Oscar WildeOscar Wilde
16 October 1854, Irish
Playwright
Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
 

RumiRumi
30 September 1207, Afghan, Turkish
Great Poet

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
26 September 1888, American
Poet

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930, American
Poet
Virgil Virgil
15 October 0070, Ancient Roman
Poet

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894, American
Poet
Sherman AlexieSherman Alexie
07 October 1966, American
Novelist

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer
Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer

Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
19 October 1784, British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic
Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French
Writer

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer
Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
09 October 1893, Brazilian
Poet

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

Samuel ColeridgeSamuel Coleridge
21 October 1772, British
Poet and Philosopher
Fran LevstikFran Levstik
28 September 1831, Slovenian
Writer

Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor
29 September 1961, Chilean
Poet, Publisher, Diplomat
Jože JavoršekJože Javoršek
20 October 1920, Slovenian
Playwright

Shahabuddin NagariShahabuddin Nagari
06 October 1955, Bangladeshi
Poet

Ursula K. Le GuinUrsula K. Le Guin
21 October 1929, American
American author of novels

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
21 October 1772, British
Poet, Philosopher, Theologian, Writer, Literary
Robert JordanRobert Jordan
17 October 1948, American
American author
Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki
02 October 1978, Japanese
Singer, Seiyū, Songwriter, Model, Actor,

Talib KweliTalib Kweli
03 October 1975, American
Poet, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, Singer

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
09 October 1906, Egyptian
Author

Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
15 October 1923, Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,
Richard CromwellRichard Cromwell
04 October 1626, British
Author

LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099, Ancient Roman
Poet, philosopher, writer

Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

Víctor JaraVíctor Jara
28 September 1932, Chilean
Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter

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Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941, Nigerian
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter
Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874, Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798, Polish
poet
Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov
15 October 1814, Russian
writer

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author

W. S. MerwinW. S. Merwin
30 September 1927, American
Poet, Writer, Translator
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Marsilio FicinoMarsilio Ficino
19 October 1433, Italian
Philosopher, Writer, Cleric, Astrologer, Poet
Terry McMillanTerry McMillan
18 October 1951, American
American author

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921, French
Poet, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist, Guitarist,

Heinrich von KleistHeinrich von Kleist
18 October 1777, German
Playwright, Poet, Short story writer, Novelist,

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet

Vinicius de MoraesVinicius de Moraes
19 October 1913, Brazilian
Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat,
Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897, French
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,

Helen WillsHelen Wills
06 October 1905, American
Tennis player, Writer, Autobiographer, Poet

Guido von ListGuido von List
05 October 1848
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Astrologer

Georg BüchnerGeorg Büchner
17 October 1813, Swiss, German
Writer
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer
Dino BuzzatiDino Buzzati
16 October 1906, Italian
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Painter, Librettist,

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900, British
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,

Sohrab SepehriSohrab Sepehri
07 October 1928, Iranian
Painter, Poet, Writer
William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906, British
Literary critic, Poet, Writer

Michael McClureMichael McClure
20 October 1932, American
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Cherríe MoragaCherríe Moraga
25 September 1952, Mexican
Writer, Poet

Robert PinskyRobert Pinsky
20 October 1940, American
poet, writer, literary critic

Chand BardaiChand Bardai
30 September 1149, Indian
author
P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
04 October 1905, Indian
 

Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
10 October 1834, Finnish
Finnish author
Arna BontempsArna Bontemps
13 October 1902, American
Author, Writer

Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier
03 October 1886, French
French author

Jon FosseJon Fosse
29 September 1959, Norwegian
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
10 October 1908, Spanish
Novelist, Dramatist, Poet
Alphonse AllaisAlphonse Allais
20 October 1854, French
Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter,
Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
09 October 1936, Polish
Poet

Conrad Ferdinand MeyerConrad Ferdinand Meyer
11 October 1825, Swiss
Swiss poet

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad RumiJalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
30 September 1207, Afghan
Poet

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
16 October 1930, Pakistani
Poet
Ambrose PhilipsAmbrose Philips
09 October 1674
Poet, Politician, Playwright

Les MurrayLes Murray
17 October 1938, Australian
poet, translator, writer, literary critic

Matilde CamusMatilde Camus
26 September 1919, Spanish
Spanish poet

Chuck WilliamsChuck Williams
02 October 1915, American
American author

Robert PollokRobert Pollok
19 October 1798, British
Writer, Poet
Charles-Marie-René Leconte de LisleCharles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle
22 October 1818, French
French poet

William Stanley MerwinWilliam Stanley Merwin
30 September 1927, American
 
bell hooksbell hooks
25 September 1952, American
American author

Jalal ad-Dīn Muhammad RumiJalal ad-Dīn Muhammad Rumi
30 September 1207
 

Stanisław KonarskiStanisław Konarski
30 September 1700, Polish
Pedagogue, educational reformer, political writer,