LitBirthdays October 29 – November 3, 2012

November is
Native American Heritage
Month

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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 (born October 30, 1935) – U.S. journalist, biographer – The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Louis Malle (born October 30, 1932) –  French filmmaker, screenwriter 

Grace Slick (Grace Barnett Wing) (born October 30, 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 (born October 31, 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 (born November 2, 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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