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This section of famous people presents the biographies of some of the greatest writers and authors ever.

Edgar Rice Burroughs Edgar Rice Burroughs
(American)

He once quoted in an interview ‘I write to ...

Edith Wharton Edith Wharton
(American)

Edith Wharton was a Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

Edmund Burke Edmund Burke
(Irish,British)

Edmund Burke is a great name in the field of ...

Edna St. Vincent Millay Edna St. Vincent Millay
(American)

Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American poetess ...

Eduardo Galeano Eduardo Galeano
(Uruguayan)

One of Latin America’s most cherished and ...

Edward de Bono Edward de Bono
(Maltese,British)

‘If you never change your mind, why have ...

Edward Gorey Edward Gorey
(American)

Edward St. John Gorey was a famous American ...

Edward Said Edward Said
(American)

Edward Said was a Palestinian born American ...

Edward Young Edward Young
(British)

Edward Young was one of the most prominent ...

Edwidge Danticat Edwidge Danticat
(Haitians)

Edwidge Danticat is a Haitian-American author ...

Eldridge Cleaver Eldridge Cleaver
(American)

Eldridge Cleaver was a renowned political ...

Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel
(Romanian,American)

Elie Wiesel is a Jewish Romanian-American writer, ...

Elin Pelin Elin Pelin
(Bulgarian)

Elin Pelin was a Bulgarian novelist whose work ...

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Brownin...
(British)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was among the most ...

Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop
(American)

Elizabeth Bishop was an extremely admired ...

Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell
(British)

Elizabeth Gaskell was a 19th century British ...

Ella Wheeler Wilcox Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(American)

Ella Wheeler Wilcox's prolific excellence lay in ...

Ellen G White Ellen G White
(American)

Ellen G. White was a 19th century religious ...

Elvira Lindo Elvira Lindo
(Spanish)

Elvira Lindo is a Spanish scriptwriter, ...

Emile Habibi Emile Habibi
(Israeli)

Emile Habibi was a Palestinian writer and a ...

Emile Zola Emile Zola
(French)

Emile Edouard Charles Antoine Zola was a notable ...

Emilio Estevez Emilio Estevez
(American)

Emilio Estevez was drawn into the film career ...

Emily Brontë Emily Brontë...
(British)

Emily Bronte is an exponent of English literature ...

Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson
(American)

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet ...

Emma Goldman Emma Goldman
(American)

Emma Goldman was an American anarchist of Russian ...

Endre Ady Endre Ady
(Hungarian)

Endre Ady was a Hungarian poet and journalist ...

Enid Blyton Enid Blyton
(British)

Enid Mary Blyton was an English writer of over ...

Eric Idle Eric Idle
(British)

Eric Idle is a popular English entertainer who ...

Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque
(German)

Erich Maria Remarque was a German writer. He ...

Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway
(American)

Ernest Hemingway was a Nobel Prize-winning ...

Ernesto Cardenal Ernesto Cardenal
(Nicaraguan)

Ernesto Cardenal is a Roman Catholic priest who ...

Ethan Hawke Ethan Hawke
(American)

Ethan Green Hawke is an American actor, ...

Ezra Pound Ezra Pound
(American)

An expatriate American poet and critic, Ezra ...

F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald
(American)

The American author Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald ...

Federico Fellini Federico Fellini
(Italian)

Federico Fellini is one of the greatest and most ...

Federico García Lorca Federico García Lorca...
(Spanish)

Federico García Lorca was a celebrated Spanish ...

Fernando Pessoa Fernando Pessoa
(Portuguese)

Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa was a noted ...

Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock
(New Zealander)

Fleur Adcock is a New Zealand writer who has been ...

Fran Levstik Fran Levstik
(Slovenian)

Fran Levstik was a Slovenian poet, playwright, ...

Frances Burney Frances Burney
(British)

Frances Burney was an English novelist, diarist ...

Francesco Petrarch Francesco Petrarch
(Italian)

The illustrious Italian poet, scholar and ...

Francis Ford Coppola Francis Ford Coppola
(American)

Francis Ford Coppola is a famous American ...

Franjo RaÄki Franjo RaÄki
(Croatian)

Franjo Rački was a Croatian historian, ...

Frank Miller Frank Miller
(American)

Frank Miller is a writer, artist and film ...

Franz Kafka Franz Kafka
(Austrian)

Franz Kafka was an influential German-language ...

Frederick Buechner Frederick Buechner
(American)

Frederick Buechner aspired to be a writer after ...

Friedrich Schiller Friedrich Schiller
(German)

Voted by a Franco-German TV network as ‘the ...

Fyodor Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Soviet Russian,Russian)

Fyodor Dostoevsky was a philosopher and novelist ...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Colombian)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist ...

Gabriela Mistral Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean)

Gabriela Mistral was a woman with a multi-faceted ...

Garrison Keillor Garrison Keillor
(American)

Garrison Keillor is the legendary radio host of ...

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder
(American)

Gary Sherman Snyder is a famous American poet, ...

Gene Roddenberry Gene Roddenberry
(American)

Gene Roddenberry was an American Television ...

Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer
(British)

Also known as the Father of English literature, ...

George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw
(Irish)

George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, ...

George Elliot George Elliot
(British)

Mary Ann (Marian) Evans, more popular by her pen ...

George Herbert George Herbert
(British)

George Herbert was an English poet, orator and ...

George Moore George Moore
(Irish)

George Augustus Moore was an Irish writer, poet ...

George Orwell George Orwell
(British)

George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, ...

George Sand George Sand
(French)

George Sand was the pseudonym of Amantine Lucile ...

George Santayana George Santayana
(Spanish,American)

George Santayana was a Spanish American ...

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
(Australian)

One of the most noteworthy and significant voices ...

Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein
(American)

Gertrude Stein was a writer, poet and an ardent ...

Giacomo Casanova Giacomo Casanova
(Italian)

Giacomo Casanova was an adventurer, writer and a ...

Gilbert K. Chesterton Gilbert K. Chesterton
(British)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, better known as G. K. ...

Girolamo Fracastoro Girolamo Fracastoro
(Italian)

Girolamo Fracastoro was a prominent Italian ...

Glenn Beck Glenn Beck
(American)

Glenn Lee Beck is an American television and ...

Gore Vidal Gore Vidal
(American)

Eugene Luther Gore Vidal was an American writer, ...

Günter Grass Günter Grass...
(German)

Gunter Wilhelm Grass was a prominent German ...

Gustav Suits Gustav Suits
(Estonian)

Gustav Suits was an Estonian poet and one of the ...

Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert
(French)

Gustave Flaubert was a French prose writer ...

Guy de Maupassant Guy de Maupassant
(French)

Widely regarded as the ‘Father of Modern Short ...

Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks
(American)

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the Pulitzer-prize ...

H. E. Bates H. E. Bates
(British)

Herbert Ernest Bates was a renowned English short ...

H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft
(American)

H. P. Lovecraft is greatly known as an American ...

Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen
(Danish)

Danish author Hans Christian Andersen is one of ...

Harlan Ellison Harlan Ellison
(American)

Harlan Ellison is considered to be one of the ...

Harper Lee Harper Lee
(American)

Harper Lee, as she is best known, is the pen name ...

Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe
(American)

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American author and ...

Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami
(Japanese)

Haruki Murakami is a Japanese author cum ...

Havelock Ellis Havelock Ellis
(British)

Henry Havelock Ellis, better known as Havelock ...

Helen Keller Helen Keller
(American)

Helen Keller is an iconic name that finds a ...

Hélène Cixous Hélène Cixous...
(Algerian)

Hélène Cixous is a Jewish-French author from ...

Hella Wuolijoki Hella Wuolijoki
(Finnish)

One of Finland’s foremost playwrights, Hella ...

Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen
(Norwegian)

A famous Norwegian playwright, theatre director, ...

Henry Adams Henry Adams
(American)

Henry Adams was a renowned American academician ...

Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau
(American)

Henry David Thoreau was an American writer, poet ...

Henry Fielding Henry Fielding
(British)

Henry Fielding was an 18th century English writer ...

Henry George Henry George
(American)

Henry George is remembered as an economist who ...

Henry Graham Greene Henry Graham Greene
(British)

Graham Greene, one of the most popular writers of ...

Henry James Henry James
(American)

Henry James was an American writer regarded as ...

Henry Lawson Henry Lawson
(Australian)

Henry Lawson was a famous Australian writer who ...

Henry Van Dyke Henry Van Dyke
(American)

A multitalented personality, Henry Van Dyke was ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfello...
(American)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet ...

Herman Melville Herman Melville
(American)

One of the first authors to have his works ...

Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse
(German)

Celebrated as one of the finest and most ...

Herta Müller Herta Müller...
(German)

Herta Müller is a famous novelist, poet and ...

Hilaire Belloc Hilaire Belloc
(French,British)

Hilaire Belloc was a writer, orator, poet, and ...

Homer Homer
(Greek)

Homer was a legendary ancient Greek poet who ...

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