J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892
Writer
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916
Novelist

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875
Occultist

W. H. AudenW. H. Auden
21 February 1907
Poet

Ted HughesTed Hughes
17 August 1930
Poet and Children's Writer

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
09 August 1922
Poet

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893
Writer

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955
 
Kingsley AmisKingsley Amis
16 April 1922
Poet, novelist and lecturer

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926
Novelist
Al AlvarezAl Alvarez
05 August 1929
Poet

Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932
Poet

C. Day LewisC. Day Lewis
27 April 1904
Poet

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870
Poet

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987
Actress
DonovanDonovan
10 May 1946
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

Michael RosenMichael Rosen
07 May 1946
Writer, Children's writer, YouTuber, Novelist,

Johnny MarrJohnny Marr
31 October 1963
Guitarist, Poet, Singer, Songwriter, Record

Craig CharlesCraig Charles
11 July 1964
Actor
Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer

John Cooper ClarkeJohn Cooper Clarke
25 January 1949
Poet
Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Nik KershawNik Kershaw
01 March 1958
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Poet

Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
22 February 1950
Singer-songwriter
David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952
Singer

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Eric SykesEric Sykes
04 May 1923
Actor

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28 August 1906
Poet

Simon ArmitageSimon Armitage
26 May 1963
Poet
William Ernest HenleyWilliam Ernest Henley
23 August 1849
Poet

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E. NesbitE. Nesbit
15 August 1858
Author
John MasefieldJohn Masefield
01 June 1878
Poet

Daniel TammetDaniel Tammet
31 January 1979
Writer

Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
26 June 1914
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
17 December 1873
Novelist
Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of DunsanyEdward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
24 July 1878
Dramatist
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
09 July 1911
Writer

Stephen SpenderStephen Spender
28 February 1909
Poet

Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949
Writer

Diana VickersDiana Vickers
30 July 1991
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter, Stage actor, Film
Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
01 March 1886
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

John WebsterJohn Webster
1578 AD
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer

Leslie BricusseLeslie Bricusse
29 January 1931
Composer, Musician, Playwright, Lyricist,

Mark HaddonMark Haddon
26 September 1962
Writer

Vivian StanshallVivian Stanshall
21 March 1943
Musician
Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer
Radclyffe HallRadclyffe Hall
12 August 1880
Poet

Victor SpinettiVictor Spinetti
02 September 1929
Actor

George MeredithGeorge Meredith
12 February 1828
Novelist
John AgardJohn Agard
21 June 1949
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Jake ThackrayJake Thackray
27 February 1938
Singer-songwriter, Poet
Heathcote WilliamsHeathcote Williams
15 November 1941
Actor, Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer

Roger McGoughRoger McGough
09 November 1937
Author, Writer

Felix DennisFelix Dennis
27 May 1947
Publisher

Rumer GoddenRumer Godden
10 December 1907
Author

Evelyn UnderhillEvelyn Underhill
06 December 1875
Writer
Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
13 February 1881
Writer

Alasdair GrayAlasdair Gray
28 December 1934
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
12 September 1907
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Lionel JohnsonLionel Johnson
15 March 1867
Poet
R. S. ThomasR. S. Thomas
29 March 1913
Poet

Arnold BaxArnold Bax
08 November 1883
Composer
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900
Artist

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
20 September 1902
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

David TibetDavid Tibet
05 March 1960
Musician, Painter, Poet
William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906
Literary Critic

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
04 December 1893
Art Historian
Harold ActonHarold Acton
05 July 1904
Writer

Andrew MotionAndrew Motion
26 October 1952
Poet

Sacheverell SitwellSacheverell Sitwell
15 November 1897
Writer
John Cowper PowysJohn Cowper Powys
08 October 1872
Philosopher

Olivia ManningOlivia Manning
02 March 1908
Novelist
Francis ThompsonFrancis Thompson
18 December 1859
Poet

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
06 June 1862
Poet

Renée VivienRenée Vivien
11 June 1877
Poet

Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882
Poet
Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923
Poet
Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

James FentonJames Fenton
25 April 1949
Poet

Thom GunnThom Gunn
29 August 1929
Writer

Robert BridgesRobert Bridges
23 October 1844
Poet
Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
19 August 1889
Translator

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
08 July 1892
Writer

Sylvia Townsend WarnerSylvia Townsend Warner
06 December 1893
Novelist

Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
21 September 1849
Poet

Stella GibbonsStella Gibbons
05 January 1902
Writer
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856
Writer

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
21 November 1863
Writer
Valerie EliotValerie Eliot
17 August 1926
Poet

Kathleen RaineKathleen Raine
14 June 1908
Poet
Wilfrid Scawen BluntWilfrid Scawen Blunt
17 August 1840
Poet
Tony HarrisonTony Harrison
30 April 1937
Poet, Writer, Playwright