LitBirthdays September 2 – 8, 2012

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Self Improvement Month
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September 5
September 6
September 7
September 8


September 2

 


 

Born September 2

Tim Key (b. 1976) – U.K. comedian, poet, performance artist – The Incomplete Tim Key(2011)   “Tanya Googled herself.    Still nothing.”

Tom Glazer (b. 1914) – U.S. folksinger, songwriter – Melody of Love




 

September 3


Born September 3

Naomi Lewis (b. 1911) – U.K. children’s literature anthologist, poet, teacher, literary critic – The Mardi Gras Cat: (1993)

Mort Walker (b. 1923) – U.S. cartoonist – Beetle Bailey

Spike Feresten (b. 1964) – U.S. television comedy writer – Seinfeld (Soup Nazi episode)


 

 


 

September 4


Born September 4

Joan Aiken (b. 1924) – U.K. novelist, historical fictionBlack Hearts in Battersea

Antonin Artaud (b. 1896) – French playwright, poet, theatre director

 Richard Wright (b. 1908) – U.S. novelist, essayist, poet – Native Son

 


 

September 5


Born September 5

Bob Newhart (b. 1929) – U.S. comedian – The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart (1960 album)

Werner Herzog (b. 1942) – German film director, screenwriter – Rescue Dawn (2006)

Robert Fergusson (b. 1750) – Scottish poet

Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara) (b. 1946) British (Parsi) singer/songwriter for the rock band Queen – “Somebody To Love”

 


 

September 6

September 6th is Read A Book Day!


Born September 6

Sergio Aragonés (b. 1937) – Spanish-American cartoonist, comic book author – Groo: The Hogs of Horder (2010)

Edward Einhorn (b. 1970) – U.S. playwright, children’s book author – A Very Improbable Story: A Math Adventure (2008)

Christopher Brookmyre (b. 1968) – Scottish novelist – Pandaemonium (2009)

Robyn Davidson (b. 1950) – Australian “life” writer – Tracks (1979)

 


 

September 7

 


 

Born September 7

Elia Kazan (b. 1909) – U.S. theater director, filmmaker – Elia Kazan: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers) (2000, Editor William Baer)

(Janet) Taylor Caldwell (b. 1900) – British-American novelist – Captains and the Kings

Houshang Moradi Kermani (b. 1944) – Iranian novelist and short story writer (young adult books); screenwriter – Stories of Majid

 


 

September 8

September 8th is National Literacy Day!


Born September 8

Boris Ryzhy (b. 1974) – Russian poet

Michael Frayn (b. 1933) – U.K. playwright, novelist, nonfiction writer – Copenhagen

Kimberly Peirce (b. 1967) – U.S. film director, screenwriter – Stop-Loss (2008)

 


 

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