Monthly Archives: June 2018

June 15 – Kobayashi Issa

Happy Birthday Kobayashi Issa! Kobayashi Issa – born June 15, 1763 – Japanese Haiku poet Read about Kobayashi Issa here and here Read the Gwanlingo blog post about Kobayashi Issa: Issa is considered one of four great masters of Haiku. … Continue reading

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June 14 Judith Kerr

Happy Birthday Judith Kerr! Judith Kerr – Born June 14, 1923 – U.K. writer and illustrator – The Tiger Who Came to Tea (1968) Read about Judith Kerr here and here The backstory of The Tiger Who Came to Tea … Continue reading

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June LitBirthdays

June June 1 Casper de Vries Marie Knight Naguib Surur Mircea Cărtărescu June 2 Xiao Hong Dorothy West June 3 Rumer (Sarah Joyce) Pedro Mir (Irwin) Allen Ginsberg June 4 Jacques Roumain Margrit Schriber Jin Au-Yeung June 5 Elena Piscopia … Continue reading

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