Monthly Archives: May 2009

Literary Birthdays – May 31 – June 6

Sunday May 31 Judith Wright (b. 1915) – Australian poet, environmentalist, human rights activist Bora Ring The song is gone; the dance is secret with the dancers in the earth, the ritual useless, and the tribal story lost in an … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of May 24 – 30

Sunday May 24 Mikhail (Aleksandrovich) Sholokhov (b. 1905) – Russian novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature winner (1965) – And Quiet Flows the Don ——————- Bob Dylan (b. 1941) – U.S. singer/songwriter – “Like a Rolling Stone” First verse of Rolling … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of May 17 – 23

NEW! Check out LitBirthdays birthday of the day on Twitter Sunday May 17 Dennis Potter (b. 1935) – British screenwriter, novelist – The Singing Detective Listen to short segments of 1986 and 1991 interviews of Dennis Potter on BBC-4 radio: … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of May 10 – 16

Sunday May 10 Bono (Paul David Hewson) (b. 1960) – Irish singer/songwriter First verse of  “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” I have climbed highest mountains I have run through the fields Only to be with you Only … Continue reading

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