LitBirthdays November 23, 2014

Happy Birthday Ishmael Beah!

Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah (born 1980) U.S. / Sierra Leone memoirist, novelist – Radiance of Tomorrow (2014)

Read about Ishmael Beah here

Ishmael Beah speaks about his writing here.

“The conception of place has changed for me as a writer.”

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LitBirthdays November 11, 2014

Happy Birthday Alicia Ostriker!

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Alicia Ostriker (born 1937) U.S. poet – The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog (2014)

Read about Alicia Ostriker here

Read and listen to Ostriker read her poems at the 2014 National Book Festival here.

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LitBirthdays in November

November 1

Hermann Broch

Kamaria Muntu


November 2

Odysseas Elytis

Jorge de Sena


November 3

Kath Walker / Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Jesús Blasco

November 4

Will Rogers

Walter Cronkite

Rodrigo Rey Rosa

 

November 5

Uzodinma Iweala

Raymond Loewy

Rana Dasgupta

Philip V. Francis

 

November 6

Ariana Gillis

Karin Fossum

Laure Junot, Duchesse d’Abrantès


 

November 7

Joni Mitchell

Chrystos

Antonio Skármeta

Albert Camus

Jellybean Benitez

 

November 8

Richard Curtis

Kazuo Ishiguro

Teofilo Folengo

Eric Harland


 

November 9

Danielle Trussoni  

Benjamin Banneker

Ivan Turgenev


 

November 10

Holly Black

Aka Morchiladze

Tim Rice

Jonas Åkerlund


 

November 11

Douglas Rogers

Alicia Ostriker

Carlos Fuentes

 

November 12

Ivo Urbančič

Neil Young

Bahá’u’lláh (Mírzá Ḥusayn-`Alí Nuri

 

November 13

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Nico Scheepmaker

Ari Hoenig

 

November 14

Karen Armstrong

René de Clercq


 

November 15

Marianne Moore

Writers in Prison Day

 


November 16

Chinua Achebe

Arvid Järnefelt


 

November 17

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn

Steven E. de Souza

Randy Black


 

November 18

Wilma Pearl Mankiller

Margaret Atwood

Frances Marion

Herman ‘Ze German’ Rarebell

Cindy Blackman


 

November 19

Zygmunt Bauman

Yuri Knorozov

 

November 20

Nadine Gordimer

Alistair Cooke

Sheema Kalbasi

 

November 21

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Tina Brown

Qian Zhongshu


 

November 22

Victor Pelevin

George Eliot

Marjane Satrapi


 

November 23

Charles Frambach Berlitz

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Lidija Bajuk 


 

November 24

Stephen Merchant

Dale Carnegie

Yoshiko Uchida


 

November 25

Thea Gilmore

Lope de Vega

Alexis Wright

Sean Jefferson


 

November 26

Charles M. Schulz

Eugène Ionesco

Benjamin Wysocki


 

November 27

Twista (Carl Terrell Mitchell)

Ernie Wise

Harivansh Rai Bachchan 

Tim Yeung


 

November 28

Kinoko Nasu (奈須 きのこ Nasu Kinoko)

Linda Lucero Fragua

Dervla Murphy

Jonathan “Jon” Stewart

Alfonso Cuaron (Orozco)

Matt Cameron

 

November 29

George Szirtes

Timaya

Carlo Levi

Billy Hart

November 30

Marina Abramović

Lucy Maud Montgomery

David Mamet

Gordon Parks

Chris Claremont

Roy Burns

 

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LitBirthdays October 9, 2014

Happy Birthday Georgi Tenev!

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Georgi Tenev (born 1969) Bulgarian novelist – Party Headquarters (2007)

Read about Georgi Tenev here

Georgi Tenev presents a literary tour of New York. (For Bulgarian television, in Bulgarian and English)
Georgi Tenev in NY
here

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