Monthly Archives: May 2018

LitBirthdays Jakucho Setouchi

Happy Birthday Jakucho Setouchi! Jakucho Setouchi (born May 15, 1922) Buddhist nun, writer, activist Read about Jakucho Setouchi here and here Setouchi translated The Tales of Genji from classical Japanese to modern Japanese. Advertisements

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LitBirthdays Rudolph Fisher

Happy Birthday Rudolph Fisher! Rudolph Fisher (born May 9, 1897) (One source says birthdate was May 6, 1897) – African-American writer, musical arranger, physician Read about Rudolph Fisher here and here The Brown University Library collection of Rudolph Fisher papers: … Continue reading

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May LitBirthdays

May May 1 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Judy Collins Ignazio Silone (Secondino Tranquilli) Helen Bamber May 2 Satyajit Ray Ichiyo Higuchi (Higuchi Natsu) Kwon-taek Im May 2 is Holocaust Remembrance Day May 3 Betty Comden Leslie Marmon Silko Yehuda Amichai … Continue reading

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