Author Birthdays for June

  • Khawar Rizvi  82
    Poet
    Wednesday, June 1st 1938
  • Colleen McCullough  83
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 1st 1937
  • Bill Deedes  107
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 1st 1913
  • John Van Druten  119
    Playwright
    Saturday, June 1st 1901
  • Charles Kay Ogden  131
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, June 1st 1889
  • John Masefield  142
    Poet, Children's Literature
    Saturday, June 1st 1878
  • Ferdinand Raimund  230
    Playwright
    Tuesday, June 1st 1790
  • Dante Alighieri  755
    Poet
    Monday, June 1st 1265
  • Carol Shields  85

    Sunday, June 2nd 1935
  • Lester del Rey  105

    Wednesday, June 2nd 1915
  • Barbara Rym  107

    Monday, June 2nd 1913
  • Karl Adolph Gjellerup  163
    Poet, Novelist
    Tuesday, June 2nd 1857
  • Thomas Hardy  180

    Tuesday, June 2nd 1840
  • Marquis de Sade  280

    Thursday, June 2nd 1740
  • Larry McMurtry  84

    Wednesday, June 3rd 1936
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley  90

    Tuesday, June 3rd 1930
  • Allen Ginsberg  94

    Thursday, June 3rd 1926
  • Buddy Wakefield  46
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1974
  • Joe Hill  48
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 4th 1972
  • John Hockenberry  64
    Journalist
    Monday, June 4th 1956
  • Val McDermid  65
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1955
  • Wendy Pini  69
    Comic Book Writer
    Monday, June 4th 1951
  • Kenneth G. Ross  79
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Wednesday, June 4th 1941
  • Robert Fulghum  83
    Essayist, Novelist
    Friday, June 4th 1937
  • Maurice Shadbolt  88
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1932
  • Ruth Westheimer  92
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, June 4th 1928
  • Elizabeth Jolley  97
    Novelist
    Monday, June 4th 1923
  • Jacques Roumain  113
    Novelist, Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Patience Strong  113
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Mabel Lucie Attwell  141
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, June 4th 1879
  • Apollon Maykov  199
    Poet
    Monday, June 4th 1821
  • Ken Follett  71

    Sunday, June 5th 1949
  • Margaret Drabble  81

    Monday, June 5th 1939
  • Alfred Kazin  105

    Saturday, June 5th 1915
  • Federico Garcia Lorca  122

    Sunday, June 5th 1898
  • Geraldine McCaughrean  69
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 6th 1951
  • Stephen Dixon  84

    Saturday, June 6th 1936
  • Harry Crews  85

    Thursday, June 6th 1935
  • Maxine Kumine  95

    Saturday, June 6th 1925
  • Thomas Mann  145

    Sunday, June 6th 1875
  • Alexander Pushkin  221

    Thursday, June 6th 1799
  • Louise Erdrich  66

    Monday, June 7th 1954
  • Orhan Pamuk  68

    Saturday, June 7th 1952
  • Elizabeth Bowen  121

    Wednesday, June 7th 1899
  • Sara Paretsky  73

    Sunday, June 8th 1947
  • John W. Campbell  110

    Wednesday, June 8th 1910
  • David Koepp  57
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, June 9th 1963
  • Aaron Sorkin  59
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1961
  • Patricia Cornwell  64
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 9th 1956
  • Gregory Maguire  66
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1954
  • Deyda Hydara  74
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • James Kelman  74
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • Joe Haldeman  77
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1943
  • Charles Webb  81
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1939
  • Keith Laumer  95
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 9th 1925
  • George Axelrod  98
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr.  98
    Poet
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • Jurij Brězan  104
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1916
  • Bertha von Suttner  177
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1843
  • Maurice Sendak  92
    Children's Literature
    Sunday, June 10th 1928
  • Saul Bellow  105

    Thursday, June 10th 1915
  • Athol Fugard  88

    Saturday, June 11th 1932
  • William Styron  95

    Thursday, June 11th 1925
  • Sonia Manzano  70

    Monday, June 12th 1950
  • Anne Frank  91

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Brigid Brophy  91

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Djuna Barnes  128
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 12th 1892
  • Audrey Niffenegger  57

    Thursday, June 13th 1963
  • Maurice G. Dantec  61

    Saturday, June 13th 1959
  • Whitley Strieber  75

    Wednesday, June 13th 1945
  • Dorothy L. Sayers  127

    Tuesday, June 13th 1893
  • William Butler Yeats  155

    Tuesday, June 13th 1865
  • John Edgar Wideman  79

    Saturday, June 14th 1941
  • Jerzy Kosinski  87

    Wednesday, June 14th 1933
  • Yasunari Kawabata  121

    Wednesday, June 14th 1899
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe  209

    Friday, June 14th 1811
  • Chris Morris  58
    Satirist, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 15th 1962
  • Ana Castillo  67

    Monday, June 15th 1953
  • Amy Clampitt  100

    Tuesday, June 15th 1920
  • Joyce Carol Oates  82

    Thursday, June 16th 1938
  • Ron Padgett  78

    Wednesday, June 17th 1942
  • John Hersey  106

    Wednesday, June 17th 1914
  • Richard Powers  63

    Tuesday, June 18th 1957
  • Amy Bloom  67

    Thursday, June 18th 1953
  • Chris Van Allsburg  71

    Saturday, June 18th 1949
  • Gail Godwin  83

    Friday, June 18th 1937
  • Salman Rushdie  73

    Thursday, June 19th 1947
  • Tobias Wolff  75

    Tuesday, June 19th 1945
  • E. Lynn Harris  65

    Monday, June 20th 1955
  • Vikram Seth  68

    Friday, June 20th 1952
  • Lillian Hellman  115

    Tuesday, June 20th 1905
  • Ian McEwan  72

    Monday, June 21st 1948
  • Francoise Sagan  85

    Friday, June 21st 1935
  • Mary McCarthy  108

    Friday, June 21st 1912
  • Jean-Paul Sartre  115

    Wednesday, June 21st 1905
  • Dan Brown  56

    Monday, June 22nd 1964
  • Joanna Scott  60

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1960
  • Octavia Butler  73

    Sunday, June 22nd 1947
  • Erich Maria Remarque  122

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1898
  • Julian Hawthorne  174

    Monday, June 22nd 1846
  • David Leavitt  59

    Friday, June 23rd 1961
  • Alexandru Odobescu  186

    Monday, June 23rd 1834
  • Lawrence Block  82

    Friday, June 24th 1938
  • Anita Desai  83

    Thursday, June 24th 1937
  • Ambrose Bierce  178

    Friday, June 24th 1842
  • Rebecca Harding Davis  189

    Friday, June 24th 1831
  • Nicholas Mosley  97

    Monday, June 25th 1923
  • George Orwell  117

    Thursday, June 25th 1903
  • Moses Hadas  120

    Monday, June 25th 1900
  • Robert Erskine Childers  150

    Saturday, June 25th 1870
  • J. J. Abrams  54
    Screenwriter
    Monday, June 27th 1966
  • Dan Jurgens  61
    Comic Book Writer
    Saturday, June 27th 1959
  • Anita Diamant  69
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1951
  • James P. Hogan  79
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1941
  • Ivan Doig  81
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 27th 1939
  • Kirkpatrick Sale  83
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, June 27th 1937
  • Lucille Clifton  84
    Poet, Children's Literature
    Saturday, June 27th 1936
  • Frank O'Hara  94
    Poet
    Sunday, June 27th 1926
  • Robert Aickman  106
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1914
  • João Guimarães Rosa  112
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1908
  • Catherine Cookson  114
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1906
  • Lafcadio Hearn  170
    Journalist
    Thursday, June 27th 1850
  • Louise von François  203
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1817
  • Mark Helprin  73

    Saturday, June 28th 1947
  • Eric Ambler  111

    Monday, June 28th 1909
  • Floyd Dell  133

    Tuesday, June 28th 1887
  • Luigi Pirandello  153

    Friday, June 28th 1867
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery  120

    Friday, June 29th 1900
  • Czeslaw Milosz  109

    Friday, June 30th 1911
  • William Hamilton Maxwell  228
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 30th 1792
  • John Gay  335

    Saturday, June 30th 1685
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    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!

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