Simmons  72
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1948
  • Kitty Kelley  78
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 4th 1942
  • Maya Angelou  92
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 4th 1928
  • Emmett Williams  95
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1925
  • Marguerite Duras  106
    Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1914
  • Ernestine Gilbreth Carey  112
    Memoirist
    Saturday, April 4th 1908
  • Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin  118
    Novelist, Journalist, Poet
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Stanley G. Weinbaum  118
    Novelist
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Robert E. Sherwood  124
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1896
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr.  132
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 4th 1888
  • Remy de Gourmont  162
    Poet, Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1858
  • Comte de Lautréamont  174
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1846
  • Thomas Mayne Reid  202
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 4th 1818
  • Bettina von Arnim  235
    Novelist
    Monday, April 4th 1785
  • William Strachey  448
    Non-Fiction, Essayist
    Tuesday, April 4th 1572
  • Charles Cumming  49
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1971
  • Jeff Gomez  50
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 5th 1970
  • Anu Garg  53
    Non-Fiction, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1967
  • Larry Felser  87
    Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Barbara Holland  87
    Children's Literature, Short Stories
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Hugo Claus  91
    Novelist, Poet
    Friday, April 5th 1929
  • Arthur Hailey  100
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Rafiq Zakaria  100
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Robert Bloch  103
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 5th 1917
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne  183
    Poet, Playwright, Novelist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1837
  • Sir Henry Rawlinson  210
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 5th 1810
  • Dash Shaw  37
    Comic Book Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1983
  • Hirotada Ototake  44
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 6th 1976
  • Joe Machine  47
    Poet
    Friday, April 6th 1973
  • Jack Canfora  51
    Playwright
    Sunday, April 6th 1969
  • Rob Epstein  65
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 6th 1955
  • Cleo Odzer  70
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 6th 1950
  • Homero Aridjis  80
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1940
  • Douglas Hill  85
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1935
  • Willis Hall  91
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1929
  • Julien Torma  118
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Veniamin Kaverin  118
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Dudley Nichols  125
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1895
  • Elinor Brent-Dyer  126
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 6th 1894
  • Lowell Thomas  128
    Journalist, Travel Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1892
  • Erich Mühsam  142
    Essayist, Poet, Playwright
    Saturday, April 6th 1878
  • Aasmund Olavsson Vinje  202
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 6th 1818
  • Alexander Herzen  208
    Novelist, Essayist
    Monday, April 6th 1812
  • Nicolas Chamfort  279
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 6th 1741
  • Jean-Baptiste Rousseau  349
    Poet
    Monday, April 6th 1671
  • Julia Phillips  76
    Memoirist
    Friday, April 7th 1944
  • Hodding Carter III  85
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 7th 1935
  • Donald Barthelme  89
    Short Stories, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 7th 1931
  • James White  92
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 7th 1928
  • Johannes Mario Simmel  96
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1924
  • Roger Lemelin  101
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1919
  • Henry Kuttner  105
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1915
  • Robert Charroux  111
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1909
  • Walter Winchell  123
    Journalist, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1897
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas  130
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 7th 1890
  • Gabriela Mistral  131
    Poet
    Sunday, April 7th 1889
  • William Wordsworth  250
    Poet
    Saturday, April 7th 1770
  • Hugh Blair  302
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 7th 1718
  • Mehran Ghassemi  43
    Journalist
    Friday, April 8th 1977
  • Nnedi Okorafor  46
    Novelist
    Monday, April 8th 1974
  • Evan Davis  58
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 8th 1962
  • Jim Piddock  64
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 8th 1956
  • Barbara Kingsolver  65
    Novelist
    Friday, April 8th 1955
  • Seymour Hersh  83
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 8th 1937
  • Renzo De Felice  91
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 8th 1929
  • Glendon Swarthout  102
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 8th 1918
  • Emil Cioran  109
    Essayist
    Saturday, April 8th 1911
  • John Fante  111
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 8th 1909
  • Kate Heyhoe  65
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Joolz Denby  65
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Peter Gammons  75
    Journalist
    Monday, April 9th 1945
  • Carl Amery  98
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 9th 1922
  • Johannes Bobrowski  103
    Poet, Novelist
    Monday, April 9th 1917
  • Lev Kopelev  108
    Non-Fiction, Memorist
    Tuesday, April 9th 1912
  • Rahul Sankrityayan  127
    Novelist, Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 9th 1893
  • Charles Baudelaire  199
    Poet
    Monday, April 9th 1821
  • Étienne Aignan  247
    Playwright
    Friday, April 9th 1773
  • Johann Matthias Gesner  329
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 9th 1691
  • Philippe Néricault Destouches  340
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 9th 1680
  • John M. Ford  63
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 10th 1957
  • David Helvarg  69
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1951
  • Nick Auf der Maur  78
    Journalist
    Friday, April 10th 1942
  • Paul Theroux  79
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 10th 1941
  • Claudio Magris  81
    Essayist, Columnist
    Monday, April 10th 1939
  • Bella Akhmadulina  83
    Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1937
  • David Halberstam  86
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1934
  • Rokusuke Ei  87
    Essayist
    Monday, April 10th 1933
  • Roger Gaillard  97
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1923
  • Stefan Heym  107
    Novelist, Journalist
    Thursday, April 10th 1913
  • Montague Summers  140
    Novelist, Non-Fiction, Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1880
  • Joseph Pulitzer  173
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 10th 1847
  • Forceythe Willson  183
    Poet
    Monday, April 10th 1837
  • Lew Wallace  193
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1827
  • William Hazlitt  242
    Essayist
    Friday, April 10th 1778
  • Hugo Grotius  437
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 10th 1583
  • Benjamin Heath  1850
    Essayist
    Tuesday, April 10th 0170
  • Walid Soliman  45
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 11th 1975
  • Sergey Lukyanenko  52
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 11th 1968
  • Jeremy Clarkson  60
    Journalist, Columnist
    Monday, April 11th 1960
  • Peter Windsor  68
    Journalist
    Friday, April 11th 1952
  • James Patrick Kelly  69
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1951
  • Dorothy Allison  71
    Novelist
    Monday, April 11th 1949
  • John Milius  76
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 11th 1944
  • Ellen Goodman  79
    Columnist
    Friday, April 11th 1941
  • Mark Strand  86
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 11th 1934
  • Tony Brown  87
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 11th 1933
  • David Westheimer  103
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1917
  • Leo Rosten  112
    Humorist, Short Stories, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 11th 1908
  • Attila József  115
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 11th 1905
  • Sándor Márai  120
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1900
  • Léo-Paul Desrosiers  124
    Novelist, Journalist
    Saturday, April 11th 1896
  • Bernard O'Dowd  154
    Poet, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1866
  • Stefanos Thomopoulos  161
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 11th 1859
  • Christopher Smart  298
    Poet
    Saturday, April 11th 1722
  • Tama Janowitz  63
    Novelist
    Friday, April 12th 1957
  • Jon Krakauer  66
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 12th 1954
  • Ralph Wiley  68
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 12th 1952
  • Scott Turow  71
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 12th 1949
  • Tom Clancy  73
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 12th 1947
  • Georgios Balanos  76
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 12th 1944
  • Alan Ayckbourn  81
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 12th 1939
  • Leonid Derbenyov  89
    Poet
    Sunday, April 12th 1931
  • Beverly Cleary  104
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, April 12th 1916
  • Ida Pollock  112
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 12th 1908
  • Hardie Gramatky  113
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 12th 1907
  • José Gautier Benítez  169
    Poet
    Saturday, April 12th 1851
  • Alexander Ostrovsky  197
    Playwright
    Saturday, April 12th 1823
  • Guillaume Thomas François Raynal  307
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 12th 1713
  • Joachim Camerarius  520
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 12th 1500
  • Bill Pronzini  77

    Tuesday, April 13th 1943
  • J. M. G. Le Clezio  80

    Saturday, April 13th 1940
  • Seamus Heaney  81

    Thursday, April 13th 1939
  • Eudora Welty  111

    Tuesday, April 13th 1909
  • Samuel Beckett  114

    Friday, April 13th 1906
  • Nella Larsen  129

    Monday, April 13th 1891
  • Tina Rosenberg  60
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 14th 1960
  • Bruce Sterling  66
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 14th 1954
  • Anne Michaels  62

    Tuesday, April 15th 1958
  • Henry James  177

    Saturday, April 15th 1843
  • Mark Baker  35
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 16th 1985
  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes  36
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1984
  • J. Neil Schulman  67
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 16th 1953
  • Ioan Mihai Cochinescu  69
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1951
  • Margot Adler  74
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1946
  • Sarah Kirsch  85
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 16th 1935
  • Kingsley Amis  98

    Sunday, April 16th 1922
  • Gerard McLarnon  105
    Playwright
    Friday, April 16th 1915
  • Berton Roueché  110
    Medical Writer
    Saturday, April 16th 1910
  • Tristan Tzara  124
    Poet, Essayist
    Thursday, April 16th 1896
  • Germaine Guèvremont  127
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 16th 1893
  • John Millington Synge  149
    Poet, Playwright
    Sunday, April 16th 1871
  • José de Diego  154
    Journalist, Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1866
  • Anatole France  176
    Poet, Journalist, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1844
  • Octave Crémazie  193
    Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1827
  • Charles Montagu  359
    Poet
    Saturday, April 16th 1661
  • Nick Hornby  63

    Wednesday, April 17th 1957
  • Hervé Bazin  109
    Novelist
    Monday, April 17th 1911
  • Thornton Wilder  123

    Saturday, April 17th 1897
  • Robert Dean Frisbie  124
    Travel Writer
    Friday, April 17th 1896
  • Isak Dinesen  135

    Friday, April 17th 1885
  • Keith R. A. DeCandido  51
    Novelist
    Friday, April 18th 1969
  • John Podhoretz  59
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1961
  • Régis Wargnier  72
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 18th 1948
  • Kathy Acker  73
    Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Jerzy Stuhr  73
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Robert Christgau  78
    Journalist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 18th 1942
  • Nigel Kneale  98
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 18th 1922
  • Shinobu Hashimoto  102
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 18th 1918
  • Joy Davidman  105
    Poet
    Sunday, April 18th 1915
  • Claire Martin  106
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 18th 1914
  • Norbert Davis  111
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 18th 1909
  • László Németh  119
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Thursday, April 18th 1901
  • Vicente Sotto  138
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1882
  • Abd-ru-shin  145
    Essayist
    Sunday, April 18th 1875
  • Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić  146
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 18th 1874
  • Richard Harding Davis  156
    Novelist, Playwright, Journalist
    Monday, April 18th 1864
  • Alexander Shirvanzade  162
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 18th 1858
  • Thomas Middleton  440
    Poet, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1580
  • Barry Brown  69
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 19th 1951
  • Walter Stewart  89
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 19th 1931
  • José Echegaray  104
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 19th 1916
  • Richard Hughes  120
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet
    Thursday, April 19th 1900
  • Elizabeth Dilling  126
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 19th 1894
  • Louis Amédée Achard  206
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 19th 1814
  • Harris Wittels  36
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 20th 1984
  • Robert Crais  67
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Sebastian Faulks  67
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Steve Erickson  70
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1950
  • Andrew Tobias  73
    Journalist, Columnist
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • David Leland  73
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • Arto Paasilinna  78
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 20th 1942
  • Peter S. Beagle  81
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1939
  • Jiří Dienstbier  83
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 20th 1937
  • Richard Hillary  101
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 20th 1919
  • Edward L. Beach, Jr.  102
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 20th 1918
  • Henry de Montherlant  125
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Saturday, April 20th 1895
  • Daniel Varujan  136
    Poet
    Sunday, April 20th 1884
  • Vladimir Vidrić  145
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 20th 1875
  • Dinah Craik  194
    Novelist, Poet
    Thursday, April 20th 1826
  • Pietro Aretino  528
    Playwright, Poet, Satirist
    Wednesday, April 20th 1492
  • Michael Zarnock  62
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 21st 1958
  • Barbara Park  73
    Children's Literature
    Monday, April 21st 1947
  • Helen Prejean  81
    Memoirest
    Friday, April 21st 1939
  • John Clifford Mortimer  97

    Saturday, April 21st 1923
  • Norman Panama  106
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 21st 1914
  • Charlotte Bronte  204

    Sunday, April 21st 1816
  • Blake Fitzpatrick  35
    Screenwriter
    Monday, April 22nd 1985
  • Ana María Shua  69
    Novelist, Poet
    Sunday, April 22nd 1951
  • Paul Davies  74
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 22nd 1946
  • Janet Evanovich  77
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Louise Glück  77
    Poet
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Adam Raphael  82
    Journalist
    Friday, April 22nd 1938
  • Jason Miller  90
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1930
  • Paula Fox  97
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 22nd 1923
  • William Jay Smith  102
    Poet
    Monday, April 22nd 1918
  • Jan de Hartog  106
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1914
  • Indro Montanelli  111
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1909
  • Ivan Yefremov  112
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1908
  • Robert Choquette  115
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1905
  • Vladimir Nabokov  121
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1899
  • Ellen Glasgow  147
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1873
  • Germaine de Staël  254
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1766
  • Henry Fielding  313
    Novelist, Playwright
    Friday, April 22nd 1707
  • Pierre Labrie  48
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1972
  • Arthur Phillips  51
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1969
  • Michael Moore  66
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 23rd 1954
  • Pascal Quignard  72
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1948
  • Barry Hannah  78
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 23rd 1942
  • Jim Fixx  88
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 23rd 1932
  • J.P. Donleavy  94
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1926
  • Avram Davidson  97
    Novelist
    Monday, April 23rd 1923
  • Maurice Druon  102
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 23rd 1918
  • Halldor Laxness  118
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1902
  • Ngaio March  121
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 23rd 1899
  • William Shakespeare  456
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 23rd 1564
  • Georg Fabricius  504
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1516
  • Siarhey Balakhonau  43
    Poet
    Sunday, April 24th 1977
  • Eric Kripke  46
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 24th 1974
  • Damon Lindelof  47
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 24th 1973
  • Eric Bogosian  67
    Novelist
    Friday, April 24th 1953
  • Christian Bobin  69
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 24th 1951
  • David Morrell  77
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 24th 1943
  • Sue Grafton  80
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 24th 1940
  • Shirley MacLaine  86
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 24th 1934
  • Patricia Bosworth  87
    Journalist
    Monday, April 24th 1933
  • Clement Freud  96
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 24th 1924
  • Doris Burn  97
    Children's Literature
    Tuesday, April 24th 1923
  • Robert Penn Warren  115
    Poet
    Monday, April 24th 1905
  • Elizabeth Goudge  120
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 24th 1900
  • Anthony Trollope  205
    Novelist
    Monday, April 24th 1815
  • Darcey Steinke  58
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 25th 1962
  • Dinesh D'Souza  59
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 25th 1961
  • James Fenton  71
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 25th 1949
  • Bertrand Tavernier  79
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1941
  • Ted Kooser  81
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 25th 1939
  • Paul Mazursky  90
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1930
  • Corín Tellado  93
    Novelist
    Monday, April 25th 1927
  • Sammy Drechsel  95
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1925
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr.  106
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 25th 1914
  • Edward R. Murrow  112
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1908
  • Walter de la Mare  147
    Poet, Novelist
    Friday, April 25th 1873
  • Leopoldo Alas  168
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 25th 1852
  • Roger Boyle  399
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 25th 1621
  • Joanne Gobure  38
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1982
  • Roxana Saberi  43
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 26th 1977
  • Richard Mitchell  91
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 26th 1929
  • Morris West  104
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 26th 1916
  • Bernard Malamud  106
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 26th 1914
  • A. E. van Vogt  108
    Novelist
    Friday, April 26th 1912
  • Vicente Aleixandre  122
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 26th 1898
  • Anita Loos  132
    Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
    Thursday, April 26th 1888
  • Ğabdulla Tuqay  134
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1886
  • Artemus Ward  186
    Humor Writer
    Saturday, April 26th 1834
  • Ludwig Uhland  233
    Poet
    Thursday, April 26th 1787
  • Dana Milbank  52
    Columnist
    Saturday, April 27th 1968
  • Jason Whitlock  53
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 27th 1967
  • Russell T Davies  57
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 27th 1963
  • August Wilson  75
    Playwright
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Helen Hodgman  75
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Ruth Glick  78
    Novelist
    Monday, April 27th 1942
  • Jennings Michael Burch  79
    Memoirest
    Sunday, April 27th 1941
  • Gilbert Sorrentino  91
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 27th 1929
  • Martin Gray  98
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 27th 1922
  • Edwin Morgan  100
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 27th 1920
  • Jacques de Bourbon-Busset  108
    Novelist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 27th 1912
  • Yórgos Theotokás  114
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1906
  • Cecil Day-Lewis  116
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 27th 1904
  • Jules Lemaître  167
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 27th 1853
  • Mary Wollstonecraft  261
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1759
  • Diane Johnson  86

    Saturday, April 28th 1934
  • Michael H. Hart  88
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 28th 1932
  • Harper Lee  94
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 28th 1926
  • Alistair MacLean  98

    Friday, April 28th 1922
  • Robert J. Sawyer  60
    Novelist
    Friday, April 29th 1960
  • David Icke  68
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 29th 1952
  • Jill Paton Walsh  83
    Novelist, Children's Literature
    Thursday, April 29th 1937
  • Rod McKuen  87
    Poet
    Saturday, April 29th 1933
  • Walter Kempowski  91
    Novelist
    Monday, April 29th 1929
  • Elmer Kelton  94
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1926
  • Edward Blishen  100
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1920
  • Jack Williamson  112
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1908
  • Egon Erwin Kisch  135
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1885
  • Rafael Sabatini  145
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1875
  • Constantine P. Cavafy  157
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 29th 1863
  • Thomas Adolphus Trollope  210
    Travel Writer
    Sunday, April 29th 1810
  • Charles Nodier  240
    Short Stories
    Saturday, April 29th 1780
  • John Arbuthnot  353
    Satirist
    Friday, April 29th 1667
  • John Boyne  49
    Novelist
    Friday, April 30th 1971
  • Stefan Kisyov  57
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 30th 1963
  • W. Thomas Smith, Jr.  61
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 30th 1959
  • Annie Dillard  75

    Monday, April 30th 1945
  • Larry Niven  82
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 30th 1938
  • Hugh Hood  92
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1928
  • Sri Sri  110
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1910
  • Humberto Mauro  123
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 30th 1897
  • Jaroslav Hašek  137
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1883
  • Alice B. Toklas  143

    Monday, April 30th 1877
  • Juhan Liiv  156
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1864
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