Author Birthdays for June

  • Khawar Rizvi  84
    Poet
    Wednesday, June 1st 1938
  • Colleen McCullough  85
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 1st 1937
  • Bill Deedes  109
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 1st 1913
  • John Van Druten  121
    Playwright
    Saturday, June 1st 1901
  • Charles Kay Ogden  133
    Non-Fiction
    Saturday, June 1st 1889
  • John Masefield  144
    Poet, Children's Literature
    Saturday, June 1st 1878
  • Ferdinand Raimund  232
    Playwright
    Tuesday, June 1st 1790
  • Dante Alighieri  757
    Poet
    Monday, June 1st 1265
  • Carol Shields  87

    Sunday, June 2nd 1935
  • Lester del Rey  107

    Wednesday, June 2nd 1915
  • Barbara Rym  109

    Monday, June 2nd 1913
  • Karl Adolph Gjellerup  165
    Poet, Novelist
    Tuesday, June 2nd 1857
  • Thomas Hardy  182

    Tuesday, June 2nd 1840
  • Marquis de Sade  282

    Thursday, June 2nd 1740
  • Larry McMurtry  86

    Wednesday, June 3rd 1936
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley  92

    Tuesday, June 3rd 1930
  • Allen Ginsberg  96

    Thursday, June 3rd 1926
  • Buddy Wakefield  48
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1974
  • Joe Hill  50
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 4th 1972
  • John Hockenberry  66
    Journalist
    Monday, June 4th 1956
  • Val McDermid  67
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1955
  • Wendy Pini  71
    Comic Book Writer
    Monday, June 4th 1951
  • Kenneth G. Ross  81
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Wednesday, June 4th 1941
  • Robert Fulghum  85
    Essayist, Novelist
    Friday, June 4th 1937
  • Maurice Shadbolt  90
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 4th 1932
  • Ruth Westheimer  94
    Non-Fiction
    Monday, June 4th 1928
  • Elizabeth Jolley  99
    Novelist
    Monday, June 4th 1923
  • Jacques Roumain  115
    Novelist, Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Patience Strong  115
    Poet
    Tuesday, June 4th 1907
  • Mabel Lucie Attwell  143
    Children's Literature
    Wednesday, June 4th 1879
  • Apollon Maykov  201
    Poet
    Monday, June 4th 1821
  • Ken Follett  73

    Sunday, June 5th 1949
  • Margaret Drabble  83

    Monday, June 5th 1939
  • Alfred Kazin  107

    Saturday, June 5th 1915
  • Federico Garcia Lorca  124

    Sunday, June 5th 1898
  • Geraldine McCaughrean  71
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 6th 1951
  • Stephen Dixon  86

    Saturday, June 6th 1936
  • Harry Crews  87

    Thursday, June 6th 1935
  • Maxine Kumine  97

    Saturday, June 6th 1925
  • Thomas Mann  147

    Sunday, June 6th 1875
  • Alexander Pushkin  223

    Thursday, June 6th 1799
  • Louise Erdrich  68

    Monday, June 7th 1954
  • Orhan Pamuk  70

    Saturday, June 7th 1952
  • Elizabeth Bowen  123

    Wednesday, June 7th 1899
  • Sara Paretsky  75

    Sunday, June 8th 1947
  • John W. Campbell  112

    Wednesday, June 8th 1910
  • David Koepp  59
    Screenwriter
    Sunday, June 9th 1963
  • Aaron Sorkin  61
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1961
  • Patricia Cornwell  66
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 9th 1956
  • Gregory Maguire  68
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1954
  • Deyda Hydara  76
    Journalist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • James Kelman  76
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 9th 1946
  • Joe Haldeman  79
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 9th 1943
  • Charles Webb  83
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1939
  • Keith Laumer  97
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 9th 1925
  • George Axelrod  100
    Playwright, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • John Gillespie Magee, Jr.  100
    Poet
    Friday, June 9th 1922
  • Jurij Brězan  106
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1916
  • Bertha von Suttner  179
    Novelist
    Friday, June 9th 1843
  • Maurice Sendak  94
    Children's Literature
    Sunday, June 10th 1928
  • Saul Bellow  107

    Thursday, June 10th 1915
  • Athol Fugard  90

    Saturday, June 11th 1932
  • William Styron  97

    Thursday, June 11th 1925
  • Sonia Manzano  72

    Monday, June 12th 1950
  • Anne Frank  93

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Brigid Brophy  93

    Wednesday, June 12th 1929
  • Djuna Barnes  130
    Novelist
    Sunday, June 12th 1892
  • Audrey Niffenegger  59

    Thursday, June 13th 1963
  • Maurice G. Dantec  63

    Saturday, June 13th 1959
  • Whitley Strieber  77

    Wednesday, June 13th 1945
  • Dorothy L. Sayers  129

    Tuesday, June 13th 1893
  • William Butler Yeats  157

    Tuesday, June 13th 1865
  • John Edgar Wideman  81

    Saturday, June 14th 1941
  • Jerzy Kosinski  89

    Wednesday, June 14th 1933
  • Yasunari Kawabata  123

    Wednesday, June 14th 1899
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe  211

    Friday, June 14th 1811
  • Chris Morris  60
    Satirist, Screenwriter
    Friday, June 15th 1962
  • Ana Castillo  69

    Monday, June 15th 1953
  • Amy Clampitt  102

    Tuesday, June 15th 1920
  • Joyce Carol Oates  84

    Thursday, June 16th 1938
  • Ron Padgett  80

    Wednesday, June 17th 1942
  • John Hersey  108

    Wednesday, June 17th 1914
  • Richard Powers  65

    Tuesday, June 18th 1957
  • Amy Bloom  69

    Thursday, June 18th 1953
  • Chris Van Allsburg  73

    Saturday, June 18th 1949
  • Gail Godwin  85

    Friday, June 18th 1937
  • Salman Rushdie  75

    Thursday, June 19th 1947
  • Tobias Wolff  77

    Tuesday, June 19th 1945
  • E. Lynn Harris  67

    Monday, June 20th 1955
  • Vikram Seth  70

    Friday, June 20th 1952
  • Lillian Hellman  117

    Tuesday, June 20th 1905
  • Ian McEwan  74

    Monday, June 21st 1948
  • Francoise Sagan  87

    Friday, June 21st 1935
  • Mary McCarthy  110

    Friday, June 21st 1912
  • Jean-Paul Sartre  117

    Wednesday, June 21st 1905
  • Dan Brown  58

    Monday, June 22nd 1964
  • Joanna Scott  62

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1960
  • Octavia Butler  75

    Sunday, June 22nd 1947
  • Erich Maria Remarque  124

    Wednesday, June 22nd 1898
  • Julian Hawthorne  176

    Monday, June 22nd 1846
  • David Leavitt  61

    Friday, June 23rd 1961
  • Alexandru Odobescu  188

    Monday, June 23rd 1834
  • Lawrence Block  84

    Friday, June 24th 1938
  • Anita Desai  85

    Thursday, June 24th 1937
  • Ambrose Bierce  180

    Friday, June 24th 1842
  • Rebecca Harding Davis  191

    Friday, June 24th 1831
  • Nicholas Mosley  99

    Monday, June 25th 1923
  • George Orwell  119

    Thursday, June 25th 1903
  • Moses Hadas  122

    Monday, June 25th 1900
  • Robert Erskine Childers  152

    Saturday, June 25th 1870
  • J. J. Abrams  56
    Screenwriter
    Monday, June 27th 1966
  • Dan Jurgens  63
    Comic Book Writer
    Saturday, June 27th 1959
  • Anita Diamant  71
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1951
  • James P. Hogan  81
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1941
  • Ivan Doig  83
    Novelist
    Tuesday, June 27th 1939
  • Kirkpatrick Sale  85
    Non-Fiction
    Sunday, June 27th 1937
  • Lucille Clifton  86
    Poet, Children's Literature
    Saturday, June 27th 1936
  • Frank O'Hara  96
    Poet
    Sunday, June 27th 1926
  • Robert Aickman  108
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1914
  • João Guimarães Rosa  114
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 27th 1908
  • Catherine Cookson  116
    Novelist
    Wednesday, June 27th 1906
  • Lafcadio Hearn  172
    Journalist
    Thursday, June 27th 1850
  • Louise von François  205
    Novelist
    Friday, June 27th 1817
  • Mark Helprin  75

    Saturday, June 28th 1947
  • Eric Ambler  113

    Monday, June 28th 1909
  • Floyd Dell  135

    Tuesday, June 28th 1887
  • Luigi Pirandello  155

    Friday, June 28th 1867
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery  122

    Friday, June 29th 1900
  • Czeslaw Milosz  111

    Friday, June 30th 1911
  • William Hamilton Maxwell  230
    Novelist
    Saturday, June 30th 1792
  • John Gay  337

    Saturday, June 30th 1685
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    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!

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