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Author
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29 November 1832, American
Writer

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29 November 1932, American
Actress

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26 September 1932, American
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Fiction Writer

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Author

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Writer

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24 January 1862, American
Writer
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Renowned Author & Aviator

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Writer

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Author
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Writer

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19 August 1988, American
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07 June 1954, American
Author

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13 April 1909, American
Writer
Anne TylerAnne Tyler
25 October 1941, American
Novelist

Min Jin LeeMin Jin Lee
18 April 1968, American, South Korean
Novelist

Dawn PowellDawn Powell
28 November 1896, American
Author
Jennifer EganJennifer Egan
07 September 1962, American
Novelist

Grace PaleyGrace Paley
11 December 1922, American
Author
Lydia DavisLydia Davis
15 July 1947, American
Writer

Sara ParetskySara Paretsky
08 June 1947, American
Author

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03 September 1849, American
Novelist
Cynthia OzickCynthia Ozick
17 April 1928, American
Short Story Writer

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Novelist
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12 October 1908, American
Writer

Tess GallagherTess Gallagher
21 July 1943, American
Poet

Bharati MukherjeeBharati Mukherjee
27 July 1940, Indian, American
Writer

Laura RidingLaura Riding
16 January 1901, American
Poet
Alice Dunbar NelsonAlice Dunbar Nelson
19 July 1875, American
Poet
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01 July 1915, American
Writer

Linda HoganLinda Hogan
16 July 1947, American
Poet

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30 January 1931, American
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Tillie OlsenTillie Olsen
14 January 1912, American
Writer

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17 February 1879, American
Educator

Kay BoyleKay Boyle
19 February 1902, American
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09 April 1929, American
Writer
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01 May 1940, American
Novelist

Ana CastilloAna Castillo
15 June 1953, American
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30 October 1857, American
Author

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Writer

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09 October 1915, American
Author
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05 March 1840, American
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26 August 1874, American
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26 July 1901, French, American, Russian
Writer

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02 February 1811, American
Writer
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Novelist, Short story writer, Critic

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30 September 1875, American
Author

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17 August 1899, American
Novelist

Mary Noailles MurfreeMary Noailles Murfree
24 January 1850, American
Fiction Writer
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23 February 1857, American
Author

Mary Virginia TerhuneMary Virginia Terhune
21 December 1830, American
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19 August 1908, American
Poet

Elizabeth Madox RobertsElizabeth Madox Roberts
30 October 1881, American
Novelist

Louise Chandler MoultonLouise Chandler Moulton
10 April 1835, American
Poet
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10 April 1923, American
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17 November 1935, Canadian, American
Author
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28 December 1789, American
Writer

Mary GordonMary Gordon
08 December 1949, American
Writer

A.M. HomesA.M. Homes
18 December 1961, American
American author
Elizabeth HardwickElizabeth Hardwick
27 July 1916, American
Literary critic

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Dorothea Margaret TanningDorothea Margaret Tanning
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Painter

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