Category Archives: Writing

Preview 2015 National Book Festival – Science and YA

Get ready for the September 5, 2015 National Book Festival in Washington DC! Below are some of the authors who will speak about and sign their books Science Judy Foreman A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem (2014) … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 12, 2015

Happy Birthday Sue Monk Kidd! Sue Monk Kidd (born August 12, 1948) is a U.S. novelist and inspirational writer (The Secret Life of Bees, 2006) (The Invention of Wings, 2014) Read the Wikipedia article about Sue Monk Kidd here Visit … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2015

August August 1 Chuck D (Carlton Ridenhour) Francis Scott Key Herman Melville August 2 Isabel Allende James Baldwin Homer Banks Bei Dao (Zhao Zhenkai) August 3 Lauren Liebenberg Leon Uris August 4 Robert Hayden Helen Thomas Barack Obama August 5 … Continue reading

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May 2015 Author Birthdays

DempseyBooks are on Amazon.com 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 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 2015

April April 1 John Wilmot Susan Boyle Milan Kundera Edmond Rostand   April 2 Joanna Chmielewska Émile François Zola April 3 Herb Caen Washington Irving Unni Lindell   April 4 Andrei Tarkovsky Maya Angelou   April 5 Amalia Guglielminetti Booker T. Washington      … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays February 11, 2015

Happy Birthday John Langalibalele Dube! John Langalibalele Dube (born February 11, 1871) South African (Natal) author and minister; first president of the African National Congress (1912) – U Jeqe: Insila ka Shaka / Jeqe, the Bodyservant of King Shaka (1930, first … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in February

February LitBirthdays February 1 Big Boi Langston Hughes Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin February 2 Xuân Diệu Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr. James Joyce February 3 Paul Auster Marlon Riggs James Michener February 4 Abdul Rahman Badawi Buell Gordon Gallagher Betty Friedan   … Continue reading

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