Author Birthdays for April

  • Lachy Hulme  53
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 1st 1971
  • Gil Scott-Heron  75
    Poet
    Friday, April 1st 1949
  • Samuel R. Delany  82
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 1st 1942
  • Vladimir Posner  90
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 1st 1934
  • Rolf Hochhuth  93
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1931
  • Milan Kundera  95

    Monday, April 1st 1929
  • Anne McCaffrey  98

    Thursday, April 1st 1926
  • Maria Polydouri  122
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 1st 1902
  • Whittaker Chambers  123
    Journalist
    Monday, April 1st 1901
  • Edgar Wallace  149

    Thursday, April 1st 1875
  • Edmond Rostand  156
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 1st 1868
  • Joseph de Maistre  271
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 1st 1753
  • Antoine François Prévost  327
    Novelist
    Monday, April 1st 1697
  • John Wilmot  377
    Poet
    Monday, April 1st 1647
  • James Vance  71
    Comic Book Writer, Playwright
    Thursday, April 2nd 1953
  • Emile Zola  184

    Thursday, April 2nd 1840
  • Hans Christian Andersen  219

    Tuesday, April 2nd 1805
  • Sandra Boynton  71
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 3rd 1953
  • Arlette Cousture  76
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 3rd 1948
  • Jonathan Lynn  81
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 3rd 1943
  • Herb Caen  108
    Columnist
    Monday, April 3rd 1916
  • George Derby  201
    Humorist
    Thursday, April 3rd 1823
  • Edward Everett Hale  202
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 3rd 1822
  • Washington Irving  241
    Short Stories
    Thursday, April 3rd 1783
  • George Herbert  431
    Poet
    Saturday, April 3rd 1593
  • Ned Vizzini  43
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 4th 1981
  • Pamela Ribon  49
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • Roy Padrick  49
    Journalist
    Friday, April 4th 1975
  • David E. Kelley  68
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 4th 1956
  • Dan Simmons  76
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1948
  • Kitty Kelley  82
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 4th 1942
  • Maya Angelou  96
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 4th 1928
  • Emmett Williams  99
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1925
  • Marguerite Duras  110
    Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1914
  • Ernestine Gilbreth Carey  116
    Memoirist
    Saturday, April 4th 1908
  • Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin  122
    Novelist, Journalist, Poet
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Stanley G. Weinbaum  122
    Novelist
    Friday, April 4th 1902
  • Robert E. Sherwood  128
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 4th 1896
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr.  136
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 4th 1888
  • Remy de Gourmont  166
    Poet, Novelist
    Sunday, April 4th 1858
  • Comte de Lautréamont  178
    Poet
    Saturday, April 4th 1846
  • Thomas Mayne Reid  206
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 4th 1818
  • Bettina von Arnim  239
    Novelist
    Monday, April 4th 1785
  • William Strachey  452
    Non-Fiction, Essayist
    Tuesday, April 4th 1572
  • Charles Cumming  53
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1971
  • Jeff Gomez  54
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 5th 1970
  • Anu Garg  57
    Non-Fiction, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1967
  • Larry Felser  91
    Columnist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Barbara Holland  91
    Children's Literature, Short Stories
    Wednesday, April 5th 1933
  • Hugo Claus  95
    Novelist, Poet
    Friday, April 5th 1929
  • Arthur Hailey  104
    Novelist
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Rafiq Zakaria  104
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 5th 1920
  • Robert Bloch  107
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 5th 1917
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne  187
    Poet, Playwright, Novelist
    Wednesday, April 5th 1837
  • Sir Henry Rawlinson  214
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 5th 1810
  • Dash Shaw  41
    Comic Book Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1983
  • Hirotada Ototake  48
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 6th 1976
  • Joe Machine  51
    Poet
    Friday, April 6th 1973
  • Jack Canfora  55
    Playwright
    Sunday, April 6th 1969
  • Rob Epstein  69
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 6th 1955
  • Cleo Odzer  74
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 6th 1950
  • Homero Aridjis  84
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1940
  • Douglas Hill  89
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 6th 1935
  • Willis Hall  95
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1929
  • Julien Torma  122
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Veniamin Kaverin  122
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 6th 1902
  • Dudley Nichols  129
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 6th 1895
  • Elinor Brent-Dyer  130
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 6th 1894
  • Lowell Thomas  132
    Journalist, Travel Writer
    Wednesday, April 6th 1892
  • Erich Mühsam  146
    Essayist, Poet, Playwright
    Saturday, April 6th 1878
  • Aasmund Olavsson Vinje  206
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 6th 1818
  • Alexander Herzen  212
    Novelist, Essayist
    Monday, April 6th 1812
  • Nicolas Chamfort  283
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 6th 1741
  • Jean-Baptiste Rousseau  353
    Poet
    Monday, April 6th 1671
  • Julia Phillips  80
    Memoirist
    Friday, April 7th 1944
  • Hodding Carter III  89
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 7th 1935
  • Donald Barthelme  93
    Short Stories, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 7th 1931
  • James White  96
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 7th 1928
  • Johannes Mario Simmel  100
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1924
  • Roger Lemelin  105
    Novelist, Screenwriter
    Monday, April 7th 1919
  • Henry Kuttner  109
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1915
  • Robert Charroux  115
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1909
  • Walter Winchell  127
    Journalist, Columnist
    Wednesday, April 7th 1897
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas  134
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 7th 1890
  • Gabriela Mistral  135
    Poet
    Sunday, April 7th 1889
  • William Wordsworth  254
    Poet
    Saturday, April 7th 1770
  • Hugh Blair  306
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 7th 1718
  • Mehran Ghassemi  47
    Journalist
    Friday, April 8th 1977
  • Nnedi Okorafor  50
    Novelist
    Monday, April 8th 1974
  • Evan Davis  62
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 8th 1962
  • Jim Piddock  68
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 8th 1956
  • Barbara Kingsolver  69
    Novelist
    Friday, April 8th 1955
  • Seymour Hersh  87
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 8th 1937
  • Renzo De Felice  95
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 8th 1929
  • Glendon Swarthout  106
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 8th 1918
  • Emil Cioran  113
    Essayist
    Saturday, April 8th 1911
  • John Fante  115
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 8th 1909
  • Kate Heyhoe  69
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Joolz Denby  69
    Poet, Novelist
    Saturday, April 9th 1955
  • Peter Gammons  79
    Journalist
    Monday, April 9th 1945
  • Carl Amery  102
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 9th 1922
  • Johannes Bobrowski  107
    Poet, Novelist
    Monday, April 9th 1917
  • Lev Kopelev  112
    Non-Fiction, Memorist
    Tuesday, April 9th 1912
  • Rahul Sankrityayan  131
    Novelist, Non-Fiction
    Sunday, April 9th 1893
  • Charles Baudelaire  203
    Poet
    Monday, April 9th 1821
  • Étienne Aignan  251
    Playwright
    Friday, April 9th 1773
  • Johann Matthias Gesner  333
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 9th 1691
  • Philippe Néricault Destouches  344
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 9th 1680
  • John M. Ford  67
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 10th 1957
  • David Helvarg  73
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1951
  • Nick Auf der Maur  82
    Journalist
    Friday, April 10th 1942
  • Paul Theroux  83
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 10th 1941
  • Claudio Magris  85
    Essayist, Columnist
    Monday, April 10th 1939
  • Bella Akhmadulina  87
    Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1937
  • David Halberstam  90
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1934
  • Rokusuke Ei  91
    Essayist
    Monday, April 10th 1933
  • Roger Gaillard  101
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1923
  • Stefan Heym  111
    Novelist, Journalist
    Thursday, April 10th 1913
  • Montague Summers  144
    Novelist, Non-Fiction, Poet
    Saturday, April 10th 1880
  • Joseph Pulitzer  177
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 10th 1847
  • Forceythe Willson  187
    Poet
    Monday, April 10th 1837
  • Lew Wallace  197
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 10th 1827
  • William Hazlitt  246
    Essayist
    Friday, April 10th 1778
  • Hugo Grotius  441
    Playwright, Poet
    Sunday, April 10th 1583
  • Benjamin Heath  1854
    Essayist
    Tuesday, April 10th 0170
  • Walid Soliman  49
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 11th 1975
  • Sergey Lukyanenko  56
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 11th 1968
  • Jeremy Clarkson  64
    Journalist, Columnist
    Monday, April 11th 1960
  • Peter Windsor  72
    Journalist
    Friday, April 11th 1952
  • James Patrick Kelly  73
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1951
  • Dorothy Allison  75
    Novelist
    Monday, April 11th 1949
  • John Milius  80
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 11th 1944
  • Ellen Goodman  83
    Columnist
    Friday, April 11th 1941
  • Mark Strand  90
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 11th 1934
  • Tony Brown  91
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 11th 1933
  • David Westheimer  107
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1917
  • Leo Rosten  116
    Humorist, Short Stories, Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 11th 1908
  • Attila József  119
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 11th 1905
  • Sándor Márai  124
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1900
  • Léo-Paul Desrosiers  128
    Novelist, Journalist
    Saturday, April 11th 1896
  • Bernard O'Dowd  158
    Poet, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 11th 1866
  • Stefanos Thomopoulos  165
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 11th 1859
  • Christopher Smart  302
    Poet
    Saturday, April 11th 1722
  • Tama Janowitz  67
    Novelist
    Friday, April 12th 1957
  • Jon Krakauer  70
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 12th 1954
  • Ralph Wiley  72
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 12th 1952
  • Scott Turow  75
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 12th 1949
  • Tom Clancy  77
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 12th 1947
  • Georgios Balanos  80
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 12th 1944
  • Alan Ayckbourn  85
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 12th 1939
  • Leonid Derbenyov  93
    Poet
    Sunday, April 12th 1931
  • Beverly Cleary  108
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, April 12th 1916
  • Ida Pollock  116
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 12th 1908
  • Hardie Gramatky  117
    Children's Literature
    Friday, April 12th 1907
  • José Gautier Benítez  173
    Poet
    Saturday, April 12th 1851
  • Alexander Ostrovsky  201
    Playwright
    Saturday, April 12th 1823
  • Guillaume Thomas François Raynal  311
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, April 12th 1713
  • Joachim Camerarius  524
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 12th 1500
  • Bill Pronzini  81

    Tuesday, April 13th 1943
  • J. M. G. Le Clezio  84

    Saturday, April 13th 1940
  • Seamus Heaney  85

    Thursday, April 13th 1939
  • Eudora Welty  115

    Tuesday, April 13th 1909
  • Samuel Beckett  118

    Friday, April 13th 1906
  • Nella Larsen  133

    Monday, April 13th 1891
  • Tina Rosenberg  64
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 14th 1960
  • Bruce Sterling  70
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 14th 1954
  • Anne Michaels  66

    Tuesday, April 15th 1958
  • Henry James  181

    Saturday, April 15th 1843
  • Mark Baker  39
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 16th 1985
  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes  40
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1984
  • J. Neil Schulman  71
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 16th 1953
  • Ioan Mihai Cochinescu  73
    Novelist
    Monday, April 16th 1951
  • Margot Adler  78
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1946
  • Sarah Kirsch  89
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 16th 1935
  • Kingsley Amis  102

    Sunday, April 16th 1922
  • Gerard McLarnon  109
    Playwright
    Friday, April 16th 1915
  • Berton Roueché  114
    Medical Writer
    Saturday, April 16th 1910
  • Tristan Tzara  128
    Poet, Essayist
    Thursday, April 16th 1896
  • Germaine Guèvremont  131
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 16th 1893
  • John Millington Synge  153
    Poet, Playwright
    Sunday, April 16th 1871
  • José de Diego  158
    Journalist, Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1866
  • Anatole France  180
    Poet, Journalist, Novelist
    Tuesday, April 16th 1844
  • Octave Crémazie  197
    Poet
    Monday, April 16th 1827
  • Charles Montagu  363
    Poet
    Saturday, April 16th 1661
  • Nick Hornby  67

    Wednesday, April 17th 1957
  • Hervé Bazin  113
    Novelist
    Monday, April 17th 1911
  • Thornton Wilder  127

    Saturday, April 17th 1897
  • Robert Dean Frisbie  128
    Travel Writer
    Friday, April 17th 1896
  • Isak Dinesen  139

    Friday, April 17th 1885
  • Keith R. A. DeCandido  55
    Novelist
    Friday, April 18th 1969
  • John Podhoretz  63
    Columnist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1961
  • Régis Wargnier  76
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 18th 1948
  • Kathy Acker  77
    Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Jerzy Stuhr  77
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 18th 1947
  • Robert Christgau  82
    Journalist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 18th 1942
  • Nigel Kneale  102
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 18th 1922
  • Shinobu Hashimoto  106
    Screenwriter
    Thursday, April 18th 1918
  • Joy Davidman  109
    Poet
    Sunday, April 18th 1915
  • Claire Martin  110
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 18th 1914
  • Norbert Davis  115
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 18th 1909
  • László Németh  123
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Thursday, April 18th 1901
  • Vicente Sotto  142
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 18th 1882
  • Abd-ru-shin  149
    Essayist
    Sunday, April 18th 1875
  • Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić  150
    Children's Literature
    Saturday, April 18th 1874
  • Richard Harding Davis  160
    Novelist, Playwright, Journalist
    Monday, April 18th 1864
  • Alexander Shirvanzade  166
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 18th 1858
  • Thomas Middleton  444
    Poet, Playwright
    Friday, April 18th 1580
  • Barry Brown  73
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 19th 1951
  • Walter Stewart  93
    Journalist
    Sunday, April 19th 1931
  • José Echegaray  108
    Playwright
    Wednesday, April 19th 1916
  • Richard Hughes  124
    Novelist, Playwright, Poet
    Thursday, April 19th 1900
  • Elizabeth Dilling  130
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 19th 1894
  • Louis Amédée Achard  210
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 19th 1814
  • Harris Wittels  40
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 20th 1984
  • Robert Crais  71
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Sebastian Faulks  71
    Novelist
    Monday, April 20th 1953
  • Steve Erickson  74
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1950
  • Andrew Tobias  77
    Journalist, Columnist
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • David Leland  77
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, April 20th 1947
  • Arto Paasilinna  82
    Novelist, Journalist
    Monday, April 20th 1942
  • Peter S. Beagle  85
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 20th 1939
  • Jiří Dienstbier  87
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 20th 1937
  • Richard Hillary  105
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 20th 1919
  • Edward L. Beach, Jr.  106
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 20th 1918
  • Henry de Montherlant  129
    Novelist, Playwright, Essayist
    Saturday, April 20th 1895
  • Daniel Varujan  140
    Poet
    Sunday, April 20th 1884
  • Vladimir Vidrić  149
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 20th 1875
  • Dinah Craik  198
    Novelist, Poet
    Thursday, April 20th 1826
  • Pietro Aretino  532
    Playwright, Poet, Satirist
    Wednesday, April 20th 1492
  • Michael Zarnock  66
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 21st 1958
  • Barbara Park  77
    Children's Literature
    Monday, April 21st 1947
  • Helen Prejean  85
    Memoirest
    Friday, April 21st 1939
  • John Clifford Mortimer  101

    Saturday, April 21st 1923
  • Norman Panama  110
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 21st 1914
  • Charlotte Bronte  208

    Sunday, April 21st 1816
  • Blake Fitzpatrick  39
    Screenwriter
    Monday, April 22nd 1985
  • Ana María Shua  73
    Novelist, Poet
    Sunday, April 22nd 1951
  • Paul Davies  78
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, April 22nd 1946
  • Janet Evanovich  81
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Louise Glück  81
    Poet
    Thursday, April 22nd 1943
  • Adam Raphael  86
    Journalist
    Friday, April 22nd 1938
  • Jason Miller  94
    Playwright
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1930
  • Paula Fox  101
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 22nd 1923
  • William Jay Smith  106
    Poet
    Monday, April 22nd 1918
  • Jan de Hartog  110
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1914
  • Indro Montanelli  115
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 22nd 1909
  • Ivan Yefremov  116
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 22nd 1908
  • Robert Choquette  119
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1905
  • Vladimir Nabokov  125
    Novelist, Poet
    Saturday, April 22nd 1899
  • Ellen Glasgow  151
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1873
  • Germaine de Staël  258
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 22nd 1766
  • Henry Fielding  317
    Novelist, Playwright
    Friday, April 22nd 1707
  • Pierre Labrie  52
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1972
  • Arthur Phillips  55
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1969
  • Michael Moore  70
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 23rd 1954
  • Pascal Quignard  76
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1948
  • Barry Hannah  82
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 23rd 1942
  • Jim Fixx  92
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, April 23rd 1932
  • J.P. Donleavy  98
    Novelist
    Friday, April 23rd 1926
  • Avram Davidson  101
    Novelist
    Monday, April 23rd 1923
  • Maurice Druon  106
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 23rd 1918
  • Halldor Laxness  122
    Novelist, Poet
    Wednesday, April 23rd 1902
  • Ngaio March  125
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 23rd 1899
  • William Shakespeare  460
    Playwright
    Thursday, April 23rd 1564
  • Georg Fabricius  508
    Poet
    Sunday, April 23rd 1516
  • Siarhey Balakhonau  47
    Poet
    Sunday, April 24th 1977
  • Eric Kripke  50
    Screenwriter
    Wednesday, April 24th 1974
  • Damon Lindelof  51
    Screenwriter
    Tuesday, April 24th 1973
  • Eric Bogosian  71
    Novelist
    Friday, April 24th 1953
  • Christian Bobin  73
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 24th 1951
  • David Morrell  81
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 24th 1943
  • Sue Grafton  84
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 24th 1940
  • Shirley MacLaine  90
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 24th 1934
  • Patricia Bosworth  91
    Journalist
    Monday, April 24th 1933
  • Clement Freud  100
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 24th 1924
  • Doris Burn  101
    Children's Literature
    Tuesday, April 24th 1923
  • Robert Penn Warren  119
    Poet
    Monday, April 24th 1905
  • Elizabeth Goudge  124
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 24th 1900
  • Anthony Trollope  209
    Novelist
    Monday, April 24th 1815
  • Darcey Steinke  62
    Novelist, Journalist
    Wednesday, April 25th 1962
  • Dinesh D'Souza  63
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 25th 1961
  • James Fenton  75
    Poet, Journalist
    Monday, April 25th 1949
  • Bertrand Tavernier  83
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1941
  • Ted Kooser  85
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 25th 1939
  • Paul Mazursky  94
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 25th 1930
  • Corín Tellado  97
    Novelist
    Monday, April 25th 1927
  • Sammy Drechsel  99
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1925
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr.  110
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 25th 1914
  • Edward R. Murrow  116
    Journalist
    Saturday, April 25th 1908
  • Walter de la Mare  151
    Poet, Novelist
    Friday, April 25th 1873
  • Leopoldo Alas  172
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 25th 1852
  • Roger Boyle  403
    Novelist, Playwright
    Sunday, April 25th 1621
  • Joanne Gobure  42
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1982
  • Roxana Saberi  47
    Journalist
    Tuesday, April 26th 1977
  • Richard Mitchell  95
    Non-Fiction
    Friday, April 26th 1929
  • Morris West  108
    Novelist, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 26th 1916
  • Bernard Malamud  110
    Novelist
    Sunday, April 26th 1914
  • A. E. van Vogt  112
    Novelist
    Friday, April 26th 1912
  • Vicente Aleixandre  126
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 26th 1898
  • Anita Loos  136
    Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
    Thursday, April 26th 1888
  • Ğabdulla Tuqay  138
    Poet
    Monday, April 26th 1886
  • Artemus Ward  190
    Humor Writer
    Saturday, April 26th 1834
  • Ludwig Uhland  237
    Poet
    Thursday, April 26th 1787
  • Dana Milbank  56
    Columnist
    Saturday, April 27th 1968
  • Jason Whitlock  57
    Journalist
    Thursday, April 27th 1967
  • Russell T Davies  61
    Screenwriter
    Saturday, April 27th 1963
  • August Wilson  79
    Playwright
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Helen Hodgman  79
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1945
  • Ruth Glick  82
    Novelist
    Monday, April 27th 1942
  • Jennings Michael Burch  83
    Memoirest
    Sunday, April 27th 1941
  • Gilbert Sorrentino  95
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 27th 1929
  • Martin Gray  102
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 27th 1922
  • Edwin Morgan  104
    Poet
    Tuesday, April 27th 1920
  • Jacques de Bourbon-Busset  112
    Novelist, Essayist
    Saturday, April 27th 1912
  • Yórgos Theotokás  118
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1906
  • Cecil Day-Lewis  120
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 27th 1904
  • Jules Lemaître  171
    Poet, Playwright
    Wednesday, April 27th 1853
  • Mary Wollstonecraft  265
    Novelist
    Friday, April 27th 1759
  • Diane Johnson  90

    Saturday, April 28th 1934
  • Michael H. Hart  92
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 28th 1932
  • Harper Lee  98
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 28th 1926
  • Alistair MacLean  102

    Friday, April 28th 1922
  • Robert J. Sawyer  64
    Novelist
    Friday, April 29th 1960
  • David Icke  72
    Non-Fiction
    Tuesday, April 29th 1952
  • Jill Paton Walsh  87
    Novelist, Children's Literature
    Thursday, April 29th 1937
  • Rod McKuen  91
    Poet
    Saturday, April 29th 1933
  • Walter Kempowski  95
    Novelist
    Monday, April 29th 1929
  • Elmer Kelton  98
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1926
  • Edward Blishen  104
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1920
  • Jack Williamson  116
    Novelist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1908
  • Egon Erwin Kisch  139
    Journalist
    Wednesday, April 29th 1885
  • Rafael Sabatini  149
    Novelist
    Thursday, April 29th 1875
  • Constantine P. Cavafy  161
    Poet
    Wednesday, April 29th 1863
  • Thomas Adolphus Trollope  214
    Travel Writer
    Sunday, April 29th 1810
  • Charles Nodier  244
    Short Stories
    Saturday, April 29th 1780
  • John Arbuthnot  357
    Satirist
    Friday, April 29th 1667
  • John Boyne  53
    Novelist
    Friday, April 30th 1971
  • Stefan Kisyov  61
    Novelist
    Tuesday, April 30th 1963
  • W. Thomas Smith, Jr.  65
    Non-Fiction
    Thursday, April 30th 1959
  • Annie Dillard  79

    Monday, April 30th 1945
  • Larry Niven  86
    Novelist
    Saturday, April 30th 1938
  • Hugh Hood  96
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1928
  • Sri Sri  114
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1910
  • Humberto Mauro  127
    Screenwriter
    Friday, April 30th 1897
  • Jaroslav Hašek  141
    Novelist
    Monday, April 30th 1883
  • Alice B. Toklas  147

    Monday, April 30th 1877
  • Juhan Liiv  160
    Poet
    Saturday, April 30th 1864
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