LitBirthdays October 29 – November 3, 2012

November is
Native American Heritage
Month

Go To
October 29
October 30
October 31
November 1
November 2
November 3


October 28


Born October 28

Frédéric C. Martel (born October 28, 1967) – French sociologist, journalist, social and literary critic – De La Culture En Amerique / Culture in America (2006)

Ayi Kwei Armah (born October 28, 1939) – Ghanaian novelist, poet – Two Thousand Seasons

Louis Jenkins (born October 28, 1942) –  U.S. poet


October 29


Born October 29

Frans de Waal (born October 29, 1948) Dutch primatologist – Our Inner Ape

Zbigniew Herbert (born October 29, 1924) – Polish poet, playwright

Derek Miller (born October 29, 1974) –  Canadian / First Nations singer / songwriter 



October 30


Born October 30

Robert Caro (b. 1935) – U.S. journalist, biographer – The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Louis Malle (b. 1932) –  French filmmaker, screenwriter 

Grace Slick (Grace Barnett Wing) (b. 1939) – U.S. singer/songwriter (The Jefferson Airplane)


October  31

Roy Aragon (born October 31, 1968) Phillipines (Ilokan) poet

Read about Roy Aragon here and here


Born October 31

Susan Orlean (b. 1955) – U.S. journalist, nonfiction writer – The Orchid Thief: (2000)

John Keats (born October 31, 1795) – English poet


November 1


Born November 1

Hermann Broch (born November 1, 1886) – Austrian writer – The Death of Virgil

Kamaria Muntu (born November 1, 1962) – U.S. poet


November 2


Born November 2

Odysseas Elytis (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ελύτης) (born November 2, 1911) – Greek poet, 1979 Nobel Prize for Literature

Jorge de Sena (b. 1919) – Portuguese poet, playwright, essayist


November 3


Born November 3

Jesús Blasco (born November 3, 1919) – Spanish comic book artist – The Steel Claw (1962); 2000AD (1967)

Kath Walker / Oodgeroo Noonuccal (born November 3, 1920) – Australian / aboriginal poet, activist

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