Find out more about the greatest 19th Century American Writers, including Ernest Hemingway, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Helen Keller and H. P. Lovecraft.
Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway

21 July 1899

Helen KellerHelen Keller

27 June 1880

Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe

19 January 1809

Mark TwainMark Twain

30 November 1835

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald

24 September 1896

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson

10 December 1830

Robert FrostRobert Frost

26 March 1874

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot

26 September 1888

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder

07 February 1867

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman

31 May 1819

Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley

26 July 1894

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William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner

25 September 1897

Jack LondonJack London

12 January 1876

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville

01 August 1819

Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill

26 February 1846

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston

07 January 1891

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Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman

27 June 1869

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov

22 April 1899

Ezra PoundEzra Pound

30 October 1885

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein

03 February 1874

Henry JamesHenry James

15 April 1843

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O. HenryO. Henry

11 September 1862

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill

16 October 1888

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair

20 September 1878

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott

29 November 1832

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Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill

26 October 1883

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings

14 October 1894

Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler

23 July 1888

W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields

29 January 1880

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs

01 September 1875

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E. B. WhiteE. B. White

11 July 1899

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton

24 January 1862

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa

06 November 1854

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce

24 June 1842

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley

28 January 1841

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis

07 February 1885

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Kate ChopinKate Chopin

08 February 1850

Willa CatherWilla Cather

07 December 1873

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg

06 January 1878

Horatio AlgerHoratio Alger

13 January 1832

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John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy

14 August 1867

Will DurantWill Durant

05 November 1885

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay

22 February 1892

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann

23 September 1889

Claude McKayClaude McKay

15 September 1889

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller

23 May 1810

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Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold

11 January 1887

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens

02 October 1879

Henry Ward Beecher Henry Ward Beecher

24 June 1813

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas

20 November 1884

Henry AdamsHenry Adams

16 February 1838

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem

02 March 1859

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Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson

13 September 1876

John Greenleaf WhittierJohn Greenleaf Whittier

17 December 1807

Bret Harte Bret Harte

25 August 1836

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox

05 November 1850

Matilda GageMatilda Joslyn Gage

24 March 1826

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Allen TateAllen Tate

19 November 1899

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott

19 January 1887

Don MarquisDon Marquis

29 July 1878

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Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich

11 November 1836

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper

10 August 1858

Malcolm CowleyMalcolm Cowley

24 August 1898

Anna Katherine GreenAnna Katharine Green

11 November 1846

John George NicolayJohn George Nicolay

26 February 1832

Pearl BuckPearl Buck

26 June 1892

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P G WodehouseP G Wodehouse

15 October 1881

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke

10 November 1852

Ellen G WhiteEllen G White

26 November 1827