Catchup on literary birthdays.

11 01 2009

Please excuse the lack of HTML coding and date-ordering, and please pretend there’s Google links here, so that I can start fresh tomorrow…

From various sources…

January 6 – Wright Morris (1910 – 1998)

January 6 – Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (1931 – )

January 6 – Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967)

January 8 – Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor (1917 – 1994)

1/6
S. Fowler Wright, 1874
Eric Frank Russell, 1905
Ahrvid Engholm, 1959

1/7
Charles Addams, 1902
Barbi Johnson, 1923
Christine Moskowitz, 1924
Graham Stone, 1926
Hayford Peirce, 1942
Margo Bratton, 1955
Moshe Yudkowsky, 1956
Gene DiModica

1/8
William Wilkie Collins, 1824
Dennis Wheatley, 1897
Robert G. Briggs, 1930
Terry Brooks, 1944
Jack Womack, 1956

1/6
Vera Cleaver

1/7
Kay Chorao
Eleanor Clymer
Rosekrans Hoffman

1/8
Stephen Manes

1/8
Wilkie Collins (1824-1889)
Dennis Wheatley (1897-1977)
Daniel Farson (1927-1997)
Boris Vallejo (1941)
Terry Brooks (1944)
Don Bendell (1947)

JANUARY 6
Kay Reynolds (1951)
Bruce Douglas Patterson (1953)

JANUARY 7
Werner Wejp-Olsen (1938)
Jay Lynch (1945)
Kevin J. Dooley (1953)
Bob Wiacek (1953)
Karl Kesel (1959)
Aaron A. Lopresti (1964)

JANUARY 8
John Wellington
Boris Vallejo (1941)
Ken Steacy (1955)
James Pruett (1966)
Joe Pruett (1966)
Lee J. Ames (1921)

1/6

Doctorow, Edgar Lawrence. (1931- ) American writer.
Gibran, Khalil. (1883-1931) Lebanese writer: mystic poet.
Gudmundsson, Tomas. (1901- ) Icelandic writer: poet.
Morris, Wright. (1910-1998) American writer: novelist, short-story writer, and photographer.
Sandburg, Carl. (1878-1967) American writer: poet.
Vilakazi, Benedict Wallet. (1906- ) South African Zulu writer: poet, novelist and educator.
Watts, Alan. (1915-1973) British writer.

1/7

Durrell, Gerald Malcolm. (1925-1995) British writer.
Harrington, James. (1611-1677) British writer: political author.
Hurston, Zora Neale. (1903-1960) American writer: novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. (“Their Eyes Were Watching God,” “Dust Tracks on the Road,” and “Road, Mules and Men”).
Péguy, Charles. (1873-1914) French writer: philosopher and poet

1/8

Collins, Wilkie. (1824-1889) British writer: mystery novelist.
Jameson, Margaret Storm. (1891-1986) British writer: novelist.
Ousmane, Sembene. (1923- ) Senegalese writer: novelist and screenwriter.

January 6
Carl Sandburg, 1878
Sherlock Holmes, 1854

January 7
Kay Chorao, 1936

January 8
Arthur Ransome, 1884

January 9

Karel Capek, 1890
Algis Budrys, 1931
Joyce Worley Katz, 1939
Greg Ketter

January 10

Elizabeth Anne Hull, 1937
George Alec Effinger, 1947

January 11

Jerome Bixby, 1923
Diana Gabaldon, 1952
Jasper Fforde, 1961
John Myers Myers
Victor J. Raymond
Alethea Kontis

January 9

Clyde Robert Bulla

January 10

Remy Charlip

January 11

Robert C. O’Brien
Mary Rodgers

JANUARY 9
M.J. Cullumber
Daniel Wilson (1957)
Fred Burke (1965)

JANUARY 10
Ernest Edwards (1967)

JANUARY 11
Brad Joyce
Terry Beatty (1958)
Bob Harras (1959)
Miyako Matsuda Graham (1960)
Sam Kieth (1963)
Trevor Tamlin (1968)

January 9

Beauvoir, Simone de. (1908-1986) French writer.
Capek, Karel. (1890- ) Czech writer: novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and essayist.
Fuller, Henry Blake. (1857- ) American writer: realistic novelist.
Robertson, Thomas William. (1829-1871) British writer: comedic playwright and actor.
Warton, Thomas. (1728-1790) British writer: poet and historian.

January 10

Acton, John Dalberg. (1634-1902) British writer: historian.
Jeffers, Robinson. (1887-1962) Irish writer: poet, critic, and essayist.
Levine, Philip. (1928-) American writer: poet.
Vere, Aubrey Thomas Hunt de. (1814-1902)

January 11

James, William. (1870- ) American writer.
Paton, Alan. (1903- ) South African writer. (“Cry, the Beloved Country”).
Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan. (1870- ) American writer: novelist.
Voto, Bernard Augustine De. (1897- ) American writer: novelist, historian and critic.

Thanks for your patience, Gentle Readers.

—pmc2

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