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

Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel

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

Elin Pelin Elin Pelin

Elin Pelin was a Bulgarian novelist whose work ...

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Brownin...

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was among the most ...

Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop was an extremely admired ...

Elizabeth Gaskell Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell was a 19th century British ...

Ella Wheeler Wilcox Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Ellen Gould White Ellen G White

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

Elvira Lindo Elvira Lindo

Elvira Lindo is a Spanish scriptwriter, ...

Emile Habibi Emile Habibi

Emile Habibi was a Palestinian writer and a ...

Emile Zola Emile Zola

Emile Edouard Charles Antoine Zola was a notable ...

Emilio Estevez Emilio Estevez

Emilio Estevez was drawn into the film career ...

Emily Brontë Emily Brontë...

Emily Bronte is an exponent of English literature ...

Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet ...

Emma Goldman Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman was an American anarchist of Russian ...

Endre Ady Endre Ady

Endre Ady was a Hungarian poet and journalist ...

Enid Blyton Enid Blyton

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

Eric Idle Eric Idle

Eric Idle is a popular English entertainer who ...

Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque

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

Ernesto Cardenal Ernesto Cardenal

Ernesto Cardenal is a Roman Catholic priest who ...

Ethan Hawke Ethan Hawke

Ethan Green Hawke is an American actor, ...

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound Ezra Pound

An expatriate American poet and critic, Ezra ...

Federico Fellini Federico Fellini

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

Federico García Lorca Federico García Lorca...

Federico García Lorca was a celebrated Spanish ...

Fernando Pessoa Fernando Pessoa

Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa was a noted ...

Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock

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

Fran Levstik Fran Levstik

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

Francesco Petrarch Francesco Petrarch

The illustrious Italian poet, scholar and ...

Francis Ford Coppola Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola is a famous American ...

Franjo RaÄki Franjo RaÄki

Franjo Rački was a Croatian historian, ...

Frank Miller Frank Miller

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

Franz Kafka Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was an influential German-language ...

Frederick Buechner Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner aspired to be a writer after ...

Friedrich Schiller Friedrich Schiller

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

Fyodor Dostoyevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky was a philosopher and novelist ...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist ...

Gabriela Mistral Gabriela Mistral

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

Garrison Keillor Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor is the legendary radio host of ...

Gary Snyder Gary Snyder

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

Gene Roddenberry Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry was an American Television ...

Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer

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

George Elliot George Elliot

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

George Herbert George Herbert

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

George Moore George Moore

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

George Orwell George Orwell

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

George Sand George Sand

George Sand was the pseudonym of Amantine Lucile ...

George Santayana George Santayana

George Santayana was a Spanish American ...

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer

One of the most noteworthy and significant voices ...

Gertrude Stein Gertrude Stein

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Girolamo Fracastoro Girolamo Fracastoro

Girolamo Fracastoro was a prominent Italian ...

Glenn Beck Glenn Beck

Glenn Lee Beck is an American television and ...

Gore Vidal Gore Vidal

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

Günter Grass Günter Grass...

Gunter Wilhelm Grass was a prominent German ...

Gustav Suits Gustav Suits

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

Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert was a French prose writer ...

Guy de Maupassant Guy de Maupassant

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

Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the Pulitzer-prize ...

H. E. Bates H. E. Bates

Herbert Ernest Bates was a renowned English short ...

H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft

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

Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen

Danish author Hans Christian Andersen is one of ...

Harlan Ellison Harlan Ellison

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

Harper Lee Harper Lee

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American author and ...

Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami is a Japanese author cum ...

Havelock Ellis Havelock Ellis

Henry Havelock Ellis, better known as Havelock ...

Helen Keller Helen Keller

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

Hélène Cixous Hélène Cixous...

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

Hella Wuolijoki Hella Wuolijoki

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

Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen

A famous Norwegian playwright, theatre director, ...

Henry Adams Henry Adams

Henry Adams was a renowned American academician ...

Henry George Henry George

Henry George is remembered as an economist who ...

Henry Graham Greene -  English Writer Henry Graham Greene

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

Henry Lawson Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson was a famous Australian writer who ...

Henry Van Dyke Henry Van Dyke

A multitalented personality, Henry Van Dyke was ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfello...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet ...

Herman Melville Herman Melville

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

Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse

Celebrated as one of the finest and most ...

Hilaire Belloc Hilaire Belloc

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

Homer Homer

Homer was a legendary ancient Greek poet who ...

Honore de Balzac Honoré de Balzac...

Honoré de Balzac, the French novelist and ...

Horace Horace

Horace, whose real name was Quintus Horatius ...

Horatio Alger Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger, Jr. was a well-known 19th century ...

Hristo Botev Hristo Botev

Hristo Botev was a Bulgarian poet and ...

Humayun Ahmed Humayun Ahmed

Humayun Ahmed, a native of Bangladesh, wore many ...

Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov is best known as the most successful ...

Isaac Bashevis Singer Isaac Bashevis Singer

Born in an orthodox Jewish family, Singer was ...

Isabel Allende Isabel Allende

Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende is the ...

Isabella Beeton Isabella Beeton

Isabella Beeton was one of the most recognized ...

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

The social reformer who strived to make life ...

Ivan Cankar Ivan Cankar

Ivan Cankar is a writer and playwright who is ...

Ivo Andric Ivo Andric

The Bosnian-Croat lineage made Ivo Andric relate ...

J.B. Priestley J. B. Priestley

J.B. Priestley was one of England’s most ...

J. D. Salinger J. D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger was an American writer who became ...

J. K. Rowling J. K. Rowling

Little did she, in her wildest dreams, anticipate ...

 J. M. Coetze J. M. Coetzee

John Maxwell ‘J. M.’ Coetzee is a celebrated ...

J R R Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien

Never had he thought that a bedtime story he ...

Jack Kerouac Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac was a novelist who had broken all ...

Jack London Jack London

Jack London is also known as John Griffith Chaney ...

Jack Welch Jack Welch

John Francis Welch, Jr., better known as Jack ...